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Old 03-11-2004, 02:08 PM - Thread Starter
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Are there any companies selling a Freevo or similar box that I can buy already setup? I don't want to buy a Tivo and face that monthly charge every month when you can get basically the same features for free.

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Old 03-13-2004, 06:41 AM
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get a used replay off of ebay with lifetime activation.
$250 - $500
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Old 03-15-2004, 04:07 PM - Thread Starter
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Are Tivo lifetime subscriptions transferrable?
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Old 03-15-2004, 04:13 PM
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how would they know you transfered if you don't tell them.
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Are Tivo lifetime subscriptions transferrable?
Yes you can buy a ReplayTV or TiVo with lifetime subscription and the subscription can stay with the box. Some early TiVos had a one-time transfer of lifetime service to a new TiVo so buyer beware. The used TiVo with lifetime subscription costs considerably more than one without a lifetime subscription. You could buy a new TiVo and purchase a lifetime subscription as well. Some new models of TiVo now come with a basic service that does not cost anything additional. You can visit the TiVo Community to learn more about your options.

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With the 2000 and 3000 series, there was no "subscription" because the service was free (still is). Just plug it into a phone line and it still gets an update nightly. Since no one '"subscribed", there are no records of who owns what. It just works. I still get my old Replays updated every day, if for no other reason than the EPG blows everybody else away.

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Old 03-30-2004, 11:12 AM - Thread Starter
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Check this box out.
What do you think of it. I think this is what I was always looking for. Too bad I already own a DVD player and Xbox.

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Old 03-30-2004, 02:37 PM
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looks hot, but can it cook a roast?
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get a used replay off of ebay with lifetime activation.
$250 - $500
I got a 27in Panasonic with Replaytv built in off ubid.com for $175 dollars. Free service too boot!
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My advice would be to build a home theatre PC. I have built one myself and to me that is where the future is going...everything in one device. You could possilby upgrade your current PC by adding a $200 TV card from ATI with built in PVR software. Mine works like a charm and such home entertainment PC cuts down on a whole lot of unnecessary clutter...I.E. NO seperate DVD player, no seperate PVR player and the ability to add new hard drives to increase storage is a snap. The upfront cost may be under $1,000, but for me having the ability to watch TV while surfing the net on my 30" TV from my couch is one of the many reasons its worth it! I spend too much time on a PC not to be comfortable
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