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post #1 of 2 Old 06-13-2005, 01:03 PM - Thread Starter
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I've just started learning what PVR's can do today, so sorry if these questions sound pretty uneducated. Is it possible to use a standalone PVR with regular TV, no cable or satellite? Is it possible to get "season passes" like they offer with a Tivo subscription, without also subscribing to some form of cable or satellite?
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That was the whole idea of the stand alone units. Any stand alone Tivo or Replay can record the OTA local broadcasts. You must have a phone line hookup up to the unit (or broadband in some cases). The cleaner the picture from your antenna the less artifacts you will have.
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