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Does anybody know about direct tv?

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by David Preston, Apr 13, 2003.

  1. David Preston

    David Preston Well-Known Member

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    I want a HD satelite receiver. Is there an easy way to get a good deal on one from direct tv. Whats the best deal anybody has seen on one? The cheapest I've seen is about $400. Is it even worth it to get one this early or wait or will they be be better in the near future? Thanks
     
  2. Robert_J

    Robert_J Well-Known Member

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    You missed Best Buy's sale last week. 50% off all open box DirecTV receivers. Hughes E-86s were going for around $220 and the newer Samsung model was around $260. Don't worry about getting an open box receiver either. Most people buy them expecting them to be plug and play. If you know what you're doing (most don't) you can set one up in ten minutes. People get frustrated and bring them back.

    -Robert
     
  3. ManW_TheUncool

    ManW_TheUncool Well-Known Member

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    Darn! Wish I knew about the sale...

    _Man_
     
  4. David Preston

    David Preston Well-Known Member

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    I hope they have another one soon.
     
  5. RobertSing

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    I've heard of people calling DTV and threatening to cancel, then getting credits on their account to offset the high cost of the box. $150 - $250 depending on who you talk to.
     

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