Looking for Advice!!

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Robert E., Dec 13, 2003.

  1. Robert E.

    Robert E. Auditioning

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    Greetings, I just purchased my RPTV(Mitsubishi 65WS313) from bestbuy for 2,800 dollars, including taxes, a 4 year in-home service plan, and a Award Zone membership. Was this a good deal?

    Dish network does not lease their HDTV receivers. Therefore, I'm looking to purchase one from a local store. Before I purchase one, a have a few questions:

    1. After I purchase the receiver from a local store, must I purchase the package offered by Dish network?

    2. Which HDTV receiver do you recommend that I should get?

    3. What features should I be looking for in a HDTV receiver?

    4. Will I only be able to use the receiver with Dish network, Or can I use it with cable as well?

    Thanks in Advance
     
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    Cable systems use a different scheme incompatible with OTA and satellite systems. It would be a lot cheaper for you to just rent a cable HD box from your cable system if they provide HD channels.
     
  3. Robert E.

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    Thanks for your response. I wish I could rent one from my provider, but DISH NETWORK does not over it to exiting members, can you believe that. My only option is to purchase.
     
  4. Robert E.

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    Greetings, I guest purchased my RPTV and now find out that dish network does not allow their existing costumers to rent their HD receivers. My question is, If I purchase a receiver from a local store do will this receiver work with Dish Network only or will it work with cable as well?


    Are receiver specified for one company?

    What specifications should I look for in a HD receive?

    What is the difference in a HD receive and an HD tuner?

    Thanks in advance
     
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  6. Michael Reuben

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    Here again, multiple threads on the same topic merged.

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