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JamesED

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Anyone how good this unit is? (Dvd player/80gb Tivo Recorder) Toshiba SD-H400


It is onsale this week at Best Buy for $199. Combined with the $50 Tivo rebate, that's not bad.

I'm looking for a dvd player for watching regular dvds on a non-HDTV with as few to no errors as possible. I don't care about other formats. If you recommend any other dvd players that could fit my needs, the help is greatly appreciated.
 

JamesED

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Anyone how good this unit is? (Dvd player/80gb Tivo Recorder) Toshiba SD-H400


It is onsale this week at Best Buy for $199. Combined with the $50 Tivo rebate, that's not bad.

I'm looking for a dvd player for watching regular dvds on a non-HDTV with as few to no errors as possible. I don't care about other formats. If you recommend any other dvd players that could fit my needs, the help is greatly appreciated.
 

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I don't personally own one but from what I hear it's pretty good but it may be a little short on some stuff. The biggest drawback to it is that you can't upgrade the space in the TiVo part of it and it also doesn't use a normal TiVo peanut remote (which I greatly prefer).

I'd say for $199 it's a pretty good deal; especially for the tiVo part of it. Beware though after a couple months with the tiVo aspect of it you'll probably want to upgrade the recording capacity of the TiVo HDD something which isn't possible as of now with this machine.
 

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I don't personally own one but from what I hear it's pretty good but it may be a little short on some stuff. The biggest drawback to it is that you can't upgrade the space in the TiVo part of it and it also doesn't use a normal TiVo peanut remote (which I greatly prefer).

I'd say for $199 it's a pretty good deal; especially for the tiVo part of it. Beware though after a couple months with the tiVo aspect of it you'll probably want to upgrade the recording capacity of the TiVo HDD something which isn't possible as of now with this machine.
 

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Alright, thanks. I actually picked it up today, but I haven't opened it yet. It was the last one in the store, that's why I went ahead and bought it. There is also a $50 Tivo sign up rebate which this unit qualifies for.

Anyone reason why they are getting these out of the store? I've look up the newer DVD-R/TiVo machines, which would yet you record on dvd what you recorded from TiVo. That's one nice option, but those units are very expensive. I don't see them as a direct replacement at their price, yet.
 

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Alright, thanks. I actually picked it up today, but I haven't opened it yet. It was the last one in the store, that's why I went ahead and bought it. There is also a $50 Tivo sign up rebate which this unit qualifies for.

Anyone reason why they are getting these out of the store? I've look up the newer DVD-R/TiVo machines, which would yet you record on dvd what you recorded from TiVo. That's one nice option, but those units are very expensive. I don't see them as a direct replacement at their price, yet.
 

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I'm not sure why they are having a big sale like this for those particular units. I 'd assume it may have something to do with TiVo's sudden increase in popularity and some of the newer higher capacity models that have come out recently.

I really like those DVD recorders/TiVo combos that have come out lately but much like you they are to expensive for me:frowning: . Maybe soon though.
 

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I'm not sure why they are having a big sale like this for those particular units. I 'd assume it may have something to do with TiVo's sudden increase in popularity and some of the newer higher capacity models that have come out recently.

I really like those DVD recorders/TiVo combos that have come out lately but much like you they are to expensive for me:frowning: . Maybe soon though.
 

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