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Basic ? about Tivo

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by overtimeman, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. overtimeman

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    Well after a terrible experience with the Toshiba DVR I see Tivo has been around a while.I know zero about them but I did nosey around their site some.Do the Tivo receivers have the tuners built in such as a QAM tuner.I have basic cable with no box but my livingroom TV has a built in QAM tuner so I get locals and sports channels in HD(480p/720P/1080I) for free.I would like to record programs on my bedroom TV with Tivo if it has the QAM tuner cause analog cable looks like crap on a HDTV if you get my drift.I went through four different Toshiba DVR's with QAM tuner for after less than a years use because the tuners went out on them.Toshiba Stood behind their products and finally refunded the full price.They no longer sell those!Any info sure would be appreciated! Mike
     
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    You need a Cable Card for the HD channels you'd receive with a basic cable sub since TiVo doesn't do ClearQAM mapping.
     
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