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RCA DWD490RE DIRECTV/UltimateTV Receiver (*See Restrictions)

RCA DWD490RE DIRECTV/UltimateTV Receiver (*See Restrictions)
alaScore 63

89 reviews

Aug, 2014

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(Based on 89 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for RCA DWD490RE DIRECTV/UltimateTV Receiver (*See Restrictions)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 user reviews of RCA DWD490RE DIRECTV/UltimateTV Receiver (*See Restrictions) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Amazon.com.

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: RCA DWD490RE DIRECTV/UltimateTV Receiver (*See Restrictions)

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unacceptable customer service from Directv

 

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beats Tivo

 
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RCA DWD490RE DirecTV DTV Satellite Receiver

 

Record 2 shows at a time while watching a recorded show.

Paying DirectTv $10 a month for the Ultimate Tv service.

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Excellent Features Tarnished by Poor Reliability

 

Dual Tuners, PIP

Frequently "locks up," not "hackable" for additional storage

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Great Product

 

Ease of use, caller id, dual tuners

10 fee to Directv

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A great system - but for how long

 

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A great system - but for how long?

 

Easy to use guide, intuitive menu system, dual tuners, 5.1

System began failing after 12 months. Poor customer service

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Hope yours doesn't break!

 

Good unless you need it serviced. Service is a NIGHTMARE!

Dump this dog--they won't support the hardware(broken tuner)

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UlitmateTV is the lives upto its name!!!

 

Upgradability

lacks high speed intrnet access

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No Support

 

two tuners, 30 second skip, pause live tv

bad customer service from Thompson, slow respone to commands

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Product Specifications

The RCA DWD490RE is the first direct broadcast satellite TV platform to combine dual-tuner DIRECTV program reception, digital video recording, Internet access, and interactive TV in a single integrated receiver. The RCA DWD490RE offers virtually everything the consumer wants in a home entertainment product - the best in satellite programming, the ability to customize viewing selections, and the ability to watch what you want when you want.The RCA-DIRECTV DWD490RE combines a built-in hard-disk drive with two DIRECTV digital satellite tuners. With the capability to store up to 35 hours of digital video recording on the DWD490RE's internal hard-disk drive, UltimateTV customers are assured that their favorite DIRECTV programming is always within reach. Live television controls - like pause, instant replay, or slow motion - put the viewer in control of programming action. This means viewers won't miss a thing when watching their favorite shows. The DWD490RE is the first satellite receiver capable of delivering live Picture-in-Picture, enabling viewers to watch one show while recording another or even record two shows at the same time conveniently on the built-in hard disk drive - a feature sure to be popular since many of today's most watched shows are on at the same time.
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