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TiVo 160 Media Device

TiVo 160 Media Device
alaScore 75

6 reviews

Jul, 2014

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(Based on 6 reviews)

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TiVo 160 Media Device

 

Despite missing some key features, the TiVo HD is a worthwhile investment if you don't want to pay for cable, and it poses no ongoing EPG fees.

Friendly and easy to use ; Excellent picture quality ; Powerful and intelligent recording options ; Remote scheduling ; No monthly fees

Small hard drive ; No cable recording ; Many features locked down

Though there's some features missing, we think that the Australian iteration doesn't suffer too much from what it lacks. It's a solid PVR, and it certainly ups the ante on PVRs like Topfield and Beyonwiz which rely on users to pay a fee every month for...

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TiVo 160 Media Device

 

We loved our TIVO until 6 months ago.Now it records obscure rubbish for no apparent reason and constantly needs clearing. Both picture and sound dropout intermittently and without warning despite numerous re scans and resets. Has reduced us to tears....

dumbed down interface easy use

device from techno hell

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TiVo 160 Media Device

 

Best thing since sliced bread, seriously. Easy to operate, everything makes sense. Constant updates of firmaware through internet, awesome picture quality, remote control is simple to use. My wife was against buying Tivo due it's ridiculuous price tag....

Everything

no 1080p support, unable to switch it off, size

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TiVo 160 Media Device

 

On reading some of the reviews I nearly took my unopened box back to Dick Smith. Boy, am I glad I didn't. Now that I have installed it, I am mystified as to why anyone would find it so repulsive as to send it back. We love it! It took just over an...

Fantastic on-screen guide

On-line help is very patchy and broken up

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TiVo 160 Media Device

 

No dvd Read or Write was a big shock to me. I was not expecting a digital set top box. Needed to by a cheap DVD player and a media tank since it has no external connectivity out of the box. If Seven tighten the screws too much on the tivo i will just...

Dumbed down for the masses and available free for some so should take off

Should be able to write shows to other media and read other media out of the box

Consumer review by:

TiVo 160 Media Device

 

Freeview is a con.

Cheap

This a dumbed down product (no ad skip)

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