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mogamer

join:2011-04-20
Royal Oak, MI
reply to troubleagain

Re: Explorer 8300 HD DVR

said by troubleagain :

said by adam1991:

Compared to rental, it's a steal.

Cable companies make a ton of money off of those $15/month boxes that are total crap.

Plenty of WOW customers get their boxes for free.

Free DVR's too?

Anyway, if you own the equipment, you're recordings aren't dependent on keeping the same provider or dvr.

mpbucks

join:2012-09-03
Columbus, OH

Yep, that's a good point.

Besides the upfront price, the only other negative I see would be if your DVR were to die, you'd be on the hook for replacing it. When you lease through the cable company, they'd just swap it out.



troubleagain

@wideopenwest.com
reply to mogamer

said by mogamer:

Free DVR's too?

Yep. One STB, One DVR, 2 DTAs. All gratis. Plus double digit monthly discounts too.