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TiVo DVD-R $399

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 14, 2004 @ 10:58 am In Television | Comments Disabled

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Last year, we noted that DVD recorders were in the ~$500 price [2]range, and predicted that when prices dropped below $200, they would become a hot seller [3]. (Although we were more excited about the 400GB DVR DVD Recorder [4] than the basic models)

Now, we spot the next bargain: $399 Tivo DVD-Recorder [5]:

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Here’s the TiVo info:

DVD burning has never been this easy! Think of it as three products in one: An 80-hour TiVo digital video recorder, a progressive-scan DVD player, and an easy-to-use DVD recorder. Burn your favorite shows (or even home movies you have on your camcorder) to DVD so you can watch them anywhere. 80 Hour $399.99*

Pretty reasonable pricing . . .

* Note that when the Pioneer DVR-57H [6] first came out, it was $1800 . . .


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[1] Image: http://www.tivo.com/

[2] $500 price : http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2003/09/dvd_recorders.html

[3] hot seller: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2004/08/dvd_recorders_c.html

[4] 400GB DVR DVD Recorder: http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2004/09/400gb_dvr_dvd_r.html

[5] $399 Tivo DVD-Recorder: http://www.tivo.com/2.1.2.asp

[6] Pioneer DVR-57H: http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/pna/product/detail/0,,2076_4141_17568931,00.html

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