Everything You Need to Know About Choosing TiVo DVRs and Hard Drive Recorders
When you want to watch your favorite TV shows and news programs but you do not want to see all of the commercials, it helps to have the right digital video recorder and hard drive recorder. The ideal digital video and hard drive recorder offers multiple functions and easy access to select your preferred type of media whenever you want to see it. On eBay, you can choose from a variety of TiVo Lifetime subscriptions with digital video and hard drive recording systems at affordable prices.What are the TiVo Lifetime audio and video output options?
The TiVo Lifetime audio and video output options include:
- Digital audio - The units deliver digital audio through coaxial RCA, optical TOSLINK, and X1.
- Component video - They offer connections through video RCA and X1.
- Composite - These connections include X1 and X2.
- Other video - These include HDMI, S-video, and TV-aerial for use with your TV or computer monitor.
- Other audio - The options include headphone jack, coaxial F, and radio frequency for use with your headphones or home theater setup.
The available types of TiVo digital video recorders and hard disk recorders with a lifetime service subscription include:
- Dual tuner - These can tune in two shows at the same time. They can also record two programs at the same time. They can also tune in one to watch and record the other.
- YouTube - These allow direct access to YouTube paid content.
- Smart TV - These communicate with your home automation and smart TV controls.
The image resolution options range from 480 to 2160 pixels. They deliver a high-definition signal to your TV. For the video resolution, the TiVo units are 4G-capable. If your TV is not rated to this capacity, the TiVo unit will deliver a signal that reaches the highest one accepted by your TV.How do you choose an affordable TiVo Lifetime digital recorder?
When you are shopping on eBay for an affordable TiVo digital video recorder or hard drive recorder, consider its:
- Condition - Select a new, used, or manufacturer's refurbished unit.
- Accessories - Choose one with or without a remote control or power cable.
- Hard drive capacity - The options include 100 GB to more than 1 TB.
- Size - Choose a standard or mini size of TiVo unit.
- Channels - The options include up to four channels of recording and playing.