DVR+ 16GB
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The only subscription-free, over-the-air DVR that integrates online streaming services and lets you choose your recording capacity. It’s TV Freedom. Note: 16GB requires external USB hard drive for full DVR functionality (not included).

The only subscription-free, over-the-air DVR that integrates online streaming services and lets you choose your recording capacity. It’s TV Freedom. The DVR+ provides the ultimate cord-cutting alternative to traditional pay-TV services. Watch and record free, live over-the-air broadcast programming in crystal clear HD, including all of your favorite shows, news and sports from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, The CW and many more. Experience pure, uncompressed HD, a higher quality video signal than what is provided through cable and satellite operators, displaying both SD and HD video resolutions up to 1080i/1080p.

Enjoy a familiar experience with menus and a program guide very similar to the DVRs used by cable and satellite operators, and dual tuners allow you to record one program while watching another or record two programs at the same time. Internet connectivity provides additional features including an expanded 14-day program guide, software updates, access to online streaming services and a free subscription to Channel Master TV (30+ Internet Channels).

What’s Included

DVR+ Digital TV Receiver/Recorder Quick Start Guide
IR Universal Remote (2) AAA Batteries
Live Internet Channels CMTV 1 year Limited Warranty
14-Day Channel Guide External Power Supply
Streaming apps: SLINGTV VUDU Pandora YouTube

Features

Records and plays back live HD TV up to 2 hours out of the box, and virtually unlimited storage capacity with full DVR functionality using a recommended external hard drive (EHD). (See technical specs for a list of recommended hard drives)
Dual tuners - record one program while watching another, or record two programs at the same time (using EHD)
Works with all digital TV antennas
Watch broadcast programs in uncompressed HD - the highest quality available
Supports SD and HD video resolutions up to 1080i and 1080p
See what's on now or later with the user-friendly Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Easy installation with on-screen setup wizard
Internet connection provides automatic software updates, extended 14-day program guide, and access to Internet services
Add optional WiFi connectivity with the Channel Master USB WiFi Adapter
Supports Dolby® Digital Plus surround sound
Ultra-low power consumption (ENERGY STAR 3.0 compliant)

90 days Limited Warranty Limited Warranty

parts and labor One year of parts and labor (software and batteries not included)
support One year of support through online chat and/or e-mail
support 90 days of phone support

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Great DVR July 29, 2016
Reviewer: ACW  
This is a really good product and the good part is no monthly fee.  It was very easy to set up and is easy to program and use.  Works good with any wireless internet.   I recommend it.

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performing as expected July 28, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Jacksonville, FL  
Works as advertised. Nice having an on screen guide. Takes a little time to change from free OTA channels to Sling TV but not worth going back to cable!

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DVR+ after 1 year July 25, 2016
Reviewer: JoT from Niagara, Ontario, Canada  
I bought the DVR+ 1TB last year and it is still performing flawlessly. I chose the unit because it allowed me to cancel my cable subscription and still have a fully functional dvr. This made me feel like I wasn't missing a modern tv experience. I didn't have to watch a show when it aired and I could skip through commercials. Features are great: free 2 week guide, hard wired into my network, and there is no monthly fee. It performs better than my old cable dvr and I've found the guide and software to be intuitive. I haven't been able to fill the hard drive past 75%. The initial cost for me (in Canada) was about $550 but I've saved twice that in cable fees since installing it.

My only criticism: the online apps are a bit slow to load and the internet channels are mostly unwatchable due to poor content.  Those aren't the reasons I bought the unit however so I'm not bothered by them.

My advice? Buy and install an antenna. If you're signal is good buy a DVR+ You won't regret it.

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Cut the cord July 20, 2016
Reviewer: Steve from Tacoma, Wa  
Two plus years ago we moved where ota tv is available and, because we were 10 plus year dish dvr users, could only take advantage with another, similar dvr.
Channel master has worked so well, we just bought our second one. We have never connected to the internet. We never turn our receiver off since we record everything we watch. And we have more TV than we can watch, without commercials and on demand.


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Delivered promptly. Works well in my rural area. July 20, 2016
Reviewer: Kent DeGroff from Arenas Valley, NM  
I first tried to purchase on the web but wasn't able to. However, I got an email from their support team (Ben) who suggested I call him. I did, but it was difficult to contact him as I was left on lengthy holds two times. I sent an email to Ben who then called me promptly. I ordered the unit from him and got it in 3 days.

I got the basic DVR+ 16 GB. It is really small and thin and is expandable for wifi and hard drive storage if needed. I didn't get the USB wifi dongle for the internet so I had to do the recommended firmware update by transferring the update file to a flash drive using my PC then plugging it into the DVR. The update went smoothly.

I've only had it a short while so I'm still learning the ropes but I like it a lot. I would give 5 stars for the cost/capability of the unit but the phone calls to limbo-land lead me to believe they may not be super responsive with support (except for Ben). Maybe they're better now though.

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