A duo receiver is a single DISH receiver that controls control two televisions in your home. The receiver is placed with one TV, known as TV1, and then cabling is used to connect it to another TV in your home, known as TV2. Duo receivers are a convenient way to bring telelvision into a room that doesn't have space for a receiver, and helps simplify your home theater set up. Duo receivers are available in HD and with DVR capabilities.
A DVR is a digital video recorder, it allows you to record live television to play back at a later date. This makes it easy to watch your favorite shows when you want to, and to skip past commercials and advertisements. DISH offers the best DVR technology in the industry with the award winning ViP DVRs, inlcuding the ViP 722 duo DVR and the ViP 922 DVR with Sling adapter.
With DISH and DISH Remote Access you can control your DVR from your iDevice (iPhone, iPod or iPad), Android, smartphone or any other internet connected device. You can manage your timers and recordings and view your program guide. Forget about worrying if your favorite show or sports even will be recorded.
A Sling adapter is a simpled device you can plug in to your DISH receiver (the ViP 922 comes equipped with an internal Sling adapter) that allows you to take your TV Everywhere. You can watch live TV and recordings from your DVR on your iDevice (iPhone, iPod or iPad), Android, smartphone or any other internet connected device.
The all new DISH Hopper is a whole-home HD DVR system that allows you to record and watch live TV in up to four rooms in your house. The Hopper is the main device that is installed in the main entertainment center in your home, and then for each room you want to bring service to you can add a small set-top box called a Joey. You can install up to two Hoppers in your home to bring whole-home DVR to up to six rooms. The Hopper comes with many great new features, including Prime Time Anytime, a 2 terrabyte hard drive that can hold up 250 hours of HD programming, a remote locator button on the Hopper and Joeys and more.
Prime Time Anytime is a new feature with the DISH Hopper that you can set to automatically record all four networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX) during prime time hours on one tuner and keep them for up to 8 days following. You can save the shows you want to keep for longer than 8 days to your DVR, but unless you do it doesn't use up any of the 2 terrabytes of personal space available on the Hopper.
Volume fluctuations between channels and during commercials can be annoying. With SRS TruVolume on you DISH receiver you don't have to worry about turning the volume up and down as it prevents drastic fluctuations.
Blockbuster and DISH have joined to bring you 100,000 movies, games and shows directly to your door, plus in-store exchanges. With HD programming and an internet connected ViP receiver you can even stream thousands of titles to your TV, computer or iPad. Also, you can get over 20 additional entertainment channels including STARZ Cinema, Sundance Channel, Epix and more. All for only $10/month. Sign up with DISH today and you get 3 months free!
VOD stands for Video on Demand. DISH VOD allows you to watch movies and shows from a vast library on your internet connected receiver with a few simple clicks on your remote. The easy to navigate menus sort entertainment by genre and price, allowing you to choose and watch exactly what you want.