- Available on
every DIRECTV Receiver with TiVo
- Record 2 shows at the
- Record 2 live shows
while watching any 3rd pre-recorded show
- Watch 2 live shows
using the 30 minutes of programming memory available to
fast-forward, pause, instant replay, rewind on both
Dual Tuner: What do I need?
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will I pay more for the dual
A: Not for TiVo Service- TiVo subscribers will enjoy
the dual tuner capabilities at no extra charge
A: Possibly for hardware hookups
If you do not already have a dual LNB satellite dish, or two
satellite feeds into the unit, you may have additional costs
associated with upgrading your satellite set-up.
Q: If I don't have two satellite feeds
or a dual LNB dish, what should I do?
A: As with any DIRECTV System, you can install the 2nd
satellite feed or dual LNB dish yourself, or you can call a
retailer or satellite installer for assistance. Professional
Installation is recommended for all advanced products.
Q: If I already have a dual LNB dish and two satellite feeds
into the unit, what do I do?
A: TiVo will send a message to your system as soon as you
receive the upgrade explaining the simple steps to enable the 2nd
tuner it takes about 3 minutes!
TiVo does ALL these things
- Records every episode
of your favorite series, even if the schedule changes, or its a
special longer episode
- Skips re-runs if you
- Finds and records shows
with your favorite actor, director, sports team, special
- Suggests great new
programs based on your interests so you get the most out
of your programming
Receiver with TiVo
- Dual Tuner* Operation
EASY ways to Record two shows at the same
While watching the shows you want to
record, just touch the Record button
In the program guide, touch the
Record button on any show you want
Search by Name, WishLists, Season
Pass to find any show, then select Record
Sit back, do nothing, and let TiVo
record the 2 shows you've already picked, the movies you told TiVo
to find, or the great shows that are on at the same time.
EASY ways to Record
2 shows and watch any 3rd pre-recorded show-
Use any method above - then
pick a recording to watch from the Now Playing List
Now sit back, and enjoy the show
while TiVo records 2 other movies or shows for you
To watch two live shows with 30
minutes memory on each channel-
the down arrow on the navigator
circle to jump between tuners with up to 30 minutes memory on each
you can flip back & forth to see the good parts & skip the bad.
Press Display on the remote then, use the down or up
arrow to select one of the two tuners (red dots) press Select to
jump to that show. (If you just want to find out what's on
another tuner, but don't want to jump to it just don't press
channel surf on one tuner, while a show records on the 2nd-
Record a show by any method you
choose, then simply channel surf away! TiVo will busily record
your show on that tuner, while you look for other stuff on the 2nd
UltimateTV Disclaimer: Actual recording capacity depends on
type of programming being recorder. Dual tuner requires 2satellite
inputs from a dual LNB dish antenna. TiVo and UltimateTV services
are sold separately.