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6.1 out of 10

DISH Network ViP 722

The top-of-the-line high-definition ViP722™ DVR can store up to Read more

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Dish Network ViP722

PC Magazine
12 August 2010
  • Conclusion: The ViP722 DVR box from Dish Network is similar to last year's versatile, cutting-edge ViP622 model, but it sports a new look and offers increased storage. In a nutshell, this satellite set-top box is just more of an already good thing.
  • Pros: Excellent interface. Large hard drive. Expandable storage via USB. Can record up to three programs simultaneously. Records and plays back MPEG-4 HD content.
  • Cons: Offers fewer local HD channels than competitors such as DirectTV. Existing Dish Network customers need to pay $200 to upgrade (before a $100 mail-in rebate), while new customers receive the box free.
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L.A. Audio File
29 January 2010

Dish Network Vip722 High-Definition DVR

Audio Video Revolution
19 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Introduction Every time I hear about a new high-def DVR from Dish Network, I get excited. “Will this be the one that finally has dual-zone HD output via HDMI?" I ask myself. I have been successfully using Dish Network’s line of non-high-def and high-def dual output DVRs for years. The one feature I have been waiting for is dual HDMI support, so I could run two HDTVs independently and simultaneously.
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