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6.9 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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Reviews and Problems with DISH Network ViP 722

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Overall 7
7.0

"622/722 can not record and watch another DISH channel."

louismcdowall, CNET
7 May 2012
  • Pros: Other than the DVR recording gotcha, the 722 is a great device. Great for USB photos, VGA PC screen. Great for supporting HD and SD TV channels and TVs.
  • Cons: Cannot record one channel while watching another live DISH channel.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

wocket, gdgt
26 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Next to Tivo this is second best. I love the interface, and best of all, it came free with my Dish subscription. The heat sensor has failed on it at this point, so once the fans spin up all the way, they stay on high - only fix is to unplug it.
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Overall 8
8.0

"Great product but I've had two fail"

no_spam77, CNET
21 October 2010
  • Pros: Once set up and learned, great features.
  • Cons: Hardware failure rate
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Overall 7
7.0

"Can't Watch Live TV On Both TVs While Recording"

hilojackgame, CNET
17 May 2010
  • Pros: -Great picture quality. -High DVR capacity. -Can pause Live TV on 2 televisions if you aren't recording anything. (Wait... That's actually a "Con", in my book.)
  • Cons: -Can't watch live TV while recording. -Changing channels is very slow. -Rewind and Fast Forward speeds are very inconsistent, easy to overshoot. -Menu is not intuitive; particularly with regard to Timers. -Software is a bit buggy and clunky.
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Overall 8
8.0

"Great performance; a energy hog"

JohnDarbo, CNET
3 August 2009
  • Pros: Features are as advetised and very usefull
  • Cons: IIt never really "shuts down", burning eletricity 24/7, on or "off". It runs hot, 24/7 so durning the cooling season there is a double energy penalty as it also adds heat to the living space.
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Overall 7
7.0

"Very good!!!"

ra1254, CNET
28 September 2008
  • Pros: record 2 HD shows at the same time, while watching a previous recorded show. Lots of space
  • Cons: no local hd channels
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Overall 8
8.0

"Overall, very good functionality except LOUSY ability to switch to/from closed caption."

davidhh, CNET
6 April 2008
  • Pros: Generally good functionality
  • Cons: Switching to/from closed caption awful.
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Overall 7
7.0

"Good but definitely not as good as TiVo"

jeffpjeffp, CNET
16 February 2008
  • Pros: Stable & responsive
  • Cons: User Interface is mediocre at best
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