TiVo's 4-Tuner, 2 TB Box Hits the Streets

TiVo announced the availability of its TiVo Premiere Elite set-top box, which offers four digital tuners and a 2 terabyte (TB) hard drive, as well as THX certification for sound and video fidelity. The new product, first announced in early September, hit the mar...

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Tivo Premiereelite 300x180TiVo announced the availability of its TiVo Premiere Elite set-top box, which offers four digital tuners and a 2 terabyte (TB) hard drive, as well as THX certification for sound and video fidelity. The new product, first announced in early September, hit the market on Monday. It's TiVo's first retail DVR with four tuners allowing for simultaneous recording of four different shows while viewing a fifth recorded program. Its 2 TB hard drive allows for up to 300 hours of recorded HD programming.

The box is intended for use with digital cable systems or Verizon FiOS only and will not work with analog cable or over-the-air antennas. Other features include:



  • TiVo Series4 architecture


  • Support for digital and HD digital cable


  • Outputs: HDMI, component video, composite video, optical audio, analog audio


  • Video output modes include 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p


  • Inputs: CableCARD, cable coax, Ethernet


  • Additional support for USB 2.0 (two ports), eSATA for external recording space, TiVo Wireless N or G network adapter




The TiVo Premiere Elite will be available through TiVo's website, authorized home theater installers and Magnolia stores nationwide for $499.99 MSRP.
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