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SiliconDust HDHomeRun CONNECT - $49.99 + free shipping (refurbished)

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Direct from SiliconDust's website. This is one of a very limited number of devices that works with Plex's DVR service. New units at $70 have been FP several times; this seems like a great deal to me. FS and was not charged tax in NY.

https://shop.silicondust.com/shop...-hardware/

Receive Free to air TV via an antenna allowing you to send glorious high definition content to anywhere in your home over 802.11ac WiFi, or a wired Ethernet connection from your own home 802.11ac router. No more expensive Cable TV subscriptions or cable box rental fees.

• Cut the cable and save on monthly rental fees.
• Watch live HDTV on up to 2 devices simultaneously on your WiFi or wired network.
• Works with our HDHomeRun DVR so you can watch, pause and record.
• Watch and record in full 1080p resolution where available
• HDHomeRun streams to DLNA compatible devices on your network.
• View on many devices and platforms. Windows 10/UWP including PCs,surface, tablets and phones; Android including phones, tablets and smart media boxes; Apple including computers, iPhones, iPads and apple TV. Also Kodi and Plex plugins can be used for third party applications.

• 2 tuners
• 8-VSB (ATSC over-the-air digital TV)
• QAM64/256 (unencrypted digital cable TV)
• 100BASE TX high-speed network
• 90 day warranty
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These usually sell out quickly due to low stock. Well worth the $50 for cord cutters. Freedom to watch on tablet and phones too.
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These usually sell out quickly due to low stock. Well worth the $50 for cord cutters. Freedom to watch on tablet and phones too.
Yeah, I've been checking their site literally every day - usually once in the morning and once in the evening - waiting for this to go back in stock. Soon as I saw it I pounced, then posted as soon as it was clear the order was actually going to go through (which was almost immediately).
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If you have a TV with tuner you can already watch local channels HDTV for free. Surprised that people are amazed by something that has been around for decades. However it sounds like this will let you watch TV over WiFi
Well no crap.

The whole point of this is that:

1) it has multiple tuners (your TV doesn't)
2) You can watch live TV anywhere in your house now, on your phone / tablet / laptop / whatever you want
3) If you have Plex or SiliconDust's DVR service, you can record two shows at the same time (or record one while still watching live TV)

This isn't comparable to "oh I have a TV so I can already watch OTA programming".
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Is there any difference between this and the new version, feature wise?
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DELETE...I was mistaken.
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With more and more internet providers putting caps on data be aware this will count towards that cap when you stream. Unless you really need to record shows you may be better off watching OTA live and investing in a better antenna and hooking it to all your tvs. I have Xfinity and use the Roku app so it does not count towards my data cap of 1tb but I can still check my router to see the data used by the Roku and it's astonishing how much data is used monthly watching it. I'd be over every month if the data counted towards my cap.

Uhmm this is intranet between the HDHomeRun and your tablet, phone or computer. No data caps involved.

HOWEVER, if you use this with Plex and stream away from home, yes data caps if you ISP does that.

Bought one when this was posted in September and getting another so at least I can also get ClearQAM channels and security footage provide over Closed circuit in building over cable lines.
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With more and more internet providers putting caps on data be aware this will count towards that cap when you stream. Unless you really need to record shows you may be better off watching OTA live and investing in a better antenna and hooking it to all your tvs. I have Xfinity and use the Roku app so it does not count towards my data cap of 1tb but I can still check my router to see the data used by the Roku and it's astonishing how much data is used monthly watching it. I'd be over every month if the data counted towards my cap.
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With more and more internet providers putting caps on data be aware this will count towards that cap when you stream. Unless you really need to record shows you may be better off watching OTA live and investing in a better antenna and hooking it to all your tvs. I have Xfinity and use the Roku app so it does not count towards my data cap of 1tb but I can still check my router to see the data used by the Roku and it's astonishing how much data is used monthly watching it. I'd be over every month if the data counted towards my cap.
this will not use data from the internet its local only i have a hdhomerun prime and it doesnt use my data
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this will not use data from the internet its local only i have a hdhomerun prime and it doesnt use my data
Sorry then. I guess I don't know what this thing is.
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Sorry then. I guess I don't know what this thing is.
You connect and antenna or cable coax to this device and then stream OTA or Clear QAM (unecrypted cable channels) over your own wifi, lan network within your home. Add Plex Pass to the mix and you can stream out to your cell phone (assuming you have unlimited data plan on cell phone) or record to Plex DVR
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Sorry then. I guess I don't know what this thing is.
Native support (no other purchases needed) it allows you to streaming TV anywhere on your own network. You're only pushing data around within your house; you're not actually using the internet and so data caps don't apply.

Connect it with something like a Plex server, and now you can access your home TV channels from anywhere in the world. Example: your favorite NFL team is playing, but you're in another city. Fire this up and you can watch them from wherever you want. In THAT instance, you're now uploading all of that data from your house to wherever you are, so now your ISP's data caps (if applicable) come into play.
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good deal
cheapest on a new one is $70-$75
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Native support (no other purchases needed) it allows you to streaming TV anywhere on your own network. You're only pushing data around within your house; you're not actually using the internet and so data caps don't apply.

Connect it with something like a Plex server, and now you can access your home TV channels from anywhere in the world. Example: your favorite NFL team is playing, but you're in another city. Fire this up and you can watch them from wherever you want. In THAT instance, you're now uploading all of that data from your house to wherever you are, so now your ISP's data caps (if applicable) come into play.
Now you've made me want one lol.
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Now you've made me want one lol.
Buy one then! They're extremely handy. I've been waiting for this price for months.
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