|ReplayTV Lowers Price To $199 For 40 Hour 5040 Unit|
|Home Theater News Cable-Satellite Receiver-DVR-PVR News|
|Written by AVRev.com|
|Monday, 23 December 2002|
SONICblue, parent of ReplayTV, today announced the availability of the ReplayTV 5040 digital video recorder (DVR) in major retail outlets throughout the United States including Circuit City, Best Buy, Good Guys, Amazon, The Wiz, Magnolia Hi-Fi, Ultimate Electronics and Tweeter for just$199* after rebates for a limited time.
The ReplayTV 5040 allows users to digitally record up to 40 hours of television content, playback recorded programs while automatically skipping the commercials, and to pause, rewind, instant replay, slo-mo and frame advance control live TV. The device works with either a basic telephone connection or on a home network, allowing the unit increased versatility to meet users needs. Connecting the product to a home network enables expanded features including streaming to other ReplayTV devices within the home and to units in remote locations.
In addition to the ReplayTV 5040, SONICblue offers two additional models this holiday season, the ReplayTV 5080, which offers up to 80 hours of recording capacity, and ReplayTV 5160, which offers up to 160 hours of recording capacity. Both of these models provide users with the same feature set as the ReplayTV 5040 at affordable prices. The ReplayTV 5080 is priced at $349 for a limited time** and is available at Circuit City, BestBuy.com, Good Guys, Amazon, The Wiz, Magnolia Hi-Fi, Ultimate Electronics and Tweeter. The ReplayTV 5160 is priced at $449 for a limited time** and is available at Good guys, Amazon, Tweeter, The Wiz, Magnolia and Ultimate Electronics. All prices listed are manufacturer's suggested retail price after rebate. In addition, customers must choose either a $9.95 monthly fee or a one-time service activation fee of $250 per each new ReplayTV 5000 series product purchased.
For more information visit www.SONICblue.com or call 1-877-ReplayTV.
* Price reflects rebates, offer numbers 2597-T and 2800-T, for purchases made between December 12, 2002 and December 31, 2002. Rebates can be found at www.sonicblue.com/rebates. Rebate 2597-T is valid on purchases made from October 16, 2002 through December 31, 2002 only and Rebate 2800-T is valid on purchases made from December 12, 2003 through February 2, 2003 only.
** Prices reflect valid submission of a $50 rebate, offer number 2597-T. Rebate can be found at www.sonicblue.com/rebates and is valid on purchases made from October 16, 2002 through December 31, 2002 only.