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Cable, Satellite, and OTA Product Reviews

When you think home theater, you probably think movie watching, but TV watching is also a big part of the everyday home entertainment experience. A majority of Americans still get their TV service from a cable or satellite provider, but the rise of streaming video services like Netflix and Amazon Video have inspired a new generation of cord-cutters and reinvigorated product categories like over-the-air antennas and standalone HD DVRs. Here you'll find resources and reviews of products in these categories.

Reflections From a Recent Cord Cutter
Five Questions to Consider Before Cutting the Cord
What's the Skinny on Skinny TV Bundles?
What kind of OTA antenna do you need? Check your location at AntennaWeb.org.
What is a CableCARD?

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HR10-250 DirectTV HD Tivo DVR Reviewed

HR10-250 DirectTV HD Tivo DVR Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
5 Stars
 

The TiVo system functions like a VCR without videotape which can fade or even break. Instead, this saves television programming on a hard drive. This unit acts as a receiver and a recorder in one. Two shows can be recorded at the same time or you can watch one show while recording another. Storage capacity is 30 hours of HD programming or 200 hours of SD... Read More

 
LG LST-3510A HDTV Tuner and DVD Combo Reviewed

LG LST-3510A HDTV Tuner and DVD Combo Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

It's both an HD tuner and a DVD player in one unit. The picture quality from this third-generation LG unit (LG is the parent company of Zenith) is spectacular according to our reviewer. There was no problem handling wide screen programming and the DVD playback was also top notch... Read More

 
Voom HDTV System Reviewed

Voom HDTV System Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
2 Stars
 

Voom is Cablevisions HD satellite service and it is already serving up 37 HD channels for its subscribers and that number continues to grow. There is a wide range of HD programming to choose from as well. Voom is simple to operate and has brilliant picture quality... Read More