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DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver - R16-300

Abt Model: R16 | UPC Code: 185463000368
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225 Channels Of Digital-Quality Programming/ Picture In Guide/ Caller ID/ Parental Controls/ Playlist/ Bookmarks/ Digital Video Recording/ Black Finish/ DIRECTV Subscription Required/ R16-300
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DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver, Model R16 (R16-300)

The DIRECTV DVR delivers you the ultimate in 100% digital-quality DIRECTV® programming. Add the DIRECTV® package and DVR service and you get the best choice and widest selection of digital-quality programming and the convenience of digital video recording in one unit. Images are sharper. Colors are brighter. Sound is crisper. And now they can be recorded. The easy-to-use search function enables you to locate exactly what you want to watch or record. Take a look at all the features and benefits and get ready to enjoy maximum entertainment.

Key Features:

  • Get access to more than 225 channels of 100% digital-quality DIRECTV programming
  • With all the convenience of a digital video recording service offering an easy-to-use search function.
  • Pause and rewind live TV for up to 90 minutes.
  • Record shows digitally, without a videotape.
  • R16 will support SWM (Single Wire Multiswitch)
  • Automatically record an entire season of favorite shows, even if they move to a new day or time.
  • Rewind, fast-forward and pause in a snap.
  • Record and save up to 100 hours of programming.
  • Search and digitally record favorite shows with one click.
  • Record two shows at once while watching a previously recorded show.
  • Has a built in RF antenna, RF remote Sold Separately
  • Unlike the previous models, this receivers does NOT have a built in NTSC tuner (for off-air programming)

Features:

  • Dolby® Digital
  • Dual Tuner
  • Caller ID
  • Picture in Guide
  • Parental Controls
  • Series Link Recording
  • Find an Autorecord by Title, Perso and Keyword
  • Playlist
  • Advanced Program Guide® (Up to 14 days)
  • Bookmarks
  • English and Spanish languages
  • Resolution Formats
  • Favorite Channel Lists
  • Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound capable
  • Interactive TV enabled.
  • Instant reply and slow motion controls
  • On-screen Caller ID shows you whos calling.#
  • "Bookmarks" let you mark and instantly access favorite scenes in your recorded shows

Interactive Features:

  • DIRECTV News Mix, Sports Mix and Kids Mix.
  • DIRECTV Active™ - featuring local weather, programming recommendations, daily horoscope, lottery results and interactive advertising.

NFL SUNDAY TICKET™:
Customers can access:

  • Highlights-on-Demand
  • Enhanced Games (NFL SUNDAY TICKET™ subscription required)

NFL SUNDAY TICKET™:
SuperFan customers can access:

  • Game Mix™
  • Short Cuts™
  • Red Zone Channel™ (NFL SUNDAY TICKET™ SuperFan subscription required)

In The Box:

  • DIRECTV Plus DVR
  • Users Guide
  • Cables
  • Remote Control

Approximate Weights:

  • Shipping: 10 lbs

Footnote:

  1. 2 YEAR LEASE AGREEMENT: DIRECTV NOW HAS A LEASE AGREEMENT FOR ALL OF THEIR EQUIPMENT. EARLY CANCELLATION WILL RESULT IN A FEE OF $20/MONTH FOR EACH REMAINING MONTH. Must maintain 24 consecutive months of your DIRECTV programming package. DVR Service $7/mo. required for DVR and HD DVR lease. HD Access fee $10/mo. required for HD Receiver and HD DVR. No lease fee for only 1 receiver. Lease fee for first 2 receivers $6/mo.; additional receiver leases $6/mo. each. ALL EQUIPMENT IS LEASED AND MUST BE RETURNED TO DIRECTV UPON CANCELLATION, OR UNRETURNED EQUIPMENT FEES APPLY. VISIT directv.com OR CALL 1-800-DIRECTV FOR DETAILS. DIRECTV programming, pricing, terms and conditions subject to change at any time.
  2. Residential Use only
  3. Commercial or business use will void the manufactures warranty
  4. *Opened satellite boxes & systems (or activated cards) must be returned or exchanged directly to DIRECTV

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice

More reasons to buy the DIRECTV R16-300 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The DIRECTV R16-300 is Brand New.
  • The DIRECTV R16-300 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
 
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DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver
 
3.8

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (11)
  • Easy to use (11)
  • Sleek design (5)
  • Reliable (4)
  • Large capacity / good size (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (6), Casual user (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Solid Performance

The R16 has performed great for the few weeks that I have had it. Records what I want and play back is simple. So far so good.

The R16 has performed great for the few weeks that I have had it. Records what I want and play back is simple. So far so good.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

DO NOT BUY!

DEFECTIVE WOULD RESET ITSELF OR FREEZE UP! WILL NOT REPLACE WITH SAME MODEL.WILL GIVE ME A REFURB R15. IF I HAD KNOWN THIS I WOULD NOT HAVE BOUGHT! BUYER BEWARE!

DEFECTIVE WOULD RESET ITSELF OR FREEZE UP! WILL NOT REPLACE WITH SAME MODEL.WILL GIVE ME A REFURB R15. IF I HAD KNOWN THIS I WOULD NOT HAVE BOUGHT! BUYER BEWARE!

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5.0

great product

By 

from Alexander NC

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Easy To Use
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

    the product is great actvation was easy your price was better then direct TV's
    thanks

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    3.0

    R-16 works like my old R-15, except:

    By 

    from Ruidoso, NM

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy To Use
    • Multi-sat Capability
    • Sleek Design

    Cons

    • Hangs In Fast Forward

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Movies
    • Television

    Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

    R-16 works just like my old R15 except it hangs occasionally in fast forward. I have to completely stop playback, restart, and go find where I was in my program. Has happened 3 times in 3 weeks of ownership. Maybe I have a defective machine? The picture on the R-16 may be a bit sharper than the R-15.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Delivery was EXACTLY as promised.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Great service, great price

    By 

    from Phoenix, AZ

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

      The ordering process was easy, the delivery was fast, and the price was right. Who could ask for more?

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      [...]

      By 

      from Lancaster, NY

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

        [...]

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        1.0

        Minimal performance

        By 

        from SF CA

        About Me Power User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up

        Cons

        • Software problem 1st week

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

        This DVR is a basic model with minimal features. The original Tivo units were preferable by far.

        Service and delivery comments:

        My order was processed promptly and delivery was faster than anticipated.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        It is great!

        By 

        from Chicago, Il

        About Me Power User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Use
        • High Capacity
        • Reliable
        • Sleek Design

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

            I love it!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            item is what it says it is, no gitches

            By 

            from vernon hills, illinois

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Sleek Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Television

              Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

              fast, packaged well

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Just as advertised

              By 

              from texas

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home

                Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

                Product worked as advertised

                Service and delivery comments:

                ABT delivered as advertised!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                I would buy again

                By 

                from Joliet,Il.

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home

                  Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

                  Very convenient

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  4.0

                  dvr

                  By 

                  from chicago, il

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Easy To Use
                  • High Capacity

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home

                    Comments about DIRECTV Black DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver:

                    i like this dvr, it is easy to use and serves my basic purposes.

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