This DISH dual HD DVR is an advanced, dual-tuner, single TV high-definition (HD) satellite receiver and integrated digital video recorder (DVR). It allows you to record up to 200 hours of standard-definition programming, up to 30 hours of high-definition programming, or a combination of the two. Its two satellite tuners allow you to watch a program while recording another, or record two live programs while watching a third, pre-recorded program. It’s the ultimate in convenience and viewing pleasure!
Supports Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
On-screen Caller ID with call history
Widescreen electronic program guide with easy search features
Receiver may be new or refurbished; Solid Signal has no control over which you will receive
We do not ship to Canada
Two Satellite tuners allow you to watch a program while recording another program, or record two live programs while watching a pre-recorded program.
DISH Network Sells us receivers at their own discretion whether it is a new or refurbished model. We have no control over this. Please assume you are getting a refurbished model, though many times the receivers are new.
DishHOME Interactive TV for watching six screens at once and on demand entertainment, games, shopping, news, sports, weather and customer service
Record up to 200 hours of standard-definition programming, up to 30 hours of high-definition programming, or a combination of the two.
Enjoy expanded storage capacity with the addition of an external hard drive – for future use.
View and record HD over the air digital.
TV display supports five resolutions: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p Video-on-Demand
Supports Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Widescreen Electronic Program Guide with easy search features
Convenient On-Screen Caller ID with call history
20.1 IR remote included
Includes DP Separator
We Do Not Ship to Canada
Supports one TV – HDTV
ViP612 DVR is an advanced MPEG-4, dual-tuner, single TV high-definition (HD) satellite receiver and integrated digital video recorder (DVR).
View and record DISH Network high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) programming. - View HD or SD content.
Watch a program while recording another program, or record two programs while watching a pre-recorded program.
Digital Video Recording features
Records Dolby® Digital when available.
View and record digital over-the-air broadcasts.
Display resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080i. — HD content is downconverted on SD outputs — SD content is upconverted on HD outputs. HD and SD output is simultaneous.
DishCOMM™ Technology3 allows data to be sent throughout a home over existing power wiring. Requires only one phone line connection among all DishCOMM-enabled receivers in a home.
DishHOME Interactive TV.
On-screen Electronic Program Guide (EPG) with instant access to up to nine days of program listings and information. Includes optional widescreen 3-hour format.
The receiver will respond to discrete ON and OFF remote control commands.
REAR PANEL FEATURES
Digital Video Recorder
– Recording capacity SD up to 200 hours HD up to 30 hours
Two HD/SD satellite tuners2
Digital over-the-air tuner
Two USB 2.0 ports
DishHOME Interactive TV
On-screen Caller ID with history
Up to 9-day Picture-In-Guide with optional widescreen Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Software upgradeable via satellite
DISH Pro Plus compatible
UHF Pro configurable remote control
Remote control operation via IR, or via UHF Pro with 21.1 Remote sold separately
Dimensions (approx.): 3.5”H x 14”W x 12.5”D
Weight (approx.): 7 lbs.
Color: Silver or Black
Warranty: Standard 1-Year Parts & Labor from DISH Network
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Recent Review: ChicKT - Green Cove Springs, FL - 11/6/2016 Hooked up the receiver and have had no problems with it at all. Great receiver!
Hooked up the receiver and have had no problems with it at all. Great receiver! ChicKT - Green Cove Springs, FL - 11/6/2016 11:40:17 AM I initially had issues, but it turned out to be a bad coax. Once that was corrected, I have had no problems and HIGHLY recommend this reveiver.
good deal, great price, works fine, great off-air digital tuner SC-tech-guy - Asheville, NC - 9/3/2016 12:09:31 AM Received brand new recvr from DISH (not reman'd). Worked fine, no issues. Activated online with DISH in 10 min, no problem. This unit has digital off-air tuner built in, & worth the $$ just for that. Off air tuner is excellent - very sensitive. Picked up 18 stations perfectly with very small antenna. One of the best tuners I've seen. Setup is standard DISH, so nothing different there. DVR works fine, in the little testing I've done. Everything worked as advertised, no problems so far. Only negative was I ordered this unit with a UHF (RF) remote for control when not in line of sight to rcvr - but the unit was not shipped with the UHF antenna (1 star off for that). I've had other DISH recvr's with UHF RF remote capability - and those all came with the small dipole antenna that attaches in back of the recvr. I had a spare antenna, so was able to use the recvr with the UHF RF remote as well as the IR standard remote (included with recvr). Overall, great bang for the buck... if it lasts (always an unknown with modern offshore manufactured electronics).
It works great. It dose just what it was said to do. The Big Guy - Satellite Beach, FL - 10/3/2014 7:56:27 PM I hooked it up to the Satellite Dish. I went through the set up procedure and within 30 minutes I was watching TV with a really great two turner DVR.
Simple to install. wildbillpidg - Bristol, PA - 3/15/2014 3:05:34 PM Was very easy to install, I called Dish to activate and within 20 minutes recording my first program.
Worked Like a Champ Tommyboy - New Castle, VA - 11/29/2013 11:05:33 PM Bought this unit to replace my secondary DP311 receiver I had through Dish. I had put a new HD tv in the bedroom, and my secondary receiver was a SD. Knew the cabling and alignments were good ( my primary receiver was a VP612 and already working ), so just had to replace the receiver. It started the Wizard download out of the box, and 20 minutes later I called Dish to have them activate. Ten minutes later was watching TV and recording a show. Equipment looked brand new, ( I think it was. ) and was pleased it went so easily. Thanks Solid Signal.
A very good receiverqualityperformance alf - Newburg, Pa. - 3/28/2013 A good buy for the money and performs as advertisedand simple to installand use.
Piece of junk ectjr - Palm coast, FL - 4/11/2015 11:29:14 PM This is the second one since January and it just died. The both of them did the same thing, turn it on and all I get is a solid pink screen and the remote does nothing. I can't even turn it off with the power button on the receiver, I have to unplug it. I tried to do a hard reset with no results.
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