A Dish Network DVR is a device that records television programs onto a hard disk drive in digital format for later viewing. DVRs give freedom for you to record, pause, rewind, and fast forward television shows as you please. However, there are many different models available with different features and capabilities. What exactly are differences between all different models of Dish Network DVRs? Here is a quick and basic overview of some of different Dish Network DVR models and what they have to offer.
1) DISH Player-DVR 510. The DVR 510 has standard video on demand services which gives you more control of your viewing. This feature allows you to pause live TV, skip recorded commercials, create instant replays, and much more. It has ability to fast forward and rewind in four speeds (4x, 15x, 30x, 300x). You can also skip forward up to 30 seconds and skip backward up to 10 seconds. There is a one-touch record management feature and option to use manual or automatic record timers. The DVR 510 also gives you easy access to Extended Electronic Program Guide that lets you view up to nine days of programming and allows you to search by names, subjects, or actors (all stored onto hard drive). This Dish Network DVR has a 120 GB hard drive integrated into satellite receiver. It has ability to record up to 100 hours of 100% digital programming.
2) DISH Player-DVR 522. Along with all features that DVR 510 has, DVR 522 has two satellite tuners in one. This dual tuner gives you power to record two programs simultaneously, watch a live program while recording another, or even watch a pre-recorded program while recording two live programs. It also has custom program controls (parental locks, program information, picture-in-guide view, OnDemand Weather, favorite lists, and much more). In addition, this Dish Network DVR comes with 2 platinum plus remotes and had Picture-In-Picture (PIP) capabilities.