Moxi Fall update comes with a lower price and a new 3 tuner model

Although Moxi hasn't really taken a piece of our heart, it has kept its promise of updates with the third one due just before the holiday season. The most notable news today from Moxi's new owner Arris though is a new three tuner HD DVR, which we believe is the first to break the two tuner barrier (that isn't PC based). The new model is only available bundled with either one, or two Moxi Mates for $799 or $999. You can still buy the dual tuner version by itself which now retails for $499 instead of $799 -- don't forget, Moxi doesn't charge service fees -- and the Moxi Mate itself is now $299 instead of $399. The bad news it that the no interest payment options are off the table. The best news for existing Moxi owners is that the Fall update brings Live TV streaming to the Moxi Mate as well as new recording defaults, but we continue to wait for the ability to customize the Recorded TV list. All in all, Moxi has made much progress since we did our review, but our biggest gripe goes unaddressed, but then again we really didn't expect Moxi to redesign the entire UI just because we didn't like it.

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New Three-Tuner Moxi HD DVR and Reduced Pricing for Moxi Multi-Room
Packages Unwrapped for Holiday Season
Under ARRIS Ownership, Moxi Continues to Innovate and Deliver
New Features to Consumers
SUWANEE, GA – November 10, 2009 – As part of its first product update since acquiring the award-
winning Moxi product line from Digeo, Inc. in September, ARRIS (Nasdaq: ARRS) today announced
the introduction of a three-tuner version of the Moxi HD DVR as well as reduced pricing for its two-
tuner Moxi HD DVR and Moxi multi-room packages.
The new three-tuner Moxi HD DVR, which allows for recording of three channels
simultaneously while watching a fourth recorded program, is available in a Moxi HD DVR
plus Moxi Mate bundle for $799 MSRP.
The price of the two-tuner Moxi HD DVR introduced earlier this year has been reduced to
$499 MSRP (formerly $799).
In addition, ARRIS is introducing a three-room multi-room bundle option-a three-tuner
Moxi HD DVR plus two Moxi Mates that collectively serve three rooms for $999.
The company also announced plans to deliver live TV on the Moxi Mate via the Moxi HD DVR. The
Moxi HD DVR will receive the update automatically through a software download. Additionally, the
price of the Moxi Mate has been reduced to $299 (formerly $399).
"We've heard from consumers that they love the Moxi products but are looking for different price and
component options to serve their individual needs," said Marc Beckwitt, VP of CPE Video Business
Development, ARRIS. "The recent acquisition by ARRIS brings the market presence and leverage
required to drive cost out of the product, and consequently, we're able to offer these very competitive
prices to consumers."
ARRIS continues to stand by the commitment to deliver the Moxi "all in", with no monthly or lifetime
DVR service fees. Moxi also has no in-menu advertisements.
The Moxi HD DVR is designed to appeal to the most demanding digital cable entertainment
enthusiasts. Some of its key attributes include:
A native HD interface and Emmy® award-winning Moxi Menu
Up to 75 hours of HD recording space or up to 300 hours at standard definition, and
expandable to 6.5 Terabytes for up to 1000 hours of HD recording with an external eSATA
Access to many Internet services consumers already use, such as Rhapsody®, Flickr® and
online video from Netflix®, Hulu™, and YouTube™ via DLNA server software such as
PlayOn™ (currently provided at no charge) running on their PC
Multi-room viewing with the Moxi Mate and the ability to record three channels simultaneously
while watching a fourth recorded program on the three-tuner version of the Moxi HD DVR
Remote and mobile browser scheduling to set recordings while away from home
MoxiNet for full-screen web browsing and SupertickerTM -a ticker widget that provides
information, such as weather, sports scores and news along the bottom of the screen
The Moxi HD DVR makes it effortless for consumers to discover, experience and share high definition
media from their digital cable provider, PCs on the home network, and the Internet.
Also scheduled for release later this month are additional software upgrades to Moxi, which include
new search and record option menus. These software updates will enable users to specify preferred
record settings that can be applied to any new recorded TV shows or TV series. The new menu
structure delivers easier access and better visibility related to the DVR function of the Moxi HD DVR,
such as available hard drive space and other Moxi HD DVR related recording and scheduling
Software upgrades, which have been delivered each quarter since unveiling the Moxi at CES in
January 2009, continue to be delivered to the consumer automatically and at no charge.
Taking advantage of ARRIS e-tail infrastructure, the company is also introducing payment via major
credit card instead of the PayPal option previously offered. The new Moxi pricing and bundle options
are available now at
For more details, technical specifications and screen images of the Moxi HD DVR and Moxi Mate,
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