Dish Network Hopper

83
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Dish Hopper whole-home DVR review

Although the Hopper offers some unique features you can't find anywhere else, it leaves big-enough holes to prevent us from calling it our favorite.

Pros
  • Consistent experience in every room2TB of capacity with an external storage optionPrimeTime Anytime is a great way to discover new content
Cons
  • Unimpressive user interfaceOdd remote layoutNo built-in over-the-air tuner
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Scores

Engadget

83
 

User Reviews

100
nevan7
great machine, Dish really stepped it up
30
dyannerb
This is a piece of crap!! Wish I had never gotten it!! Can't record and watch...read more
70
AMCooper63
The Hopper will not create keyword timers. Hence, you can not program the future...read more
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8.5
Average Critic Score

Expandability

8.0
 

Storage capacity

9.0
 

Design and form factor

9.0
 

Other features (networking, etc.)

10.0
 

Ease of use

7.0
 

How It Stacks Up

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60
 

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40
 
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