Built-in 3 year subscription, No-Fee Networking, Industry's Largest Capacity and Top Performance Make the New 5500 Series the Best DVR Solution for the Custom Installation Market
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - September 5, 2003 - ReplayTV®, a Digital Networks North America (DNNA) company, recently introduced a new generation of its premium Digital Video Recorder (DVR), establishing new quality standards and giving consumers more control over their TV -watching experience. The ReplayTV 5500 Series includes four high -performance models, ranging in digital recording capacities from the 40 -hour Model RTV5504 to the 320 -hour Model RTV5532, the most powerful, highest -capacity DVR in the industry. The ReplayTV 5500 Series' built -in networking and broadband connectivity enable industry leading features such as room -to -room streaming and network recording, and include a number of other advantages designed for unsurpassed convenience, versatility and flexibility in custom installations.
Jim Hollingsworth, president of ReplayTV, pointed out: "ReplayTV is committed to leading the industry with the highest -quality DVR products on the market and being the best DVR partner to the install community. Our 5500 Series DVRs with built -in subscription, networking and up to 320 hours of capacity, plus new programs providing installers rapid direct technical support demonstrate that we are the best DVR partner for installers".
The new ReplayTV 5500 Series is the ideal DVR solution for the custom installation market. A 3 -year subscription to the ReplayTV Service is included with every unit, and unlike some other DVRs, the service is automatically activated as soon as the product is taken out of the box and connected - - there are no extra steps like making phone calls or accessing the Internet to set up service. A dedicated ReplayTV toll -free number has also been established to provide the installer quick and efficient access to a qualified technician, saving valuable installation time.
Another feature of the 5500 series that is especially beneficial for custom installers is the built -in networking capability, which allows for instantaneous connectivity to other units in the home network - with no additional fees or adapters. And because it's broadband -ready, users can choose either to connect to the ReplayTV Service through their high -speed broadband Internet connection or simply plug in their regular phone line and connect using ReplayTV's built -in analog modem.
The ReplayTV5500 Series is designed to give viewers a new level of command and control over their TV watching. Among its features and benefits are:
• Room -To -Room Video Streaming - Stream video from one room to another between networked ReplayTVs
• Network Recording - Identifies recording conflicts and automatically assigns recording to an available ReplayTV DVR on your home network
• Pause and Resume - Pause your movie in the living room and finish watching it in the bedroom
• First Run Recordings -Record only the new episodes and skip recording the repeats
• Recording Priority - Automatically identifies conflicts and lets you decide which shows to record
• QuickSkip® - Advance your recorded programs in 30 second increments every time you push the QuickSkip button
• Broadband & Home -Network Ready - Choose broadband or phone line access to the ReplayTV service
• Theme Record - Automatically record shows by keyword or theme
• MyReplayTV™ - Program your ReplayTV DVR while away from home using the Internet
• Show Organizer - Organize shows for easier access
• Your Photos - Store and view your digital photos on TV
• And More - Find Shows, Parental Control, Show Organizer, Manual Record, Show Extender and ReplayZones™
The ReplayTV 5500 Series is currently available to retailers at the following Suggested Retail Prices:
Model # Hard Disk Capacity Suggested Retail Price*
RTV5504 40 hours $549.99
RTV5508 80 hours $649.99
RTV5516 160 hours $849.99
RTV5532 320 hours $1199.99
• Pricing includes three -year subscription service fee. The customer receives a fully enabled ReplayTV upon purchase, with access to all functions and capabilities.
For more information please visit www.ReplayTV.com
As the inventor and creator of personal television, ReplayTV, a Digital Networks North America company, is a leader in the digital entertainment space. ReplayTV DVRs allow users to watch what they want, when they want. The most advanced DVR available today, ReplayTV has built a loyal following and has earned over 20 prestigious awards and is the winner of an Emmy. With ReplayTV DVRs, users can find all their favorite shows, record them digitally onto a hard drive and watch them whenever they want. Viewers can also pause, rewind, fast -forward, frame advance, create their own instant replays, and watch live TV in slow motion.
ReplayTV and QuickSkip are registered trademarks of Digital Networks North America, Inc. MyReplayTV and ReplayZones are trademarks of Digital Networks North America, Inc.
About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. (TSE II: 6735) is based in Tokyo and is the parent company of wholly owned subsidiaries Denon Ltd., Marantz Japan, Inc. and McIntosh Laboratory, Inc. Denon, Marantz and McIntosh are global industry leaders in the specialist home theater, audio/video consumer electronics and professional audio markets, with a strong and long -standing heritage of manufacturing and marketing high -performance audio and video components. A wholly owned subsidiary of D&M Holdings U.S., Inc., Digital Networks North America, Inc. (DNNA), owns the ReplayTV®, Rio® and Escient® brands -all representing award -winning technologies in digital home entertainment. Additional information is available at www.dm -holdings.com
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A home network is required for streaming shows to another compatible ReplayTV inside your home. A PC connected to a home network is required to store and view digital photos with ReplayTV. 320 hour recording capability is only available in the ReplayTV 5532 model. All specifications may be changed without notice.
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