Let's table the debate on whether cord-cutting will really save you any money. If you have an antenna connected to your TV and want the option of pausing and/or recording live, local broadcasts, you need some kind of DVR.
That's for the two-tuner model with 500GB of storage. If either of those numbers seems insufficient, you can also get the Recast with four tuners and 1TB of storage for $229.99 -- a savings of $50.
Either way, this DVR is among the few that charges no monthly fee for guide data. But there is one other requirement, and that's a Fire TV device (including a TV with built-in Fire TV) or an Echo Show.
Because I have no hands-on experience with the product, I'll turn you over to. Verdict: "One of the best cord-cutter companions yet."
Originally published on Jan. 25, 2019.
Update, April 15: Republished to indicate return of sale pricing.
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