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The TiVo Mini impresses (pictures)

The Mini gives you a chunk of TiVo DVR functionality without needing to buy an additional DVR.

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TiVo Mini

The TiVo Mini is a DVR extender letting TiVo Premiere 4 and XL4 users stream content to additional rooms without the need to buy more TiVo DVRs.
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Small size

Considerably smaller than a DVR, the TiVo Mini measures 1.3 inches high by 6.1 inches wide by 6.12 inches deep.
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Light weight

The Mini weighs just 12.5 ounces.
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Jack pack

The Mini requires three connections: power, network, and video and audio. Networking is handled either by wired Ethernet or MoCA, which allows you to stream content over the coax cables in your home. There is no wireless support. Audio and Video can be done via HDMI, or component or composite connections, but the second two options require a special cable.
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Remote

The Mini comes with a standard TiVo peanut remote. There is a USB port on back for adding the company's Bluetooth remote.
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Wall mounting

With its small size and light weight the Mini is perfect for mounting on a wall behind a TV. TiVo built in two holes for that purpose.
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Availability and pricing

The TiVo Mini is available now for $99 with a $5.99 monthly subscription fee or $249 with lifetime service ($99 plus $149 one-time subscription fee).

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