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System Comparison


Essential HD Receiver System Advanced HDPVR (630) System
ESSENTIAL HD
SYSTEM
ADVANCED HDPVR
SYSTEM
SYSTEM PRICE $99.00 $249.00
SYSTEM
INCLUDES
  • Dual satellite elliptical dish
  • Receiver - High definition
  • 3-in-1 infrared remote
  • Simple Satellite™
  • Dual satellite elliptical dish
  • Receiver - HD Digital Video Recorder with built-in hard drive, Smart PVR Technology and dual tuners to pause and rewind live TV
  • 3-in-1 Ultra-High Frequency remote
  • Simple Satellite™
PROFESSIONAL BASIC
INSTALLATION*
Included ($150 value) Includes two lines from dish ($150 value)
VIDEO
CONNECTIONS
  • HDMI
  • RCA composite video
  • Coaxial RF output
  • HDMI
  • YPbPr Component Output
  • RCA composite video
AUDIO
CONNECTIONS
  • RCA Stereo
  • RCA Stereo
  • Optical SPDIF Connectors
PAY PER VIEW ORDERING OPTIONS
  • Automated phone system ($1 service charge
    per order)
  • Service Representative ($3 service charge
    per order)
  • With your remote (no service charge)
  • Automated phone system ($1 service charge per order)
  • Service Representative ($3 service charge per order)
CALLER-ID
CAPABLE
No Yes
DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1
CAPABLE
Yes (via HDMI only) Yes
HDTV DECODER Yes, receives standard and high-definition signals Yes, receives standard and high-definition signals
DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER No Yes
PRODUCT DETAILS PDF Essential HD Receiver spec sheet PDF Advanced HDPVR spec sheet
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*Basic installation included as part of the Simple SatelliteT warranty, which is sold as part of the Satellite System. Basic installation includes no more than one move per year. Basic installation is available in certain areas only. For more information, contact Shaw Direct at 1.888.554.7827.