The Amazon Fire TV Recast DVR is on sale for $190

Amazon’s DVR connects to your antenna for no-fee over-the-air TV recording.

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Let’s desk the controversy on whether or not cord-cutting will actually prevent any cash. If you could have an antenna related to your TV and wish the choice of pausing and/or recording dwell, native broadcasts, you want some type of DVR.

Like this one: For a restricted time, Amazon as soon as once more has the Fire TV Recast DVR for $189.99, a financial savings of $40. The solely time it has been priced decrease was on Black Friday, when it bought for $10 much less.

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That’s for the two-tuner mannequin with 500GB of storage. If both of these numbers appears inadequate, it’s also possible to get the Recast with 4 tuners and 1TB of storage for $229.99 — a financial savings of $50.

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Either manner, this DVR is among the many few that costs no month-to-month charge for information knowledge. But there’s one different requirement, and that is a Fire TV gadget (together with a TV with built-in Fire TV) or an Echo Show. 

Because I’ve no hands-on expertise with the product, I am going to flip you over to CNET’s Fire TV Recast DVR evaluate. Verdict: “One of the best cord-cutter companions yet.”

Originally revealed on Jan. 25, 2019.
Update, March 15: Republished to point return of sale pricing.

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