TiVo Roamio OTA VOX

Freedom's found its voice

Voice-powered free over-the-air TV is here.

The TiVo Roamio OTA VOX brings you the best in free, over-the-air TV with the voice-controlled, on-screen experience only TiVo and the TiVo VOX Remote™ can offer. The Roamio OTA VOX works with any HD-capable TV antenna, records approximately 150 hours of HDTV programming and, best of all, there are no monthly fees. Pay once and get high-quality, over-the-air TV for free.

The Roamio OTA VOX is the one box you need that integrates live, recorded and streaming TV. Catch live, over-the-air programming, like primetime comedies and dramas, the big award shows, sports, local news and more, all for free – or record them and watch when you choose. And you can launch your favorite streaming app, like Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, YouTube or many more, without switching inputs or juggling remotes. With the Roamio OTA VOX, we’ve made freedom easy.

Content Sources

Output

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Say it. Find it. Watch it. Simple.

The TiVo Roamio OTA VOX and TiVo VOX Remote let you use your voice to change channels and search across live TV, your DVR recordings and popular streaming apps to easily find and watch what you’re looking for. Just say, “Change channels to NBC,” or “Show me Batman by Christopher Nolan,” or other similar commands to easily find networks, shows and movies by title, actor or director, all by simply speaking into your remote. Less searching and more watching, it’s what TiVo’s all about.

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Use your voice and watch them all.

Signature TiVo features, like OneSearch™, OnePass™ and SkipMode®, give your voice show-finding, time-saving super powers. OneSearch scours multiple platforms and services – like Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, YouTube and more - so finding what you want is always fast, simple and seamless. Say, “Create OnePass” plus the name of your favorite TV series and get a customized watchlist of every available season and episode — no matter if they’re on live TV or a streaming app. And for the ultimate in awesome, just say, “Skip it,” and SkipMode instantly zips past commercial breaks for SkipMode-enabled recordings.

Advanced control that goes beyond cable and satellite.

With an HD antenna and TiVo Roamio OTA VOX, you get access to an uncompressed HDTV signal that’s often better than cable or satellite, without having to sacrifice features, variety or quality. In addition to TiVo’s enhanced user experience, Roamio OTA VOX also delivers must-have conveniences like a two-week program guide, the ability to record up to four shows at once, and watch-and-control mobile capabilities. Want to ditch your cable, but still get the good stuff? We’ve got you covered.

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Skip commercial breaks with the new SkipMode®.

No more waiting for commercial breaks to be over. With a single press of a button, you can continue watching your recorded show. SkipMode works with the main channels, including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, The CW and more.

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Watch more, faster, with QuickMode®.

QuickMode zips you through your recorded shows 30% faster than normal speed with pitch-corrected audio. You zoom along and nobody sounds like a caffeinated chipmunk. It's the ideal way to power through slow-moving news shows, talk shows, political debates and more. QuickMode even works for live shows that are being captured in the live TV buffer.

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Record up to four shows at once.

TiVo Roamio OTA VOX’s 1 terabyte (TB) of recording capacity translates to approximately 150 hours of HDTV recording capacity. The 4 built-in tuners can be used to record up to 4 TV programs at the same time, or to view multiple TV programs on different TV’s in your household when paired with a TiVo Mini or TiVo Mini VOX.

The voice-controlled remote that never gets lost.

Whether you’re across the room or behind a wall, TiVo’s unique Bluetooth remote gives you control over your TiVo Roamio OTA VOX, even if it's far away or tucked behind a cabinet door. And if your remote gets misplaced, TiVo helps you find it – just press the "Remote Finder" button on the Roamio OTA VOX and your remote beeps to alert you to its location.

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A remote control that never gets lost.

Whether you’re across the room or behind a wall, TiVo’s unique radio frequency (RF) remote gives you control over your TiVo Roamio OTA, even if it's far away or tucked behind a cabinet door. And if your remote gets misplaced, the TiVo Roamio OTA helps you find it – just press the "Remote Finder" button on the Roamio OTA and your remote beeps to alert you to its location.

How TiVo Roamio OTA VOX DVR measures up to other boxes.

TiVo Roamio OTA Channel Master Tablo 4 Simple TV
Total CostHardware & service fees $399 $399 $450 $349
StorageHard drive 1 TB 1 TB External HD External HD
Streaming AppsNetflix, Hulu, Amazon
Unified Search & WatchlistTV and streaming apps
SkipMode & QuickModeRecorded TV
Tuners 4 2 4 2
RF voice remote compatible

The Tru Multi Room™ Experience

You don’t spend all of your time in one room, so why should your entertainment? TiVo Roamio OTA VOX lets you expand your viewing experience beyond the living room – seamlessly – no matter what screen you happen to have in front of you. Fire up your mobile device, flip open your laptop or create a whole-home solution with a TiVo Mini VOX in every room, without compressing the signal or losing picture quality. And, when paired with your TiVo Roamio OTA VOX, wherever there’s a Mini VOX in your house, there’s your same voice control, so simplicity is always within the sound of your voice.

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Control TiVo Roamio OTA VOX with the TiVo mobile app for iOS and Android devices.

  • iphone display TiVo unified search, the flash typed

    Same unified search as TiVo Roamio OTA.

  • ios screen shows TiVo mobile streaming app

    Watch in app or on your TV.

  • iphone 4 show recording mobile app

    Schedule a recording or create a watchlist.

  • iphone display TiVo unified search, the flash typed

    Same unified search as TiVo Roamio OTA.

  • ios screen shows TiVo mobile streaming app

    Watch in app or on your TV.

  • iphone 4 show recording mobile app

    Schedule a recording or create a watchlist.

Tech Specs

Inputs/Outputs

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  1. Coax (HD antenna)
  2. Digital optical audio
  3. Composite Video / Analog audio
  4. HDMI® 1.1 / (1080p 24/60)
  5. Ethernet port: 1 0 / 1 0 0 Mbps
  6. USB 2.0 ports
  7. External storage port (eSATA)
  8. Power: 12V

Dimensions and Weight

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Specifications

  • Recording capacity: Up to 150 HD hours
  • Hard drive size: 1 TB
  • HDMI Video output: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
  • Power: 12V
  • Ethernet port: 1 0 / 1 0 0 Mbps
  • Coax connector
  • Optical audio out
  • Analog audio
  • HDMI: 1080p (24/60)
  • External storage port (eSATA)
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Built-in WiFi

TV source

  • HD antenna (sold separately)

Internet connection

  • Built-in wireless
  • Ethernet port

Product compatibility

  • Works with TiVo Mini
  • Connects to other TiVo DVRs
  • iOS and Android app for DVR control management
  • Expandable storage (eSATA)

How to setup

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1 Connect the antenna
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Connect an HDTV antenna (sold separately) to the ANTENNA port on the back of the DVR.

2 Connect to your TV
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Connect an HDMI cable from the HDMI port of the TiVo box to the HDMI port on the back of your TV.

3 Connect to the internet
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Wireless—Select wireless as your networking option during guided software setup and input your routers wireless password.

Note: Wireless is not supported when connecting to a TiVo Mini.

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Ethernet—Connect your ethernet cable from the Roamio OTA's ETHERNET port to an open port on your router or to an ethernet jack in your wall.

Note: For more networking options, visit tivo.com/howto. Before enabling MoCA networking, visit tivo.com/moca.

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4 Plug in the power adapter.
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The TiVo Roamio OTA's front panel displays a green light at startup.

5 Go through guided software setup on your TV screen using the TiVo remote.