VIP 622 VS VIP 722 - Worth the upgrade?

Discussion in 'HD Media Playback Equipment' started by lern4483, May 2, 2008.

  1. lern4483

    lern4483 Thread Starter Active SatelliteGuys Member Pub Member / Supporter

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    Not sure this is the area to post.

    But here we go:

    Is the 722 worth the upgrade from the 622?

    Besides more recording space any other noticable difference?

    Also is it ( 722 ) as stable as the 622?

    Thank so much.

    Joel
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  2. jayn_j

    jayn_j spin class Supporting Founder

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    No, this will probably get moved to the Dish Network forum.

    The two units are nearly identical. They run the same software and hardware is similar. I believe the 722 has a newer generatioon video processing chip. The 722 has a larger HD, which allows a couple of new features like on demand HD. The 722 (and later 622s) have a fix for the flaky HDMI port. Other than that they are the same.
  3. navychop

    navychop Member of the Month - July 2014! Pub Member / Supporter

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    You can get Dish Online HD "VOD" with the ViP722, but not with the ViP622. There may be other surprises in the future. But probably not.

    For a $50-$100 difference, I'd go with the ViP722.

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