The Hopper 3 requires a cabled connection, but the Wireless Joey’s only require a cable that connects to the television. DISH’s Hopper 3 DVR system is the most powerful home DVR available. The Hopper not only offers wireless functionality, but 2000 hours of recording space,the ability to record 16 different shows simultaneously, and the amazing ability to skip commercials. Once you use the Hopper 3, no other DVR system will do.
Recording & Storage
The first feature most people consider when looking for a new DVR system, is the amount of space that the system offers. The Hopper 3 offers double the storage capacity of its nearest competitor, with 2000 hours of storage space built into the system. That’s enough space that you will never have to decide which show you’d rather watch!
While the amount of storage is impressive, the Hopper’s most exciting feature is its ability to record 16 different shows simultaneously. You’ll never have to miss an episode, game or movie again!
With the Hopper 3, commercials are a thing of the past. The Hopper offers a feature called AutoHop, which engages during select primetime programming and automatically skips past the commercials on recorded content if you watch it 24 hours after its initial air date.. Once you’ve experienced commercial-free television, you will never settle for anything less.
The quality of a television remote is a factor many people neglect to check before ordering new television service. Luckily, DISH did not neglect the Hopper 3’s remote. This remote offers a sleek design, with modern functionality. It offers voice control, making navigating your 2000 hours of recorded content a breeze. The remote also offers a unique loss-prevention feature via a button on the Hopper 3 console. If you misplace your remote, simply click the button and your remote will begin loudly beeping until you find it. It’s surprising how handy that feature really is.
If you aren’t a fan of having a lot of wires in your home entertainment setup, you need to get a Wireless Joey. The Wireless Joey utilized 802.11ac technology, that allows for HD programming at incredible speeds. The Wireless Joey is capable of streaming in 4K, making for a cutting-edge home-viewing experience. This is a perfect addition to your home if you want the power of your Hopper DVR in more than one room.
While there are a lot of DVR systems in the market, they are not all created equal. DISH Network’s Hopper 3 is unequivocally the best DVR in the market with its massive amount of storage space, features and potential. If you are in the market for a new DVR, or even if you have just been considering upgrading, the Hopper 3 will not disappoint.