ONE SMART, WHOLE-
HOME HD DVR.

While others may try to imitate the DISH Hopper®,a closer look tells you there's simply no better Whole-Home HD DVR available. With industry-leading technology and never-before seen features, DIRECTV's Genie doesn't even compare.
Hopper: a whole new animal in entertainment.

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WHY SETTLE FOR THREE WISHES WHEN
YOU CAN HAVE EVERYTHING?

Don't take our word for it. Browse the comparison below to see how DISH's Hopper® beats DIRECTV's Genie hands down.

DirecTV Genie vs. DISH Hopper

* Commercial-free TV feature only available for playback of certain HD primetime shows on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC with PrimeTime Anytime feature. Functions must be enabled by customer and are subject to availability
12 Hoppers with 4 Joeys vs. 1 Genie with 3 Clients. Additional HD DVR receiver may be added to Genie accounts to support more than 4 rooms, however the additional HD DVRs will not be visible by the Clients. The Genie also supports RVU-enabled devices, for a maximum of up to 8 rooms
2 Required broadband connected, Sling-enabled DVR.
3 When connected to broadband Internet
4 Hopper dimensions: 16" W x 14" D x 2.05" H; Genie dimensions 15.75" W x 11.85 " D x 3.25" H
5 Requires Super Joey to record 8 shows at once. Additional fee applies.

FREE HOPPER UPGRADE.

Get a Hopper with packages starting at $29.99/mo, so you can watch live and recorded TV anywhere. 1Only the Hopper delivers features that will change the way you watch TV forever – you can even transfer select DVR recorded programs to a tablet for offline viewing.

  • Watch all your live and recorded TV anywhere1
  • Instantly skip commercials
  • Store up to 2,000 hours of your favorite shows2
  • Record up to 8 different shows at the same time2
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*Monthly DVR and receiver fees apply. New DISH customers only. Instant Skip feature only available for playback the next day of certain primetime shows on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC with PrimeTime Anytime feature. Features must be enabled by customer.
Requires Super Joey to record 8 shows at once. Monthly fees apply: Hopper, $12; Joey, $7; Super Joey $10.

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FEATURES THE GENIE CAN ONLY WISH FOR.

Only the Hopper gives you the control to watch your live TV¹, thousands of On Demand titles² and everything from your DVR even when you're away from home – a bit of magic that's exclusive to the Hopper.

The Hopper's exclusive feature, PrimeTime Anytime, gives you the control to automatically record every primetime show on the four major networks, ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC and instantly skip commercials³ when you play back your recorded primetime content—something the DIRECTV Genie can only dream of.

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¹Requires a broadband connected, Sling-enabled DVR. ²Selection will be base on your programming subscription. ³ Automatic skip feature available for playback of certain primetime shows on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC with PrimeTime Anytime feature. Features must be enabled by customer.

RECORD MORE.
ENJOY MORE.

The Hopper® packs a 2 TB hard drive punch—twice that of the DIRECTV Genie—so you can record and store up to 2,000 hours of your favorite programming. And when you connect the Hopper to broadband, you'll have instant access to more than 15,000 On Demand titles—the less powerful Genie only offers less than half of the On Demand titles.

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GET A JUMP ON CONTENT DISCOVERY.

The Hopper® Whole-Home HD DVR boasts ultra-cool features that make it quick and easy to find what you want. With our Game Finder app, you can pinpoint the big game in seconds and even customize Game Finder to always locate your favorite sports and teams.

The Hopper also features sleek HD graphics-based menus, with super-fast scrolling and colorful channel logos.

Only the Hopper brings you this much music. With its integrated Pandora app, you can listen to your favorite customized music channels. And, exclusively from DISH, get over 70 channels of SiriusXM content.*

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*Available with select programming packages.

HOPPER® WHOLE-HOME HD DVR: THE MOST AWARDED IN THE INDUSTRY.

The DISH Hopper Whole-Home DVR is the talk of the industry. Only the Hopper brings you the best Whole-Home HD DVR experience—a feat that has been recognized with numerous industry awards including the Best of CES 2013, Best of Year 2013 by Reviewed.com and Laptop Magazine's award for 2013 Editor's Choice Award.

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FREE HOPPER UPGRADE.

Get a Free Hopper upgrade, with America’s Top 120 and above, and get the most advanced Whole-Home HD DVR.

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*Requires 24-month agreement and credit qualification. New and qualified former DISH customers only. Monthly DVR fee and receiver fees apply.

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REMOTE FINDER

1.  Go to your receiver
2.  Press the LOCATE REMOTE button on the front of the receiver.  The button is located behind the pull-down door on the left side.
3.  Your remote will beep.  Press any button on the remote to stop the beeping.

LOGO GUIDE.

1. Press the GUIDE button Guide - Remote
2. Channel logos will display on the left side of the guide for easy channel identification
Logo Guide Step 2

24 HOUR JUMP.

1. Press the GUIDE button
Guide - Remote
2. The guide will display showing the current day and time
24 Hour Jump - Step 2
3. Press the FWD button Forward - Remote
4. The guide will advance 24 hours
24 Hour Jump - 3

GUIDE FILTERS.

1. Press the GUIDE button Guide - Remote
2. The guide will display with the current guide filter in the red color bar
3. Press the RED COLOR button and a drop-down menu will display with filter options Guide Filters - 4

WHAT'S HOT.

1. Press the MENU button Menu - Remote
2. Select What's Hot Whats Hot - 2
3. Current programs will display ordered according to how much they are being watched
Whats Hot - 3
4. Additional display options are available using the color bars
Whats Hot - 4

TV ACTIVITY SCREEN.

1. Press the RED COLOR button Red - Remote
2. A list of tuners will display showing the activity of each
TV Act - 2
3. Arrow to a tuner and press the SELECT button to see viewing options for that tuner
Whats Hot - 4

COLLAPSIBLE GUIDE.

1. Press the GUIDE button Guide - Remote
2. Navigate to a collapsible channel


Collapsible channels:
  • 99 - Sirius XM Music
  • 405 - Big Ten Network
  • 406 - Pac 12 Network
  • 412 - Regional Sports Networks
  • 470 - NBA League Pass
  • 475 - NHL Center Ice
  • 600 - 626 - International
Sirius - 3
3. Press the BLUE COLOR button to expand the channel
4. The channel will expand to display a 5-digit channel number (ex. 099-03)
5. Press the BLUE COLOR button again to collapse the channel

6. The channel will collapse Sirius - 7

SIRIUS XM.

1. Press the GUIDE button Guide - Remote
2. Type "99" on the remote keypad 9 - Remote
3. The guide will highlight channel 99 (a plus sign on the left indicates a collapsed channel)
Sirius - 3
4. Press the BLUE COLOR button to expand the channel
5. The channel will expand to display a 5-digit channel number (ex. 099-03)
6. Press the BLUE COLOR button again to collapse the channel

7. The channel will collapse Sirius - 7

SMART SEARCH.

1. Press the SEARCH button Search - Remote
2. Enter a name, a title, or a keyword
Smart  -2
3. To browse results, arrow over to the tiles on the right
Smart -3
4. For additional search options use the color bars

RECALL LAST FOUR.

1. Press the RECALL button Recall - Remote
2. The banner will display at the bottom of screen with the last four events viewed
Recall - 3
3. Arrow to the event you would like to view and press the SELECT button

ONE CLICK SKIP.

1. Press the SKIP BACK button to jump back 10 seconds
Skip Back - Remote
2. Press the SKIP FWD button to jump ahead 30 seconds
Skip Forward - Remote

GAME FINDER.

1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
2. Select Game Finder
3. Game Finder displays with scores on the right and game ratings and box scores below
4. Arrow to the game you want to watch and press the SELECT button
5. For additional display options use the red and green color bars

SIDE BY SIDE.

1. Press the PIP button
PIP - Remote
2. Arrow to the Side by Side option and press the SELECT button
3. Two events will display (sound and remote buttons will apply to the screen on the left)
4. Press the SWAP button. This will flip the images.
SWAP  -Remote
5. Tune to a second sporting event

BLUETOOTH

1. Press the MENU button
Menu - Remote
2. Select Settings
3. Select Bluetooth
4a. Make sure your Bluetooth device is powered on and ready for pairing
4b. Select Find Devices.  A screen will display while the devices locate each other.
4c. Pairing may take up to one minute
5a. Enter your pairing code, then select OK
5b. Some devices do not have a pairing code.  Select OK, or the message will time out in about 1 minute.

PANDORA.

1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
Blue - Remote
2. Select Pandora

FACEBOOK.

1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
Blue - Remote
2. Select Facebook

THE WEATHER CHANNEL

1. Press the BLUE COLOR button
Blue - Remote
2. Select The Weather Channel

ON DEMAND.

1. Press the ONDEMAND button

2. To browse results arrow through the tiles
3. Press the RED COLOR button to provide more options on displaying tiles

ROOM TO ROOM

1. Press the PAUSE button
2. If you wish to do so, press the TV POWER button to turn off your TV
3. Go to the room in which you would like to resume watching

4. Turn on the TV
5. Arrow to the event you were viewing and press the SELECT button
6. Select Join
7. Press the PLAY button to continue watching

EASY EDIT DVR.

1. Press the GUIDE button
Guide - Remote
2. Arrow to the scheduled recording you would like to edit and press the SELECT button
3. Select Edit Timer and options will display
4. Apply any additional preferences to manage recordings

RECORD SIX.

Step 1.

Press the Guide button.

Step 2.

Navigate to the event you would like to record.

Step 3.

Press the Record button once to record the event, twice to record the series, or three times to edit the recording.

PRIMETIME ANYTIME

1. Press the MENU button
Menu - Remote
2. Select PrimeTime Anytime
3a. Select On
3b. You will automatically be taken to the PrimeTime Anytime Setup screen

4. Apply your desired PrimeTime Anytime preferences
5. Select Save

AUTOHOP.

1. Press the DVR button twice
2. Arrow to a recording with the AutoHop indicator
3. Press the PLAY button
4. Select Yes to hop over the event's commercial breaks

ALBUM ART DESIGN.

1. Press the DVR button
2. The guide will display with album art designs

2TB HARD DRIVE.

1. Press the DVR button

NEW RECORDING INDICATOR.

1. Press the DVR button
2a. Arrow to the group of recordings you would like to view and press the SELECT button
2b. New recordings are designated by a "new" icon which overlays the top left of the album art cover
2c. In list view, new recordings are designated by a "new" icon on the left side

AUTOHOP INDICATOR.

1. Press the DVR button twice
2. AutoHop Recordings are designated by a red kangaroo icon in the top right corner

PERCENTAGE WATCHED.

1. Press the DVR button
2. Arrow to the event you want to watch and press the SELECT button
3. The percent watched is displayed on an indicator to the right of each episode

PERSONALIZED FOLDERS.

1. Press the DVR button
2. Arrow to a recording you would like to put in the new folder and press the SELECT button
3. Select Edit
4a. Under Folder, select Create Folder
4b. If folder already exists, select the name of the existing folder

5. Enter your desired name for the new folder, then select Done
6. Select Save

ONE CLICK DELETE.

1. Press the DVR button
2. Arrow to the recording you would like to delete
3. Press the BLUE COLOR button
4. The recording will delete

RECOVER.

1. Press the DVR button
2. Select Deleted Recordings
3. Arrow to the recording you would like to restore
4. Press the BLUE COLOR button
5. The recording will be restored

SLING.

1. From iPad or mobile device, select Guide
2. Select an event from the guide
3. Select Watch on iPad

DISH ANYWHERE.

1. Launch DISH Anywhere app from iPad or other mobile device
2. Enter your credentials and select Log In
3. Begin using DISH Anywhere

DISH EXPLORER.

1. Launch DISH Explorer app
2. Select your Hopper, then select Pair
3. Enter pairing code from your paired Hopper and select Continue
4. Select Skip
5. Begin using DISH Explorer app

HOPPER TRANSFERS.

1. Launch DISH Anywhere app from iPad or other mobile device
2. Select My DVR
3a. Select the recording you want to transfer
3b. If applicable, select your desired episode
4. Select the Prepare for Mobile button
5. Select Yes on the Auto-Transfer Recording pop-up
6. Select OK on the DISH Anywhere pop-up