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At DISH, we already know the Hopper® is great. But don't just take our word for it; read reviews from tech experts and see why the Hopper from DISH is the best whole-home HD DVR available today.

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PC MAGAZINE: HD DVR REVIEW.

Last year, when we tested Dish Network's Hopper, we were so impressed by its top-notch interface, extensive storage, multiple tuners, and reasonable price that we crowned it our Editors' Choice digital video recorder. This year, Dish Network takes the already-powerful, versatile Hopper and leaves it largely unchanged, with the exception of one key addition: Sling Media place-shifting. It's like having a full-fledged Slingbox built into your satellite set-top box so you can watch TV whenever and wherever you want on a number of additional...

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ENGADGET REVIEWS THE HOPPER WHOLE-HOME HD DVR.

A new DVR with a never-before-seen feature doesn't come around every day, and if it's the sort of amenity that works in every room of the house, without compromise, then we just have to review it. What would make the list? Try the Dish Hopper whole-home DVR, which can record six shows at once. Of course, there are specs and marketing claims, and then there's real-world performance. Is this set-top box everything we could have dreamed of? There's only one way to find out: you'll have to meet us past the break and take a walk through our full review...

LAPTOP MAGAZINE REVIEW.

...Dish Network's Hopper with Sling is not only a DVR that lets you skip ads with abandon, but also lets you watch your home TV on your iOS device wherever you go. Even better, you can download those shows or movies to your iPhone or iPad &emdash; perfect for those times when you don't have an Internet connection. The Hopper is so good, you may want to ditch cable or DirecTV just to get it...

WIRED: HOPPER IS "WORTH THE WAIT".

Either way, after months of teasing, the Hopper with Sling is finally here. And, fortunately, it's worth the wait. This is the second generation of Hopper, and it's much improved over the device that first debuted a few years ago. The new model includes the Sling place-shifting service so you can offload shows — live TV programs and DVR recordings — to any compatible device like an iPad or your laptop…

MASHABLE: HOPPER REVIEW.

Now there's an improved Dish Hopper satellite video DVR on the market, adding attractive new features that might make it worth a second look. The big news is the Hopper's built-in Slingbox that lets you watch anything on your DVR wherever you have an Internet connection. We tested the new Dish Hopper with Sling, viewing video at home and on the go.