NASDAQ: DISH) announced that an add-on to the award-winning
Hopper® Whole-Home HD DVR
platform is available today, increasing the tuner capacity of the Hopper experience. DISH’s
™ adds two network tuners to the Hopper’s three native tuners, allowing a household to record up to eight shows simultaneously. This
virtually eliminate channel conflicts for DISH Hopper customers.
Super Joey allows customers to simultaneously record an industry-leading eight shows. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We know TV viewers have searched for years for a solution to alleviate conflict over what to watch, and with Super Joey, customers no longer have to choose one program over another,” said Vivek Khemka, DISH senior vice president of product management. “Combined with Hopper’s 2,000 hours of storage, Super Joey makes it even easier for customers to enjoy more of the shows they love without having to negotiate what’s recorded with other viewers in the house.”
Super Joey was
at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year, where it was
the CES 2014 “Editors’ Choice” award from Reviewed.com. During the event, DISH also unveiled a troop of other Joey products designed to extend the reach of the Hopper experience, including the Wireless Joey and Virtual Joey.
The combined Hopper and Super Joey tuners gives DISH customers the power to watch and/or record shows from any four channels in addition to the shows on the four major broadcast networks or five shows from any channels of their choice. Super Joey is powered by a 1305 MHz, 3000 DMIPS Broadcom BCM7346 processor, features remote finder functionality, and supports MoCA and Ethernet connectivity.