TiVo Roamio Mini Streaming Extender for TiVo Premiere DVRs

Model: TCDA92000 UPC: 851342000247 Item: 162609

Product Information

Extend the TiVo experience to every TV in your house.

When you add TiVo Mini to your TiVo Roamio or 4-tuner TiVo Premiere, you get the ultimate multi-room solution. TiVo Minis let you enjoy the complete TiVo experience on additional TVs in your house. Access live TV and recorded shows, available on-demand content and apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus.

  • Watch live TV and recorded shows
  • Access Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube® and more
  • Search, schedule and record your shows
With TiVo Mini, you can:
  • Stream and watch Live TV with full Trick Play functions
  • Pause a show in one room and resume it in another
  • Stream recorded shows to another DVR
  • Access your 4-tuner TiVo DVR through your Ethernet or MoCA home network to schedule recordings, WishList searches and Season Pass recordings
  • Share web entertainment from another TV, including movies and music from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube, and other broadband content providers
  • Stream HD recordings to up to three TVs

TiVo Mini does not have a tuner or hard drive, and does not need a CableCARD. Additionally, the remote in the TiVo App cannot control TiVo Mini.

What does TiVo Mini cost?

To be activated, TiVo Mini requires:

  1. A one-time cost of $99.99 for the unit
  2. A service plan:
    • Monthly service fee: $5.99/month with a minimum of one (1) year commitment and an early termination fee
    • Product lifetime service (PLS): One-time service fee of $149.99
What is in the TiVo Mini box?
  • 1 TiVo Mini
  • 1 standard TiVo remote (batteries included)
  • 1 power adapter
  • 1 6' HDMI cable
  • 1 Start Here poster (Installation Guide)
What does TiVo Mini get from the host DVR?

TiVo Mini is a client device. It depends on the host DVR to provide:

  • Program guide data
  • Tuners (for Live TV streaming and QAM-based VOD)
  • Multi-Room Streaming content
  • My Shows
  • Remote Scheduling
  • Channel Locks
  • Thumb Ratings
  • Search
  • Browse
  • Discovery Bar
  • Poster Art

NOTE: If TiVo Mini loses connection to your home network, this data will not be available.

How many Mini boxes can be supported on one TiVo DVR?

Up to eight TiVo Minis can be supported by one TiVo network containing either TiVo Roamio or Premiere DVRs.  One tuner is used each time a TiVo Mini is being used on the network. Therefore, depending on the number of DVRs and tuners you have available, you may not be able to have all eight operating simultaneously.

TiVo Roamio DVRs allow for dynamic tuner allocation, so the tuner is only used when the Mini needs it and is released back to the DVR for use when the TiVo Mini isn’t in use. TiVo Premiere DVRs do NOT support dynamic tuner allocation, so any Mini connected to a Premiere is allocated a constantly dedicated tuner and therefore reduces the tuners available for the Premiere DVR.

Can DVR be wireless and still connect to Mini?

No, you must use a wired connection (Ethernet or MoCA) to connect your DVR to a TiVo Mini. Wireless  networking is not supported.

Compatible DVRs (4-tuners required)

  • TiVo Roamio and Roamio Plus or Pro
  • TiVo Premiere 4 and XL4/Elite


HDMI, component video, composite video

Video Output Modes


Available Apps

Hulu PlusNetflixPandoraSpotifyLive365YouTubeAOL OnLaunchpad for TiVoPicasaYour Music/Photos & Games


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