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DIRECTV Server Box spotted

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by dvrblogger, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. hdtvfan0001

    hdtvfan0001 Well-Known Member

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    More than 2 tuners already was done in the HR20 - albeit it two OTA ones and 2 sat ones...

    Who knows what 2010 brings....
     
  2. Richierich

    Richierich Hall Of Fame

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    And you probably want it for FREE!!! :)

    Yes, we will get a DVR with more than 2 Tuners!!!

    I also have 12 Tuners and 300 Series Links and 2060 Hours of HD Recording Capacity!!!
     
  3. kevinturcotte

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    I want more than 2 SATELLITE tuners lol

    I want a 6 (8 is better) satellite tuner DVR that can actually record 6 HD channels at once! And yeah, who wouldn't want it free, lol, but I wouldn't have a problem shelling out $500 for it.
     
  4. hdtvfan0001

    hdtvfan0001 Well-Known Member

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    We do know that the Home Media Center seen at CES has more than 2 tuners...that will likely not come out until late in the year at the soonest.

    In another thread, a new HRx DVR was mentioned, but the number of tuners is an unknown at this time for that unit.
     
  5. Doug Brott

    Doug Brott Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

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    well clearly that announcement turned out to be a swing and a miss. I'm pretty sure the HMC that was seen at CES this year is much different than the prototype presented many years ago.
     
  6. kevinwmsn

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    Will the HMC be like the HR21pro where you only get through a purchased(owned) and not a lease?
     
  7. kevinturcotte

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    If it is, I would assume there would be a regular leased version as well.
    You do realize you CAN outright purchase any receiver, right?
     
  8. harsh

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    To be certain, it lacks the built-in LCD display. Otherwise, the specs are surprisingly similar.
     
  9. harsh

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    Have you contemplated getting an additional receiver? Many DIRECTV customers have more than one HR2x.
     
  10. kevinturcotte

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    Yeah, but I want the 3-4 receivers to act like one big receiver lol
     
  11. Alan Gordon

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    THIS POST IS ABOUT THE HMC... NOT TIVO

    I was talking with my Grandmother earlier today about how I wanted to upgrade her SD-TiVo to HD once the new TiVo comes out... and knowing there was no information about the new TiVo in some of the usual places, I still did some Google searches just to pass the time while I'm waiting on someone... and I found this on DirecTV.com... found it interesting...

    Does my DIRECTV with TiVo support networking?

    I'm assuming... since is there no mention of the new TiVo that this is in fact an OLD answer to a FAQ?

    ~Alan
     
  12. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    ^ since I can't tell who wrote this, I can't be sure the "move" is real, and may simply be a typo or being misused.
    The HMC30 previewed [prototype] at CES, was a central server with thin clients, so there was no place to "move" a recording.
     
  13. Alan Gordon

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    I provided a link. It's on DirecTV's FAQ page... and none of their FAQ responses have listed who wrote it.

    As far as it being a typo, I suspect it's in regard to the HMC that was shown at CES years ago, and they simply have not updated the FAQ...

    Again, as I said, I suspect it's an old FAQ answer that needs updating... just thought it was interesting. :)

    ~Alan
     
  14. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    Yes, I went to your link, then "commented" on what I saw/read.
    Doubt anybody will know much until late this year when the HMC30 gets closer to the market.
     
  15. underlord2

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    Same here! :lol:
     
  16. Ken_F

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    For those that missed it, here's a video demo of the Broadcom-based DirecTV "HM30" DVR (3:20 in):

    [youtubehd]W1B1xDCkCA4[/youtubehd]

    Video was posted by Broadcom Corp.
     
  17. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    :confused:
    Where's the beef?
    Only the last min has the HMC 30.
     
  18. hdtvfan0001

    hdtvfan0001 Well-Known Member

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    That's not the same DirecTV HMC30 unit that was shown in the Entropic booth at the CES..in fact...it may not be an HMC30 at all...but its all cool.
     
  19. CraigerCSM

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    One unit showed a world globe icon on it when he was scrolling through the onscreen icons. Could that be a web browser?
     
  20. dave29

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    That guy has awesome hair.
     

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