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HR34 - Existing / Current Customers ?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by jeremymc7, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. trh

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    So by disable, you meant you would go under setup and change your two HRs from dual to single tuners? Interesting idea. Does anyone know if this would work?
     
  2. trh

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    I believe these are the questions spartanstew is referencing.
     
  3. Iceman5000

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    Yes that will work.
     
  4. spartanstew

    spartanstew Dry as a bone DBSTalk Club

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    I never said they were MY questions. When you post in a forum, it's usually common courtesy to respond to questions that other members ask. Not just ignore them and keep posting.
     
  5. trh

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    Again, interesting idea. I've never read here that could be a solution to going over eight tuners. When I went over eight, DirecTV installed a SWiM16 -- at no charge.

    So to the OP ... Now that you have an HR34 on order, you might want to call in and see about upgrading. Seems a waste to have two DVRs with only one operational tuner.
     
  6. CCarncross

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    guys it seems quite simple...because of the deal that Jerry K got, he prefers to handle it via PM....not everything is public knowledge....nor should it be.
     
  7. jeremymc7

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    In my case I don't know that it's really worth it. The main reason for adding the HR34 is because DirecTV can't pool the current HR's together.

    The HR34 will allow me to manage the recordings on one box instead of multiple while not having to worry about not being able to watch live TV because I have 2-4 recording's at the same time.

    The existing HR2x and H2x models are just acting as streamers until DirecTV releases the RVU boxes which will replace all the HR2x and H2x models.
     
  8. johnnytex

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    How do you "disable the extra tuners on the HR units"? I have a SWM8 and 4 tuners are enough on my HR34.
     
  9. jeremymc7

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    You go under setup and change your two HRs from dual to single tuners? At least on my HR2x. Should be same/similar on the HR34, but I don't have mine yet.
     
  10. johnnytex

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    Where in setup do I do that?
     
  11. spartanstew

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    Then he shouldn't have made the initial statement if he didn't want to discuss it.
     
  12. WestDC

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    Any “receiver” can be owned as long as you believe it is. :D
     
  13. Stuart Sweet

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    Not true.
     
  14. Jerry_K

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    Sorry, if you had said our questions it would have been more clear to me.

    I posted that I would answer the questions in PM.

    I am not sure of the rules here for posting information about purchases. Many forums do not allow such posts. I asked the dealer if I could give them referrals and he welcomed them as he is a businessman and likes selling.

    So if you too would like to purchase an HR34 owned PM me. I am sure I already have pointed more people towards the deal than the dealer may have stock.
     
  15. spartanstew

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    That's fine Jerry, but if you're going to make a post about having an "owned HR34" you should expect questions and be ready to answer them (other than in a PM).



    PS. You can post anything you want here about purchases/how much/where.
     
  16. Go Beavs

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    If you go into the setup menu and rerun the satellite setup, you can select single or dual tuners. I'm not sure how the HR34 works in that regard, but I know you can do it with the HR2x series.
     
  17. trh

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    Probably "yee, uhr, sahn, suh & woo". :D
     
  18. Jerry_K

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    OK here are the answers.

    As posted in two other threads including one I started myself I paid $549 and $17 shipping. Box is activated owned when it gets to me. I would not accept shipment if it were not already tested and activated.

    I will not give you the dealer contact details since he is a real working person and I don't want a bunch of lookyloos just calling him up without any intention of buying.

    The method I used to find an owned hr34 is one I always use to purchase anything Research Research Research. There are thousands of DirecTV Dealers. The big ones always mentioned on this sort of forum are hardly ever as friendly to consumers as the guy whose next sale means he gets to go to the grocery store on the way home instead of eating leftovers.

    So you get online and start finding smaller, entreprenurial dealers who are feeding thier families on a daily basis by being customer friendly. Eventually you will find one or more that are selling what you want at a reasonable price and with great service. Great service means doing what you want.

    It took me three days of casual surfing and emailing to find such a dealer. Better even than first expected.

    If you or someone you know wants to try to purchase any DirecTV equipment owned, just ask. I, got a brand new HR24 owned at the same time from this great dealer.

    I am not being coy here, just trying to keep my dealer from getting way too many calls. I have given contact details to eight folks from here already.
     
  19. spartanstew

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    I believe you Jerry, I just don't know how this dealer is getting them owned. Every other dealer in existence can only supply "leased" receivers. D* doesn't even provide owned HR34's (although they can with other models).
     
  20. Jerry_K

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    When there is a will there is a way. I made a lot of money for myself and the company I worked for before retiring by finding the good deal.
     

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