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HR34 owners: A quick question

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by satman48, Aug 1, 2012.

  1. satman48

    satman48 New Member

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    When you are watching the HR34 from another room do you experience a slowdown when skipping through commercials like I do when I view from another HR unit in another room?

    Been wondering if it's worth the trouble to consolidate the 4 DVR's I have into the HR34 or am I better off as it stands as I wouldn't have every show thats been recorded on just one device.
     
  2. Shades228

    Shades228 DaBears

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    It's going to depend on your setup and preferences. However you have more versatlity with 4 HD DVR's than you do with a HR34 and if something goes wrong you risk less. Trickplay over WHDVR is inherintly slower than locally regardless of receiver type.
     
  3. Go Beavs

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    Trickplay seems the same for me regardless of which DVR is the client or server. It's all just a little slower over the WH network.

    If you're only concerned with trickplay speed from the HR34, then it may not be worth it for you.
     

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