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Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by YakeVlad, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. David Ortiz

    David Ortiz Save the Clock Tower!! DBSTalk Club

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    I'm using 11 channels right now, so I could add the HR34 easily. I also have 3 DVRs that are empty or close to it.
     
  2. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

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    I'm in that boat.
     
  3. Drucifer

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    I could shed two DVRs and I would still be over the limit.
     
  4. Groundhog45

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    Thanks for the pictures. In #3 in the first group, what is the device below the SWM-32 that has five coax lines in and out?
     
  5. harsh

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    Five will get you ten that it is a variation on the PI-6S Power Interter/Polarity Locker that would be helpful when doubling up with the two-way splitter to its right.
     
  6. harsh

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    I was speaking of their pre-HR34 SWiM configurations. I suspect that most who add an HR34 to an existing SWiMline setup are going to have to swap out for a legacy LNB and make peace with a bunch more RG6 on the exterior of their home. This stems from the idea that someone that wants to add five tuners probably has more than three already.

    I wonder what happened with the higher capacity SWiM idea VOS used to talk about. A ten channel SWiMline dish would cover a whole lot more territory in the HR34 era.

    With the HR34, you could do four TVs with five tuners and still have more flexibility to watch all recordings versus the existing WHDS four TV setup with six tuners.
     
  7. veryoldschool

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    :shrug: It was only talk about how it "could be done".
    Maybe someday they'll offer a SWiM that isn't based on 8 tuners, but add another chip for 11 tuners.
     
  8. TBlazer07

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    A big HARUMPH to that!
     
  9. Steve

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    +1. I'm still in my 50's, but when it's my time to go, I want it to be while playing with the latest toys! :p
     
  10. dennisj00

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    But it won't involve a remote control and a DVR / TV!

    Well, maybe in the background. . .
     
  11. Jeffro

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    YakeVlad, do you have any pictures of the new HD GUI that is coming in October/November? I saw a picture with a close up of PIP. Is that the extent of the new HD GUI? Please post them if you do.
     
  12. dpeters11

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    PIP is not a function of the HD GUI. While the HR34 will have the GUI, only the 34 will get PIP.
     
  13. YakeVlad

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    No, the equipment in the booth didn't arrive pre-loaded with the HD GUI and the staff didn't get the time to load it themselves once the booth setup was completed.

    As dpeters already mentioned the PIP and HD GUI are two separate and distinct features.
     
  14. Herdfan

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    Perhaps you should check out and join the Cutting Edge section. :)
     
  15. geoff_g

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    I read most of this thread but did not see this answered.

    Is the damn box faster than the current crop. The lag between pushing a button on the remote and having the box respond is beyond ridiculous.....
     
  16. Herdfan

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    Define "current crop". The HR24 is quite speedy.
     
  17. geoff_g

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    I don't have a 24...does anyone know if the 34 will be as fast, or faster than the 24?
     
  18. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

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    It hasnt been released, so how would anyone know? If per chance, it is in beta test, the testers would not be allowed to answer anyway.
     
  19. harsh

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    Define "speedy". Speed is relative.
     
  20. Drucifer

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    Have a H25. It can fly thru the Guide. Don't really see way this is so important to many. For me, I prefer the Guide jump feature.
     

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