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MRV- how many playbacks at a time?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by poppin_fresh, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. poppin_fresh

    poppin_fresh Mentor

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    Hi all,
    Tried searching, but found conflicting info or not quite what I was looking for.

    We recently added another DVR to bring our total to 3- HR24s hooked up via MRV. It seems like I can only play one recording at a time from each DVR if we are watching remotely?

    Example:
    Recordings are on DVR1, but its not physically being watched.

    We are trying to stream a show from DVR1 to DVR3 and someone else is trying to watch a different show from DVR1 to DVR2. We get a message stating something to the effect that only one will work at a time. Is that right?

    thanks,
    Jon
     
  2. trh

    trh This Space for Sale

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    Yes.
     
  3. evan_s

    evan_s Hall Of Fame

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    correct a hr2x can play one recording locally and stream one to something else and that is it. A HR 34 can stream to multiple things at once.
     
  4. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    Defined the HR34.
     
  5. carl6

    carl6 Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    I think you can stream a show from DVR1 to DVR3, and at the same time stream a show from DVR2 to DVR1. But any given HR2x DVR can only be the server for one outgoing stream at any given time.
     
  6. wahooq

    wahooq DBSTalk Club DBSTalk Club

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    only 1 stream available without the HR34
     

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