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Replace HR 34 with HR 44

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by jimlenz, May 19, 2013.

  1. jimlenz

    jimlenz Legend

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    I have a HR34 and am looking to upgrade to the HR44. Is it worth upgrading? My main reason is that I want to give the HR34 to my father. I assume I can do that even though it is leased? It will still be leased for him? I assume I can just replace the 34 with the 44 since I already have all the connections working?

    Thanks

    Jim
     
  2. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

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    You can't transfer a leased box to someone else. It is a simple swapout if you were to get one from Solid Signal. The difference would be in speed, size and possibly manufacturer.
     
  3. Jacob Braun

    Jacob Braun King of Awesome

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    And you would have to deactivate the HR34 before activating the HR44. The HR34 would also need to be returned to DirecTV.
     
  4. texasbrit

    texasbrit Well-Known Member

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    You can't do this. The HR34 is leased to you and if you deactivate it it needs to go back to DirecTV otherwise you will get charged for it. It can't be transferred to another account.
     
  5. peds48

    peds48 Genius. DBSTalk Club

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    Yep, it aint gonna happen….
     

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