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#1 OFFLINE   ohills

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 09:37 PM

My hard drive on my 3 year old HR20-700 is starting to go. Should I buy a 1TB eSATA external drive or just buy a new HR23-700.

Sony 55EX500, Vizio 47", Sony 40EX400 Samsung un46eh6000 all via HDMI, HR 34, HR24, HR20, HR22
16ch SWM, Denon 3312ci and Yamaha 2300 receivers Klipsch Reference Series Speakers, HSU VTF2 MK-3 SUB
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#2 OFFLINE   BAHitman

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 09:44 PM

if you don't need the OTA tuners, you could go HR23, but you would only get 500GB if you go with the 1TB eSATA drive, you would have more space...

HR34, HR20x3, HR22, HR23, H24, H21

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#3 OFFLINE   litzdog911

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Posted 11 July 2009 - 12:03 AM

Assuming your HR20-700 is leased (most are), why go buy a new one? Call DirecTV and request a replacement. It's free if you have their Equipment Protection Plan. Otherwise it's ~$20 for shipping.
HD DVRs: HR34-700; HR24-500; (2) HR20-700 + WD eSATA 1TB drive/Antec MX1 case; HR21-700; HR21-200 w/AM21
Receivers: H25-500 HD Receiver; H21-100 HD Receiver
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