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#1 OFFLINE   pappascw

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 06:28 PM

Just got a new receiver from DTV along with a 2 year commitment, which I was cool with. They sent me a HR21-100? I know there are hr-22's and hr-23's? Is this receiver old/refurbished? What do the 22/23 buy me on top of this HR-21?

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#2 OFFLINE   BREVARDTV

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 06:31 PM

hr-21 refurbished hr-23 new

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 06:37 PM

there would be an r after the full model number for refurbished, eg HR21-100-r.
and there are still new HR21 units out there.
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Posted 26 October 2009 - 06:42 PM

The HR22s have a larger hard drive (Double the size/recording time), and the HR23s have the larger hard drives, plus don't need the BBC attachments (The wide band tuners are built right in).

#5 OFFLINE   pappascw

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 07:52 PM

Hmmm wonder if its worth a call back into them.. Double size recording.. Thats def worth it..

oh and yes it has an R after it.. So its a refurbished..

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 07:53 PM

Hmmm wonder if its worth a call back into them.. Double size recording.. Thats def worth it..


They won't swap it. They consider them the same. Which I don't think is right. You paid the same price for your HD DVR as somebody who got an HR22 or HR23, but you have half the recording capacity.

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 11:15 PM

Just got a new receiver from DTV along with a 2 year commitment, which I was cool with. They sent me a HR21-100? I know there are hr-22's and hr-23's? Is this receiver old/refurbished? What do the 22/23 buy me on top of this HR-21?

Thanks,
Chuck


um, is this your first HR? How much did they charge you for it?

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 04:11 AM

No 2nd.. Original one is a HR20-700 i think. Old silver box.. Got a new Samsung LCD and wanted something to match.. Paid what everyone else does when you have a 100+ bill a month, nothing.. But when you make deals you assume your getting the 199 DVR u see in Best Buy not a refurbished older model.




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