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Whose Series 1 DTV/TiVo will be the last one standing...


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#1 OFFLINE   fairsailing

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 09:12 AM

Must still be activated on your DTV account and have original board.

They generally seem to be pretty bulletproof if you were willing to replace the hard disk occasionally, I suspect most of the remaining ones were deactivated during HD upgrades. I've had my DSR6000 in daily service since the fall of 2000, just before the dual tuner feature came out.

My "secret" to long life was to replace the original fan with a Papst 612N/2GML along with a 3 Pin to 4 Pin Adapter for $28 back in Feb 2004. The adapter allowed the fan to be powered by the 2nd hard drive cable, rather than the motherboard connector.

Series 1 DTV/TiVos:
Philips DSR6000
Sony Sat-T60
Hughes GXCEBOT

Edited by fairsailing, 20 November 2009 - 10:45 AM.
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#2 OFFLINE   litzdog911

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 11:48 AM

My Sony SAT-T60 is still going strong.
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
Mobile Devices: Nomad

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#3 OFFLINE   jbjorgen

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 01:09 AM

My Philips works still.

#4 OFFLINE   MountainMan10

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Posted 07 January 2010 - 06:52 AM

My Sony SAT-T60 is still going strong.


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It is over 8 years old. All original equipment.




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