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#41 OFFLINE   LameLefty

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 10:33 AM

Thanks Stuart, Smiddy and all of you. How I wish that G4 catered to techies; their coverage really sucks.


This kind of thread makes me yearn for the old ZDTV/TechTV days . . . when I first sub'd to Directv back in the late '90s, I watched "The Screen Savers" and related shows on ZDTV just about every night - their coverage of computers and consumer electronics was amazing.

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 10:34 AM

Yes thanks Great coverage on the D* products

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#43 OFFLINE   jacmyoung

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 10:37 AM

...as MRV does not show up a free drive space percentage on the LIST screen.


Yes mine does:)

The question is, how many tuners does the HR24 have?

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 10:45 AM

This kind of thread makes me yearn for the old ZDTV/TechTV days . . . when I first sub'd to Directv back in the late '90s, I watched "The Screen Savers" and related shows on ZDTV just about every night - their coverage of computers and consumer electronics was amazing.

Yes, I was trying to think of the name of the show. They had great info. Does anyone know what happened to it?:confused:
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#45 OFFLINE   hdtvfan0001

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 10:58 AM

Yes mine does:)

The question is, how many tuners does the HR24 have?

The answer is......

....stay tuned (pun intended)......:D
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#46 OFFLINE   jacmyoung

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 11:01 AM

...always good to know what the competitor wannabe's are doing....:lol::lol::lol:


We already knew, now just want to know what DirecTV is doing:)

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 11:13 AM

. . . when I first sub'd to Directv back in the late '90s, I watched "The Screen Savers" ...

Same here. Big fan of that show.
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Posted 10 January 2010 - 11:39 AM

Hey Smidster? Post some Dish stuff already would ya?

So did you get a kick out of the Dish vs. DirecTV comparison in the Dish booth?

I am sad to report I didn't make it to the DiSH booth. The place was huge and I was in awe with the enormity of it all. By the end of the day I was totally bushed. You need more than an afternoon to do CES, it has way too much to offer than what one can consume. Maybe next year, sorry Jason! :(
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#49 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 12:17 PM

Folks, I've got a boatload of pictures from HDTVfan0001. Great job!

CES Exterior and Interior:

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#50 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 12:17 PM

XStream Booth:

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#51 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 12:18 PM

DIRECTV 3D at Samsung Booth:

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 12:18 PM

DIRECTV3D at Panasonic Booth:

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#53 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 12:19 PM

Next-Generation DIRECTV hardware on display:

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 12:20 PM

Once again, a big thanks to HDTVfan0001 for these great pictures, with commentary to come!
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Posted 10 January 2010 - 01:29 PM

Next-Generation DIRECTV hardware on display:

Do you think eventually that white box will be built into the unit, so we don't have to have so many boxes and cables?

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 01:46 PM

Since this HR24 is "built on top of DLNA" according to Engadget, can we speculate it will be very different than whatever the new DirecTiVo people are talking about? I say so because TiVo is not a member of DLNA.

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 01:48 PM

Do you think eventually that white box will be built into the unit, so we don't have to have so many boxes and cables?


Its only a guess but sure. If the BCC was eventually put into the HR23-700's I dont see why over time they wont do it also.

#58 OFFLINE   LameLefty

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 02:14 PM

Its only a guess but sure. If the BCC was eventually put into the HR23-700's I dont see why over time they wont do it also.


The BBCs weren't put into the HR23; the HR23 uses wideband tuners that don't need the BBC at all. However, with all new installs going to SWiM technology, that doesn't seem to me to be an important distinction any longer (since BBCs aren't needed on SWiMs anyway).

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 05:58 PM

Just sent more photos from today to our Mods, so I anticipate you'll see some additional things from CES.

Smiddy and I will provide a joint "What we saw at CES"-type report as soon as we can coordinate our information.

We enjoy the opportunity to share our information and experiences - and it was great to "work with" Smiddy at CES.
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Posted 10 January 2010 - 06:11 PM

Since this HR24 is "built on top of DLNA" according to Engadget, can we speculate it will be very different than whatever the new DirecTiVo people are talking about? I say so because TiVo is not a member of DLNA.


This isn't an HR24.....I am sure we will get confirmation of this at some point..




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