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DIRECTV HD Receiver with TiVo (Official Q2 2010 Thread)


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#781 OFFLINE   David Ortiz

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Posted 25 June 2010 - 04:09 PM

I will continue to patiently wait for the Dtv HD Tivo, but for now I got a free HR24 coming Tuesday.

I like to hit pause, hit LIVE to switch to other tuner... watch for a bit, then PAUSE and hit LIVE to switch back to my other live tuner, as in watching two ballgames at once.


You don't need TiVo for that.

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#782 OFFLINE   Dradran

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Posted 25 June 2010 - 04:14 PM

I will continue to patiently wait for the Dtv HD Tivo, but for now I got a free HR24 coming Tuesday.

I like to hit pause, hit LIVE to switch to other tuner... watch for a bit, then PAUSE and hit LIVE to switch back to my other live tuner, as in watching two ballgames at once.


You can do it with DoublePlay on the HR2x series. Maybe even other DVR's. I use it all the time with Sunday Ticket watching the Pats games and Redzone doing exactly what you are describing.

Instructions here.

http://www.directv.c...ssetId=P6300172

#783 OFFLINE   Doug Brott

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Posted 25 June 2010 - 04:14 PM

I will continue to patiently wait for the Dtv HD Tivo, but for now I got a free HR24 coming Tuesday.

I like to hit pause, hit LIVE to switch to other tuner... watch for a bit, then PAUSE and hit LIVE to switch back to my other live tuner, as in watching two ballgames at once.


Use the down arrow on your HR24 to accomplish the same thing .. It's called DoublePlay.
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#784 OFFLINE   bonscott87

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Posted 25 June 2010 - 05:07 PM

I will continue to patiently wait for the Dtv HD Tivo, but for now I got a free HR24 coming Tuesday.

I like to hit pause, hit LIVE to switch to other tuner... watch for a bit, then PAUSE and hit LIVE to switch back to my other live tuner, as in watching two ballgames at once.


Been able to do that on the HR2x's for over a year. ;)

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Posted 25 June 2010 - 05:13 PM

Coulda sold 'em on eBay. ;)

I wasn't going to comment further, but on second thought... I had/have only one HR10. I didn't get dropped recordings or overheating. I had some lockups and spontaneous reboots early on (August 2004), but they didn't make me feel like the DVR was my enemy — like the HR21 does currently.

Maybe your bad experiences were a few months before I got my box, with half-baked software?


had the HR10's from a few months after release till the HR2X's came out

Sell on Ebay? Why bring pain and misery on a unsuspected person, as mean as I am I would not even do that to my ex-wife or a lawyer, after all I do have some standards. was more fun hitting them with the shotgun when I got rid of them, they where replaced with owned HR2X's throught he protection plan and Directv did not want them back.

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have had a few spontaneous reboots - mainly when they had the guide data problems, unlike the expeirence with the HR10's - don;t think the hr10 ever had anything but half backed software




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