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Upgrading the internal hard drive on an HR24


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#481 OFFLINE   palmgrower

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 05:43 AM

Please elaborate.


I had to buy a Security/Tamper Proof T10 Torx in order to do the job easily.

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#482 OFFLINE   Richierich

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:44 AM

That's one of the reasons (jealously) you'll never see my setup in print.
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I guess I should Delete my Setup Reference in my Signature. :lol:
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#483 OFFLINE   tivoreno

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:47 AM

I had to buy a Security/Tamper Proof T10 Torx in order to do the job easily.


Sorry, I meant about opening the case. Cheers.

#484 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:39 PM

I guess I should Delete my Setup Reference in my Signature. :lol:


I meant to say "jealousy" in my post. Damn, I read every post carefully before I submit it and I missed that... :nono2:

I also think some saner folks than you and I would think I'm nutz!!! And we're still in an economic hole and some folks just don't want to see what we've got.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:41 PM

I guess I should Delete my Setup Reference in my Signature. :lol:


Oh, you moved Pete's word into my sentence! No need for me to change anything. Little things like this make me happy.....:lol:

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#486 OFFLINE   Richierich

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 03:21 PM

I meant to say "jealousy" in my post. Damn, I read every post carefully before I submit it and I missed that... :nono2:

I also think some saner folks than you and I would think I'm nutz!!! And we're still in an economic hole and some folks just don't want to see what we've got.
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Yes, I know what you mean as there are several members here that hate me because I speak about how many DVRs I have or my 2 TB Drives or my expensive APC S15 but that is the Way of the World.

The Have Nots Have Always Hated Those Who Have Regardless Of How The Got It!!!

I as well as you worked hard to get what we have so we deserve it and shouldn't be hated for it by those who are Jealous!!! :)
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#487 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:58 PM

Yes, I know what you mean as there are several members here that hate me because I speak about how many DVRs I have or my 2 TB Drives or my expensive APC S15 but that is the Way of the World.

The Have Nots Have Always Hated Those Who Have Regardless Of How The Got It!!!

I as well as you worked hard to get what we have so we deserve it and shouldn't be hated for it by those who are Jealous!!! :)


I dunno. I still feel like it's a house of cards that could collapse at any moment.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:27 PM

Western Digital 2 TB (WD20EADS) is recommended throughout this thread. Is this the best drive available? I want a long lasting HD. Thanks.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

Western Digital 2 TB (WD20EADS) is recommended throughout this thread. Is this the best drive available? I want a long lasting HD. Thanks.


Ive used those, and Seagate 2TB Barracudas. Never had any issues with either. I like the Barracudas because of the large cache and spindle speed with my 4 and 5 tuner DVRs. Just a little overhead (or some will say overkill). Warrantys are changing though. Its not a standard 5 years anymore, so check the warranty before you buy.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:20 PM

I did mention Seagate here http://www.dbstalk.c...&postcount=2481 for AV market like the DVRs.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:02 PM

Western Digital 2 TB (WD20EADS) is recommended throughout this thread. Is this the best drive available? I want a long lasting HD. Thanks.


You want the AV-GP series.

They're EURS. Th EA stuff isn't the AV-GP series.

2TB is WD20EURS.
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:08 AM

Western Digital 2 TB (WD20EADS) is recommended throughout this thread. Is this the best drive available? I want a long lasting HD. Thanks.


That is not the AV drive, and I believe that drive is not even made anymore. The older model AVGPC drive was the EVDS. Here is the current list of WD AVGP drives from their website:

http://www.wdc.com/e...cts.aspx?id=150

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:43 AM

You want the AV-GP series.

They're EURS. Th EA stuff isn't the AV-GP series.

2TB is WD20EURS.


I've been running two 2TB EADS in two HR-24s for as long as the 24s have been out. They might not be AV-GP HDDs, but I've had no problems with them at all. I also use a few EARS and an EARX and they run well, too. Might have an EURS or two, lost track of what was in the HRs a long time ago.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:47 AM

Yep, most drives will work, it's just that the AV-GP series were tweaked for the task, but again most drives will work.
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:32 AM

Yep, most drives will work, it's just that the AV-GP series were tweaked for the task, but again most drives will work.


Yup, I usually just buy the cheapest one, but I'm very frugal... :lol:

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 12:10 PM

I've been running two 2TB EADS in two HR-24s for as long as the 24s have been out. They might not be AV-GP HDDs, but I've had no problems with them at all. I also use a few EARS and an EARX and they run well, too. Might have an EURS or two, lost track of what was in the HRs a long time ago.
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I was the First Person here at DBSTALK to buy a 2 TB WD20EADS Drive and I have bought 5 more since then and they all work very well as nin my 5 HR24-500s and my 2 HR23-700s. I have Not had one problem with any of them.

However, the WD20EURS was designed for 24/7 Use in a DVR so that would be what I would purchase now if I had it to do all over again.

Also, the Larger Cache helps reduce Problems associated with Paging so it helps cut down on Sluggishness. :)

Edited by Richierich, 05 February 2013 - 09:20 AM.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:58 PM

Thanks all for the great info!

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 09:21 AM

Thanks all for the great info!


You're welcome and Enjoy!!! :)
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#499 OFFLINE   palmgrower

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 10:39 AM

Good day

 

One of the 2TB Seagate 64 MB Cache 7200 RPM STBD2000101  I purchased 26 months ago started acting weird. 

 

It failed the Smart test.  Replaced it with new of same model.  Gparted is the best.  Working great, then AM21N stopped receiving Off-Air, replaced it with new .

 

I assume it is to be expected, hard drives wear out.

 

All three receivers are on UPS battery backups.


Edited by palmgrower, 08 August 2014 - 10:45 AM.

2- HR24-500 with AM21n OTA's & RC65RBX Backlit Remotes
1- HR34-700 with AM21n OTA & RC65RBX Backlit Remote
2- Samsung PN59D8000 Plasmas
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Posted 11 September 2014 - 09:00 AM

thanks for all the help in this thread

many posts.......... #165 helped alot.






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