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The DIRECTV HD DVR – 4 years long and going strong


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#26 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 29 September 2010 - 12:07 PM

RCA


:lol:! Last time I looked, Technicolor was making the 100s. Doesn't Thomson own RCA or have something to do with it?

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#27 OFFLINE   Hutchinshouse

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Posted 29 September 2010 - 12:12 PM

I’m very happy with my DVR’s (HR20-700 & HR24-500).

I still remember the night the Ethernet port was enabled. Cool stuff.

Get HDGUI rocking, this DVR class will be beyond great.

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Posted 29 September 2010 - 12:46 PM

Do you guys think that this line has the horsepower to render an HD GUI?

It's already far ahead of any Cable GUI.... can't wait to see them go true 16:9 ratio / HD resolution. That text will be super crisp and sharp.

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 09:23 AM

I’m very happy with my DVR’s (HR20-700 & HR24-500).

I still remember the night the Ethernet port was enabled. Cool stuff.

Get HDGUI rocking, this DVR class will be beyond great.


Do your HRs smell like rich Corinthian leather? :lol:

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 10:45 AM

This DVR looks great! Just called to see about an upgrade. $199 with $50 off = $149

Still a bit too much but this DVR is definately on my radar. The CSR at DTV suggested going to solidsignal.com. They have some there but the prices vary from $99-$199...more research required.

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Posted 27 November 2010 - 12:50 PM

Is there any modern consensus about AM-21 recordings with the HR24-500? It appears that most newer posts on various threads (within the last month or so) seem to point to the fact that this issue may not exist anymore or is much more rarer. Many older posts (pre-Oct 2010) did still point to issues.

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Posted 27 November 2010 - 04:33 PM

Is there any modern consensus about AM-21 recordings with the HR24-500? It appears that most newer posts on various threads (within the last month or so) seem to point to the fact that this issue may not exist anymore or is much more rarer. Many older posts (pre-Oct 2010) did still point to issues.


Last week, while someone was watching an OTA live show on the HR24-500, when I was using my HR21 as a client to play an OTA recording from the HR24, whenever I used a trickplay function on the HR21, the live OTA TV broke up on the HR24-500.

Have not tried it this week.

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 07:26 PM

Howdy y'all, I've been a DTV customer since 02/2003. I finally went HD today. DTV is coming out Monday to install an HD DVR. I'm going to insist they install an H24, especially after reading this thread.

Now then where is that 30 second skip info?

Thanks all.

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 07:35 PM

Howdy y'all, I've been a DTV customer since 02/2003. I finally went HD today. DTV is coming out Monday to install an HD DVR. I'm going to insist they install an H24, especially after reading this thread.

Now then where is that 30 second skip info?

Thanks all.


Go to Smart Search and enter 30skip, it won't find any matches, but that's okay just select Done.
Now the >| button will do a 30s skip instead of a 30s slip.
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 08:29 PM

And, if you want to switch back, use the keyword 30SLIP and do the same search.

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 11:38 AM

I own 2 T-60s and an HR-20. I've been a subscriber since 2001. I am looking at the HR-24 (to replace one of the T-60s in the bedroom) and based on what I am readying the HR24-200 might be the way to go? Does anyone disagree? Thanks in advance for your input and advise

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 12:52 PM

I own 2 T-60s and an HR-20. I've been a subscriber since 2001. I am looking at the HR-24 (to replace one of the T-60s in the bedroom) and based on what I am readying the HR24-200 might be the way to go? Does anyone disagree? Thanks in advance for your input and advise


Good performer. I had a mechanical problem with mine, but I really liked it. One of the problems it has is if you have an owned 200 you have to jump thru hoops to put a standard size HDD in place of the very slim Seagate Pipeline HDD that it comes with.

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 06:33 PM

Great write-up Doug and Stuart!
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