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DirecTV TIVO-using upgraded hard drive from 1 unit to another?
Posted 25 August 2010 - 07:59 PM
I deactivated this unit with DirecTV and had them activate a RCA DVR40
that I had which has it's original 40gig drive. Can I swap the hard drive
from the Philips DSR704 to the RCA DVR40 or is the TIVO software specific
to the different brands? TIA for any advice.
Posted 25 August 2010 - 10:26 PM
DirecTV since 1998. 13 HD-DVR's including 13 AM21/AM22's, a HR44 Genie, a GenieGO2, 3 HR10-250 deactivated OTA tuners, and too many TV's (5 in Rec-Room/Bar alone).
Posted 26 August 2010 - 12:58 AM
and see what happens but it is good to know
it should work.
Posted 26 August 2010 - 02:52 AM
Posted 26 August 2010 - 06:04 PM
I didn't know the power supplies were the same. I did
the hard drive swap today and I see that internally, the
units are identical. Another problem I was having with the
Philips was that I was getting intermittent "searching for
satellite signal" so I think the tuner was acting up.
Again, thanks for the help.
Edited by sanpablo, 28 August 2010 - 01:42 AM.