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Advice needed HR34 versus DirectTV Tivo THR22

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#81 OFFLINE   inkahauts

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Posted 24 January 2012 - 01:19 PM

Since you already have one hr24 with an am21, if you add one to your hr34 then you will be able to record four ota at once. Add another one to your other hr and you'd be up to six at once.

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:42 PM

I too am trying to decide whether to replace my old HR2x receivers with an HR34, a DirectTV Tivo THR22, or maybe an HR24. I have come to like the HR2x boxes with the improvements that have come over the years, but there is still one thing that I really dislike: the amount of time it takes to switch between screens. For example, with my HR20, if I am in the guide and push "Info" to get details about a show, then press "Back" to return to the guide it takes 16-20 seconds, excluding the time spent reading the details.

If someone(s) would tell me how long it takes to go through the same steps with each of those three boxes (HR24, HR34, THR22) I would be very grateful.

I would like to have MRV and other advanced features I lack, but the responsiveness of the box is even more important to me.

Edited by mgroups, 31 January 2012 - 08:47 PM.


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Posted 31 January 2012 - 08:52 PM

About 2 seconds on the HR34, about 1.5 seconds on the HR24-500

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Posted 31 January 2012 - 10:53 PM

About 2 seconds on the HR34, about 1.5 seconds on the HR24-500

Thanks. Before the new interface (which greatly speeded up scrolling through the guide), I think it took around 5 seconds on the HR20, though I had never timed it. Now right after I reboot it it takes about 8 seconds, but will work its way back up to 16-20. It's definitely time for an upgrade.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 01:00 PM

Has anyone tried out the eSata on the HR34 to use a 2TB HD rather than the 1TB internal? Perhaps better to just swap out the 1TB internal with a clean 2TB, but I'd rather not open up the box on the HR34 when it's so new of a device. has anyone done either of these upgrades??
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Posted 02 May 2012 - 01:49 PM

I too am trying to decide whether to replace my old HR2x receivers with an HR34, a DirectTV Tivo THR22, or maybe an HR24. I have come to like the HR2x boxes with the improvements that have come over the years, but there is still one thing that I really dislike: the amount of time it takes to switch between screens. For example, with my HR20, if I am in the guide and push "Info" to get details about a show, then press "Back" to return to the guide it takes 16-20 seconds, excluding the time spent reading the details.

If someone(s) would tell me how long it takes to go through the same steps with each of those three boxes (HR24, HR34, THR22) I would be very grateful.

I would like to have MRV and other advanced features I lack, but the responsiveness of the box is even more important to me.


About 10 seconds on one of my HR24s and about 2 seconds on the other. I'm curious to know how long it takes on the THR22.

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 08:23 AM

I have a Thr22 and from info back to guide is about a second. I also have 2 hr22 units and after using the tivo it is frustrating to use those sluggish units. I wish the tivo had whole home because if it did i would have 3 tivos.
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