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Will this DVR still work?

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#1 OFFLINE   StangLuver


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Posted 29 December 2011 - 10:08 AM

I got my hands on an older HR-20-100S from a friend (for free) and was wondering if this was still a supported unit on the DTV system. I currently have a 5LNB system.

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#2 OFFLINE   Scott Kocourek

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 10:11 AM

The HR20 is still used. You will need to call DIRECTV, contact the Access Card Dept and find out if it can be activated on your account. They will need the Receiver ID and you will need to buy a new access card.

Good luck!


#3 OFFLINE   Mike Bertelson

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 10:12 AM

You'll need to get a new access card but as long as there's nothing wrong with DVR it will still work.


Since it costs 1.66¢ to produce a penny, my 2¢ worth is really 3.32¢ worth.  That 3.32¢ is my own and not the 3.32¢ of DIRECTV, Dish, or anyone else for that matter.

#4 OFFLINE   StangLuver


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Posted 29 December 2011 - 10:12 AM

Thanks for the quick replies

#5 OFFLINE   CCarncross


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Posted 29 December 2011 - 11:13 AM

as long as it wasnt a leased unit that your friend didnt return, it had to be an owned unit, and not have any outstanding charges associated with it. A call to D* and a new access card and you should be in business.

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