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DirecTV2PC 'replaced by' Nomad?
Posted 04 February 2012 - 06:23 PM
I've done some searching and can't find any real evidence, but is the lack of recent support for D2PC just D*'s way of saying pay for a hardware device that we now sell instead of using the free software program?
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Posted 04 February 2012 - 06:31 PM
Posted 04 February 2012 - 06:57 PM
nope, the 2 serve different purposes. It's just an issue with the hr34 because it's new and they are still working out all the kinks.
As I am new to the satellite world, can you explain the different purposes for me? They both allow remote viewing of recorded content, only the Nomad is downloaded to the device and allows for offline viewing; while the D2PC program is streaming while connected to the local network. Is there more than that?
Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:41 PM
DirecTV2PC only works while connected to your home network.
Posted 04 February 2012 - 07:56 PM
With DirecTV2PC, you're simply viewing the remote DVR's recordings via your home network. No files are copied to your PC. DirecTV2PC is very similar to the Whole Home DVR service that enables remote Receivers/DVRs to view recordings from a networked DVR.
Receivers: H25-500 HD Receiver; H21-100 HD Receiver
Mobile Devices: Nomad
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Posted 06 February 2012 - 08:38 AM
I love D2PC. I've got a 50" plasma in my living room, but I probably watch more content off my DVR on a 23" LCD in my office.
Posted 07 February 2012 - 06:21 AM
Posted 07 February 2012 - 09:48 AM
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Posted 07 February 2012 - 09:35 PM
As far as I know there will be no further updates to DIRECTV2PC. However, I believe that changes are being made to the HR34 software to work with the current version of DIRECTV2PC.
So I'm waiting for a software push to my receiver instead of a program update. Interesting... ok, well I will let folks know when mine starts to work.
Posted 29 February 2012 - 11:03 PM
Also, I have the issue with my HR34 that I have to reset it to get it to turn back on and work often enough that my wife is starting to question my switch from Comcast.
I'm missing DTV2PC very much so far. Strongly considering Nomad as well.
Posted 01 March 2012 - 08:57 AM
Posted 06 March 2012 - 12:59 AM
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Posted 07 March 2012 - 12:04 AM