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Dish SD DVR 508 Any value?


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#1 OFFLINE   jdskycaster

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:45 AM

I have 2 DVR/PVR 508's that I own and was wondering if they have any value? There are a couple on Ebay but not many. These both have cards. Should I just give them to the installer or sell?
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#2 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 11:00 AM

Sell these, at least you'll get some cash for the junk.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 12:50 PM

Dish will be retiring there use very soon. If you can sell now, do it. Soon to be very big paper weights.

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 04:58 PM

Dish will be retiring there use very soon. If you can sell now, do it. Soon to be very big paper weights.

If they are active on your account DISH should upgrade them to 512. Owned is supposed to be upgraded with an owned receiver, so after upgrade your "508" will have more marketability than it currently has.:):):)

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 05:01 PM

It all seems like too much trouble. My two owned 508's we're "fully depreciated" :sure: when I took them out of service and use them today to keep the floor in a closet from floating away.;)

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:50 PM

Dish gave me $10 each for mine. I turned them over to the installer.
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