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For those who own HR34's, Would you still get one if you had to do it over?


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Poll: For those who own HR34's, Would you still get one if you had to do it over? (150 member(s) have cast votes)

For those who own HR34's, Would you still get one if you had to do it over?

  1. Yes (135 votes [90.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 90.00%

  2. No (6 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  3. Maybe (explain) (9 votes [6.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.00%

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#26 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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#27 OFFLINE   bigtom

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 07:38 PM

Couldnt be happier with my HR34. I've had it since February and it gets better with every firmware update.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 07:54 PM

As a matter of fact, I have 2 and it has solved a lot of issues.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 08:11 PM

Yes, especially if you can get a deal on it. There are bound to be glitches, but I have those with all electronics/gadgets.
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#30 OFFLINE   Gary Toma

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 11:35 PM

Go for it. I wish I had made the move sooner.


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Posted 17 August 2012 - 07:34 AM

I don't record enough to outweigh the problems. Slow channel changes, flaky guide, VOD problems, on and on.....

I will say it has gotten better in recent months. I should have just gotten a HR24.

Hopefully Direct continues to improve this thing. It's not a "flagship" device imo.

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 09:22 AM

I saw a couple people say they'd get a second HR 34 DirecTV would allow it and yet in a couple signatures there are two listed such as:

TBlazer07 and Sixto

How can they have two listed if DirecTV does not allow it?
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Posted 17 August 2012 - 09:33 AM

Stop referencing me. :)

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 09:41 AM

Mine's in my office, mostly used for LIVE TV. But it acts as an extremely reliable show recorder and server for the rest of my whole home network. It's so nice to be able to schedule what I want an not worry about conflicts.
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Posted 17 August 2012 - 10:58 AM

We recently had one installed (for a grand total of $80). The family loves it!

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 02:08 PM

Well, the poll is currently 9 out of 10.

I'm on the 9 side.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 07:20 AM

Well I'm glad I posted this poll, it confirmed my decision and I ordered my HR34 yesterday! :)

Want to thank everyone for their posts!
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Posted 18 August 2012 - 08:54 AM

If I could get another one now and add it to my system I would.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 12:56 PM

We recently had one installed (for a grand total of $80). The family loves it!


How, may I ask, did you get a deal like that? What's the usual price for an upgrade?

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 01:09 PM

How, may I ask, did you get a deal like that? What's the usual price for an upgrade?


Not sure how he got that deal, but I'm pretty sure the standard price is $199 plus shipping for the HR-34.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 01:11 PM

Stop referencing me. :)

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You should probably change History International to H2 in your 2011 poll data so those that don't know what channel it is know it is H2 now.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 01:16 PM

Not sure how he got that deal, but I'm pretty sure the standard price is $199 plus shipping for the HR-34.


The HR2x's are $199, the HR34 is $299.

See post My Setup for configuration info.


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Posted 18 August 2012 - 01:21 PM

The HR2x's are $199, the HR34 is $299.


Oh OK...must have been thinking of what I have. My mistake.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 01:23 PM

I just checked my account and the HR34 is not even available right now anymore...just shows "Available Soon". Assuming the HMC they are referring to is still the HR34 of course.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 02:18 PM

Really? No question, get me another! Albeit in its formative years, it has all one could need plus, as it proliferates and matures it will only get better.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 02:51 PM

Not sure how he got that deal, but I'm pretty sure the standard price is $199 plus shipping for the HR-34.


The HR2x's are $199, the HR34 is $299.




Standard price is $399 and $49 for install.

I just checked my account and the HR34 is not even available right now anymore...just shows "Available Soon". Assuming the HMC they are referring to is still the HR34 of course.



Call in you can't order them on the website at this time.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 02:52 PM

Standard price is $399 and $49 for install.


Ok we have two different prices now. Is it $299 or $399?

#48 OFFLINE   bigtom

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 03:14 PM

Ok we have two different prices now. Is it $299 or $399?


Shades has the correct pricing.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 03:17 PM

Shades has the correct pricing.


Ok thanks. Seems a bit pricey considering I could have gotten it for $99 at time of install. I guess it's a lot better than the $999 for the first DirecTV HD DVR. :eek2:
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Posted 18 August 2012 - 06:23 PM

So other than the person that got one for $80 installed, still like to hear that story, what's the best deal anyone has gotten.




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