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Have an HR20-700, but no Dish ... any use?

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#1 OFFLINE   straffin


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Posted 12 November 2012 - 03:52 PM


I've come in to the possession of an HR20-700 DIRECTV Receiver/DVR and would love to use it as a DVR for OTA broadcasts or my (HD) analog cable feed. Is this possible with this device, either as-is or heavily hacked, or is it just now a hard drive waiting to be freed (to me, anyway)?

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#2 OFFLINE   Scott Kocourek

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 03:58 PM

Not possible, it's a paperweight without service.


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Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:46 PM

Not possible, it's a paperweight without service.

Well there is a HDD in there... :grin:

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:21 PM

Well there is a HDD in there... :grin:

Yeah, a whole 300 or 320GB. I call those paperweights. :lol:

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:25 PM

That was in constant use for who knows ow long.

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:02 PM

Alright ... paperweight (or source of some awesomely strong magnets). Thanks very much.

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