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Is manual recording possible with HR24?


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#1 OFFLINE   dan42353

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 11:20 PM

Is manual recording possible with HR24?

Everyone seems to ask if they can do a datatransfer and then gives up on getting the shows they want onto their DVR. I care about getting a few things on my new DVR so badly I would gladly put the HR24 in some type of manual recording mode and play something on my dvd-player or PC until it was over and then manually stop the recoding.

Unfortunatly I don't see anyway to record other than going to the guide and picking a timeslot on a channel. I even thought this would work if I could somehow rig something up. Didn't Directv used to allow a different input for local channels? Were those recordable? I could just hookup a device to play what I wanted and click record. It would have the wrong name but I have 3 hours of stuff I want on there so badly I'm willing to waste a lot of time and be ghetto enough to let it have the wrong name.

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#2 OFFLINE   Davenlr

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 11:30 PM

The only way to get content onto a DirecTv DVR is via satellite or ATSC (over the air digital). There are no affordable consumer ATSC modulators, so basically the answer is, you cannot.

There is, however, a manual timer recording option on the HR24.

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#3 OFFLINE   Richierich

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 08:21 AM

To Record something Manually you Select Menu, then Select Recordings, then tab down and Select Manual Recording.

I assume you have a DVR and Not a Directv Receiver as it is not exactly clear what you are trying to accomplish.
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