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What happens to recorded content on other receivers if I get a GENIE?

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#21 OFFLINE   dminches



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Posted 11 January 2013 - 08:33 PM

Pretty much. Now, for a Genie, you can use an external drive setup with RAID, so that one hard drive failure doesn't cause data loss.

Currently, even here there is a single point of failure as recordings are locked to a particular DVR. However there are rumors that this will be changing.

That whole notion scares me. That's why I just have a whole bunch of DVRs with redundant recordings.

Is there a max size on the external drive? Still 2 TB?

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HR44 (5 TB eSata) -> Runco LS-5 via HDMI

HR24-500 (2 TB eSata) -> Samsung 50" via HDMI
HR24-100 (1.5 TB eSata) -> Sony 50E2000 via HDMI
HR24-700 - owned (2 TB internal) -> Samsung LN32A550 via HDMI
HR20-100s - owned -> Sony Bravia 40"


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#22 OFFLINE   dpeters11


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Posted 11 January 2013 - 08:58 PM

On the Genie, if there is a limit, we haven't found it. It's higher than 9TB. HR24 and lower are 2TB.

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