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Replacement hard drive for my 622
Posted 11 March 2013 - 05:05 PM
Since I have to replace it, I might as well upgrade to a 1TB drive which I read somewhere I can do, but have never replaced a HD in a Dish receiver before. Sooooo my question is can I upgrade to a 1 TB drive and if so is there a particular brand or model number that I must buy? Does the IRD recognize any HD? Also when I replace it is there anything special I have to do to make it work? It appears to be a standard computer SATA drive.
Any help appreciated.
Posted 11 March 2013 - 05:40 PM
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Posted 16 April 2013 - 05:50 PM
But he can use a 1TB external drive on the 622, and he mighteven get a 722 (500GB internal drive) instead of a refurb 622.
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Posted 16 April 2013 - 06:23 PM
Isn't he asked about replace INTERNAL drive ?
Posted 17 April 2013 - 04:20 AM
Bell uses a 1 TB drive - Seagate ST31000424CS - in their new 9400 (no Dish equivalent). It was suggested on another forum to try this drive in the 9242 (which is a 622).
I would try it if I could find one at a reasonable price.
Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:38 AM
I would check the model twice and triple times: Bell and dish running different FW.
Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:34 AM
True, but every drive I have swapped from a 622 or 722 works in a Bell 9242 and vice versa. You can even play the Dish/Bell recordings in the other providers box.
Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:54 AM
It was posted already 1 TB [approved] in 622 doesn't work; maximum size is 500 GB for 622,722,722k.
1 TB is OK for 922 and perhaps for 813/913 models
Edited by P Smith, 17 April 2013 - 11:59 AM.