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#1 OFFLINE   TrackerGG


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Posted 26 July 2013 - 06:02 PM

I am currently off contract.  I have 3 hr-23-700's.  One of them started having unrecoverable hard drive errors so I am thinking about upgrading.

What are your opinions on the upgrade options?  Keep 2 hr-23's (or try to upgrade them to the hr24) and get the genie?  Just get the 3 hr23's upgraded to the hr24. 

Between my wife and the kids, I have no problem filling up most of the storage capacity of 2 hr23's.



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#2 OFFLINE   Drucifer


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Posted 26 July 2013 - 06:14 PM

Get the Genie. As to upgrading the HR23 to HR24, DirecTV considered them to be the same. You would need to purchase HR24 at 3rd party reseller. like Solid Signal.

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#3 OFFLINE   peds48



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Posted 26 July 2013 - 06:14 PM

Get the Genie and keep the HR23 as there is no practical way to upgrade them to 24's
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#4 OFFLINE   kaminar



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Posted 27 July 2013 - 09:44 AM

All depends on your needs. Right now you have 6 tuners for recording. If you replace 2 HR23s with 1 Genie + 1 Genie mini, you'll have 7 tuners for recording (5+2). You can watch down the 2nd HR23 (that still functions), so won't be "losing" any saved content. Just saying.



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