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Genie HR44Recording Light Dim
Posted 17 October 2013 - 09:08 PM
Posted 17 October 2013 - 10:46 PM
I've never considered the recording light to be important, much less critical. To what use do you put it?
Posted 17 October 2013 - 11:52 PM
Posted 18 October 2013 - 04:47 AM
They are meant to be dim to not disturb or distract your viewing. No way to really change their brightness like the rest of the lights.
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My HR34-700 must be a exception. It's recording light is very bright. Much brighter than my previous HD DVR's.
DirecTV customer since 1995.
Posted 18 October 2013 - 05:49 AM
My recording light is very hard to see to. hr44 200
Posted 18 October 2013 - 08:34 AM
As you know, the Genie can record five programs at one time. I record a lot of programs , manly so I can skip the commercials . This is the only DTV receiver that I can't see if it is recording from my chair. I have to get up and walk over to see-it or pull up the list to see if it is recording.
I see. I set it and forget it, myself. Are you finding a number of recordings you've set are not ending up in the List?
Posted 18 October 2013 - 11:09 AM
Mine is also pretty dim (HR44-500), and I know once or twice I was surprised there was no recording light on when I knew there was a recording that should be happening. But when I checked, the recording was there and actually happening, it's just the light was so dim I couldn't see it from where I was at.
As long as my recordings happen, I don't mind not seeing the light. I just learned to have faith in Genie.