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Review of Dish after first year of service


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#21 OFFLINE   rakstr

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 08:34 AM

I'm considering the switch after 18+ years w/DTV.  Do you have an update?

 

If one puts the OTA adapter on the main unit (Hopper?)

  1. Do all the local stations available show up in the guide?
  2. Can they be recorded?
  3. Are they available on the client devices?
  4. Can client 1 be watching 21-2 and client 2 be watching 5-2 (presuming these two OTA stations are NOT in the DISH feed and OTA only)?

Can you use eSATA drives with the DVR?

Are the remotes RF?  Can you have multiple remotes for each unit?



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#22 OFFLINE   thomasjk

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 09:15 AM

I'm considering the switch after 18+ years w/DTV.  Do you have an update?

 

If one puts the OTA adapter on the main unit (Hopper?)

  1. Do all the local stations available show up in the guide? YES
  2. Can they be recorded? YES
  3. Are they available on the client devices? YES
  4. Can client 1 be watching 21-2 and client 2 be watching 5-2 (presuming these two OTA stations are NOT in the DISH feed and OTA only)? NO. Its a single channel tuner.

Can you use eSATA drives with the DVR? NO. USB Only and they have to AC powered.

Are the remotes RF?  YES Can you have multiple remotes for each unit? YES

See my comments above.


Edited by thomasjk, 22 August 2014 - 09:15 AM.


#23 OFFLINE   rakstr

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 10:25 AM

Can the OTA adapter be installed on the clients as well?  I think I remember seeing that the clients had a tuner but it was not yet used....

 

Do you know what version of USB drive?  Is that space additional to the internal drive or does it replace the internal drive?

 

I started a new thread over here and will copy this information!  http://www.dbstalk.c...om-dtv-to-dish/

 

 

See my comments above.

 

 

I'm considering the switch after 18+ years w/DTV.  Do you have an update?

 

If one puts the OTA adapter on the main unit (Hopper?)

  1. Do all the local stations available show up in the guide?
  2. Can they be recorded?
  3. Are they available on the client devices?
  4. Can client 1 be watching 21-2 and client 2 be watching 5-2 (presuming these two OTA stations are NOT in the DISH feed and OTA only)?

Can you use eSATA drives with the DVR?

Are the remotes RF?  Can you have multiple remotes for each unit?


Edited by rakstr, 22 August 2014 - 10:28 AM.





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