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#1 OFFLINE   rlavinder

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 03:45 PM

I am thinking of upgrading to the Genie system with clients when my 2 years on my protection plan come due and I am wondering  is after scheduling a recording on a genie client to record to the genie will I be able to see what is scheduled to record today in the to do list and manage my recordings from any client in the house?


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#2 OFFLINE   RunnerFL

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 03:49 PM

Yes, the client is for the most part just an extension of the Genie itself.  You'll be able to manage your recordings from a client.


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#3 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 08:10 PM

Just to make sure, you know of the pros and cons of the Genie clients, and that they are not required. You can get a Genie and keep any of your other receivers or DVRs you currently have.



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Posted 16 November 2013 - 08:47 PM

dpeters is right.  Most of us here recommend you keep at least one other DVR for recording backup or Genie failure.  If you only have clients and a Genie, then you have no back up or fail safe.


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