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has anyone ordered from dishbuys?


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#61 OFFLINE   peds48

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 04:38 PM

There are 3 HR44 manufacturers. 

 

HR44-200  Samsung

HR44-500  Humax

HR44-700  Pace

 

Here is the complete list 

 

-100 - Thomson/Technicolor (formerly RCA)

-200 - Samsung

-250 - TiVo (no longer active)

-300 - Pace (formerly Philips)

-400 - Hughes (no longer active)

-500 - Humax

-600 - LG

-700 - Pace

-800 - NEC


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#62 OFFLINE   carl6

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 04:44 PM

For the most part, it does not matter to the end user who the manufacturer is. There have been some isolated exceptions to that over the years, but with the HR44 they all seem to be good.



#63 OFFLINE   keenan

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Posted 18 July 2014 - 12:40 AM

Thanks for the info guys.



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 02:02 PM

Anyone have any adverse results from going with this site? Unit works great and no hassle purchase? 

 

Still trying to decide to just call DIRECTV for the Genie or just insuring that I actually get an HR44 by getting it at this site. 

 

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#65 OFFLINE   ladannen

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 02:12 PM

No problems here... see my post earlier in this thread for details.

Everything has been working great with the unit since then.



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Posted 28 July 2014 - 03:45 PM

No problems here... see my post earlier in this thread for details.

Everything has been working great with the unit since then.

Cool, thanks!



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Posted 29 July 2014 - 12:16 PM

If you upgrade to a Genie and order C41W clients, does this ensure you get a HR44 or do they have ways to make the HR34 work with the wireless clients too?



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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:08 PM

Nope, c41w works fine with hr34. Only thing the 44 does is have wireless internet built in.

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:27 PM

If you upgrade to a Genie and order C41W clients, does this ensure you get a HR44 or do they have ways to make the HR34 work with the wireless clients too?

Both HR44 and HR34 connect the same way to the wireless clients.  Nothing special for the HR34


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Posted 31 July 2014 - 07:17 AM

If you "upgrade" through Direct and get a HR34, could you then "buy" a HR44 through this site and send the HR34 back when you activate it?  

 

As you can tell, I'm going to get a Genie (probabaly this week) and am considering all my options...



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Posted 31 July 2014 - 08:53 AM

If you "upgrade" through Direct and get a HR34, could you then "buy" a HR44 through this site and send the HR34 back when you activate it?

As you can tell, I'm going to get a Genie (probabaly this week) and am considering all my options...

why not skip DirecTV altogether and just get it from dish buys ?
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#72 OFFLINE   ladannen

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Posted 31 July 2014 - 09:30 AM

If the Directv upgrade is free, and a HR44 is the unit that is shipped or installed, no need to buy a unit from dish buys.



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Posted 31 July 2014 - 10:00 AM

Or if SWM needs installed.



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Posted 31 July 2014 - 02:16 PM

If the Directv upgrade is free, and a HR44 is the unit that is shipped or installed, no need to buy a unit from dish buys.

 

 

Or if SWM needs installed.

I believe both in my case.  I do have SWM, but believe they only put in a SWM8 and this will put me over the tuner limit (haven't checked yet to be sure), but the first reason is the primary (free is GOOOOOD).  :righton:



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Posted 31 July 2014 - 03:21 PM

What they install if you have 8 tuners or less is limited to 8. C31/C41 clients don't count. 






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