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Anyone have info on the 942s USB 2.0 Hard drive backup feature?
Posted 11 May 2005 - 11:39 AM
So, anyone have further details...i.e. the approved HD list the guys talked about, or an estimated date when the feature will be activated via software update, etc.?
Posted 11 May 2005 - 11:49 AM
DISH Hopper, Hopper w/Sling, & Joey User
Posted 11 May 2005 - 11:59 AM
On the other hand, they did say that this would support larger disk drives, so you could keep more stuff on disk, anyway.
Posted 11 May 2005 - 12:05 PM
BTW, Mark, where do I sign up...?
Posted 11 May 2005 - 12:09 PM
Posted 11 May 2005 - 12:59 PM
I'm guessing they will detect you have a hard drive connected, and dial up on the phone to tell E* you have it, and then charge you $4/mo for it. They can't charge $5, otherwise people would just disconnect their phone lines.
Posted 11 May 2005 - 01:29 PM
Posted 11 May 2005 - 01:51 PM
Then the USB disk could be keyed to that ID#. That way, receivers could be replaced, but the key would still work with a newly activated box.
Is E* doing anything like that? Got me.
Posted 15 February 2006 - 12:19 PM