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Reformat 501 ?


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#1 OFFLINE   billravani

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Posted 26 January 2007 - 10:23 PM

My 501 is only allowing for 30 hours of recording. As I recall, it originally allowed 40. Is this correct and if so, is there a way to get the unit to wipe and reformat the drive?

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#2 OFFLINE   finniganps

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Posted 26 January 2007 - 10:40 PM

The space available is dependent on what you record. So for example if you record high speed action like nascar, you will have less space available because those types of programs take up more space. You can test this by deleting ALL your programs and you'll see you have the rated hours for teh 501 (40).

#3 OFFLINE   garys

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Posted 27 January 2007 - 07:04 AM

I believe the 501 starts with 35 hours.

#4 OFFLINE   BobaBird

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Posted 27 January 2007 - 09:16 PM

I always got 32-35 hours with the mix of channels I recorded.
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