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Fed up with the piece of garbage that is the HR20


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#26 OFFLINE   PoitNarf

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 11:47 AM

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#27 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 11:52 AM

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 11:55 AM

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And that's all I've got to say about this...


Well...while the horse has been beaten severely, it's not dead...and it won't be, so long as there are still people switching from the HR10 to the HR20, and so long as a significant number of people are having problems with the HR20.

So while it may be tiring and old news to many...these discussions will undoubtedly continue to pop up.

#29 OFFLINE   HarleyD

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 12:13 PM

Just drink your Kool Aid and don't make a fuss... :lol:
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Posted 09 February 2007 - 12:14 PM

5) Your right... it is not a "TiVo" nor was it trying to be


That's good to hear, because the HR20 definitely isn't comparable to a TiVo.

Exactly what is the HR20 trying to be? Mine is still trying to record and play back TV shows. :(

#31 OFFLINE   Earl Bonovich

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 12:33 PM

The HR20 is the DVR that DirecTV wants for "THIER" service.

TiVo is just ONE of many implementations of a DVR... Just like iPod is just one of many inplementations of MP3 player.

If every make kept cloning their MP3 players of the original RIO's......
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Posted 09 February 2007 - 12:39 PM

This thread is going nowhere fast. The OP dropped a bomb and took off for the hills. I think we can all agree that the HR20 is not a TiVo for all the good and bad reasons. Thankfully, this thread will probably be buried on page 2 by the end of the day.:nono2:
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#33 OFFLINE   Marcia_Brady

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 12:39 PM

Well...while the horse has been beaten severely, it's not dead...and it won't be, so long as there are still people switching from the HR10 to the HR20, and so long as a significant number of people are having problems with the HR20.

So while it may be tiring and old news to many...these discussions will undoubtedly continue to pop up.


Exactly.

But for the fact that the HR20 is still very problematic for many, there would be no real negativity in the forum. We have 3 HR10's, an SVR2000 and an HDVR2 and not one of them has ever missed a recording.

The bottom line for me isn't the dual buffers, or the GUI, or the speed of the unit; those things are all secondary. I just want HR20 to record every program it's scheduled to record.......and play them back.

If it ever does, let them take care of the other wants/needs of the customer. I don't give a crap if it's TiVo or not -just get the damn thing to work!

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 12:40 PM

It's too bad that D* didn't stick with its iPod. My HR20 performs like a cheap Chinese imitation of a defective Rio. If my MP3 player (which is an iPod) were riddled with as many audio dropouts as my HR20, it'd be resting peacefully at the bottom of Puget Sound.

#35 OFFLINE   Earl Bonovich

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 12:45 PM

It's too bad that D* didn't stick with its iPod. My HR20 performs like a cheap Chinese imitation of a defective Rio. If my MP3 player (which is an iPod) were riddled with as many audio dropouts as my HR20, it'd be resting peacefully at the bottom of Puget Sound.


Well.. as pointed out by many people.
Not all HR20's are like yours...

If it continues that way... go back tothe HR10, or consider a different carrier. As TiVo is not comming back.


And with that, as I think this thread has run it's course...
It is now Closed.

If you want to start (yet another), thread about DirecTV's decision to make their own DVR's (and thus drop TiVo).
You can do so in the General forum... as that is a business decision.

The HR20 is what it is...
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