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Largest hardrive that can be added to HR20?


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#26 OFFLINE   Bish

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Posted 05 June 2007 - 06:08 PM

Won't you need to hang onto the 320, in case you have to send the HR20 back to D*? /s


Yes I should. Given that I have 4 other DVR's (2 HD, 2-SD), I'm dying to try their "DVR" drive in another machine. I could always pull the other 320Gb from my other HR20, use one of the two for something else and keep the one in case I have a failure. Knocking on wood....I have not have a single hardware issue on any of my dvr's. Until I made that statement of course :lol:

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Posted 05 June 2007 - 06:15 PM

any hope that a near future software update will enable hr-20 to see/use both internal and external drives?

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Posted 05 June 2007 - 06:17 PM

any hope that a near future software update will enable hr-20 to see/use both internal and external drives?


Earl has reported that it is likely a long way off.

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Posted 05 June 2007 - 06:56 PM

Yes I should. Given that I have 4 other DVR's (2 HD, 2-SD), I'm dying to try their "DVR" drive in another machine. I could always pull the other 320Gb from my other HR20, use one of the two for something else and keep the one in case I have a failure. Knocking on wood....I have not have a single hardware issue on any of my dvr's. Until I made that statement of course :lol:

That sounds like a plan. Before you do, check if your older machines are IDE and not SATA. If they're D* TIVO-based, they're definitely IDE. /s
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Posted 05 June 2007 - 08:26 PM

That sounds like a plan. Before you do, check if your older machines are IDE and not SATA. If they're D* TIVO-based, they're definitely IDE. /s


Good point, you are absolutely correct. Guess I'll have to find another use for them. I seem to collect old hard drives but these are so fresh it would be a shame not to put them to use:)




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