Comparing the HR10-250, HR20-100/700, HR21-700 and ViP622/722

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by tfederov, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. Poco Askew

    Poco Askew AllStar

    Sep 25, 2007
    I greatly perfer the speed and true 30 sec. skip of the 722, but there is one feature in particular that makes the HR20 series a must-have for me. Maybe I don't know the correct terminology, but I don't see it listed.

    When both tuners are in use, and you have back-to-back recordings, the HR's maintain all their record paddings (start early / end late). The 722's can't do this. With shows ending late (especially ABC), the end of all those shows get cut off when using a 722 no matter how much end padding you set up for your recordings. It is a huge problem if you do a lot of recording and need both tuners simultaneously.
  2. RAD

    RAD Well-Known Member

    Aug 5, 2002
    The HR2X's have a 30 second skip, you just need to enable it. Using the smart search do a search for 30skip and select all for the category, it won't find anything but it will enable 30sec skip, to go back to the default do the search for 30slip.
  3. Mike Bertelson

    Mike Bertelson 6EQUJ5 WOW! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 24, 2007
    It's still 90 minutes per tuner. :)

  4. Whiskey River

    Whiskey River Mentor

    Apr 7, 2009
    The file attachement is gone, it gives an error message when attempting to download it.
    can somebody fix that >?
  5. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

    Jan 10, 2008
    Not surprised since this thread is 5 years old!!!
  6. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2004
    Mill Creek, WA
    All of those models are pretty much obsolete now. What's your question?
  7. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

    Jun 14, 2003
    Salem, OR
    In another 50+ days it will be eight years old (perhaps more than a lifetime in CE equipment terms). The OP was posted on August 18, 2007 and a great deal has changed since then.
  8. tfederov

    tfederov Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    Here ya go for what it's worth. I think it was my latest and it's about 100 years old.

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