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Do you Love your HR20

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by Drewg5, Jul 29, 2007.

Do You Love your HR20

  1. Yes its a -700

    0 vote(s)
  2. Yes its a -100

  3. It's a love hate thing

  4. Hate it where is my old TiVo

  5. It's a like thing

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  1. Drewg5

    Drewg5 Icon

    Dec 15, 2006
    St. Louis
    Quick poll just for fun :)
  2. cygnusloop

    cygnusloop Hall Of Fame

    Jan 26, 2007
    Why, yes I do. Thanks for asking.
  3. code4code5

    code4code5 Godfather

    Aug 29, 2006
    I actually want to replace my Tivo with a SD DVR. The only thing that Tivo does for me is record about thirty shows per day that I really have no interest in. (Yes, I know I can turn off suggestions, but occasionally there's a program that it gets right.) When I have to use it because it's in the bedroom, I find that I really miss the PIG and the ability to select a channel from the guide and stay in the guide. DLB is nice, and I would probably use it more if it were in the living room, but the Tivo itself is really kind of a PITA.
  4. Koz

    Koz Icon

    Sep 16, 2006
    Didn't vote, as it's more of a "like" thing. I try not to love inanimate objects. :lol:
  5. Drewg5

    Drewg5 Icon

    Dec 15, 2006
    St. Louis
    I had Tom add its a like thing :)
  6. Tom Robertson

    Tom Robertson Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Added the "It's a like thing"

  7. Koz

    Koz Icon

    Sep 16, 2006
    Thanks! Voted.
  8. Brandon428

    Brandon428 Hall Of Fame

    Mar 21, 2007
    I'm watching mine right now. I love you HR20-700!
  9. kevinturcotte

    kevinturcotte Active Member

    Dec 19, 2006
    I've pretty much ditched my HR10 for my HR20s, and HATE it when I have to use the Tivo GUI, except when it searches all my wishlists at once :)
  10. cdizzy

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    Jul 29, 2007
    Well, I'm a new member that has been lurking for a couple months now after joining the HR20 club. I was very iffy about switching from my directivo.

    I must say that I'm very happy with the switch. I had to reset once during this 2 month span due to a system freeze, but that was over a month ago.
  11. farmdwg

    farmdwg Mentor

    Feb 5, 2007
    HATE IT..

    Why can't I have HD with TIVO!! I love Tivo...
  12. bakers12

    bakers12 ΔS > 0

    May 29, 2007
    Chicago -...
    I had Comcast for years and their DVR was quite similar in operation to the HR20-700. I had never seen Tivo in my life and the HR20 fit right into what I was used to.
  13. jal

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    Mar 3, 2005

    Right on Farmdwg! The HR20 is noisy, doesn't have suggestions, and for me, is much more difficult to use. Also, the HR10 TIVO has a very important feature missing from the HR20--a reliable recording feature. Directv, get smart, bring the TIVO back!
  14. bret4

    bret4 DBSTalk Club Member

    Nov 22, 2006
    Going to have a 4th one on Aug 15th to try and get a good one. Hate it for not working and all the replacements not working. Tivo was nice but I don't care what I watch tv on, as long as it works! My old tivo never had one problem ever. It wasn't HD either.
  15. sticketfan

    sticketfan Legend

    Apr 25, 2007
    i like my hr20-100 at first but in the last couple of weeks it is a piece of crap, now is always locking up, not recording shows, playing audio but freezing the video, cant watch the station that is recording and that is just to name a few. only thing that works is to hit the red reset button, was told i shouldnt but no other button works. even tried unplugging it, nothing. guess i might have to try and get a different one, since this one is only 3-4 months old
  16. LR308er

    LR308er Duplicate User (Account Closed)

    Jun 27, 2007

    I throw the flawed poll flag!

    The only hate it option is qualified by the previous ownership of a TiVo device.
    I never had TiVo, but I still hate it.

    I feel that I have not been represented in this poll, and thus it is flawed. :p
  17. houskamp

    houskamp Active Member

    Sep 14, 2006
    like my 2 HR20s, Love my aquos :)
    Wow are we getting bored or what? :lol:
  18. jal

    jal Icon

    Mar 3, 2005
    I was wondering how many people were voting who never had the joy of TIVO! So, this poll could be severely skewed...
  19. Drew2k

    Drew2k New Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    I love my HR20s. Two of them, even. There's that much love I have to go around. :)

    I also love the promise of new things to come with the HR20: VOD and more HD channels. Eventually, capability to play back videos from a PC, and maybe someday even MRV.

    I love that the HR20 has a future. So yes, I love my HR20s.
  20. Michael D'Angelo

    Michael D'Angelo Lifetime Achiever

    Oct 20, 2006
    I had a HD TiVo HR10-250, 3 SD DIRECTV TiVo's, and a stand alone series two TiVo for a long time. I loved the TiVo's and was so mad when DIRECTV decided to go away from them and do their own DVR's. At this point I am glad they did. I actually like the HR20's much better. For that matter I actually like the R15's more.
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