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Genie - Not (Ever?) For Me

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by JohnTSmith, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. spartanstew

    spartanstew Dry as a bone

    Nov 16, 2005
    Wylie, Texas
    Which still makes no sense to me.
  2. joed32

    joed32 Hall Of Fame

    Jul 27, 2006
    I have 5 DVRs and I'm quite happy with every thing the way it is as well. No need for a Genie.
  3. eddieras

    eddieras Godfather

    Aug 30, 2007
    i have two DVRs and whole home set up - i hate that i can't manage both from one location. having the genie would eliminate this problem, but i'm trying to figure out the difference for my usage. am i correct that size-wise the two HR 24's have the same recording capacity as the one genie? are there any clear features gained or lost if i made the switch? of course the extra tuner... thanks for any additional insight!
  4. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    Same drive capacity and number of series links as 2 HR24s. However the 34 does support larger external SATA drives. The 24 maxes out at 2TB, the 34 currently has no known max.

    I really can't think of anything the 24 can do that the 34 can't, other than working in a non SWM setup.
  5. johnp37

    johnp37 Icon

    Sep 14, 2006
    Central NJ
    Likewise. If a Genie goes kaput, no TV.Other than 5 tuners I don't see the attraction. If it becomes necessary, I'll just set one of my other 4 DVRs to record. No biggie.

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