HR24-100/H24-700 {CE:01:01} 0x3B3 - Discussion

Discussion in 'DIRECTV - H24/HR24 Field Trial (private)' started by Doug Brott, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. Apr 9, 2010 #161 of 168
    Alan Gordon

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    I haven't really tried MRV via HR24/HR20.... for a couple of reasons.

    1. My HR23-700 2TB eSATA is full of shows... shows that I need to catch up on. The HR20-700 has some movies... a few specials... and a couple of series that have since been canceled.
    2. My HR23-700 takes precedence over the HR20-700 due to the fact that I want to empty it out and move it to another room. The HR20-700 is staying put for as long as possible. I will not replace it with anything less than a HR24.

    However, MRV with the HR23 acting as a server, and the HR24 as the client is not as fast (or accurate via TrickPlay) as the HR23-700 acting as a server and the HR20-700 acting as a client.

    I'll see how MRV works with the HR20-700 as the server sometime tonight after work though. I've said it before, but being able to MOVE content from one DVR to another would sure make things easier...

    ~Alan
     
  2. Apr 9, 2010 #162 of 168
    hdtvfan0001

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    I'm thinking that with this weekend's updates across then whole group of HR2x units...things may be back more in sync than it is now.

    In my case - HR24-100 to HR20-700 and HR21-200, as well as H24-100 to HR24-100 MRV has been working quite well since the update.
     
  3. Apr 9, 2010 #163 of 168
    kevinturcotte

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    Doug-do you know if this is actually new software, or just the same as the other night, for the couple that didn't get the software?
     
  4. Apr 9, 2010 #164 of 168
    Alan Gordon

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    I'm not concerned by my experiences. I'm just surprised by the different experiences we've had with MRV...

    Given that Doug's post lists the CE as {CE:01:02} 0x3B?, I feel like it's new.

    ~Alan
     
  5. Apr 9, 2010 #165 of 168
    Doug Brott

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    could go either way .. I suspect it is new, though.
     
  6. Apr 9, 2010 #166 of 168
    Scott Kocourek

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    I finally got to use the HR24 as a server for my HR22 and it was extermely impressive. Trickplay was as if I was watching locally, I really don't think my wife would have noticed if she had been running the remote.

    Two thumbs up.:)
     
  7. Apr 9, 2010 #167 of 168
    MercurialIN

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    I have to say that so far my experience with MRV has been very favorable. At one point last night I actually forgot that the show I was watching was from the HR23 not one recorded on the HR24.

    Network is hardwired. Not sure if that makes any difference using ethernet (Cat5e). But I have been pretty impressed so far.

    PS. Unable to access the special chat room so I will wish everyone a good CE night here.
     
  8. Apr 9, 2010 #168 of 168
    mikhu

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    Man....I just switched my HR24 up the main location in the house. That bugger did not want to work with the AM21 at all, at least I assume that's what it was. It just didn't want to come up from being unplugged. I had to redo satellite setup a couple times. I think all is good now though.
     

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