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New HR or eSATA drive

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by ohills, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. ohills

    ohills Godfather

    Sep 15, 2006
    My hard drive on my 3 year old HR20-700 is starting to go. Should I buy a 1TB eSATA external drive or just buy a new HR23-700.
  2. BAHitman

    BAHitman Godfather

    Oct 23, 2007
    Austin Texas
    if you don't need the OTA tuners, you could go HR23, but you would only get 500GB if you go with the 1TB eSATA drive, you would have more space...
  3. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2004
    Mill Creek, WA
    Assuming your HR20-700 is leased (most are), why go buy a new one? Call DirecTV and request a replacement. It's free if you have their Equipment Protection Plan. Otherwise it's ~$20 for shipping.

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