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  1. DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion
    Does anyone have any real-world experience on using different Western Digital HDs as external drives? Specifically is there any real pros or cons to using either the WD purple vs the WD Red Pro? Both are 8TB drives, SATA III 6 Gb/s, spinning at 7200rpm with 256MB Cache, 5 year warranties and...
  2. DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion
    I have maxed out the internal hard drive. Tech Support says if I connect an external hard drive to my HR54-700, the HR54-700 will FORMAT THE INTERNAL HARD DRIVE and all I have recorded will be lost. Is there some way to avoid this lunacy and connect an external hard drive WITHOUT losing...
  3. Hopper System Support Forum
    I'm considering upgrading to Hopper 3 from my original Hopper system. I have a couple of external hard drives that have recordings on them (don't ask! lol) as well as what is on the Hopper drive. The CSR indicated that those are all incompatible with the H3 and would be lost. I've scanned...
  4. DIRECTV General Discussion
    Hello all, I have been a DirecTV customer since 2008, and I bought a Cavalry 1.0 TB external hard drive to expand DVR space, and purchased it back in the latter part of 2009. I have never had problems with the external hard drive until recently. It has lasted for over 4 years, probably 4.25...
  5. DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion
    I would like to hookup an external hard drive to my HR-24. Out of fear of old information in former posts I thought I would ask for advice. Can / Should I install an external hard drive? I am using an HR-22, HR-24 and replacing an HR-20 with what ever they send me. A Tech Rep suggested this...
  6. DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion
    Genie Installation & External Hard Drive Questions I've always had a great DTV installation experience because I always come here first for advice and I end up teaching the install tech a trick or two so thanks in advance! 1. I currently have 4 HR-22s installed each with 2 tuners active. I am...
  7. ViP922 DVR Support Forum
    Hi, I just got the 922 on Thursday I had a few questions. On the on demand the tv shows are not marked by Network like the 722k correct the 722k was better organized then the 922. And who do I speak to about the logos there's several mistakes for my local channels like Fox has Sahara One...
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