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nubcnubdo

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RCA DVR TIVO (DirecTV)
« on: July 05, 2007, 08:09:19 pm »
I just acquired a DirecTV RCA DVR with a TiVO sticker on it. It has a 40 GB hard drive. Other than just cannibalizing it for the hard drive, is there anything I can do with this unit (short of subscribing to DirecTV)? I havent cracked the case yet: does it have a laptop hard drive in it?
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Re: RCA DVR TIVO (DirecTV)
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2007, 06:28:57 am »
Oh just crack it open already and lemme know what's inside!  lol

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Re: RCA DVR TIVO (DirecTV)
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2007, 06:55:44 pm »
I just acquired a DirecTV RCA DVR with a TiVO sticker on it. It has a 40 GB hard drive. Other than just cannibalizing it for the hard drive, is there anything I can do with this unit (short of subscribing to DirecTV)? I havent cracked the case yet: does it have a laptop hard drive in it?

Funny you mention a DirecTV TiVO unit... my wife and I subscribe to DirecTV and have thought about getting a TiVO unit.

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Re: RCA DVR TIVO (DirecTV)
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2007, 07:14:55 pm »
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Funny you mention a DirecTV TiVO unit... my wife and I subscribe to DirecTV and have thought about getting a TiVO unit.

Dont do it, you wont be able to watch "regular TV" again.