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TiVo HD & HDXL replacement hard drives

Discussion in 'eBay Auction Central' started by farmermac, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. Jun 7, 2012 #1 of 12
    farmermac

    farmermac Recorder of shows

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    Allright here we go.. I don't want to sound ghetto with this thread but I have a few drives i've been using for diagnostics and all are ready to go. Since they are already pre-formatted for various TiVo's I figured I'd put them up here in case someone that doesnt want to mess around with internal drives. If im breaking forum rules please LMK.

    S3 TiVo HD:
    sold2 x Stock 160gb drive (20 hours HD) $45 shipped
    soldWD Blue Caviar 640gb (90 hours HD) $80 shipped
    soldWD Black Caviar 750gb (105 hours HD) $80 shipped

    S3 TiVo HD XL:
    soldStock 1tb drive (150 hours HD) $90 shipped

    These are ready to go, just take out your dead drive and swap and run guided setup. Have ebay credentials and can go through there if preferred.
     
  2. Jun 7, 2012 #2 of 12
    ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay

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    You would need to run Clear & Delete Everything, before you run Guided Setup, since they are from Tivos with different Service numbers.
     
  3. Jun 7, 2012 #3 of 12
    magnus

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    It all depends....
     
  4. Jun 8, 2012 #4 of 12
    farmermac

    farmermac Recorder of shows

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    I'll make sure to tell buyers

    The TiVo will detect a change in cable cards and will ask to do guided setup anyways

    2 drives gone original post updated
     
  5. Jun 8, 2012 #5 of 12
    magnus

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    I believe that it detects a change in crypto chip and then needs a C&DE.
     
  6. Jun 8, 2012 #6 of 12
    lillevig

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    What are the voltage/current numbers listed on the label of the 750GB Caviar Black?
     
  7. Jun 9, 2012 #7 of 12
    farmermac

    farmermac Recorder of shows

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    .55 amp @ 12v
    .68 amp @ 5v
     
  8. farmermac

    farmermac Recorder of shows

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    Just sold the 750gb to a member here. Have 2 160 replacement drives that no one will ever want
     
  9. lillevig

    lillevig Hot in West Texas

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    The 160GB drives can be reimaged and used in older boxes like the S2's. Can't see you getting $45/each for them, though.
     
  10. farmermac

    farmermac Recorder of shows

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    That's an idea. I was using the other drives to test though and don't have an s2'to test the imaged drives with.
     
  11. lillevig

    lillevig Hot in West Texas

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    As long as you can verify that the drives are good, there won't be any issue with someone using them in an S2 box. Any time I get a new drive or pull one out of a Tivo I run the WD long drive test on it before it goes into another Tivo or on the shelf as a spare. The 160GB drives from the S3HD and the 320GB drives from the Premiere are nice upgrades for an S2 box with the right IDE to SATA adapter. I speak from experience.
     
  12. farmermac

    farmermac Recorder of shows

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    Well all drives sold now. I have the hd and hdxl winmfs images saved in case anyone needs them. I'd be glad to email them.
     

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