Give Direct your thoughts about the new Tivo

Discussion in 'DirecTV TiVo Powered PVRs & Receivers' started by RS4, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. RS4

    RS4 New Member

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    Our thoughts are with you and your family - it must be hard being an apologist for D*, but I admire your tenacity:p:p.
     
  2. shibby191

    shibby191 New Member

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    LOL

    Who's apologizing? If you don't like the policies then go elsewhere, how is that apologizing?

    I don't like the fact that cable only gives you good deals if you do the triple play. So are you an apologist for cable since you like the triple play?

    I don't like the fact that I can't get DSL without getting phone service, which I don't want. So does that make you an apologist if you get DSL w/ phone service from the phone company?

    So how does that make someone an apologist for DirecTV if you happen to like their service?

    Of course it doesn't.

    Every single company and business out there does things that some people don't like. If there was a "perfect" company then we would all do business with them and be happy as punch Don't be an idiot. :D
     
  3. RS4

    RS4 New Member

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    Oh, I'm quite comfortable with the fact that I'm not the idiot... I'm not the one writing all of these defenses:D
     
  4. madbeachcat

    madbeachcat Content is King

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    Are you sure? I've had a landline for a couple of years now, just for DSL. But then 3 months ago, I read on DSL Reports about ATT/Bell south offering naked DSL. So I called and 2 days later I had DSL with no phone line and $27 off of my bill.

    You should call to check.
     
  5. shibby191

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    If so then it's about time. Been trying to get naked DSL for years and no go.
     
  6. Gunnyman

    Gunnyman Just a boring dude

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    I'm almost there myself. NEVER use my landline phone
     
  7. sjberra

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    sure but how do you validate that I read the same information that you did, after all you are throwing out the numbers, just looking for validation and clarification from you about your statements
     
  8. sjberra

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    AT&T does offer naked dsl, chances are you will not find it on their website and you need to speak to a service rep. This link should go to it on their web site

    http://www.att.com/gen/general?pid=11523
     
  9. madbeachcat

    madbeachcat Content is King

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    I was extremely suprised at how easy it was to switch off my phone service and just keep the DSL.
     
  10. mp11

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    If I was setup with cable and a Tivo, I doubt that I would go back to Directv and 2 yr contract. I always said that I would NEVER sign another contract for TV, but the new DirectTivo might make me eat my own words. But I wont like it!
     
  11. rolybert

    rolybert tunafish smells weird

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    I would love to see a 30 second skip enabled by default and not a hack code like in the past.
    I would love to see a space remaining counter also.

    If these are available in the hr20X series, they can be available on the new TiVo.

    I gave these thoughts to D* BTW.:up:
     
  12. speedcouch

    speedcouch Geekneck

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    I've been with Direct since 1995 and I NEVER had any problems with my receivers until the HR20-100 came out. My old Thomson RCA receivers were rock solid and I still used a couple of them until last year. Same thing with my Series2 Tivo we still use in the bedroom - not a single "bug" in 6 years. Even my first HD receiver (by Sony) never had a problem. The only reason I gave it up was to get a Tivo HD box and up until this year, I never had a problem with my HR10-250 either.

    Cheryl
     
  13. ashleypier

    ashleypier New Member

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    I agree, we need the full featured unit and I love the animation[​IMG]
     
  14. sjberra

    sjberra New Member

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    Like the issues with the HR2X boxes, some people have them, some don't. Sorry but here the HR10's where a nightmare of short recordings, missed recordings, automagicly rebooting on it's own. Not saying that I have not had issues with the HR2X's, but not saying that the HR10 box was god's gift to DVR's, it has many a issue in it's day, got so tired of the screams of anquish from the wife and kids that I replaced the majority of the HR10's on my dime. Still have one hooked up in the garage, the others that I had have been replaced and suitably discard.
     
  15. Adam1115

    Adam1115 Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    You are the first person I've ever talked to who didn't experience bugs with the HR10.

    It had loads of bugs when it came out... loads of HDMI failures, then loads of bugs when they went to 6.x.
     
  16. bpratt

    bpratt New Member

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    Well, now you have talked to two. I got one of the first HR10-250s about 4 months after they came out. I got a second one two years later. I did have problems with audio dropouts on 6.3a and b, but I just reloaded 3.1.5 until that was finally fixed in 6.3d. I have had no problems with either unit since then.

    I am still using the original HR10 which has the old HDMI card and it is still working connected to 2 TVs. One using the HDMI connection and the other using the component connection.

    I know a lot of people reported lockup problems and reboot problems with the HR10-250, but I believe most them were caused by upgrades to a larger disk drive without increasing the swap size.
     

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