new user please help

Discussion in 'TiVo Underground' started by tharaw, Sep 3, 2006.

  1. tharaw

    tharaw New Member

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    HELP HELP NEW USER would some one direct me
    I HAVE A RCA DVR 40 I PICKED UP OFF OF CRAIGSLIST I DO NOT SUBSCRIBE TO "DTV"
    I WAS WANTING TO USE IT AS A DVR ONLY WITH ANALOG ANT CAN SOME ONE HELP
    THANKS IN ADVANCE
     
  2. Gunnyman

    Gunnyman Just a boring dude

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    there's no help for you
    it won't work period.
     
  3. tharaw

    tharaw New Member

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    why not
     
  4. Gunnyman

    Gunnyman Just a boring dude

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    because the Dtivo doesn't have a couple of things needed
    1) a video ENCODER the video stream from Directv is already encoded mpeg2 video so all it has to do is decode the stream for playback
    2) a tuner that can tune in anything besides Directv's satellites.
     
  5. tharaw

    tharaw New Member

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    ok any one need a dvr40 it is up for sale it is practically new
     
  6. classicsat

    classicsat Astute User

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    Put it up on Craigslist.
     

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