Purchasing of Directv tivo receivers through weakness.com

Discussion in 'DirecTV TiVo Powered PVRs & Receivers' started by toby3470, Sep 18, 2007.

  1. toby3470

    toby3470 New Member

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    Has anyone purchased through weakness com?
     
  2. rbtravis

    rbtravis New Member

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    Parker, Co....
    Yes, they are an authorized Directv and Tivo reseller. They are sometimes a bit pricey and usually offer free shipping. You can also buy through DVRupgrade. Products differ slightly form each web-retailer.
     
  3. litzdog911

    litzdog911 TechKnow Guide

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    Yes, they're good folks.
     
  4. stevel

    stevel Dumb Blond TCF Club

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    Note - the name of the site is really weaknees.com, but they also own the domain weakness.com because so many people misunderstand it.
     
  5. whodat1

    whodat1 New Member

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    I have purchased both units & upgrade parts from weaknees & while they are somewhat pricey, I have always received excellent services and goods from them. Not to mention that I don't have to use the crap receivers that DTV gives out and don't have to extend my service for another two years.
     
  6. Jumi

    Jumi New Member

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    Bought new, bigger drive. Not cheap but great experience.
     
  7. chuckg

    chuckg New Member

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    Ditto. Bought two with 6.2a software. Installed 7/2/07. 6.3e update late August. Both units nothing but trouble since. Last night I removed the 6.3e contaminated 320GB drive and replaced it with the original (7/6/04) 40 GB Maxtor drive with 6.2a software.

    Today the 6.3e contaminated 160 GB was replaced with the original (9/17/04) 40 GB Western Digital drive with the 6.2a software.

    When users of this forum have blessed the software upgrade that will soon follow 6.3e I will swap out the 40s for new larger drives, connect the phone lines to get the update. And if it don't work, back to 40 GB and 6.2a.
     

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