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Hughes Tivo for Directv, Model: SD DVR 40

by alsaxon / February 8, 2006 12:16 PM PST

Hi All,

I was wondering if anyone can tell me how to download already saved shows in my tivo to my pc.

I see that the series 2 tivo's allows you to do this, but I don't want to spend the money for a new one and two, it doesn't look like directv offers this.


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(NT) (NT) anyone???
by alsaxon / March 29, 2006 11:36 AM PST
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you most likely can't
by masterying01 / March 30, 2006 4:28 AM PST

i remember for a while hughes made directtv TIVO recievers. they had 2 usb ports in the back. unfortunately, those usb ports where never activivated through the hughes firmware...which means you can't use it like a series 2 tivo. with the series 2, you can hook it up to a wireless network via a wireless usb adapter.

there might be hacked firmwares out there on the internet, but i wouldnt know what to do with it nor would i want to try it. there are also adapaters you can buy to convert rca's into something your computer will understand...but thats really tedious and its all real time recording.

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