Exporting from DVR

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sniper62

http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/global/contentPageNR.jsp?assetId=P4920044

 

take a look at that, with that program u can connect your DVR to your network and can have access it from all the computers connected to that network. you wont loose quality, but you will have to figure out a way to record whats playing. you could just use a screen recording program to capture it then edit it.

 

 

 

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alanmc76

Better yet, get an ATSC compatible TV Tuner card and use Media Center inside Win 7.  Media Center has all of the functionality of a digital receiver and all of the functionality of a DVR, plus with a high end sound card you have native 7.1 stereo.

Get all the existing programming off the current DVR and never look back.  I haven't.

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-- "What am I, MacGyver? Fix it with what?"--

 

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shnoogie

Hack to Tivo (Google it)

Use Tivo Desktop 2.0 (not newer) to transfer your recordings to the PC over Ethernet.

 

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ready4war

dish network allows u to put Recordings on a HDD but u have to pay like 40 bucks a months

 

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yogurt80

Acctually it's just a one time $40 fee to enable the USB jack, and then you can hook any extenal drive to it and record for free.

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robotsneedhugs2

What's the point of USB ports on the DVR if they can't be enabled? Why even put them on there?

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MeTo

So they can charge you $40 bucks to turn it on.

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mesiah

The designers of most new cable and satellite DVRs realize the many potential uses for a USB port on their hardware, so they add it. However, the cable and satellite companies are afraid users will somehow use the usb ports to hack their box and get free service, so they force the manufacturer to disable it. Its cheaper to just turn it off in the software than have to redesign the box down the road if usb is needed.

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billcipp

I believe theat Direct TV has video out, actually composite video out which you can input into the Hauppauge HD PVR High Definition Personal Video Recorder.  It also allows recording in HD Format with virtually no loss of picture.  It allows pass-through so no need for splitters. See the link: 

http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/data_hdpvr.html

and read reviews:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815116030

 Make sure you read all the reviews as the majority swear by this product.

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