ExpressVu 6141 plus External HDD = Instant PVR
Still NO news on the PVR feature, here is my conversation today with bell.
Thank you for your patience.
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Jaime W: Hello, thank you for visiting bell.ca. How may I help you today?
John : Hello, I am curious as to when Bell will release the software update for the HD 6141 receiver to allow an external USB hard drive to be attached for PVR features. This was promised by Pat Button (the previous VP of sales) in a press release in January 2008
Jaime W: Unfortunately we do not have any dates or updates on when the update will come out.
John : Has there been any talk as to whether or not this update will be coming out for these receivers, the US satellite company uses the same receivers and they already have this update available to there customers
Jaime W: Yes, the only update released this year was for the 9242 HD PVR receiver.
John : does bell not work with dishnetwork on these updates because they are owned by echostar
John : so as of right now the usb port on this receiver is basically there for cosmetic purposes.
Jaime W: Yes this feature is not yet enabled.
John : and there is no time frame on when it will become "ENABLED"
Jaime W: Unfortunately no date yet for the release. I'm sorry about this.
John : OK , thank you for this answer. I look forward to being able to use my HD 6141 receiver as a PVR with an external USB hard drive in the future.
Jaime W: It's been a pleasure helping you out today! Thank you for choosing Bell and for using bell.ca for your self-serve solutions. Have a great day!
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