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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 2011-10-27, 11:10 AM Thread Starter
 
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Moving to Videotron - recording advice please?

I am planning to terminate my Bell TV service and switch to Vidéotron. I am fed up with losing the satellite signal every time it rains.

With Bell, I could record programs to an external USB HD (WD MyBook).

Will that USB HD be useful for recording programs with one of the Vidéotron set-top boxes, or do they all use either internal or external SATA drives?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 2011-10-27, 11:24 AM
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Videotron PVR's allow you to connect an external drive that has a eSATA connection. If your current drive only has a USB connection then you will need to get a new external drive.

Lots of threads discussing if you need more details.



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