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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-03-28, 09:13 PM
Replies: 286
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Posted By OlStatic
That is a shame. Myself I have no reason...

That is a shame. Myself I have no reason whatsoever to switch to the 8XX model.
The loss of the front display and the Esata port are enough to keep the 6xx for as long as I can.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-08-03, 07:44 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
noah12 so the interface is exactly the same as...

noah12 so the interface is exactly the same as the 630? Theres no difference at all?

Have you noticed any problems at all?
How is the external drive working? Any hiccups?
You should fill the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-08-02, 07:59 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
Can you get a picture of the interface and...

Can you get a picture of the interface and whatever is different from the 630?
Do you have an external drive?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-25, 12:57 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
I am starting to understand why Shaw doesnt seem...

I am starting to understand why Shaw doesnt seem too excited about the product.
So far theres nothing thats telling me that its better than the 630 except for the bigger HDD but its not that...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-23, 05:20 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
Shaw nixed the Esata external HDD access and...

Shaw nixed the Esata external HDD access and supposeduly replaced it with USB2 access.
I am waiting to hear folks that tried it to see how it works.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
Why would anyone pay more 70 bucks for that...

Why would anyone pay more 70 bucks for that receiver on ebay?

That looks like a USB 2 port in the back doent it?
I wonder what that metalic plate is removable for some sort of expansion which...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
So nobody has ordered one yet? I am also...

So nobody has ordered one yet?
I am also surprised that Shaw does not advertise that they have a new receiver, its kidna weird.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
Has anyone ordered the 830? I would like to...

Has anyone ordered the 830?
I would like to read a review before making a decision and get one.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-13, 11:30 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
Until we actually have a manual that describes in...

Until we actually have a manual that describes in detail what the device can do I will hold off buying one especially for the external drive support.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-07-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
hmm so theres no benefit in getting the 830 if it...

hmm so theres no benefit in getting the 830 if it keeps the same interface.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-06-28, 10:46 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
The 630 only has the option to either keep or...

The 630 only has the option to either keep or delete oldest first options.
I have it set to delete until space is required because I want it to manage itself and delete the old shows as needed.
If...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-06-27, 12:41 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
That should be the job of the receiver to keep...

That should be the job of the receiver to keep enough space to be work properly.
If ideally it should stay below 75% then program it that way.
I dont want to micromanage it.

All I want to do is...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-06-26, 12:35 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
I think the issues with the 630 is due to poor...

I think the issues with the 630 is due to poor disk management.
I have also an external drive.
I rarely delete anything so the the drives are full.
I leave it to the receiver to delete the old...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-06-24, 01:47 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
I really hope this new receiver has a much better...

I really hope this new receiver has a much better software.
I like the 630 but the software bugs and crashes drive me nuts.
Today while taping a soccer game the machine crashed 4 times.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-06-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
My external enclosure does have a USB (2.0 I...

My external enclosure does have a USB (2.0 I think) so that would be good news.
Isnt USB2 fast enough to transfer mp4 data between the external drive and internal?

I am curious to see what kind...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-06-11, 10:58 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 75,989
Posted By OlStatic
Any idea what the specs will be for this new...

Any idea what the specs will be for this new receiver and if they would be available before the fall season?
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