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  1. Bell Satellite TV Hardware Installation Forum
    I just inherited a 9242. Current receiver is a 6131 with an external hard drive for PVR capabilities. Dish is up on the roof, but looks like the dual LNB feeds into an SW21 switch that is located very near the dish, then a single cable feeds off the roof and into the house. We went through an...
  2. Industry News
    Bell TV, formerly known as Bell ExpressVu, Dish Network Canada and ExpressVu Dish Network, is the division of Bell Canada that provides Direct-to-Home satellite television service across Canada. The service, which launched on September 10, 1997, has over 1.8 million subscribers and competes...
  3. Industry News
    Bell Satellite TV, still known by many Canadians as Bell ExpressVu, this week began an exchange program that will see the company replace every Bell TV MPEG-2 HD satellite receiver currently in use with upgraded MPEG 4-HD receivers. Under the plan, Bell will replace an estimated 240,000 High...
  4. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    Update begins rolling out today. New firmware will support Bell's new on demand service and enable 2TB support for external drives.
  5. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    Is there a list of 320gb SATA drives for the 9242 PVR. My current drive is WD3200AAJS-57RYA0.
  6. Industry News
    Bell TV this week began rolling out new firmware - version 185 - for the company's popular 9242 dual tuner HD PVR which the company says fixes the problem of IR interference from other devices. Select HD PVR owners began receiving the update automatically on Wednesday and all 9242 users should...
  7. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    This thread is to discuss Firmware V185 which is designed to address the IR sensor picking up the TV's IR signals. The firmware is rolling out between today and Saturday so please do not ask when you will get it or your post will be removed. It should also feature updates found in V184...
  8. Industry News
    According to rumours from the Canadian wireless blogosphere, Bell TV is expected to begin offering remote HD PVR access beginning February 12th. If true, the new feature would allow owners of the Bell 9242 and 9241 HD PVR to schedule recordings and manage their PVRs library of shows remotely...
  9. Industry News
    After Bell TV upgraded the firmware on its 9242 HD PVR last week, Digital Home was bombarded with complaints from Bell customers who said their HD PVR was exhibiting strange behaviour such as randomly changing channels, the PVR recording shows on its own and much more. After some investigation...
  10. Industry News
    Without fanfare, Bell TV this week began rolling out new firmware for the company's popular 9242 dual tuner HD PVR which introduces internet connectivity, support for larger external hard drives and other minor bug fixes. Firmware V184 began rolling out on Wednesday and should be available to...
  11. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    It appears the 9242 has received a new firmware update V184. I noticed it when the Favourite List now is highlighted. Any other changes? Edit by 57. Many people are having problems with the PVR acting erratically - channels changing by itself, turning on/off, info/guide coming up, etc...
  12. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    We moved almost two weeks ago & moved our 9242 with us. We had a satellite installer come out a few days after we moved & everything seemed OK. We didn't have the TV in the right room so he just hooked up the 9242 where it belonged and all of the lights and all were going like normal. I...
  13. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    Hello - I am having custom cabinet built-ins installed and, as a result, my components will be hidden in the cabinets. For my HD box (Bell 9242 HD PVR+), can I replace the tv1 IR remote with a UHF remote? (I am running the tv2 UHF remote that came with the box in another room). Finally, I'm...
  14. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    My 9242 just upgraded from V182 to V183! Can't find any changes yet though. Perhaps they've addressed the EHD issues? -Mike
  15. Bell Satellite TV
    So I am now testing the SlingBox Pro HD and am very pleased with it. But here is where things get curious. The attached image is showing some stats about the stream from Bell 9242 via component to the Slingbox. The 9242 is set to output at 1080i. Note two numbers from the Sling stats...
  16. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    All my phones in the house were dead. Found this out when trying to send a fax. Apparently been dead for days. After much searching, finally unplugged the Bell box in the bedroom. The NEW 9242 shorts out all phones. The reciever is 2 weeks old. I know it didn't short them all out before...
  17. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    Effective August 8th
  18. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    It appears the 9242 will FORCE itself to update everyday (stupid) and after it's done, it will go into standby mode (also stupid). Does the non PVR HD BEV unit also have this exact same behaviour? My 3100 did not ever do this in 3 yrs, so this came as a surprise. Is there anyway to prevent...
  19. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    Version V181 for the ExpressVu 9242 seems to have arrived yesterday along with a screen saver that gives helpful hints. Any other reports?
  20. Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    I am currently writing an article on the ExpressVu 9242 and I would like to get feedback from users of the unit. I am only interested in objective feedback on the 9242 model (not rants) that discuss the pros and cons of this unit. Please be sure to vote in the poll One post per member, this...
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