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  1. Updated Bell External Hard Drive FAQ

    Industry News
    In the last five years, the amount of high definition programming on television has exploded but unfortunately the storage capacity of many HD PVR's has remained virtually unchanged. To deal with the problem, companies like Bell TV have resorted to offering consumers the ability to connect an...
  2. Bell TV updates HD PVR firmware

    Industry News
    Bell TV this week will begin rolling out new firmware for the company's 9241 and 9242 dual tuner HD PVRs which the company says will enable support for 2TB external hard drives and resolves the previous issue where some customers could not access interactive television applications. The...
  3. Old EHD on replacement IRD.

    Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers
    Bell replaced my 6131 under warranty. I had recordings on my EHD that I would like to view on the new 6131. I copied the files from both partitions on my EHD to my PC using ext2fsd. After the new 6131 formatted the drive I copied all of the files from the backed up EHD partition only back to the...
  4. Samsung USB 3.0 external hard drives offer superior speed

    Industry News
    Samsung today announced a new line of USB 3.0 external hard drives which the company says offer ten times the speed as previous generation USB 2.0 drives. The Samsung Story Station line of external drives employ the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface which offers a maximum transfer rate of 5 gigabits...
  5. Bell TV External Hard Drive FAQ

    Industry News
    I'm using a 160GB WD 2.5" hard drive and the ExpressVu 6131. The EHD is powered by the USB port on the 6131, and I've been using it now for about 1 1/2 months without a problem. Why do they recommend against using the receiver to power the drive?
  6. BellTV 9242: Firmware V183 Discussion (EHD fixes)

    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
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