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Procedures for Buying and Selling of BTV Receivers - See Post 1

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I had a 3100, a 5800 and a 5900 in the house. Thinking of going HD. Question, if I get a HD receiver, am I allowed to sell the 3100 or the 5800. There are quite a few for sale (at decent prices) on certain famous auction sites. Not sure if Bev allows that anymore.

Edit by 57 - 2011.10.25. You should not sell or buy 9200 or 6100 receivers since they are being phased out and BTV will not activate them. See link below for more on the topic: (They can still be used for OTA so they may have some value to someone interested in that option)

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Only Receivers in Bell TV's New or Refurbished Database can be activated on-line, all others, like this one you have to call in, or use the on-line Chat System.
Correct, there will be no help from Bell. As Bell very rarely go after renters with delinquent accounts, they might not even send you a box to return it and even if they did, do you really want to confuse Bell by shipping a receiver that is not yours back to them ?
That was very kind of the CSR, that is not normally the way they work but I am glad it all worked out for you.
Not all 9400's even have a Card.

Plug it in, see if you get the preview Channels, all the others should be red. Then call Bell to add it to your account.
Bell may or may not reactivate the old box's, try via the Web Site, see how that goes.
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