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Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 8:36 PM

Getting a new Genie system

I have the Genie system that handles up to 5 and am upgrading to the Genie 2 that handles 7 tvs, with this upgrade will I lose my shows/movies that I have DVR'd but not had a chance to watch yet?

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nabukl

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2.2K Messages

5 years ago

Yes, recordings are non transferable and encrypted to the hard drive they were recorded on.

mdram4x4

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6.5K Messages

5 years ago

yep you will lose them

Juniper

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5 years ago

You will lose the recordings on every HDDVR you have, not just the Genie. The Genie-2 does not allow anything but Clients so is hard capped at 7 tuners. A Genie and 2 HDDVRs is 9 tuners. So for most the Genie-2 is actually a downgrade, especially with the post launch issues.

 

The only benefit of the Genie-2 over the regular Genie line is it can support 2 TVs at the same time using a 4K channel, as opposed to the HR54 only able to stream to 1 TV (via Client connection). As there are only a couple true 4K channels, I consider this a minor perk.


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