Anyone else know anything more about this? Tune to a channel and click Record. It is also very possible that you have no FireWire on your computer at all, in which case you’ll need to buy a FireWire card. Well I don’t have a Mac, but I do have a thought: I don’t mind that at all. Thanks for all your info.

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Why can Dishnetwork and directv allow one to extend the DVR memory and cable cannot? This page was last edited on 5 Novemberat To MOVE HD content from one medium to another is permitted and does not violate any copy protection regulations– to make a COPY is an entirely different matter, and should not be discussed here.

It’ll look like sh1t SD always doesbut it’ll work. I don’t care to make a copy of the data, I just want to move the video off the DVR’s skimpy drive without losing it so that I can watch it again firewwire. This change was done in an effort to make the forum easier to use and to keep only the most helpful and recent content active.

Aug 1, Posts: I was wondering if it was possible to motoropa the DVR recordings to an external hard drive on my Mac, and if so, what equipment should I use?

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Im not interesting in ripping who eps etc etc. Will the setup allow capture of previously recorded content? I go ahed and name it, and try to save it the external drive. I’m assuming that the Firewire cable goes out from the port slot on the front of the receiver to the port on the Fifewire, right?


I think you can only get about an hour of HD H content on a standard singe sided DVD disk so if your content mootrola mostly movies, you might have to go with the media player route. Cambridge Audio Azur D. Just wondering, can the hard drive be used to record pre-recorded programs saved on the DVR? Even though I have 5 months to prepare, it’s likely that I will mototola to record the primetime coverage on my DVR, and then, immediately afterward, transfer it to my hard drive for recording, then erase it and do the next night, and so on.

There’s a page topic on avs which details how it works.

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Does it involve an external hard drive? From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. In other languages Add links. I’ve begun playing a recording from my listing of “My Recordings” and get nowhere. These devices sit working for a long time and can suck up a lot of dust motorolq in an environment with pets, smoking, or windows kept open.

I find it hard to believe mororola either HD must be formatted specially or I need special software. Well I got off my ass today and wired up another keystone jack, so the DCT is now cabled into my network. BTW, the cable you need should be ordered on the Internet, otherwise you’ll pay waaayy too much.


My Motorola HD cable box has Ethernet. What for?

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Getting more specific, I think it is Moto who implements the 5c check and bubbles that info to FE.

I should say that this will involve more than one VCR, and the other coverage I will tape will be via a regular cable feed. It’d make recording the Olympics waaayy easier.

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Motorola’s DCH3416 M-Card-enabled HD DVR

Is it possible to upgrade the internal hard disk or attach an external hard disk? The nice thing about FireWire is that there is only one size for the plug FireWire comes in 6-pin and 4-pin varieties.

So the port firwire physically active, motorloa apparently it’s not pulling an IP. Quote taken from motorola DCH user guide page 42 at: We are not asking the cable companies to expend resources in bigger hard drives, although that would be nice, but we are asking is for them to have something similar to weaknees directv and a process similar to dishnetworks where one can buy an external hard drive. Results 1 to 5 of 5.