changing the hard drive

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doggy

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has anyone changed the hard drive of there pvr? i would like to upgrade mine but im not to sure if its possible. ive got an xtreme 40gb pvr and im finding it to small.
 
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palco1603

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I've changed the hd in a manhattan 7000, fortecstar and a topfield4000 all successfully. 40gb is too small, you want at least 80gb or better still 120gb as i have. All work fine using either a seagate or maxtor hd with 7200rpm spin speed.
 
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doggy

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thanks, ive seen 120 gb for about £80. ill keep the forty and stick it in my pc which is already 80 gb. thatll give me 120 in total
 
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sky888

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is it possible to plug the harddisk into the computer and read the contents of the recording?
So that recorded video can be saved on DVD
 
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doggy

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sky888 said:
is it possible to plug the harddisk into the computer and read the contents of the recording?
So that recorded video can be saved on DVD
no its wont work, its a different format
 
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cjgall

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My Satellite Setup
Topfield 4000PVR with Aston 1.07 CAM, (canaldigitaal), dragoncam,
Sky digibox,
Bush HD Freesat,
Visiosat trisat looking at Astra1, Astra2 and Hotbird.
My Location
Netherlands & Central Brittany
sky888 said:
is it possible to plug the harddisk into the computer and read the contents of the recording?
So that recorded video can be saved on DVD
There is a special computer program for doing this with the Topfield (see: http://topfield.mira.lu/ ) so there might be one for the Xtreme. I suggest you search the xtreme BBS (http://www.xtreme-stb.com/) and the net.
 
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