Compatible Hard Drive 622

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Major-V

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Can any Seagate 500GB SATA drive be used or just the one specifically mentioned in this thread?
 
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Finally you got it right :p - but it still name itself as 622.
Yep, but who cares, what I wanted, more available recording space, works fine. I could care less about whatever the other internal differences are.
 
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What happens if you put just any 500GB SATA drive in? Will it at least use the drive? Or will it simply fail to do anything with the drive? Has anybody tried this?
 
Jim5506

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Go to the Yahoo Group Dishmod.

groups.yahoo.com/group/dishmod

There, in the database area is a list of Dish approved hard drives for the 622.
 
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Alright, one last question:

If I'm upgrading my DVR 622 drive, can I take the original drive that came with the 622 and sell it to somebody else? If so, will their 622 or 722 be able to use the drive? Do I have to format it before I give it to them or will their DVR automatically format/partition the drive for them?

Thanks
 
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No.
Those disks are OEM and using special commands to spin-up when using in 622/722. Any PC will not able to see the disk without sending the commands after each reset or power on.
 
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No.
Those disks are OEM and using special commands to spin-up when using in 622/722. Any PC will not able to see the disk without sending the commands after each reset or power on.



I got that part. What i wanted to know was if I sold the old drive from my 622 to someone else with a 622 or 722, will they be able to use the old drive from my 622? Or will their 622 or 722 reject the drive from my 622?

Thanks
 
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Yes, they're could use it. Preferable if they'll do reformatting after installing into new 622/722.
 
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Yes, they're could use it. Preferable if they'll do reformatting after installing into new 622/722.

And what exactly is the remote control function that allows for reformatting?



...Thanks!
 
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Check Yahoo: Dishmod: Database.
Wait, you could make more money if you'll keep your recordings. ;)

So, if I forgot to delete my recordings from my old 622 HD, does that mean the new recipient of my old HD will be able to view/watch my recordings?

I thought I read somewhere that the 622 automatically reformats a drive in its entirety when another drive is placed into it.
 
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My 622 now has 55 hours of space. Thanks P Smith for that suggestion. It worked!!

...Very happy
 
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My 622 now has 55 hours of space. Thanks P Smith for that suggestion. It worked!!

...Very happy


which one you used of seagate ..?? a model number please...!! and from where you bought ...??

Thanks
 

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