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Old 01-26-2009, 05:19 AM   #1
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I have Direct TV with HD, DVR and I was wondering if I was ever camping in an area that I could not get a signal because of trees would I still be able to watch recorded shows off of my DVR ???



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Old 01-26-2009, 05:42 AM   #2
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I know with my dish network receiver, when it doesn't have signal because of storms or something it just sits on the searching for signal screen and I can't even get it to switch to an antenna to watch local tv or switch it to the dvr.

You could test it by unscrewing the satellite in cable.


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Old 01-26-2009, 11:14 PM   #3
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I haven't done it, but I am pretty sure the answer is yes you can still watch recorded programs since they are on the recorder and will stay even w/o power. *When the receiver can't find a signal, you have to hit the "list" or "menu" button, depending on model, to cancel the setup mode. *We have stuff that was recorded months ago on other trips that we will watch when nothing good is available. *



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Old 01-29-2009, 02:51 AM   #4
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Yep, you can access the recorded stuff.
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