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what external hard drive would be best for bell 6131 hd receiver for recording?

what external hard drive would be best for bell 6131 hd receiver for recording?
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Re: what external hard drive would be best for bell 6131 hd receiver for recording?

You can utilize any external Hard Drive that meets the following requirements:

 

  • 7200 RPM rotation speed
  • Between 40 and 750GB of capacity
  • Holds a single hard drive (enclosures holding 2 disks are not supported)
  • Plugs into an AC power outlet
  • USB 2.0 connection
  • No sleep mode (cannot power down when idle)


May I suggest This one.

 

If you go for the 750GB Drive you'll be able to store 500 Hours of standard def video or 100 hours of HD.

 

Sadly, Bell receivers use a proprietary file format/OS that is incompatible with home computers, meaning you can't use the external drive to transfer Movies or TV shows to your computer. :smileysad:

 

For unequaled storage capacity though, the external Hard Drive is the way to go. Turning your receiver into a PVR is awesome. Highly recommended!

 

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