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After an extended period of inactivity a thread can be flagged as inactive, or it used to be that way. I have four 250 units that I would hand over to anyone willing to pick them up. All have good fans and worked until I pulled the plug. I have no boxes and they don't fit into a P.O. flat rate box. Anyhow, don't get nuts about this. I have a ton of stuff that has to go. I went from a four floor house to a 150 sq ft cave. Not everything fits.
Why move into a hole in the wall? Now nothing fits and you have to purge....sometimes change is good.
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Why move into a hole in the wall? Now nothing fits and you have to purge....sometimes change is good.
Yes, I am always getting new stuff. I was living in a house my sister owned after moving back from CA. She sold the house, and I had a choice of getting an apartment or moving in with my mother. I chose to move in with her, she's 87, and my family spends 9 months in FL every year. I have a room since this is an old house and I don't have the money or desire to fix it up. It's a rural area, I'm retired, and I like living alone with my stuff. This year my cable is all encrypted so I use two TiVo boxes with cable cards. The network I made is really good, so sharing stuff is fast and easy. There's no possibility of OTA, but my cable & internet is pretty good. The DHG taught me a lot, and I use that knowledge every day.
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Good grief!

For the first time since having this 250, I did something that I have not done before with it.

I remembered I needed to check on the unit which I didn't do earlier, because I knew disk
memory was getting pretty low. So, I ran to the unit on Wednesday night and turned it
on to check 'System' and WoW! I was down to 3% hard drive space!

What would've happened if it ran out at 0%? Didn't I read here a long time ago that
something bad happens - or could happen when space runs dry?

I deleted some stuff and got back to near 30% remaining, so...































(Things are still SMOOTH SAILING! Whew! That was close!)

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Other Equipment: ClearStream-4 connected to dying DTX9950 to Composite-In of Philips 3576H; local CableTV to RF-In - connected to 2nd-time boards-replaced Philips 19PFL3403D (See www.BadCaps.Net - Poorly made caps).
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Good grief!

For the first time since having this 250, I did something that I have not done before with it.

I remembered I needed to check on the unit which I didn't do earlier, because I knew disk
memory was getting pretty low. So, I ran to the unit on Wednesday night and turned it
on to check 'System' and WoW! I was down to 3% hard drive space!

What would've happened if it ran out at 0%? Didn't I read here a long time ago that
something bad happens - or could happen when space runs dry?

I deleted some stuff and got back to near 30% remaining, so...

(Things are still SMOOTH SAILING! Whew! That was close!)

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Yes-It will stop recorgind video.
Seriously though I dont kow if anything "bad" happens, but in general once hard drives get close to capacity they behave poorly since the read head has to travel all over the place to find free clusters to write to.....

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I still use my DHG's on a daily basis, with the Phillips HDR5750 as a backup for other recordings. Despite it age, it still runs circles around the cable dvr I had as far as the controls, live buffer etc.
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