Originally Posted by sdsilver
Need lots of Hd recording time so I added a Maxtor expander to my first 8300 and it worked perfectly. Am now adding a second 8300 and expander for even more HD recording time on the same HDTV. However, the remote works both at the same time. Can the code be changed? Other than covering up one while working with the other is there a workaround?
You cannot change the remote codes to make this work.
However i have two DVRs connected to the same TV (SA8000 & SA8000HD) and i simply leave one turned off while the other is turned on. When i want to switch from one to the other, i hit the Power key on the remote which "turns the on one off and the off one on" then i switch the TV to the other input. It works pretty well this way.
When you turn the DVR off, it really only disables the video outputs and remote sensor so it still does all it's recording and such even while turned off. Usually turning it off will preserve the buffer in the currently viewed tuner but the other tuner will often lose it's buffer but it's no big deal.http://gallery.avsforum.com/data/502...PX50_Left1.jpg