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    Amstrad DRX895 issues

    This is a discussion on Amstrad DRX895 issues within the Sky+ HD Supertelly forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; As I reported back in January my 1TB Amstrad DRX895 is occasionally having issues. Some programmes which were recorded a ...

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      Amstrad DRX895 issues

      As I reported back in January my 1TB Amstrad DRX895 is occasionally having issues. Some programmes which were recorded a good while ago cannot be played back and I have to delete them. Other programmes from the same era play perfectly well. Sometimes when recording a programme, it is only partly recorded or fails completely, although the dish connection is OK and I am getting a decent signal. The firmware is R011.075.52.00p and the box is about 69% full. I am wondering whether it might be worth upgrading to a 2TB box and if so, what make and model is this box? I've been a Sky customer for many years now and so would hope to get a new box at a discounted price if I decide to go down that route.


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      Re: Amstrad DRX895 issues

      The 1TB boxes were flaky. Mine got to the stage it wouldn't come out of standby. No button combination/power cycle would resolve it. Only found that out last year searching once I ran into these issues. It also suffered lots of lockups even in standby. Though the 2TB boxes have been rock solid for me. Non wireless. Only have some issues with the standard 500GB box at the moment.

      If at some point you were to go the 2TB box it would be the built in optional wireless version. DRX895-WL, I think…

     

     

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