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Are you a movie buff? Addicted to your favorite TV series? DISH lets you fill your external hard drive with entire seasons of your favorite shows, movies, sports and children's entertainment!
Once you add an external hard drive to your DVR, you have the ability to transfer recordings from one HD DVR receiver on your account to another, or you can store your favorite shows and movies on your external hard drive to free up your DVR storage space. This feature is free and makes upgrading your TV experience easy and affordable.
Compatible HD DVR receivers include ViP 612, 622, 722, 722k, 922, and Hopper.
An external hard drive can also be used to turn your HD Non-DVR receiver into an HD DVR. Once you purchase an external hard drive, call us at 800-333-DISH (800-333-3474) to activate your DVR service. One-time $40 activation fee applies.
Compatible HD receivers include Wally, ViP 211, 211k, and 211z.
Don’t lose your existing content when upgrading to a new receiver!
While most major manufacturers' external hard drives are compatible, keep in mind the following guidelines when purchasing an external hard drive:
¹ External hard drive capacity requirements:Connected to Hopper: minimum 320 GB, maximum 2 TBConnected to Wally: minimum 500 GB, maximum 2 TBConnected to other receivers: minimum 50 GB, maximum 2 TB
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