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Hughes SD-DVR40 for DIRECTV


Front of the Hughes SD-DVR40 for DIRECTV

Back of the Hughes SD-DVR40 for DIRECTV



Facts about the Hughes SD-DVR40 for DIRECTV:

Manufacturer Hughes
Approximate Manufacture Dates 2004 - 2006
TiVo Service Number Prefix 351 - What is this?
Original Hard Drive Size 40 GB Maxtor Quickview
Hard Drive Format ATA/IDE PATA
Original Recording Capacity Variable, up to 35 Hours
Exterior Dimensions 12.5 x 15 x 3.25 inches

Weight (without cables and remote)

9 pounds (unit only)
Input Connections 2 Satellite
1 RF/Coax (passthrough)
Output Connections 2 Composite (video and L/R audio)
1 S-Video
1 RF/Coax
1 Toslink Digital Optical
Other Ports 1 Phoneline
1 Serial
1 IR
2 USB
1 Power
Original Remote Series2 Black DirecTV/TiVo Peanut Remote - TiVo Remote Info
Buttons on Faceplate Standard DirecTV 6 and navigation
Fan Size 60 x 60 x 25 mm (some) and 70 x 70 x 25 mm (some)
Current OS Version 6.3
DirecTV Compatibility Yes, integrated
Dual Tuner Capability Yes
Networking Features No
High Definition No
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General Description of the Hughes SD-DVR40 for DIRECTV:

Following up on the HDVR2, Hughes released this second revision to that generation of DirecTV TiVos. This unit contained a bit more security hardware, including a RID (receiver identification number) chip on the motherboard in an effort to limit signal theft. In addition, the 'HD' was removed from the name to stop confusion over whether or not the HDVR2 was a High Definition unit (it was not).

DirecTV revised the SD-DVR40 during its run to add a larger fan and slightly modify the internal architecture, with no change in features.


Remote Info for the Series2 Black DirecTV/TiVo Peanut Remote:

This is the second generation DirecTV/TiVo remote. This remote will be compatible with all other TiVos that use Peanut-shaped remotes. This has a DirecTV logo on the bottom.

TiVo Remote
Type and Color Series2 Black DirecTV/TiVo Peanut Remote
Number of Buttons 36
DVR 1-2 Switch No
SAT/TV Switch Yes
Compatibility Compatible with all TiVo DVRs which use the Peanut remote. Originally intended for Series2 DirecTV models from Philips, Hughes, Samsung, RCA, and DirecTV.
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