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Can you run two 360 hard drive boxes?

Hi all,

I have the new 360 boxes (one standard v6 looking box and one secondary mini box).

Unfortunately the mini box didnt have the power supply or remote so support sent me them out. Today i have received a box which has a complete full size 360 box with hard drive with remote and power supply.

Do i just set the 360 up with the main and mini box or can i use the two full size 360 boxes now?

Thanks

Tom

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Re: Can you run two 360 hard drive boxes?

Nope! I wish you could. Only one V360 main box can be used per account.

The V360 firmware will also only work between a main box & mini boxes, not between two main boxes like the V6.

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Re: Can you run two 360 hard drive boxes?

Ah thanks for clarifying.

At least i can use the remote and power supply from the spare main box on my mini box now.

Hopefully when i text "GO" on my activation it still enables my original boxes and not the new one then sent out.

Cheers

Tom

 

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Re: Can you run two 360 hard drive boxes?

Is this still true as I have two V6 boxes both running 360 software and it seems to work fine?

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Re: Can you run two 360 hard drive boxes?


@camsoft wrote:

Is this still true as I have two V6 boxes both running 360 software and it seems to work fine?


It depends on the hardware.  With existing V6 boxes that get a software update over the cable you can have two boxes with hard disks.  With the new dedicated TV360 boxes only one can have the recording capability.

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So two V6 boxes running 360 software is best setup? Seems odd that two HDDs isn’t possible when using 360 box when it’s possible with V6 boxes on new software. 

Are there any limitations of having two main V6 boxes on 360, can I still resume on other device and share recorded shows?

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Re: Can you run two 360 hard drive boxes?

Yes, I agree it seems odd, but it is a quirk of the Arris V6 boxes that allows it.  Originally the new TV360 system was designed for cloud storage only but the Humax box has had to be adapted to allow one HDD as the UK broadcasters will not currently agree to the cloud only model.

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@camsoft wrote:

So two V6 boxes running 360 software is best setup? Seems odd that two HDDs isn’t possible when using 360 box when it’s possible with V6 boxes on new software. 

Are there any limitations of having two main V6 boxes on 360, can I still resume on other device and share recorded shows?


I have 2 upgraded boxes and can watch recordings across the boxes. Only know as I tested it specifically but font really use it. Resume I've not tried but again would only do to test rather than have a need to use as other box is kids specific in their room.

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Re: Can you run two 360 hard drive boxes?

Thanks! So do these boxes using cloud storage at all or only HDD? 

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Re: Can you run two 360 hard drive boxes?

HDD only unfortunately due to uk telecom licensing rules I believe. 

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