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Old 01-01-2006, 04:10 AM   #1
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Cool Series 2 second drive question

Hello all I have an series 2 tivo standalone 40 gig wanting to ad an 160 to it and mabie more I have the twin breeze kit to go along with the drive. Is there anything do to the hd before installing ?? I hope some one can help..


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Old 01-01-2006, 12:06 PM   #2
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The weaknees upgrade instructions work great:


In a 2 drive system if either drive goes you loose everything. I would buy a bigger drive and stay with a one drive system keeping the old 40 gig for a backup but that is just my preference.

Good Luck!


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Old 07-12-2015, 09:04 AM   #4
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Series 2 only has one port.

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Old 07-14-2015, 11:09 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Parkers View Post
Series 2 only has one port.
If you mean USB port, you are mistaken, it has two.

If you mean a place to connect a hard drive, it only has one PATA/IDE header, but two drives can be connected via ribbon cable to that header, one Master and one Slave.

It wasn't until the Series 3 TiVos came along that they switched over to SATA ports.

And every TiVo since has had an internal SATA port and an eSATA external port.


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