[mythtv-users] Seagate 1.5TB for 109.99
Steve Peters - Priority Electronics
steve at priorityelectronics.com
Wed Mar 25 18:26:48 UTC 2009
>Not the same as MythTV BUT.......
>I use 7 of these drives in my Thecus N7700
>Firmware upgrades HAVE NOT FIXED ALL MY PROBLEMS, including having to
>ship back 4 drives to Seagate that were less than 30 days old and they
>ship me back 'reconditioned units'.
>If you have to then go ahead but if you don't have to then stay away
>from Seagate for now until they really fix these problems.
>dean at cognation.net
>+1-212-203-4357 New York
>+61-2-9016-5642 (Sydney in-dial).
>+44-20-3129-6001 (London in-dial).
>From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
>[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Stackpole, Chris
>Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 1:59 PM
>To: Discussion about mythtv
>Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Seagate 1.5TB for 109.99
>> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
>> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Steve Peters - Priority Electronics
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:55 PM
>> Subject: [mythtv-users] Seagate 1.5TB for 109.99
>> Hello all,
>> I see that tigerdirect.com has the seagate 1.5tb drive for
>> today. That's the best deal by far that I've seen on it to date.
>> Just wondering, I heard about some issues with this drive from some
>> users a few months back. Have those issues been fixed? Can someone
>> this drive to me for my main recordings drive?
>The issues were about the firmware on the drives at the time. AFAIK all
>of those issues have been fixed. The only concern you might have is if
>you get a drive that has been sitting on the shelf and hasn't been
>updated yet. You can just check when you get the drive.
>I don't have the 1.5TB drives, but the 1TB drives are doing just fine
Thanks for the info. I'll be staying away. Maybe this is why they're
offloading them for 109.99.
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