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I'm trying to plug my sata hd into my esata DVR

Could I buy an usb to esata adapter, then an esata cable? That way I could plug my usb cable (that came with my hard drive),into the adapter and then the esata cable into the other end of the adapter, then plug the esata cable into the DVR??? I'm trying to connect my hard drive to my DVR to record movies to.
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  • mydogbuster3 Sep 15, 2009

    I'm trying to use the sata external hd with my Directv dvr. I thought I could just use a cable that would plug into my sata hd and then into the esata port on the dvr. ?????

  • mydogbuster3 Apr 06, 2010

    This is for my Directv DVR. I'm trying to bypass the hard drive in my Directv DVR and record movies/shows to a larger external hard drive.

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What you can do is go to a good computer hardware store like, new egg. or somewhere that sells core hardware for computers. you should be able to buy a PCI-E or a PCI ESata card so you can plug it in. hope this helps!

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