Expand your DVR storage so you can record more of your favorite TV shows. Or, transfer and store videos from your compatible camcorder to free up space for more recording. Connect the drive to a game console, Blu-ray Disc player or media player, like one from the WD TV family, to smoothly stream video to your big screen TV. It's the perfect solution for your video storage and playback needs. For further queries please contact us or see our ebay user profile.
Instantly add more recording hours to your DVR.
Expand your DVR storage so you can record more of your favorite TV shows. Or, transfer and store videos from your compatible camcorder to free up space for more recording. Connect the drive to a game console, Blu-ray Disc player or media player, like one from the WD TV family, to smoothly stream video to your big screen TV. It's the perfect solution for your video storage and playback needs.
Features at a glance
- DVR expander to add more recording hours to your DVR
- Works with most DVRs and AV devices
- AV-optimized for smooth video recording and playback
- Storage for your compatible camcorder
High-capacity DVR expander - Add extra hours of HD storage to your DVR. Connect the drive to your compatible USB or eSATA DVR to instantly create more storage for your TV shows, sporting events, and movies.
A convenient storage companion for your camcorder - Transfer your videos to your My Book AV drive without a computer to make room for more recording. You can even use the camcorder to play back the videos stored on the My Book AV drive.
AV-optimized - My Book AV DVR Expander offers smooth video recording and playback with SilkStream technology (available via eSATA connection only). Built with WD GreenPower Technology, the drive inside is optimized for the demands of reading and writing video as well as the high temperatures often found in entertainment centers.
Store videos, music, and photos for playback on your TV - Connect this AV-optimized drive to a game console, Blu-ray Disc player or media player, like our WD TV family of products, to enjoy smooth playback on your big screen TV.
Small enough to fit in your entertainment center - The small My Book form factor fits neatly in your entertainment center. It can stand upright or lie horizontally, making it easy to neatly position your drive near your AV devices while maximizing airflow and minimizing heat around the drive.
Maximum flexibility - My Book AV has both USB 2.0 and eSATA interfaces so your drive is compatible with most DVRs and other AV devices.
When used with a DVR, the My Book AV drive expands the recording capacity of a single DVR and cannot be also used as an expander with multiple DVRs or as storage for other AV devices.
- Expanding your DVR storage
- Saving videos from your compatible camcorder
- Storing movies, music, and photos for playback on your TV
Connecting the DVR Expander
In order for you to connect your DVR Expander to your TiVo, you must first have a TiVo Series3, TiVo HD, TiVo Premiere, or TiVo Roamio DVR or the TiVo Bolt!
- Unplug the TiVo DVR.
- Connect the eSATA cable between the DVR Expander and the TiVo DVR. (Do not use a USB cable to connect to TiVo)
- Plug in the DVR Expander. The power LED illuminates.
- Wait approximately 15 seconds for the hard drive to warm up.
- Plug in the TiVo DVR.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Note: Some models of the 'My Book AV DVR Expander' from Western Digital include a USB cable in addition to the eSATA cable, but only the eSATA connection is supported for use with the TiVo DVRs. If you have connected a DVR Expander using the USB connection, disconnect the USB cable and follow the steps using the eSATA cable.
What's in the box
(1) Refurbished / Used / Like New Western Digital My Book AV 1TB DVR Expander (model WDBABT0010HBK-NESN or model WD10000F032, depending on stock) , external power supply, eSATA cable. Original WD packaging is not included, depending on stock available we may be able to include the packaging.
This is the Western Digital My Book AV 1TB DVR Expander. This item is discontinued so this is very hard to find. High-capacity One Terabyte DVR expander. Add extra hours of HD storage to your DVR. For example: if you have a 250GB DVR currently then by adding 1TB of space you will have about 5 times the original storage space for your recorded movies and TV shows; with a 500 GB DVR, adding 1TB will give you a total of about 3 times the original space!
Store more programs on your high-definition TiVoÂ® box!*
Adds over 140 hours of HD or 1200 hours of standard-definition recording space
Seamlessly adds storage spaceâno need to manage which program is stored where
Uses eSATA for maximum reliability and performance
Simple installation via esata port and power plug.
Â· All TiVo Series3â¢
Â· TiVo HD/HD XL
Â· All TiVo Premieres
Â· All TiVo Roamios
Â· All TiVo BOLT's
Â· Sorry, it is NOT compatible with a TiVo Series2â¢ box
- Direct TV R15, HR20, HR2, HR23
- Dish VIP722K
- TiVo Series 3 & Premiere & Romaio & Bolt
- Pace DC7581
- Time Warner SA STB
- Scientific Atlanta 8300
- RCN - works on many RCN TIVO DVRs.
- *Check with your cable service provider to confirm compatibility with their system.
- Verify that your DVR box has an open eSata port on the outside of the DVR which you can plug in the eSata cable into. Please call your cable company before purchasing to ensure compatibility. (For example: Comcast Xfinity, DirecTV, Dish Network, Time Warner Cable, Verizon Fios, RCN, AT&T, Cablevision / Optimum, Shaw, Cox, Cogeco).
- After installation - keep the eSata and power cord plugged into your DVR to maintain future recordings since future recording space will be stored throughout the internal and external hard drives.
- Known firmware update required for Verizon Aaris DVRs model VMS1100. If that is your DVR, please do the firmware update first, restart the box, and then install the DVR Expander by following the DVR's on screen menu directions.
- 2010 or later Sony camcorders with Direct Copy functionality, including: HDR-CX150/R, HDR-CX110/L, HDR-XR350V, HDR-CX300, HDR-XR150, HDR-XR550V, HDR-CX550V, HDR-CX350V, DCR-SX63, DCR-SX44, DCR-SR68/R, DCR-SR88, DCR-SX83
Game ConsolesBlu-ray Disc Players
- Sony 2010 Blu-ray Disc Players, including BDP-S370, BDP-S470, BDP-S570, BDP-BX37, BDP-BX57, BDP-N460, BDP-560
- Sony Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Systems, including BDV-E370, BDV-E570, BDV-T57
- LG BD390
- Samsung BD-P1600
- Microsoft Xbox 360 (media playback only)
- Sony PlayStation 3 (media playback only)
- JVC LT-32P6
- Samsung LN32A550
- Phillips 42PFLA332D
- LG 47LH30
- Sony KDL-46XBR9
- Western Digital WD TV Live Plus, WD TV Live, WD TV, WD TV Mini
Compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Compatible with MacÂ® OS XÂ® TigerÂ®, LeopardÂ®, or Snow Leopard
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system
Item is like new and is in good working condition, but it does not ship with it's original box. [This is very hard to find since it is a discontinued item.] High-capacity DVR expander - Add extra hours of HD storage to your DVR.
Compatibility: (Works on many TIVO DVRs with eSATA port. Keep plugged in and powered on after you start using it to store recordings.)
Please check with your cable company or DVR manufacturer for exact compatibility. DVRs (Set-Top-Boxes)* Works with: All TiVo Series3TM TiVo HD/HD XL All TiVo Premieres All TiVo Roamios Not compatible with a TiVo Series2TM box Direct TV R15, HR20, HR2, HR23 Dish VIP722K TiVo Series 3 & Premiere Pace DC7581 Time Warner SA STB Scientific Atlanta 8300 *Check with your cable service provider to confirm compatibility with their system. (SONY adapter is not included) Camcorders 2010 or later Sony camcorders with Direct Copy functionality, including: HDR-CX150/R, HDR-CX110/L, HDR-XR350V, HDR-CX300, HDR-XR150, HDR-XR550V, HDR-CX550V, HDR-CX350V, DCR-SX63, DCR-SX44, DCR-SR68/R, DCR-SR88, DCR-SX83 WD My Book AV Box Blu-ray Disc Players Sony 2010 Blu-ray Disc Players, including BDP-S370, BDP-S470, BDP-S570, BDP-BX37, BDP-BX57, BDP-N460, BDP-560 Sony Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Systems, including BDV-E370, BDV-E570, BDV-T57 LG BD390 Samsung BD-P1600 Game Consoles Microsoft Xbox 360 (media playback only) Sony PlayStation 3 (media playback only) Televisions JVC LT-32P6 Samsung LN32A550 Phillips 42PFLA332D LG 47LH30 Sony KDL-46XBR9 Media Players Western Digital WD TV Live Plus, WD TV Live, WD TV, WD TV Mini.
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