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Overview

From September 13 to 16, 2021 software on all HDDSR 800 and HDPVR 830 receivers have been updated. This update was meant to enhance your HD Guide experience.


Version 70.27 introduced a variety of new features and bug fixes, outlined below.

Features and Bug Fixes

Version 70.27 provides the following new features:

Shaw Direct Video-On-Demand improvements

  • Providing the ability to sort a series by season in both ascending or descending order.
  • A pop-up will now be displayed when an episode has ended, asking if you would like to play the next episode.
  • An improved VOD playback bar theme.

Series/Sports improvements

  • Providing the ability to fine-tune the settings of a future recording as you are configuring it.
  • Number of estimated recordings is now displayed in the upcoming recording dialog.


PVR Transfer Capabilities

  • It is now possible to transfer recordings between DVR 830 units (DVR 630 not supported).


    + A variety of defect/bug fixes.

Customer Download Details – HDDSR 800

On Monday, September 13, 2021 or Tuesday, September 14, 2021, version 70.27 will become available for download. HD DSR units in standby (OFF) will automatically start the download. If you turn on the unit while the download is occurring, you will instantly be brought back to live video.



Once the code is fully downloaded, the unit will reboot and install the update. Within ~2 minutes, the reboot will complete and the unit should be running 70.27.

Customer Download Details – HDPVR 830

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021 or Thursday, September 16, 2021, version 70.27 will become available for download. HDPVR 830 units will load this code in the background when a tuner is free.


Once the download is complete, an onscreen prompt will give the user 60 seconds to cancel, otherwise the unit will reboot and install the update. Within ~2 minutes, the reboot will complete and the unit should be running 70.27.