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How to wake HR44 from power save mode other than channel up?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by baltik, May 11, 2014.

  1. baltik

    baltik New Member

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    Whenever my genie is asleep - it screws up the HDMI handshake between my receiver and TV. I want to automatically wake the DVR when I power the TV using a macro on my Harmony remote. However I do not want to use the channel up/down buttons to do so since there is a reasonable chance the DVR may be already awake and the channel will then be changed... Any ideas?

    I realize I can simply disable the power save mode but I really like to retain the option if possible.
     
  2. litzdog911

    litzdog911 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    Just disable Power Save Mode. It only saves about one or two watts on a DVR that consumes ~40W. Hardly worth the hassle.
     
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  3. peds48

    peds48 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    Press GUIDE, INFO, MENU, LIST etc
     
  4. inkahauts

    inkahauts DIRECTV A-Team

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    Um,why not just hit the power on button. Its descrete off the rc71 remote.
     
  5. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    In my case that would then switch the TV either on or off.

    It reminds me that I haven't fixed that problem at all- neither HR44 nor C41 have the right code to not switch the Sammies with the press of either on or off.
     
  6. inkahauts

    inkahauts DIRECTV A-Team

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    If he's using a universal remote then that won't be an issue. Simply clear it and have no TV set while learning commands.

    ;)
     
  7. hasan

    hasan New Member

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    I use Info, then hit select (to clear the power up message). You might try that.
     

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