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HR22 Ethernet Ports

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Tips and Resources' started by am3211, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. am3211

    am3211 AllStar

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    I have searched this forum and cannot seem to find a definitive answer, so I apologize in advance if this has been asked and answered.

    Are both ethernet ports on my HR22-100 active? Is it possible to daisy chain it to a co-located HR20-100 using one port and use the other port with a wireless N switch to connect to other DVR's located in another room?
     
  2. jodyguercio

    jodyguercio Active Member

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    Yes they are. IIRC the bottom port is a pass through.
     
  3. dsw2112

    dsw2112 Always Searching

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    They are both active, but it's not the true hardware pass-thru that you would get on a switch. It's software controlled and may slow down your receiver as well as other "strange" occurences. You can try it, but I'd recommend a switch...
     

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