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Is it possible to control multiple genies in one room?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by Etidure, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. Etidure

    Etidure New Member

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    I can figure out a way to do it. With the old remote I knew how to handle this but is there a way to do it with the genies? Is there a different remote I need?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. narrod

    narrod Godfather

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    You have multiple Genies active on your account? I was advised that Directv won't allow it. I sure would like to have another.
     
  3. Etidure

    Etidure New Member

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    Sorry I may be using the wrong terminology. I have one genie and two genie minis in the same room. I was wondering if there is a way to control each without effecting the others
     
  4. dennisj00

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    One or multiple remotes? With a RC65, you can control up to 3 boxes and 1 TV or you could do 3 RC71 in RF mode.
     
  5. jimmie57

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    The Genie and the clients use the RC71 remote that is IR and RF. I feel certain they can be set to operate one remote for 1 receiver using RF and them all be in the same room. RF setup uses part of the serial number of the receiver to communicate.
    I do not know the steps to direct you to accomplish this. There are others on here that can give you step by step instructions to do this.
     
  6. peds48

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    Are you sure the clients support different IR address as previous receivers did?
     
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    One of the techs (PKHarmony) on the Logitech Harmony forum says that they have tested the HR44 and C41 successfully with multiple DIRECTV IR code sets.
     
  9. peds48

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    Well, unlike you, I speak facts and don’t rely on some else’s bogus posts. The HR44 (I don’t have clients) the only option is either DirecTV® or AV1/AV2 that would be two different IR code sets
     
  10. David Ortiz

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    Two counts as multiple. The Genie server can be set to IR codesets 00001 or 00003. The Genie clients can be set to any of the eight IR codesets.
     
  11. peds48

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    Does this applies to both HR34 and HR44 and C31 and C41s?
     
  12. David Ortiz

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    I'm sure about all but the C31.
     
  13. dennisj00

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    They did when I had one. I doubt they've removed that. . . there would be a few posts about it.
     
  14. harsh

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    The poster in question has both an HR44 and a C41 so their experience is broader than your own.

    Logitech (and other remocon providers) surely have an inside line on the workings of all major manufacturer's IR remotes.
     
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