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multiple stacked receivers

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by borissauer, May 27, 2007.

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  1. borissauer

    borissauer New Member

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    I will be placing all 4 receivers in one cabinet in my barroom. What is the best method for controlling 4 receivers without the remotes interfering with one another? Can I get a universal remote that can be programmed with individual device buttons for each of the 4 receivers? Do I need 4 seperate remotes, each programmed to control 1 receiver?
     
  2. jdspencer

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    You will have to change each receiver to respond to different remote addresses. A universal remote can be programmed for each of those addresses.
     
  3. CCarncross

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    I'll add that due to heat, its a really bad idea to stack 4 receivers on top of each other. They need to all be on their own shelves with adequate spacing for heat dissipation.
     
  4. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

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    I agree with CCarncross .... at least add a supplemental cooling fan to prevent overheating.
     
  5. boba

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    Good luck finding 4 different addresses for current Directv receivers, plan on manual operation or covering/uncovering the IR windows.
     
  6. Newshawk

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    Unless they are all H10/H20/HR20s (or even R15s, as I've heard) as they are all RF controllable and the remotes are locked to the individual receiver by the code entered in the remote, which is the last six digits of the receiver ID number.
     
  7. Tom Robertson

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    To individually control more than 2 receivers, possibly three, you have to switch to RF. But you can have a couple of groups of receivers if you want on IR--until that day when someone wants something different. :D

    Cheers,
    Tom
     
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