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Replacing HR22

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by Randino, Jul 19, 2014.

  1. Randino

    Randino Mentor

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    Ok, my current setup is one HR44 in the living room and a HR22 in the bedroom. My problem is the HR22 is getting really slow. I have the protection plan from DTV, but when I called last night they basically said the stalling I'm having is within range of normal. I'm averaging about 5 seconds between channel changes, and it hasn't always been that slow. Should I call again and try my luck with a different rep? Second question is, what will they replace the HR22 with, a HR24 or a genie Mini, and which would be faster?

    Thanks
     
  2. Drucifer

    Drucifer New Member

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    DirecTV wi'll do their best to replace it with another HR22.
     
  3. Randino

    Randino Mentor

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    LOL well that sucks, what are the odds of getting a HR24 from the installer. IE when he calls ask him what receiver he is bringing, then cancelling if I don't like what I hear?
     
  4. litzdog911

    litzdog911 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    That's one approach. You could also purchase an HR24 from a dealer like Solid Signal and request that DirecTV credit back the cost.
     
  5. peds48

    peds48 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    Depends how they determined yours is replaced. If it is dropped ship, your most likely will get an HR22, if is a truck roll, most likely an HR24
     
  6. peds48

    peds48 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    Receivers gets replaced with the same class of receivers, so in your case an HDDVR will be replaced with an HDDVR, not a mini
     

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