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Something else your H24 can do

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Tips and Resources' started by Combat Medic, Jul 8, 2012.

  1. Combat Medic

    Combat Medic Legend

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    Just for giggles I plugged my iPhone's USB cable into the back of the H24 in my bedroom and then plugged in my iPhone. Sure enough the phone was happy to charge from it and the H24 didn't seem to mind.

    Now I've got one less thing plugged into the wall in my bedroom. :D
     
  2. hasan

    hasan Well-Known Member

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    Yes, that trick has been used for running laptop cooling fans for years on the other HR boxes. The only downside is if you need the USB port for an AM21 OTA tuner add-on.
     
  3. shaggylive

    shaggylive New Member

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    yup been charging my phone during installs that way for years.
    and it's handy that dvr's have a 2nd one on the front. ;)
     

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