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HR-20 WiFi Connection needed?


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#1 OFFLINE   Retro

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 07:25 PM

I have a HR-20 HD DVR receiver.. It's connected via phone line only besides the coax coming in... I want to connect it to the wireless internet i recently installed to my PC... What device do i need for the Directv... I already have the net router working fine.. :D

I went to best buy, but i wasn't sure about something the guy recommended as he showed me a plug in internet connection that i connect one to PC and one to DVR? Seems like it was another router and redundant solution... :confused:

I'm thinking there is one stand along device i can plug in via the ethernet connection to the dvr that picks up the wifi or is there?

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#2 OFFLINE   RAD

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 07:28 PM

The DIRECTV receivers had built in support for the Linksys WGA600N wireless adapter.

See post My Setup for configuration info.


#3 OFFLINE   hilmar2k

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 07:29 PM

You need this.

#4 OFFLINE   rpiotro

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 10:46 AM

You need this.


Or order it from DTV for $10.00 less.

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#5 OFFLINE   DaddyRabbit

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 10:52 AM

That is what I use. Super easy setup and it "just works". It is quite a bit cheaper here at Newegg though (click on "view price in cart"). Price is $73 and some change.

#6 OFFLINE   hilmar2k

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Posted 23 January 2011 - 11:02 AM

Or order it from DTV for $10.00 less.


Yeah, I just used Best Buy because the OP mentioned having gone there to get what was needed. I certainly wouldn't buy it there.




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