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- Advanced / Boolean Search
- DECA Networking
- Dish, MultiSwitch & SWiM FAQ
- DIRECTV DVR / TiVo FAQ
- First Looks & Reviews
- General Home Networking
What do all those abbreviations mean?
Advanced Boolean Searches
What is a Boolean Search?
Does DIRECTV have an advanced search feature?
How can I network my DIRECTV receivers?
Do I need to use Cat5 or Cat6 wire to network my receivers?
Do DIRECTV receivers have wireless network adapters?
DIRECTV Dishes, Multiswitches and SWiM
What type of dish do I have?
What is a SWiM / SWM?
What is a MultiSwitch?
How can I watch two things at the same time?
Does my DIRECTV receiver have dual live buffers / DLB?
DIRECTV DVRs and HD TiVo
How are the DIRECTV DVRs different?
How many hours can my DVR store?
First Looks and Reviews
Where can I find the First Looks?
Does DBSTalk do product reviews?
Where can I find detailed information on networking?
How can I bring my recorded content with me?
Over the Air / OTA
How can I receive my local channel or sub channels that DIRECTV doesn't carry?
DIRECTV Remote Controls
How do I set up my DIRECTV remote control?
Will my DIRECTV remote operate my TV or AVR?
How many times can I split the signal from my SWiM?
How far can my receiver be from the MultiSwitch or Swim?
How do I pause live TV?
What are the DVR controls?
Edited by Mike Bertelson, 21 April 2013 - 06:17 AM.