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#1 OFFLINE   abrown118321


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Posted 04 August 2012 - 05:38 PM

Curious, how it works?

On an HR24 unit is the signal decrypted before stored on the hard drive? Also currently I only have one tuner in use with only one coaxial cable. Can I split the one coaxial into two so that both tuners can be used?

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#2 OFFLINE   dpeters11


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Posted 04 August 2012 - 05:55 PM

It's stored on the drive encrypted, it can't be played back on a different DVR, even if it's on an external hard drive. If you get a SWM system, only one coax is needed to go to the DVR, the second connector is unused. Otherwise, two lines have to come in from the dish.

#3 OFFLINE   jdspencer


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Posted 06 August 2012 - 08:23 PM

The one line cannot be split, you'll need either a SWM set up or use a WB68 multiswitch with the four lines from the dish connected to it and then two from the WB68 to the HR24. You'll also need BBCs connected.
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#4 OFFLINE   carl6


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Posted 06 August 2012 - 08:25 PM

Or simply have two lines from the dish to the DVR, one to each input. You don't need the multiswitch unless you have a need for more than four tuner connections total in your house.

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