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#1 OFFLINE   jacksonm30354

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 09:43 PM

Just curious if you connect an AM21 to an HR34 can RVU client can access the OTA channels?

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#2 OFFLINE   RAD

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 09:44 PM

Yes they can.

See post My Setup for configuration info.


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Posted 08 August 2012 - 06:40 PM

I thought that the RVU client could only access the OTA channels that have been recorded on the DVR?
Or is this different from HR2x DVRs and H2x receivers?
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 06:47 PM

Yep, the HR34 and HR2x DVDs are different!
Only the HR34 works with an RVU client, and it provides the tuners for the client, either satellite or OTA (assuming an AM21 is connected).

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#5 OFFLINE   jdspencer

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 07:09 PM

Yep, the HR34 and HR2x DVDs are different!
Only the HR34 works with an RVU client, and it provides the tuners for the client, either satellite or OTA (assuming an AM21 is connected).

Good to know. You learn something new every day. So will an H2x receiver also access the OTA tuners on an HR34/AM21 combination?
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 07:13 PM

Good to know. You learn something new every day. So will an H2x receiver also access the OTA tuners on an HR34/AM21 combination?


Only if the HR34 has/is recording the OTA channel, not live access.

See post My Setup for configuration info.


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Posted 08 August 2012 - 07:16 PM

An HR2x can only access an OTA recording from an HR34 via MRV.
Of choose the HR2x can also have it's own AM21.

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 08:46 AM

jdspencer, remember that another H/HR is NOT an RVU client....they are just MRV clients, thats why it works differently. Only the RVU client can do that, when that D* RVU client comes out we can probably expect it to work that way as well.

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 03:05 PM

And remember, even thought he HR34 has 5 tuners, the AM21 acts as one (or two) of those 5 tuners. So if you are using both AM21 tuners then you can only have 3 satellite stations tuned in/recording.

Also since the AM21 only has 2 tuners in it, you can only watch/record 2 OTA stations at a time either one locally and one streamed over RVU, or two over RVU.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe the HR34 can support 2 AM21s to get 4 OTA tuners.
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