Q. How is the C31 different from an Hxx receiver?
A. The C31 is an RVU client for use with the HR34 Server and has no tuner of its own.
Q. How does the C31 receive programs or recorded content?
A. The C31 utilizes one of the 5 tuners on the HR34 for live content or can play recordings from the playlist on the HR34.
Q. What capacity is the hard drive on the C31?
A. The C31 has no hard drive of its own but can access the hard drive of the HR34 to schedule programs to be recorded or play already recorded content.
Q. How does the C31 connect to the HR34?
A. The C31 connects utilizing coax and can either be connected throiugh a green label splitter from the HR34 or connected to the SWiM utilized by the HR34.
Q. How many SWiM channels does the C31 use?
A. The C31 does not use any SWiM channels itself, but does requires one tuner of the HR34 when the C31 is on.
Q. How many C31s can be connected to the HR34?
A. Currently, the maximum number of clients for an HR34 is three.
Q. How does the C31 connect to my TV?
A. The C31 has an HDMI output and a 10 pin output which can utilize the H25 10 pin connector cable for component output. (NOTE: The H25 10 pin connector is NOT included with the C31.)
Q. Does the AM21 work with the C31?
A. No, but if an AM21 is connected to the HR34, the C31 can play or schedule OTA recordings utilizing that AM21.
Q. Why would I want a C31 client connected to my HR34 rather than an Hxx receiver?
A. Although the C31 has no tuner of its own, it can fully utilize trickplay features (FF, RW, etc.) on live TV from the HR34 as if you were watching the HR34 directly and does not tie up an additional SWiM channel.
Edited by Stuart Sweet, 24 August 2012 - 03:44 PM.