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#21 OFFLINE   Podkayne

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 07:00 PM

Have you tried a D12?

While much of DIRECTV's HD equipment is somewhat lethargic, the D12 is not similarly afflicted.

The Internet reviews of the DRD 48x series tell a decidedly different story about working well and being well liked.


Indeed? That DRD 480 RE is a superb RV receiver; and when not in the RV is our bedroom receiver. Portable, simple, fast to boot, behaves much more like a traditional cable box, which was probably the original intent. Alas, I hear they are not compatible with the genie/client SWM dish, so I may soon say goodbye to an old faithful friend.

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#22 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 07:10 PM

That is the case. For an SD box, needs to be a D12.

#23 OFFLINE   laramr

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 09:03 PM

I've got an RCA DRD 480RE on my bedroom TV...this receiver comes along in my RV along with an ancient single LNB Sony brand dish that I mount to a tripod and aim with a nice Winegard signal meter. Satellite TV while camping is a nice luxury.

I sure do hope they don't abandon support of this most excellent legacy receiver. It is lightning fast, changes channels instantly, and is very easy to setup/boot from cold power down.


Some might say that camping with satellite TV ain't camping! :lol:

#24 OFFLINE   Dude111

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 12:34 AM

The Internet reviews of the DRD 48x series tell a decidedly different story about working well and being well liked.

Well i guess those ppl do not realise how good those recievers actually are! (I love my 420re)




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