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Replacing R15 Receiver with HD
Posted 20 October 2012 - 08:02 AM
Posted 20 October 2012 - 08:16 AM
Here is an $8 RF modulator from Amazon
Posted 20 October 2012 - 09:31 AM
There is also an issue with the HD GUI (menu, list, guide, etc.) not rendering in SD from an HD receiver. So the remote TV will just get a big obnoxious message box on the screen anytime the menu, list or guide is called up on the HD receiver. If you never try to control the receiver from the other room (only watch but don't use a remote), then it will probably still work for you. You can search these forums for more information on this issue, there are several lengthy threads about it.
Posted 20 October 2012 - 01:37 PM
Posted 20 October 2012 - 10:57 PM
One other option to consider would be to add another receiver to your account for the other room. Of course, that's another $6 a month but if it is a much used TV it may be worth it. And, even though it is an SD tv, if you put an HD receiver there you could share in whole-home service at that location.
Posted 21 October 2012 - 05:36 AM
Posted 25 October 2012 - 11:43 AM
The simplest option is get a unit for the room, you can if want just relocate the R15 to the new room no addional hardware fees or install charges cause it's part of the HD upgrade. *monthly receiver fee applies*
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