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C31 Client - 90 Degree Power Adapter


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#1 OFFLINE   Git

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:40 PM

I just installed a C31 Client which I had planned on just having sit on top of a wall mounted TV. I purchased 90 degree adapters for the coax and hdmi - but I was surprised to see that the power connection actually protrudes a couple of inches straight back

Does anyone know of a 90 degree adapter or some other option. It is certainly not the end of the world - but I would like to have it sit further back...

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#2 OFFLINE   jdspencer

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:47 PM

Maybe it's one of these.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:50 PM

Have you tried letting the C31 sit vertically instead of horizontally, and hiding it behind the TV? Many people have posted that the IR receiver on it is pretty good and it will still get a signal if it is hidden behind the TV (sees the signal bouncing off the walls/ceiling).
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:11 PM

You may want to look into a mounting kit once they're available.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:23 PM

I like the way it looks just sitting on top of the tv like that. I see they do have 90 degree adapters - it will just be a matter of finding the correct one. Also I already purchased the 90 adapters for the hdmi and coax

I really find it hard to believe that DTV would make such a small unit like this and that have that stupid power cord...

I need something like this - I was hoping someone has already been down this road and knew which one to buy

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:57 PM

It looks like one that is in that link I posted.
You'll just have to know what size is used.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 11:26 PM

Have you tried letting the C31 sit vertically instead of horizontally, and hiding it behind the TV? Many people have posted that the IR receiver on it is pretty good and it will still get a signal if it is hidden behind the TV (sees the signal bouncing off the walls/ceiling).


Or he could just get an RF remote & not even have to worry about the IR range; they can easily be had for less than $20... ;)

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:18 AM

You may want to look into a mounting kit once they're available.


To switch gears slightly.......

Does anyone have any idea as to release date for the wall mount bracket for the C31 Thin Client

I had heard late November Early December but dont know how accurate that estimate was and it was 2 months ago

Just wonderin'

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 07:44 AM

Have you tried letting the C31 sit vertically instead of horizontally, and hiding it behind the TV?

+1. The C31 supports RF as well, if I'm not mistaken.
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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:17 PM

To switch gears slightly.......

Does anyone have any idea as to release date for the wall mount bracket for the C31 Thin Client

I had heard late November Early December but dont know how accurate that estimate was and it was 2 months ago

Just wonderin'

I hear that Velcro would work.:)
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Posted 29 November 2012 - 04:47 PM

+1. The C31 supports RF as well, if I'm not mistaken.


Yes, it's already integrated in the C31, hence my previous suggestion of getting an RF remote... ;) ;)

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 06:50 PM

To switch gears slightly.......

Does anyone have any idea as to release date for the wall mount bracket for the C31 Thin Client

I had heard late November Early December but dont know how accurate that estimate was and it was 2 months ago

Just wonderin'


I haven't heard anything about this lately...everyone I've spoken to has been using velcro. It's light enough where it will hold on to the back of a TV with nothing else but that.
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Posted 01 December 2012 - 07:17 PM

Have you tried letting the C31 sit vertically instead of horizontally, and hiding it behind the TV? Many people have posted that the IR receiver on it is pretty good and it will still get a signal if it is hidden behind the TV (sees the signal bouncing off the walls/ceiling).


+1. The C31 supports RF as well, if I'm not mistaken.


Perhaps you two didn't read what he wrote??

I like the way it looks just sitting on top of the tv like that.


I'm sure Directv can't wait to get their hands on your unit.

 
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