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What receiver is best.


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#1 OFFLINE   CarolinaGuy79

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 12:01 AM

I have been back with Directv only for 3 weeks. I only had it installed on 2 TV's the Genie as well its Client as all I had at the time was 2 tv's now I am getting a third TV for another bedroom and I wanted to add a receiver, the TV will be HD and I can use the whole home DVR so would it be best just to get a standard HD receiver? thanks.

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#2 OFFLINE   Davenlr

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 12:11 AM

You could just get another C31 client if you wanted to.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 08:11 AM

Or get a full H24 or H25, though you would need to get it from Solid Signal or another reseller.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 12:32 PM

I have been back with Directv only for 3 weeks. I only had it installed on 2 TV's the Genie as well its Client as all I had at the time was 2 tv's now I am getting a third TV for another bedroom and I wanted to add a receiver, the TV will be HD and I can use the whole home DVR so would it be best just to get a standard HD receiver? thanks.


Why not get an HR?

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#5 OFFLINE   goinsleeper

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:57 PM

Why not get an HR?

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If you're going to shell out more money, might as well have more tuners. I would go HR but if you only want an HD receiver, aim for the H25.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 08:18 PM

The best option at $200 is an HD/DVR, but you run the risk of getting a sluggish HR21-23.

At $100 you have two options. An HD or another C31. Which is better for you depends on your preference. An HD would let you watch and pause/rwd/fdw recordings. It would let you set recordings, but only with the default settings. It would let you watch live TV without taking a tuner from the HR34, but would not let you pause/rwd/fwd it.
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Posted 09 December 2012 - 11:02 AM

The best option at $200 is an HD/DVR, but you run the risk of getting a sluggish HR21-23.


Good for you! Truth.

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#8 OFFLINE   jimmie57

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 11:07 AM

This is already posted by dpeters11

If you are going to have to pay $100 or $200 I would go to Solid Signal and Pick the model I wanted to buy ( still a lease but you choose the model ).

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