Jump to content


Welcome to DBSTalk


Sign In 

Create Account
Welcome to DBSTalk. Our community covers all aspects of video delivery solutions including: Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS), Cable Television, and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV). We also have forums to discuss popular television programs, home theater equipment, and internet streaming service providers. Members of our community include experts who can help you solve technical problems, industry professionals, company representatives, and novices who are here to learn.

Like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community. Sign-up is a free and simple process that requires minimal information. Be a part of our community by signing in or creating an account. The Digital Bit Stream starts here!
  • Reply to existing topics or start a discussion of your own
  • Subscribe to topics and forums and get email updates
  • Send private personal messages (PM) to other forum members
  • Customize your profile page and make new friends
 
Guest Message by DevFuse

Photo
* * * * * 1 votes

HR44s are here! (Was: HR44 delayed...again)


  • Please log in to reply
666 replies to this topic

#321 OFFLINE   Laxguy

Laxguy

    Fortuna! Fameux des Halles

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 11,480 posts
  • LocationWinters, California
Joined: Dec 02, 2010

Posted 17 May 2013 - 07:38 AM

WElcome to DBSTalk!

 

Which model, and do keep us posted! 


"Laxguy" means a guy who loves lacrosse.

...Ads Help To Support This SIte...

#322 OFFLINE   Old_School

Old_School

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 370 posts
  • LocationDover, PA
Joined: Nov 28, 2011

Posted 17 May 2013 - 08:00 AM

I would think from what i been reading that the 44 would be nationwide sometime in the June-July time frame but, that is just my guess... nothing official!


DirecTV Subscriber Since 1998
Xtra ~ NFLST

 

(1) HR44  

(1) C41W

 

SL3 LNB ~ Whole Home DVR


#323 OFFLINE   JohnF

JohnF

    Mentor

  • Registered
  • 55 posts
Joined: Mar 31, 2007

Posted 17 May 2013 - 09:29 AM

I'm in the Los Angeles area.  Parts of the area were in test market and had the HR-44s for a while, but the office that serves my area did not until yesterday.  Getting the HR-44 installed now and the installer thought the national roll-out started yesterday.



#324 OFFLINE   uncouth

uncouth

    AllStar

  • Registered
  • 57 posts
Joined: Nov 07, 2007

Posted 17 May 2013 - 02:53 PM

Any news on Chicago for the HR-44?  Does Multiband service the Chicago area?

 

 

+1, I want to know also for anybody in the know for the Chicago area. I assume in June or July.

 

I'm an existing customer in Chicago and recently moved to a new home. Took advantage of the mover's deal to get a free Genie in order to keep DTV service. The installation took place on 5/8 and I received the new HR-44 - the installer told me I was the first HR-44 install he had, but that all future installs he was performing would be the HR-44 since the HR-34 was phased out.


1x HR24-500 | 2x HR22-100

#325 OFFLINE   whitewolf8214

whitewolf8214

    AllStar

  • Registered
  • 142 posts
Joined: Jun 12, 2012

Posted 17 May 2013 - 03:19 PM

Is Saint Louis one of the roll out test markets?

Yes it is!! :)



#326 OFFLINE   itzme

itzme

    Hall Of Fame

  • Registered
  • 1,532 posts
Joined: Jan 17, 2008

Posted 17 May 2013 - 04:16 PM

Solid Signal is now taking orders for the HR44 with this footnote: Availability:  More Than Two Weeks



#327 OFFLINE   whorne

whorne

    New Member

  • Registered
  • 42 posts
Joined: Dec 03, 2011

Posted 17 May 2013 - 04:51 PM

Solid Signal is now taking orders for the HR44 with this footnote: Availability:  More Than Two Weeks

 

Yep-I grabbed me one. Can not wait.

 

Quick question, I am assuming I call Directv to have them install and set up. What does that usually run? $49?

 

Thanks



#328 OFFLINE   dpeters11

dpeters11

    Hall Of Fame

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 12,355 posts
  • LocationCincinnati
Joined: May 30, 2007

Posted 17 May 2013 - 04:59 PM

What is your current setup? If you have SWM and won't go over on tuners, most can self install.
  • whorne likes this

#329 OFFLINE   peds48

peds48

    🙈🙉🙊📡

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 9,332 posts
  • LocationLong Island, NY
Joined: Jan 10, 2008

Posted 17 May 2013 - 07:50 PM

Yep-I grabbed me one. Can not wait.

 

What does that usually run? $49?

 

Thanks

yep


Here’s to the crazy ones.
The misfits. The rebels.
The the troublemakers.
The round pegs in the square holes.

The ones who see things different.
They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo.


Think Differently 

#330 OFFLINE   acostapimps

acostapimps

    Hall Of Famer

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 1,354 posts
  • LocationIllinois
Joined: Nov 05, 2011

Posted 17 May 2013 - 07:55 PM

the installer told me I was the first HR-44 install he had, but that all future installs he was performing would be the HR-44 since the HR-34 was phased out.


I doubt that will happen but will see.
  • powerhouse1960 likes this

Directv Genie DVR HR44-700
Directv HD DVR HR24-500
Directv HD Receiver H24-200
Directv Wireless Mini Client C41W-100
Directv Standard SD Receiver D12-700 
Directv Subscriber From 2009-?


#331 OFFLINE   whorne

whorne

    New Member

  • Registered
  • 42 posts
Joined: Dec 03, 2011

Posted 17 May 2013 - 08:53 PM

What is your current setup? If you have SWM and won't go over on tuners, most can self install.


I will replace my HR-21 with the Genie and I will have two other HR24's. so that would put me over my tuner count I believe.

#332 OFFLINE   lucky13

lucky13

    Hall Of Fame

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 1,952 posts
  • LocationMaryland, DC suburbs
Joined: Nov 27, 2006

Posted 17 May 2013 - 10:39 PM

Planning to get the 44 from SS. Have some questions for anyone who can help.
I was running 13 tuners off a SWM16, but I have a dead HR20 which I need to deactivate, so I'll have 16 tuners (11+5). Is one of the SWM channels reserved for some other use, or am I OK?
Will recordings on my existing DVRs and the 44 all be visible from each unit?
I have a new Samsung LCD that I think can be used as a client. I haven't needed to try it yet as it's connected to two HRs, but would that be over the SWM limit, or does it not count as its not a tuner?

Thanks.

#333 OFFLINE   slice1900

slice1900

    AllStar

  • Registered
  • 1,998 posts
  • LocationIowa
Joined: Feb 14, 2013

Posted 18 May 2013 - 01:32 AM

16 tuners is fine with a SWM-16, you just need to be careful that you end up with exactly 8 tuners on both the SWM1 and SWM2 ports. Clients and RVU TVs don't count as a tuner.


SL5, PI-6S, SA-6AL 3xSWM16, 21 H20-100, 1 H20-600, 7 H24-700/AM21


#334 OFFLINE   lucky13

lucky13

    Hall Of Fame

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 1,952 posts
  • LocationMaryland, DC suburbs
Joined: Nov 27, 2006

Posted 18 May 2013 - 04:56 AM

Thanks, Slice.
And I'll have full Whole Home capability among those assorted tuners and DVRs?

#335 OFFLINE   lawr1000

lawr1000

    Cool Member

  • Registered
  • 14 posts
  • LocationAustin TX
Joined: Jan 11, 2008

Posted 19 May 2013 - 12:46 PM

Just had Genie installed today and the installer brought in a HR34 while he was setting it up he started talking about the new DirecTV remote. I told him I thought those were only for the HR44 and he said yes and the new client. Probing him more about the HR44 he said he had some in his truck and "Do you want one?" Of course I said yes! So he packed up the HR34 he just set up and setup a new HR44-500. Nice guy!

 

I had just assumed that there was no chance on getting a HR44 so didn't even bother asking.

 

The HR44 is way faster than my previous HR23. Still getting used to it!

 

This is in Austin Texas area from what I understand is not one of the beta test areas.


Edited by lawr1000, 19 May 2013 - 12:50 PM.

HR44-500
SWM8


#336 OFFLINE   casinoman59

casinoman59

    Cool Member

  • Registered
  • 29 posts
  • LocationHanford, Ca.
Joined: Jan 25, 2006

Posted 19 May 2013 - 02:07 PM

Just had my genie HR-44-500 installed today wow it's small and fast had a swm setup done also now I have HR-23-700 in bedroom and genie in living rm



#337 OFFLINE   dpeters11

dpeters11

    Hall Of Fame

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 12,355 posts
  • LocationCincinnati
Joined: May 30, 2007

Posted 19 May 2013 - 02:54 PM

I doubt that will happen but will see.


I don't think it would make much sense for Pace to make both.

#338 OFFLINE   sdsumann

sdsumann

    New Member

  • Registered
  • 7 posts
Joined: Apr 19, 2004

Posted 19 May 2013 - 08:20 PM

Ok dilemma  One of my h23 just went out. I live in Rancho Cucamonga (greater la area)....if I call and ask for a h44 upgrade (out of contact) and replace two of my older sd boxes with c31 and keep one h23 will this be likely? 



#339 OFFLINE   casinoman59

casinoman59

    Cool Member

  • Registered
  • 29 posts
  • LocationHanford, Ca.
Joined: Jan 25, 2006

Posted 19 May 2013 - 09:04 PM

If they have the HR-44 in your area yes it should work



#340 OFFLINE   sdsumann

sdsumann

    New Member

  • Registered
  • 7 posts
Joined: Apr 19, 2004

Posted 19 May 2013 - 09:12 PM

do i ask for the 44 from the customer retention department?






spam firewall