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DBSTalk Exclusive First Look: The Wireless Genie Client C41W-100 & Wireless Video Bridge


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#1 ONLINE   Scott Kocourek

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 04:34 PM

DBSTalk is proud to release the exclusive First Look of the Wireless Genie Client!  

C41W-100 & Wireless Video Bridge.

 

 

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C41W-100 & Wireless Video Bridge (WVB) First Look

 

Please note that this product is not available yet -- this is a pre-release first look.

 

Please note that some DBSTalk.com testers and staff members may have received free equipment from DIRECTV or its partners for the purpose of evaluation and testing.


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#2 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:32 AM

Great First Look, Scott!


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#3 ONLINE   LameLefty

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:49 AM

Very nice job putting this together, Scott. 


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:50 AM

Nice work Scott! Great write up!

 

I'll be curious to see how well these units perform once they're out in the wild. From the First Look, it appears it's pretty decent in a variety of situations.

 

Time will tell.


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:52 AM

Looks good! I can't wait to get one of these.


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 10:53 AM

Great job Scott!

(As usual)


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:09 AM

Kudos to Scott and the test team for another great "First Look". Looks like a very cool product for those with limited connectivity options.


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:12 AM

Great job Scott!

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 Great Scott! Nice job indeed. 


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:24 AM

So...how do I go about ordering one from Directv? I heard they are available in test markets today (since st louis was an hr44 test market I am supposing it is again with C41W).


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:25 AM

I don't believe they can be ordered yet. I was told it was not at all available.


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:27 AM

Anyone know the cost?  I suppose the C41W is going to be ~100 bucks...but how much for the Directv Wireless Video Bridge?


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:32 AM

very good first look


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 11:43 AM

Nice job on the workup guys.

 

This will make an awful lot of people happy for sure.


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 12:11 PM

Great job guys!  I would love to have one.



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Posted 18 July 2013 - 12:19 PM

Very good first look.  Way to go.  :D


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 12:37 PM

Looks good guys, great job!


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 01:46 PM

Great job guys


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 02:13 PM

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 02:36 PM

as always, impressive 


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 02:45 PM


Great job on the first look.

It looks like the WVB needs one coax feed from the SWM. If I've got a SWM 16, does it have to come off on the same leg as the Genie?
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