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Genie HR44 UPgrade

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#21 OFFLINE   DeweySat



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Posted 12 August 2013 - 05:31 PM

Well, it's a little late for that. It's already been shipped by Weaknees. I have purchased several things from them, including my current HR-24, and never had a problem. The reason I didn't consider Solid Signal is price! Their price shipped is $374.95! The Weaknees price shipped is $299.99. I actually could have got it from DishBuys for $219 shipped as a grand opening special, but I just didn't have a good feeling about them. I called this morning and the voicemail said he was out of the office. Sounds like a one-man operation. No address either other than Milwaukee.

I received the SWM LNB from Amazon.com today, and hooked it up to my HR-22 and HR-24. Had to go with the complete satellite setups again, but didn't take too long. Everything working perfectly, so ready for the Genie. Sure hope I get a new HR-44 and don't have to arm wrestle with them.

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#22 OFFLINE   Dlaso


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Posted 18 April 2014 - 10:29 AM


I came across your post recently.  I have an almost identical situation to you - I currently have an HR20 and HR24 in 2 rooms, and I'd like to upgrade to Genie.   I also have an old lifetime DVR subscription (from old Tivo) - there's not many of us who have this, DirecTv once told me less than 200!  I'm also a subscriber since 1994.    Its always been a bit of an effort to work with upgrades and make sure they keep my lieftime DVR subscription.   What did you find out for the costs from DirecTV?  Did they give you any break on the monthly fees?



#23 OFFLINE   CCarncross


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Posted 22 April 2014 - 10:34 AM

Did they give you any break on the monthly fees?

They don't usually discount monthly fee's like $6/receiver, or the MRV fee, but occasionally they will credit you some back for the HD fee's....

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