1. Only an HR20 (not HR21) can receive all of your local HD channels (OTA).
→ How to get an HR20 instead of HR21 (Thanks to Hasan)
2. The H20 and H21 are not HD DVRs (Digital Video Recorders) and can not Rcord or Pause.
These are the most Frequently Asked Questions about HD Receiver Installation and Setup. While these are specific to the HD DVR PLUS HR20 or HR21, these concepts apply to all satellite receivers. Let's get started!
What do I need to know when I place my order?
→ HD DVR (HR20/21) Ordering Tips
What are the basic steps I could take to insure a great installation?
→ See the Receiver-Installation-Tips.pdf link below.
What satellite dish do I need? Will the existing dish work?
→ 5-LNB Multi-Satellite Dish
What will I be asked to sign once the installation is complete?
→ Installation Checklist ● Agreement
Do you have a cheat sheet to help me find all of the features?
→ Undocumented Tips & Tricks
How Do I program my Remote to also control my TV, DVR, stereo or another satellite receiver?
→ Remote Control Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What can help me transition from TiVo?
→ TiVo Users Survival Guide
Why would I want to connect a TV antenna to my HD Receiver? How do I do it?
→ Local HD Channel Setup ● Get More Great Local HD Channels
How do I connect more than one TV to an HR20 or HR21?
→ Connecting The HD DVR+ to Multiple TVs
How do I setup my HD DVR+ so that I can I listen to MP3 music and see jpg photos?
→ HR20: Networking and ViiV ● Networking with Windows Media Player ● Network Configuration
Do you have any other links that might help me?
→ Installation Forum ● Grounding Requirements
→ Single Wire Multiswitch (SWM) ●
Customer Installation Support:1-888-355-7530 ● Dish Installation Videos
We hope that this will give you a great start with your HD Receiver. You have dozens of other resources in the larger HD DVR FAQ.
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