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DirecTV support for MFH3?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Installation/MDU Discussion' started by OLP, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. OLP

    OLP New Member

    Dec 5, 2012
    Has DirecTV abandoned support for MFH3? Will there be a new "i" Series receiver?

    I live in a MFH3 building, and the HR20i is the only HD receiver available - that is the latest "i" series receiver and is 5 years old. (I'm forced to get service through HotWire - ouch, talk about bad customer service...)

    No one at DirecTV can tell me if there be a newer "i" series receiver (ex HR34i).

    Worse - no one I have talked to at DirecTV even knows what MFH3 is, until they look it up.
  2. west99999

    west99999 Icon

    May 11, 2007
    You should contact your MDU provider. But there will most likely not be anymore "i" series recievers as they are mostly going with SWM setups for MDU's now as far as I know.
  3. ace58i

    ace58i New Member

    Jan 11, 2013
    That is a huge bummer. So what does that mean for people who reside in a condo building that has MFH3?

    If we hit 2016, will I be stuck with an HR20i forever?
  4. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2004
    Mill Creek, WA
    You'll need to start lobbying with your condo association to upgrade their DirecTV equipment.
  5. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    I am not surprised they aren't familiar with it. I believe there had been the possibility of an HR24i being released, but it never happened.

    Unfortunately your options (I see two) are extremely limited, and neither of them are necessarily realistic.

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