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Genie 2 "Add Client" button keeps blinking

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by sangs, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. sangs

    sangs AllStar

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    (Sorry for the cross post, but didn't seem many eyes were seeing it where I first posted.)

    -- Just had a Genie 2 installed;
    -- Appears to be working fine (knock wood) serving four hard-wired Minis (two regular, two 4k);
    -- However, the green "Add Client" button is blinking on top of the Genie 2. Not sure why the techs left without rectifying that, but it is what it is;
    -- Anybody know what I need to do to make it stop? I don't have any additional clients to add and I don't want to push the button if it's going to send the thing into a tizzy without having any.

    Thanks.
     
  2. WestDC

    WestDC Well-Known Member

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    If it's working fine for you -Don't kick a sleeping Dog as it might bite you- are all your mini's connected? What happens if you turn them all on?
     
  3. sangs

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    Yup, they're all working.
     
  4. WestDC

    WestDC Well-Known Member

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    Then if its still blinking some tape over it so you can't see it lol
     
  5. Rich

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    Black electrical tape was what I was just gonna suggest. Great minds...

    Rich
     
  6. sangs

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    It has "fixed" itself. Stopped blinking a couple hours ago.
     
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  7. WestDC

    WestDC Well-Known Member

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    See-it wasn't broke -enjoy
     
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  8. carl6

    carl6 Moderator Staff Member DBSTalk Club

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    The Genie 2 is internet connected, and the blinking light indicates data transfer (software downloads for example), as well as being for add clients. It can also turn white and blink.

    As noted, unless your system isn't working, just ignore the lights.
     
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  9. Rich

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    Or go the black tape route. Blinking lights annoy me. I use a lot of black tape.

    Rich
     
  10. inkahauts

    inkahauts Well-Known Member

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    Was it the light on the top or one of the two on the front?
     
  11. sangs

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    Top, but it hasn't happened since my original post. It was obviously just settling in after being installed. It doesn't bother me, for the record, as the tower is behind my TV and cannot be seen. Just wanted to make sure nothing was wrong (at the time).
     
  12. inkahauts

    inkahauts Well-Known Member

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    Yeah you have to tell it to turn off or the time out is very long. Seems that’s what happened.
     

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