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HR20 Mirrored through modulator

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by Fuzzybear, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Fuzzybear

    Fuzzybear Legend

    Dec 29, 2006
    I dont if this is the right section but here goes:

    I have an HR 20 controlling an HD tv via HDMI; I am trying to mirror the signal to a SD TV via a modulator and I get a message saying the receiver must be switched to Standard definition. Is there a work around for this?
  2. jimmie57

    jimmie57 Hall Of Fame

    Jun 26, 2010
    Texas City, TX
  3. Fuzzybear

    Fuzzybear Legend

    Dec 29, 2006
    I can see the signal fine but D* has put some ridiculous message on the receiver that will not allow me to change channels. I guess it's not enough that I give them $150 bucks a month, i think this is an intentional block so that I can't mirror the signal.
  4. inkahauts

    inkahauts Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 2006
    It's because they can't render the Hi Definition GUI as an sd GUI simultaneously. Get the component to composite adapter and you will be fine.

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