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HR34-700 Activation

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by johnnytex, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. johnnytex

    johnnytex Legend DBSTalk Club

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    I am getting my Hr34-700 Friday. There is no installer coming. A couple of questions:
    What the best way to activate it. Just call in or ask for Case Management?

    I bought it at USADigitalHD. Should I expect or ask for any rebates or discounts?
    Is that the proper term?

    TIA for your help.

    johnnytex
     
  2. Stuart Sweet

    Stuart Sweet The Shadow Knows!

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    Just call in, but don't expect any rebates or discounts.
     
  3. eball

    eball Mentor

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    I agree, just call the regular number and tell them you're activating a new receiver. My rep didn't even ask for the model type -- just the receiver ID and last four of the card -- and then only asked if it was an addition or replacement.
     
  4. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

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    NY Hudson...
    Got couple of Q for you. The HR34 will bring you up to how many tuners in your service? Is your service setup for SWM?
     
  5. johnnytex

    johnnytex Legend DBSTalk Club

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    I have a SMM16 coming as well.
    Thanks for your concern.
     
  6. Todd2

    Todd2 Cool Member

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    Did you look into the cost to buy thru D directly before buying through the company you did?

    I will be getting a HR34 soon and will start looking into where to buy shortly.
     
  7. johnnytex

    johnnytex Legend DBSTalk Club

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    D is saying they won't have any till Mid-Feb.
     
  8. boxster99t

    boxster99t AllStar

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    Right now, for existing customers you cannot obtain an hr 34 from directv. I got mine from IUSADigitalHD also (they had stock and Value Electronics and Solid Signal didn't). Price is the same from any of them. USADIGITALHD was good to deal with; had I not missed out on the preorder I would have gotten from VE.

    Find an independent retailer with stock on hand, if you can.
     

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