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HR34 Question

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by gregftlaud, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. gregftlaud

    gregftlaud Hall Of Fame

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    Well now that it seems like i have found there is an issue with my Hr20-700 swm's tuner i am thinking of just buying an HR34 from solid signal to replace the HR20.

    Question though about it do you have to have Deca installed to use the HR34 b/c my whole home dvr is ethernet hardwired and i dont use Deca.
     
  2. dennisj00

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    No, DECA isn't required, SWim is. You can use an ethernet connection to the 34.
     
  3. Stuart Sweet

    Stuart Sweet The Shadow Knows!

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    You can use ethernet for whole-home, it won't be supported of course. You must, however have a SWiM, either built in to the dish or external. So, if you have a SWiM there's no benefit to using ethernet; just run ethernet into the HR34 and it will distribute internet to the rest of the system.
     
  4. RunnerFL

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    Didn't you just have an HR34 installed? If so you can't get a second one, DirecTV will not activate it.
     
  5. gregftlaud

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    No i didnt have an hr34 installed i had asked a different question about it a few days ago

    And yah i have a slimline 3lnb swm dish installed. With a 4 output splitter.
     
  6. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

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    Ahhh, ok, I got confused along the way with all your threads. :lol:

    My bad.
     
  7. gregftlaud

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    Well sorry about all the threads but i just moved and am having issues with the setup here so i am needing to ask several questions before i make decisions on what to do about my situation
     
  8. RunnerFL

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    Oh no worries, I wasn't saying they were bad.
     

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