HR44-700 Block remote sensor

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  1. housemr

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    I have an HR44-700 setup for rf in the same room as a HR24-500, i have read you cant turn off ir on the hr44 but is there a way to block the ir remote sensor on the front of the receiver? if so how and where is the sensor located at?
     
  2. jimmie57

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    Go into Remote Setup on the HR24, choose Advanced,
    the wording says for 3 or more receivers in the same room. It is wrong it is for 2 or more. Tell it that this receiver is receiver #2. Follow the instructions for setting it's individual remote to control #2.
     
  3. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    The remote sensor on the HR44 is located 1/4 of a inch to the right of the DIRECTV cyclone logo on the front panel. It's rectangular and measures 3/4'' x 1/2''. You can cover it with black electricians tape to block the signal coming from the remote.
     
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  4. housemr

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    Thanks for the answers
     

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