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HR54/C61K Discussion

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by jclangston, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. Hansen

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    You are not alone. See this thread. 4K resolution keeps unchecking!
     
  2. mayerkelly

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    I have this issue too. It didn’t use to happen when I had a 4k non-hdr tv hooked up to it. However, after hooking up an LG 4K OLED with HLG, I find that on channels 104 and 106 the screen and sound will occasionally go blank and take a couple seconds to come back. Very frustrating and not sure what can be done.


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  3. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    I've had my C61K-700 since June 16. After it was updated to 0x0fba in December 17 I began to experience the video going black and audio loss issue on the 4K channels. My C61K-700 was updated to 0x0fbf in April 17 but the issue continues.
     
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  4. codespy

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    I'll just put my $.02 cents here....I'm having the same issue as you with 4K unchecking itself, and it no longer recognizes my Onkyo 4K receiver either to my Vizio P65-E1. This occurred when my HR54 went to the national x1037 while my C61K is on the same x0fbf. I have two C61K setups with the same type of TV's- one connected directly to the TV, the other setup going thru a 4K compatible tuner. However, while I was able to still run x0d8f on my HR54 a couple weeks ago, I had ZERO issue of 4K unchecking itself, and it also recognized my Onkyo NR838 as a 4K compatible passthru tuner. This occurred from December until a couple of weeks ago when x1037 went primetime completely. I'm thinking it has to do more with the x1037 release on the Genie than anything else. Just my experience.
     
  5. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    it's possible, as DTV have Broadcom support for SW developers to program HDMI interface's parameters
     
  6. Rob Dawn

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    Not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but here goes:

    Just got all the DirecTV 4K equipment installed on Monday and was watching a little of channel 104 last night. Are those programs on ch. 104 in HLG? I was watching something on the history of the US Caribbean islands and another on the Panamanian rain forest (sorry I forgot the exact names) and my Vizio said they were 2160 but not in any form of HDR - it said 2160/Normal.
    I know DirecTV said the 4K World Cup games would be in HDR (HLG specifically, I guess) so I want to make sure that everything is working correctly on my end!
     
  7. ROK5TAR

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    I’m not sure if everything on 104 is hlg but I did notice a concert was on and my lg showed hlg. Believe it was Mumford and sons concert

    Edit: just checked and shows will have a hdr tag in guide if it supports it
     
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  8. wilbur_the_goose

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    Yep - My LG displays "HLG HDR" on 104, 105, and 106.
     
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  9. n3ntj

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    Mine does, too, but I randomly get dropped 4k signals and all those displays is "HLG HDR" on the screen's upper right corner until the 4k programming comes back for a second, then drops again, back again, drops again, and then comes back on for a while. I changed HDMI cables to a 4k cable.. the issue remains. Seems like D* should go back to the drawing board due to these issues.. random loss of 4k signal, the "All Channels" recording fiasco, the 4k resolution repeatedly unchecking, etc.
     
  10. I WANT MORE

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    There is no such thing as a 4k cable. Make sure that the HDMI cable that you are using is "Certified Premium".
     

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