HS17 roll-out?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by kram, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. Aug 5, 2017 #21 of 215
    PhilS

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    Doesn't show up for me yet in the Dallas area.
     
  2. Aug 5, 2017 #22 of 215
    compnurd

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    It is for sale on solid signal and shows up for me to order on directv
     
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  3. Aug 5, 2017 #23 of 215
    sangs

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    Shows up for me to order on DirecTV, but since it seems like a downgrade to my HR54, not sure why I'd want it.
     
  4. Aug 5, 2017 #24 of 215
    sangs

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    No ****. Especially considering the fact that the last few pages of that thread are about rain fade and the HR44. It's a useless slog.
     
  5. Aug 5, 2017 #25 of 215
    lzhj9k

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    It does show for NE Indiana via the DTv website for 399.00

    It also shows up at Solid Signal for 299.00
     
  6. Aug 5, 2017 #26 of 215
    MysteryMan

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    I'm seeing it in "Order New Equipment" on DIRECTV's website.
     
  7. Aug 5, 2017 #27 of 215
    compnurd

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    600 for me to upgrade Decisions Decisions
     
  8. Aug 5, 2017 #28 of 215
    kram

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    Not listed in Denver. But it does appear on the "Compare Equipment" page. So who knows....


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  9. Aug 5, 2017 #29 of 215
    Rich

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    Took less than a minute for me to figure out I didn't want it.

    Rich
     
  10. Aug 5, 2017 #30 of 215
    irwingerszberg

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    I am in NJ I just called and was able to get it. They are installing it in a couple days
     
  11. Aug 5, 2017 #31 of 215
    compnurd

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    Did they give you any sort or deal or anything? Just curious since solid signal is 100 bucks cheaper
     
  12. Aug 5, 2017 #32 of 215
    dod1450

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    Has anyone tried the AM-21 box on the HS-17? If so what are the reviews?
     
  13. Aug 5, 2017 #33 of 215
    slice1900

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    Interesting note on Solid Signal's page for the HS17, for those with the international dish, saying the upgrade is expected early 2018. Perhaps the availability of the legacy reverse band LNB has been pushed back?

    Not that it matters, since you don't need it until they start broadcasting on reverse band, which I was told was Q3 2018. Though if the availability of the legacy reverse band LNB gets pushed back to early 2018, I would expect the start of reverse band broadcasting to be pushed back as well...
     
  14. Aug 5, 2017 #34 of 215
    slice1900

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    The AM21 is not supported on the HS17. Directv does not have a way to integrate OTA with the HS17, and none is rumored at this time. We can hope they come out with a new OTA solution - ideally ATSC 3.0 ready - but it is probably more likely they are dropping OTA support entirely.
     
  15. Aug 5, 2017 #35 of 215
    dod1450

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    Thank you. I will upgrade when the OTA is available. I like my am-21 for "metv" and other network that is NOT available from the satellite.
     
  16. Aug 5, 2017 #36 of 215
    CraigerM

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    I found this install video its from AT&T University and it says it can support up to eight clients.

     
  17. Aug 5, 2017 #37 of 215
    haggis444

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    From the hands on review from Solidsignal: "Genie 2 and installers will be equipped with an app on their phones which will aid in the process.". Any idea if the general public will have access? I looked an nothing on the IOS Appstore yet. I get you can use a mini to do it as well but an app would also be a nice option.
     
  18. Aug 5, 2017 #38 of 215
    CraigerM

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    That app is only for installing the HS-17. It's shown in the video above.
     
  19. Aug 5, 2017 #39 of 215
    inkahauts

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    You won’t be able to get it, and really, the is zero need for you to anyway. All it is is a mirror for a client if y’all u don’t have the clients installed yet. And why on earth would you ever turn it on without clients already installed too is beyond me..
     
  20. Aug 5, 2017 #40 of 215
    compnurd

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    You may be waiting for enternity. AM21 support is going away
     

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