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Possible to order an H25 from DirecTV?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by mjwagner, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. carl6

    carl6 Moderator Staff Member DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Seattle, WA
    The only reliable way to get an H25 specifically is to order from a third party vendor such as Solid Signal.

    RG59 feeding SWM should not be a problem (as long as that isn't the location your power inserter will be).

    You might consider getting an SWM-16 multiswitch and going entirely SWM (and entirely DECA networking). The H25 does not have an ethernet jack, the only way it will get networked is via DECA/coax networking, which means you will need to set up the bridge someplace and once you do, you might as well go all the way.
  2. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

    Jan 10, 2008
    and if your account is not flagged as "SWM", you wont be able to activate an H25
  3. Vin

    Vin Legend

    Mar 29, 2004
    Thanks Carl, I certainly haven't ruled out a SWM16. My current configuration is a result of adding the 5th HR2x a while after I made the switch over to SWM so I just went with what I had at the time....my WHDVR setup consisting of the combination of the two systems (DECA cloud and ethernet) works seamlessly.

    Anyway, the fact that DirecTV won't be able to guarantee that I receive the H25 tells me to just do what I've always done and see if they'll again credit my account if I purchase one from Solid Signal. Also, good to know the RG59 won't be an issue.
  4. Vin

    Vin Legend

    Mar 29, 2004
    Not sure if it is or not....I guess I better confirm when I call DirecTV. Thanks for the heads-up.

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