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Secondary Audio Program

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by SFS97, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. SFS97

    SFS97 Legend

    Sep 12, 2006
    Is it working for HR20 or any HR? if so, how? TIA!
  2. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2004
    Mill Creek, WA
    Yes, but only if the station provides an SAP audio feed.
  3. TomCat

    TomCat Broadcast Engineer

    Aug 31, 2002
    SAP is a function of the BTSC/MTS audio system from analog NTSC television, circa 1982. SInce NTSC is now limited to LPs and translators, it is nearly extinct.

    But ATSC and cable/sat stations can contain multiple audio programs. If available, you can usually tell by pressing the yellow button, which will pop up a contextual menu. If there are audio options, they will be listed.

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