Which Receiver?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by Rob37, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. Rob37

    Rob37 Active Member

    Jul 10, 2013
    What DIRECTV Receiver is known to not have any Pixelation or Audio Judder? Is there an HD Receiver out there that is known to not have the issues?
  2. trh

    trh This Space for Sale

    Nov 2, 2007
    NE FL
    I have an HR44, C41 and 4 HR24s. The only time I get any pixelation is when we have strong weather fronts passing through. No audio issues.
  3. KyL416

    KyL416 Hall Of Fame

    Nov 10, 2005
    Tobyhanna, PA
    A lot of the known pixelation/dropout issues are isolated to the -500, while the -100, -200 and -700 are unaffected. Unfortunately sites like SolidSignal don't split their models by manufacturer so you won't know which one you're getting until it arrives, so if you want a replacement that's guaranteed not to have the -500 specific issues you'll have to pick something like the H24 or HR23 where a -500 variation doesn't exist.

    You also have to be watching live tv on the affected channels with Dolby Digital audio to experience the audio dropout issue on the HR24, H25 and the HR44, it doesn't happen if you're watching a recording or delayed playback from the buffer.
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2019
  4. compnurd

    compnurd Hall Of Fame

    Apr 23, 2007
    Evans City PA
    I have a HS17-500 3 C61k-700. 2 C61-500 and a C61-100. Never seen a pixelation issue. Had a HR54-500 also before and same no issues

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