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Help with new HR34 setup

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Hello all!

I should be receiving my HR34 to do a self install within the next few days.

I used to mess with FTA and old school DirecTV but have done a personal install within 4 years or so.

I currently have an HR24-500 HD DVR and an HR24-100 HD receiver set up in two different rooms using whole home DVR service.

I am replacing the HR24-100 receiver with the HR34 (not adding anything, just replacing that receiver with the new DVR). I just checked my basement and there is a 4-way SWiM DirecTV splitter (MSPLIT4R1-03) with DC Power Pass in my basement. There is one coax cable coming "in" and 3 going "out" with 1 port not used.

My question is in order to complete this installation am I just going to need to order an 8-way splitter instead and wire 5 coax cables to the HR34 or is it more complex than that? What else will I need to purchase and what else will I need to install?

Thank you for all your help in advance!!:)
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Just remove the SAT IN cable from the back of your HR24-100 and connect that same cable to your HR34's SAT IN cable. You'll probably have to perform the initial Network and Whole Home DVR setup, and possible reset your other HD DVR/Receivers, so that Whole Home DVR gets reinitialized.
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