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  1. System Setup and Connection
    Guys currently I have my Directv box connected to my receiver and from the receiver to my tv via hdmi. What I am looking at doing is having an option to not have the receiver and surrounds running all the time the tv is on and use it just for movie watching. I want to keep my current set up but...
  2. Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    I watched a Peter Gabriel concert in 3D that I taped on 3Net, a Directv 3D channel. It was great but Directv has dropped all but one of the 3D channels. They now only offer pay per veiw 3D movies. What a loss.
  3. AV Home Theater
    I currently have Directv and the picture is stellar however our contract with them ends this June and we have the opportunity to go with Uverse instead. If anyone has had both before can you tell me if there is a difference in PQ? I was told that some providers have weaker PQ than others.
  4. Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Does anyone know if this possible? I heard rumors that the PS3 was going to be RVU certified with an update. I have googled and haven't found anything to say that this has happened. Gary
  5. System Setup and Connection
    I'm a novice, so please bear with me. I have a Directv H25-700 satellite receiver connected to my Yamaha HTR-6230. The TV video is connected to the 6230 via the HDMI connection. The audio is connected via red/white RCA connections to the red/white DTV/CBL on the 6230. If I'm correct, this is...
  6. Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I did a search for my Onkyo model receiver R591 and didnt find an answer to the following question. I can not find a "code" to work the volume on my receiver with the directv remote(Genie box and remote). I did find a code that will turn the receiver off and on when AV1 is selected. I then tried...
  7. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound
  8. AV Home Theater
    How many times have your read that title? I posted this over at DBSTalk but thought I may as well post it here too, because I know we have members who have these services and may can help me out. We were with DTV for years, then switched to Dish when they got our locals and DTV did not offer...
  9. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I've had the VSX-1122 for a week and I love it but it seems to have problems about 50% of the time with the screen changing color to green or pinkish purple now idk if this happens with this model and directv boxes or I got bad unit. Or should I get another brand like yamaha,hk or denon. I like...
  10. Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    What's the best way for the MSC-400 to sense when an HR20 Directv receiver is on or off using the voltage/video sensor inputs?
  11. Chat Box SWAMP
    I'm looking to replace my local cable company Brighthouse Networks with DIRECTV after my monthly bill was increased to $130 a month (HD DVR, HBO, Showtime....that's it!). I'm interested in hearing from customers in regards to picture quality, signal strength issues (I live in FL = rainy...
  12. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
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  13. System Setup and Connection
    I have a DirecTV satellite tuner, A JVC DR-MX1S Combo Recorder (vintage 2004) and a newer Vizio VO42L FHDTV10A TV. I want to be able to record one channel while watching another. JVC CS told me it is not possible to do this with the DR-MX1S if you have a satellite or cable box tuner. The...
  14. System Setup and Connection
    I had a question hope someone may be able to help. I had Directv put in staelitte TV. I got a single LNB dish one receiver. Since the receiver is upstairs in y house and if I wanted to bring the receiver downstairs say during football when I get the package and watch the games. Since I have just...
  15. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    DirecTV has several different HD boxes. All of them contain the same menu system unless you have the newer DirecTivo (THR22). Unfortunately, I am unfamiliar with the Tivo interface. So we'll just cover the DirecTV IRDs (Integrated Receiver/Decoder). In the menu system of your DirecTV IRD...
  16. Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Beginning 12/8, DIRECTV’s all new Home Media Center (HMC) HD DVR arrives, this new HD DVR server will greatly improve your DIRECTV experience. With the HMC HD DVR, your can now record up to 5 shows at once with only one central DVR and then watch them in any room of your house. This is just one...
  17. System Setup and Connection
    The last few days I have had signal problems on both my receivers. I called Direct and their are coming out Saturday. Now for my question. I have my satellite cables running through my power/surge conditioner. Every time Direct has ever come out they always say that that is why My signal comes...
  18. Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi, I recently purchased and set up my first home theater system and I absolutely love it so far. I'm just getting everything figured out. I have the Pioneer vsx-1120-k AVR and I'd like program the controller to use on my DirecTV HR24-100 receiver. The codes provided in the AVR manual only have...
  19. Testing
    It's not just 3D Blu-ray movies and videogames (Gran Turismo 5) getting a shot in the arm this week as DirecTV has announced some new content on the way to its subscribers. n3D greets the "first food show in 3D" on December 4th with six specially produced episodes of "Guy Fieri's Big Bite."...
  20. Testing
    Already available on U-verse and Dish Network, Sony Movie Channel is now also on DirecTV. According to DirecTV's official Twitter account, subscribers with the HD Extras Package can find it on channel 562. We haven't heard much about the network since its recent launch, but we do love...
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