DIRECTV HR24 System Manual

DIRECTV HR24 Manual

DIRECTV HR24 manual table of contents:

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    USER GUIDE DIRECTV PLUS® DVR DIRECTV PLUS® HD DVR DVR RECEIVERS
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    ... energy and helping our environment. However, ENERGY STAR labeled HD DVR set-top boxes qualify for ENERGY STAR only when configured with the DIRECTV Whole-Home DVR service. All other ENERGY STAR labeled set-top boxes, when used in conjunction ...
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    4 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... recording your favorite programs. This user guide applies to the DIRECTV Plus® DVR (Digital Video Recorder) and the DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR. Because this user guide was designed to accommodate ...subscribe to DIRECTV DVR service in order to use the recording features. • You must subscribe to HD ...
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome to the DIRECTV Family ...5 Safety & Care ...10 Product Information ...12 CHAPTER 1: YOUR REMOTE CONTROL Your Remote Control ...14 Turning Your Equipment On and Off ...14 Navigation and Destination Buttons ...15 Shortcut Buttons ...15 DVR Control ...
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    Keyword Search ...37 Recent Searches ...38 CHAPTER 3: DIRECTV CINEMA™ & PAY PER VIEW DIRECTV CINEMA™... All Movies & Shows ...53 Showroom ...53 Ordering DIRECTV CINEMA Programs ...54 Search for Show ...39 ...Options ...65 Managing My Playlist ...66 Parental Controls ...42 Lock Now ...42 Unlock Now ...
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    ... and Activation ...92 Guided Setup ...92 Activate Your DIRECTV® Service ...92 Recording from a Computer or Phone...DIRECTV™ iPad® App ...78 DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service ...79 GameSearch™ ...84 GSN Game ......97 Display ...98 Audio ...100 HDTV ...101 Network Setup ...103 Remote Control ...103 8
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    ...OTHER INFORMATION Limited 90-Day Warranty ...126 DIRECTV Protection Plan ...129 FCC Customer Information... Appendix 1: Receivers Front and Back Panels ...148 Appendix 2: How to Network Your HD DVR .........109 Reset/Reauthorizing Your Receiver ...109 System Software Updates ...110 Onscreen Error Messages...
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    Safety & Care Your DIRECTV® Receiver has been designed and manufactured to stringent quality and safety standards. You should, however, be aware of ... into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped. 10 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... to the unit could impair performance or damage your receiver and other components. • Do not stack electronic components... in the DIRECTV® Receiver (other than the DIRECTV® Access Card as detailed in this manual). • Place it on a flat, hard surface - do not operate the DIRECTV® Receiver on a ...
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    ... numbers in case you need them. *These numbers are typically behind the card door on the front panel of your receiver. Model No. * Serial No. Acquisition Date Dealer/Address/Phone Access Card * Receiver ID * 12 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    CHAPTER 1 - YOUR REMOTE CONTROL YOUR REMOTE CONTROL ...14 Turning Your Equipment On and Off ...14 Navigation and Destination Buttons ...15 Shortcut Buttons ...15 DVR Control Buttons ...16 THE PROGRESS BAR ...17 LIVE BUFFER ...18 13
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    ... buttons turn your TV and DIRECTV® Receiver on or off together. If your DIRECTV® System was installed professionally, your remote has already been programmed to operate ... not supported by that particular piece of equipment, an onscreen message will pop up to alert you. 14 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... GUIDE button to go to the program guide screen. Press the ACTIVE button to go to the DIRECTV Interactive services home page. The LIST button takes you to the... 5 Shortcut Buttons You can move through all of the DIRECTV user screens using only the direction ARROW buttons and ...
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    Your Remote Control DVR Control Buttons These are the DVR control buttons (Rewind, Fast Forward,...returns to normal play.) *Some Standard-Definition DVRs (models R15/R16) work differently. If you have ...hold the REW or FFWD buttons to skip to the previous or next tickmark. 16 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    The Progress Bar The Progress Bar When you use the DVR control buttons, this indicator bar appears at the bottom of the screen to show where you are in the... icon appears next to the title of the show. Chapter 7 12:00p 12:09p Football R 12:30p Chapter 8 CHAPTER 1 - Using Your Remote Control 17
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    Live Buffer Live Buffer Your DVR saves programs to the hard drive instantly and continuously, while you watch. This "live buffer" lets you pause, ...time on either channel you can record them both and then use the PREV(ious) button on the remote to toggle between them. 18 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    CHAPTER 2 - CHANNELS & PROGRAM INFO PROGRAM GUIDE ...20 Mini-Guide ...23 Filtering the Guide ...23 Guide Options ......BANNER ...25 TV OPTIONS ...26 MENU ...30 SMART SEARCH (High-Definition DVRs) ...32 SEARCH FOR SHOWS (Standard-Definition DVRs) ...39 PARENTAL CONTROLS ...42 FAVORITE CHANNELS ...48 19
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    ...you filter the guide. See "Filtering the Guide" later in this chapter for details. Local Channels Your DIRECTV-provided local channels can be found in the guide from channel numbers 2... Favorites List" later in this chapter for details. Unsubscribed Channels 20 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    Program Guide HD and SD Channels DIRECTV has a tremendous offering of HD channels and they are spread throughout the guide. To find them, look ...is no separate 3D fee but DIRECTV 3D programming is broadcast in HD and requires HD Access, HD receiver (HR21, H21 or later),...
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    ... remote to hear the audio associated with each channel. If you want to see one of the channels full-screen, move the yellow highlight box over it and press SELECT. 22 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ...Guide Mini-guide If you are watching a show and want a quick look at what's...only that the channels that match that category. Look for the label in the bottom left of the guide to see how it is being filtered. Chapter ... lasts as long as you keep the program guide up on the screen. Look here to see ...
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    .... Change Favorites List By default, your program guide displays all channels offered by DIRECTV, some of which may not be in your programming package. "Change...want, to see a complete listing of what is available in the guide in chronological order. 24 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... When you find a current show in the guide you want to watch, press SELECT and the receiver changes to that channel. The channel banner briefly displays at the... detailed program information and other options. On High-Definition DVRs the channel banner also provides easy access to TVmail...
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    ... to display the TV Options menu. TVmail Select "TVmail," to see your messages. DIRECTV sends messages to you for important news items or special promotions. We also notify ... of the program. For detailed program information and other options select "More Info". 26 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... (up to 5). When you select a channel from this list, the receiver will tune to that channel. This is an easy way to toggle ... the program guide to show only the channels you want to see. You have 4 options ... from that list. On Standard-Definition DVRs, press the YELLOW button on your remote and select...
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    ... Options Closed Captioning High -Definition DVRs Select the "CC" option, then select either "DIRECTV Subtitles" or "Closed Captioning". Both options display the ... 'pass-through,' allowing your TV to display captioning when available. 28 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... listed. Not all programs have alternate languages. On Standard-Definition DVRs, press the YELLOW button on your remote and then select "Audio ... 4 Parental Controls Select "Parental" to quickly lock or unlock your receiver. You can also customize your parental controls ...
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    ...TV shows for no extra charge. DIRECTV Plus® DVR Menu Note: Refer to Appendix 2 for instructions on connecting your DIRECTV HD DVR to the Internet. Smart Search Just start...record. On Standard-Definition DVRs this feature is called "Search for Shows". 30 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... calls into your home (assuming you have a connected land line and subscribe to Caller ID service from your telephone provider). DIRECTV Plus® DVR Menu Chapter 5 Chapter 6 TVmail DIRECTV Messages to you about new features, free views, tips & ...
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    ... programs within the 14-day program guide as well as, within the DIRECTV CINEMA library. Suggested Searches: When you first get to the search screen, select a poster ... need to enter articles like "The" or "An" preceding your search term. 32 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    Smart Search (High-Definition DVRs) Search Results: Results appear as soon as you type in the first letter of...list, highlight it and press SELECT. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Note: Your HD DVR must be connected to the Internet to display YouTube videos. Chapter 4 If you select a Movie or Show A ...
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    Smart Search (High-Definition DVRs) If you select a Person (i.e. Actor, Director or Producer) A list of their upcoming programs displays. ... career. In addition, "Awards" lists the titles of all the person's movies or shows that were nominated for, or won, an award. 34 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    Smart Search (High-Definition DVRs) If you select a Channel A list of all ... and press the orange REC (record) button on your remote to schedule it to record or press SELECT on a highlighted ... press the orange REC (record) button on your remote to schedule it to record or press SELECT on a highlighted ...
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    ... to report a video for inappropriate content. These videos are streamed to your DIRECTV receiver (so they cannot be saved). Your DVR control buttons allow you to pause, ... Appendix 2, How to Network your HD DVR or visit directv.com/getconnected. 36 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    Smart Search (High-Definition DVRs) Keyword Search A keyword search is an in-depth search that looks for programs by matching a keyword (of your choice), to a program's title or description. The more specific ... and press the RED button on your remote. Select a category to narrow your results ...
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    ..., sports team etc...you can reuse your search (and avoid extra typing). Your receiver displays your 25 most recent searches in alphabetical order. Press MENU on ...Recent Searches" at the bottom of the keypad. Highlight a previous search from the list and press SELECT. 38 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... that match your criterion within the 14-day program guide as well as the DIRECTV CINEMA library. To start your search, press MENU on your remote, select "Search ... than one channel, a folder icon will display next to the title. DIRECTV CINEMA titles have a VOD icon next to them....
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    Search for Shows (Standard-Definition DVRs) Search by “Person” Use the onscreen keypad to type in the first 3-4 characters of person’s last name. Youମ.on that channel will display. Highlight a title and press SELECT for program info and recording and other options. 40 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    Search for Shows (Standard-Definition DVRs) Search by "Keyword" A keyword search is an in-depth search that ... your search results will be. Press MENU on your remote and select "Search for Shows," then select... you want to update or reuse a search you used previously. Press MENU on your remote, ...
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    .... The system default is "unlocked" for all categories. On High-Definition DVRs you can also access Parental Controls by pressing INFO, then selecting "Parental", then "Parental Controls". 42 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ...passcode. You'll want to make it easy enough to remember, but hard enough so someone can't guess what it is! ...4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Note: If you have Parental Controls set and temporarily unlocked, turning the receiver off will turn the parental controls back on. Chapter 7 Chapter 8 CHAPTER 2 ...
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    ... "Rating Limits" then select either "Movies", "TV" or "Other". On Standard-Definition Receivers, select "Ratings" and then highlight the desired tab using the GREEN... your remote to switch between tabs. There is a separate tab for Movies, TV and Other. 44 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    Parental Controls Movies Select the button next to the overall ratings limit you wish to impose. Brief descriptions of the ratings appear for your guidance. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 TV Programs Highlight and select the TV ratings limit you desire. In addition to allowing or blocking shows by ...
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    ..., and when channel surfing. Select "Adult Channels" (or "Adult Ch's" on StandardDefinition Receivers), then highlight and select the box to toggle between "Hide Adult" ... can also key in channel numbers or use "Block All" or "Allow All" to save time. 46 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    Parental Controls Spending Limits Limit the amount that can be spent on each Pay Per ... "Spending Limits" (or "Spending" on Standard-Definition Receivers). Then enter your preferred spending ... "Viewing Hours" (or "Hours" on Standard-Definition Receivers), then select the start times and...
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    ... Get" to see only the channels that are in your DIRECTV programming package. Press MENU on your remote, select "Parental, Fav's & Setup," then "Favorite Channels... guide, select "Change favorites list", and select "All Channels". 48 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    CHAPTER 3 - DIRECTV CINEMA™ & PAY PER VIEW DIRECT CINEMA™ ...50 PAY PER VIEW EVENTS ...57 49
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    ... line or the Internet, you can use your remote to order. Otherwise, order on directv.com. Your receiver lets you record movies before you buy them; you’re ... then “To Do List.” Highlight the program and press the RED button to cancel it. 50 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    DIRECTV CINEMA (High-Definition DVRs) With your DIRECTV HD DVR connected to the Internet, you can also enjoy hundreds of the biggest box ...: You can also tune directly to the channel using your remote control. Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 CHAPTER 3 - DIRECTV Cinema™ & Pay Per View 51
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    DIRECTV CINEMA (High-Definition DVRs) New Movie Releases, Channel 1100 The newest movie releases... as it's available. All - All titles available on DIRECTV CINEMA with the exception of "In Theaters" titles. Select a ... the number keys on your remote like a cell phone. 52 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ...Note: In order to download these programs to your DIRECTV HD DVR, you need a connection to the Internet, HD Access, DVR service and broadband Internet ... refer to Appendix 2 for details regarding connecting your DIRECTV HD DVR to the Internet. Chapter 3 Chapter 4 VIEWER'S TIP: You...
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    DIRECTV CINEMA (High-Definition DVRs) Ordering DIRECTV CINEMA Programs The steps for ordering programs depend on whether your receiver IS connected or ...your remote and selecting "Manage Recordings", "Queue", and then "Preferences". 54 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    DIRECTV CINEMA (High-Definition DVRs) Press the LIST button on your remote to access the...button on your remote. This ensures that the movie will not be deleted by the receiver as your disk drive fills ...Playlist. Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 CHAPTER 3 - DIRECTV Cinema™ & Pay Per View 55
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    DIRECTV CINEMA (High-Definition DVRs) Press the LIST button on your remote to display the Playlist. Programs are downloaded in the order they...the default limit by pressing MENU on your remote and selecting "Manage Recordings", "Queue", and then "Preferences". 56 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... starting on channel 117. Ordering PPV events works the same way as ordering DIRECTV CINEMA movies from the program guide. See previous section for details. Chapter...2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 CHAPTER 3 - DIRECTV Cinema™ & Pay Per View 57
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    CHAPTER 4 - RECORDINGS RECORDING A SINGLE SHOW ...62 RECORDING A SERIES ...64 WATCHING AND DELETING YOUR RECORDED SHOWS ...65 MY PLAYLIST ...66 Playlist Options ...67 Managing My Playlist ...68 MANAGE RECORDINGS ...70 RECORDING FROM YOU COMPUTER OR PHONE ...74 59
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    ...let you know that your show is being recorded or is scheduled to record. Note: You can record two shows at the same time with your DIRECTV DVR if you have made the proper connections to your satellite dish. 60 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... past their allotted time slot. Your DVR is very smart, but it sets up ... changes select "Save Changes" (for StandardDefinition DVRs, select "Update.") If your show is set ...Recording Options, or "Stop Recording." On a Standard-Definition DVR, the options are "Cancel This" and "Don't...
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    ... the recording time or change any other recording option, press INFO on the remote, select "More Info" and then "Record Series" from the ...Stop Recording." On Standard-Definition DVRs, the options are "Cancel This," "Cancel All" and "Don't Cancel." 62 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ...Your Recorded Shows To see your list of recorded shows, press LIST on the remote. Alternatively, you can also press MENU and select "My ... "Resume" if you've already watched part of the show) to start the show. You can use any of the DVR control buttons (like PAUSE, FFWD, ADVANCE, etc.) while ...
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    ...series is displayed to the right of the series name; for example, "2 New/5 Total." Press PLAY on a series to play all the episodes in the folder, in order from oldest to newest. 64 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... a lot of programs. Choose "High-Def" to sort exclusively for HD shows. This is just a temporary filter for your list, so just...oldest at the top; alphabetically with A at the top, or Z at the top; by expiration date with first to expire at the top or last to expire at the top. Chapter 8 CHAPTER...
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    ...them all. Managing My Playlist Your DVR has lots of recording space but it is possible to fill up the hard drive if you record regularly. A quick way to check... the BLUE button to "Keep" it in your Playlist until you delete it. 37% Free 66 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... to keep and press the BLUE button on your remote. A blue,circle K icon will appear next to the... “Keep Until I Delete”, but if your hard drive ever fills up, new recordings canମ. available recording capacity. Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 DIRECTV CINEMA Press the GREEN button to go to ...
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    ... scheduled recordings you no longer want to record. The To Do list does not display DIRECTV CINEMA programs scheduled for download over the Internet; these are shown in the ... the To Do List, select the show, select "Series Options", then select "Cancel Series." 68 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... (or Prioritizer) The Series Manager screen (or Prioritizer screen on Standard-Definition DVRs) displays a prioritized list of all the series you've scheduled to record. If there is a series recording conflict and the receiver must choose which show to record, it uses this list to ...
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    ... Queue The Queue screen displays DIRECTV CINEMA titles that are in the queue waiting to be delivered to your hard drive. See Chapter 3, "Ordering DIRECTV CINEMA Programs" for details. .... You can schedule a manual recording up to 14 days in advance. 70 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... lets you set the recording options you want the receiver to use every time it does a recording. ... delete it or until the disk is full, in which case the DVR can delete it automatically if the disk fills ... defaults, which would affect all of your DVR recordings. Press MENU, select "Manage Recordings...
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    ... You must have an account on directv.com to use remote scheduling. From a Computer To schedule a recording from your computer, go to directv.com/ tvlistings to see an on-line version of the program guide. Select a... HD movie for your SD DVR. It will not record. 72 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... for iPhone, Android, Palm, BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7), no need to have your receiver connected to a phone line Record to any DIRECTV DVR in your home Go to directv.com/mobileapps for more information. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter ...
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    CHAPTER 5 - EXTRAS CALLER ID ...76 DIRECTV® DOUBLEPLAY ...77 DIRECTV™ IPAD® APP ...78 DIRECTV® WHOLE-HOME DVR SERVICE (HD Receivers) ...79 GAMESEARCH™ ...84 GSN GAME LOUNGE ...84 MUSIC, PHOTOS & MORE ...86 QUICKTUNE ...88 SCOREGUIDE™ ...88 TV APPS ...89 75
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    ...subscribe to caller ID service through your phone company and your receiver must be connected to the phone line. You can review your 25 most recent calls in the call log ... Call Log, select "TVmail & Caller ID," select "Edit Settings", then select "Caller ID." 76 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    DIRECTV® DoublePlay™ DIRECTV® DoublePlay™ High -Definition DVRs With DoublePlay you can easily switch between two programs on at the same time without missing a minute of either. Your HD DVR stores up to 90 minutes of live TV on two channels. If you tune to a new channel (a ...
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    ... and get detailed show info: See descriptions, upcoming showings, cast & crew, parental info, similar shows, and photos. Go to directv.com/ipad for more information. 78 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... DVR in every room. Now even rooms with HD Non-DVR receivers can schedule and watch recorded ...: 1. Network Your Receivers: When your HD DVR and HD Non-DVR receivers are networked, it ... DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service functionality, you need a DIRECTV HD DVR receiver (models HR24, HR20-HR23 with DECA...
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    DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service (High-Definition Receivers) 2. Activate DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service: Once DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service is ...: Press MENU, select "Parental, Fav's & Setup," "System Setup," "Whole-Home" and then "Name Location." 80 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service (High-Definition Receivers) 4. Set Playlist Sharing Options (HD DVR only): During initial setup, if the receiver is an HD DVR, you'll be prompted to set the following Playlist sharing options: Share Playlist An HD ...
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    ... "Recordings" for details. If you're in a room with an HD Non-DVR receiver, once you authorize DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service you're able ... or "Record Series." If your recording (requested from a Non-DVR receiver) conflicts with other recordings already scheduled on the ...
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    ... Whole-Home DVR Service (High-Definition Receivers) Recordings can only be managed from the HD DVR receiver that recorded the show (even if they were ... receivers, even if the receiver is not a DVR! To access the Playlist, press the LIST button on the remote control or press ...
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    ...let you know the game is not available. GSN Game Lounge The GSN Game Lounge service contains memory and skill games that you can play onscreen using only your remote... subscription-only games. If you become a top scoring player you will see your name on the leader board. 84 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... your home network. Compatible models include the DIRECTV HD DVR (model HR20 or later)...DIRECTV Media Share in the future. Your DIRECTV Receiver can be connected to your home network ...similar to that used for the DIRECTV CINEMAplus service. See Appendix 2 for details on how to connect your DVR to your ...
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    Music, Photos & More (High-Definition DVRs) Select "Music" to go to the Music submenu, where you can access music by Artist, Album, Song, ... display on the Progress bar. Select "Photos", go to the Photos submenu. Select "Browse" to see several photos at once. 86 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    Music, Photos & More (High-Definition DVRs) Chapter 1 You can listen to music and display photos at the same time. Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Press the GREEN button on your remote to toggle between music, photos and video control modes. Pressing the STOP button while in music ...
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    ... and entertainment channels. Look for an onscreen popup that lets you know when interactive content is available and follow the onscreen instructions to use the interactive features. 88 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... Internet. See Appendix 2: How to Network your HD DVR for instructions. How It Works: Press the Right Arrow button on your remote control to launch TV Apps. Select the DIRECTV App Store icon at the top of the TV Apps Dock and choose the apps you want....
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    CHAPTER 6 - SETTINGS SETUP AND ACTIVATION ...92 CONNECTIONS ...93 SYSTEM SETUP ...97 Info & Test ...97 Display ...98 Audio ...100 HDTV ...101 Network Setup ...103 Remote Control ...103 Sat & Antenna ...105 Whole-Home ...105 Reset ...106 Access Card ...106 91
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    ... need to follow the guided setup screens before starting DIRECTV Service. 1. Make sure the MODE switch at the top of the remote control is set to DIRECTV, which is the far-left... 1-800-531-5000; pick the programming package that's right for you and subscribe to DIRECTV 92 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... you money because it allows you to purchase DIRECTV CINEMA movies and Pay-Per-View events without calling DIRECTV to order. It is required for sports package subscriptions and is also used to enhance the interactive features available on our interactive channels. The receiver uses a toll-free ...
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    ... all of the possible connections between them and your receiver. Refer to the manuals for that equipment to see the connection options specific to each make and model. The... the TV, the surround sound, and the DVD player/burner or VCR. 94 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... with RCA audio and video connectors. Surround System Chapter 1 VCR/DVD Burner Television Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 DIRECTV DVR DIRECTV DVR Chapter 5 Example: TV with Component Video Connectors Here is an example using a TV that has component video connectors ...
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    ... DVD burner with RCA audio and video connectors. Television VCR/DVD Burner DIRECTV Plus® DVR Television Surround System Surround System Example: TV with RCA Connectors Here ... a VCR or DVD burner with RCA audio and video connectors. DIRECTV Plus® DVR VCR/DVD Burner 96 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... settings which include: audio options, video format, TV resolution, network setup, remote control setup and more. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Info ... 5 Chapter 6 Select "More System Info" to review your basic system information such as receiver model, receiver ID, ...
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    ...Off" helpful tips that display on screen whenever you schedule a recording. Guide HD Channels (HD Receivers ONLY): Choose whether you want the guide to show you ...: Set the channel banner time to determine how quickly the banner disappears after moving to a new channel. 98 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... the receiver to show Daylight Savings time or not. Chapter 4 Chapter 5 TV Ratio Chapter 6 Standard -Definition DVRs On SD Receivers, select the "TV Ratio" tab to set the "aspect ratio" of your TV. Most Standard-Definition TVs are 4:3. ...
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    .... "Dolby" and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. For Standard-Definition Receivers select "Audio" and then press the GREEN and RED buttons on your remote to move between the Language, Sound Effects and Dolby® Digital screens. 100 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ...changes to match the resolution of the program coming into the receiver. For example, if Native mode is ON and ...480p, your High-Definition Receiver tells the TV to show it in that same format. If the next program changes to 1080i, the receiver tells the TV to change to that format. Native mode slows ...
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    ...resolutions your TV supports, check the user's guide that came with your TV. If you select a resolution your TV doesn't support, the receiver will reset the setting after a few seconds. 102 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 103
    ... DVR" for details. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Remote Control When the MODE switch on your remote is in the left-most position, it controls your DIRECTV Receiver. However, you can also program the AV1, AV2 and TV positions to control ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 104
    ... number printed on the top left corner of your DIRECTV Remote Control. Look for the letter(s) "R" or "RB" at...200 feet away. Note: Not all DIRECTV Receivers are RF-capable. Receiver Mode Select "Receiver... your remote to control 3 or more receivers in one room. 104 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 105
    ...is getting or to repeat the satellite setup procedure. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 High -Definition DVRs On HD Receivers, the "Antenna Setup" option can be used to .... You must have an off-air (terrestrial) antenna connected to your HD DVR Receiver. Not all HD DVR's have a...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 106
    ... memory and starts over like a new receiver. WARNING: All your recordings will be erased from the hard drive! Note: If Parental Controls are... Access Card unless you have a new access card provided by DIRECTV. DIRECTV will provide new access cards and instructions when necessary. Follow the onscreen ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 107
    CHAPTER 7 - HELP & TROUBLESHOOTING HELP ...108 TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS ...109 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ...112 107
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 108
    ... Channel. Watch videos on a variety of topics, such as your remote control, receiver features, and troubleshooting. To exit the Customer Information channel, press CHAN UP/... can also find answers to all your questions on DIRECTV's Answer Center at support.directv.com. 108 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 109
    ... program guide information to be acquired. If the problems persist, try unplugging the power cord of the DIRECTV DVR for 15 seconds, then plug it in ..., try reauthorizing your receiver. On a computer, go to directv.com/reauthorize and follow the onscreen instructions. You will need to...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 110
    Troubleshooting Tips System Software Updates DIRECTV periodically sends system software updates to your receiver to improve performance and upgrade features and functions. These updates will occur automatically, usually at times when the receiver would likely be turned off. If your ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 111
    ... Turn on your TV and the DVR. 2. Slide the mode switch to the DIRECTV position to put the remote control in satellite receiver-controlling mode, then press MENU to... dish, phone 7. If you continue to have problems, call DIRECTV Customer Service at 1-800-531-5000. 8. You should run...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 112
    ..., press the RESET button behind the access panel door on the front of the DIRECTV DVR and wait for program guide information to be acquired. Blue, ... sure your TV is on channel 3 or 4. - Press TV INPUT on your DIRECTV remote to cycle through the "sources" or pieces of equipment ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 113
    ... on your receiver's front panel to change the resolution to one your TV supports. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 DIRECTV DVR will not turn on Your receiver won't turn on with either the remote or from the front panel. Chapter 4 Possible ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 114
    ... power strips have a reset button). DIRECTV DVR turns off while playing Your receiver turns off unexpectedly.... your DIRECTV® Receiver back on and enter your parental lock code at the prompt. DIRECTV DVR turns on or changes channels unexpectedly Your receiver changes to a different channel without ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 115
    ... be on the wrong video source for your DIRECTV® Receiver. - You may be tuned to a channel that is not ...t subscribe to. Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Solution: - Check that DIRECTV DVR and TV are both powered ... about connecting your receiver. - Press the INPUT button on the TV remote control to change video...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 116
    .... - If there are no weather problems in your area, reset your DIRECTV DVR using the red RESET button behind the door on the front of the receiver or by ... cable connections between your DIRECTV DVR and the satellite dish for loose or broken connections. - If the problem is coming from...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 117
    ... make sure the proper dish type is selected. - To refresh your receiver information, go to directv.com/reauthorize. You will need to be logged into your account on directv.com to complete this process. Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 CHAPTER 7 - Help & Troubleshooting 117
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 118
    ... the cables between your surround sound system and your DIRECTV Receiver. Refer to your surround sound system's manual for assistance. - If the issue continues, reset your DIRECTV Receiver. Press the RESET button behind the access panel door on the ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 119
    .... - If the issue continues, reset your DIRECTV® Receiver. Press the RESET button behind the access panel door ... not support the 24 frame-per-second rate DIRECTV provides. Also, many TVs do not ... your local phone company. - The Caller ID feature in your DIRECTV® Receiver is turned off. See "Caller ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 120
    ... a program, but I got an error message saying it conflicted with another scheduled record. What do I do? Your DIRECTV DVR can record up to two programs at once, or ... at the same time. - There was an overlap in the programs you tried to record. 120 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 121
    ... a recording conflict with a higher priority program. - Someone may have manually ended the recording. Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Solution: - Try setting the end ... to choose a different time slot to record a program if the conflict continues. Chapter 7 Chapter 8 CHAPTER 7 - Help & Troubleshooting 121
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 122
    ... them. Possible Causes: - Someone else manually deleted the program. - The hard drive on your DVR is full. The program may not have recorded. - The receiver may have deleted ... Pay Per View recordings in the My Playlist screen for expiration dates. 122 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 123
    ...and multiple copies of the same program Your DVR is getting full of duplicate recordings of the same...: - Your series is set to record both First Run and Repeat episodes. - The programmer... enough details in the program description for your receiver to determine whether the program is a repeat. Chapter...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 124
    ... between the remote control and the remote sensor. - Make sure the remote control is in DIRECTV mode. Slide the MODE switch on the ... Make sure the device you are trying to control has been programmed to your DIRECTV Remote Control. See Chapter 6, "System Setup, Remote Control" for instructions on...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 125
    CHAPTER 8 - WARRANTY AND OTHER INFORMATION LIMITED 90-DAY WARRANTY ...126 DIRECTV PROTECTION PLAN ...129 FCC CUSTOMER INFORMATION ...131 TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR USE OF SOFTWARE ...135 125
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 126
    ... your DIRECTV Plus® DVR (Model Number: R16, R22) or DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR (Model Number: HR20, HR21, HR22, HR23... of acquisition. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENDS ONLY TO THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER ACQUIRER OR ANY PERSON RECEIVING THE DIRECTV PLUS® DVR AS A GIFT FROM THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER ACQUIRER AND TO NO...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 127
    ... damage, unauthorized repair, or other cause not within the control of DIRECTV. Incidental or consequential damages resulting from the ...Before Requesting Repair Service...Please check the troubleshooting section of this guide. This may save you a call to DIRECTV Customer Care. Chapter 8 CHAPTER 8 -...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 128
    ... WILL DIRECTV BE LIABLE FOR ANY AMOUNT GREATER THAN THE RETAIL PRICE OF THE DIRECTV® Receiver. DIRECTV SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF ... STATE TO STATE. DIRECTV, Inc. 2230 E. Imperial Hwy El Segundo, CA 90245 1-800-DIRECTV 128 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 129
    ... with the ultimate in professional technical service. For a low monthly fee, the DIRECTV PROTECTION PLAN covers ... Benefits Your DIRECTV Limited Warranty provides certain remedies for this receiver during the stated ... monthly fee - covers every DIRECTV component and receiver on your account. Chapter...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 130
    ... Sign up today for the DIRECTV PROTECTION PLAN by calling 1-800-DIRECTV The DIRECTV PROTECTION PLAN is offered by AIG Warranty Guard and underwritten by New Hampshire... conditions will be mailed to you prior to service billing and are available at directv.com/protection. 130 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 131
    ... must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Responsible Party: DIRECTV, Inc. 2230 E. Imperial Hwy El Segundo, CA ... 1-800-DIRECTV • Trade Name: DIRECTV • Type of Equipment: DIRECTV Satellite Receiver • Model Number: R or HR Federal ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 132
    ...receiving satellite dish antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and the DIRECTV Receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the DIRECTV Receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 133
    ... company. The REN for this product is part of the product identifier that has the format US: AAAEQ##TXXXX. The digits represented by ## are the...REN without the decimal point (e.g., 03 is a REN of 0.3). If this DIRECTV® Receiver causes harm to the telephone network, the telephone company will notify ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 134
    ... If trouble is experienced with this unit, for repair or warranty information, please contact DIRECTV Customer ... to the telephone line, ensure the installation of this DIRECTV Satellite Receiver does not disable your ... terminal equipment connected to AC power sources. 134 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 135
    ... USE THE RECEIVER AND SHOULD IMMEDIATELY RETURN THE RECEIVER TO DIRECTV OR YOUR SUPPLIER. THESE TERMS ALSO APPLY TO ANY MODIFICATIONS, UPDATES OR SUPPLEMENTS ...between you and each such provider. DIRECTV reserves the right to modify, supplement, update and otherwise alter the ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 136
    ...terminated. You may terminate these Terms by returning the Receiver to DIRECTV or your supplier. These Terms will ... or any other agreement between you and DIRECTV. Upon termination you must return the Receiver to DIRECTV or your supplier. E. Disclaimer THE SOFTWARE IS (TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 137
    ... subject to the License Restrictions in Section B above. In compliance with the GPL, DIRECTV, its suppliers, or its third party licensors, upon written request, will ...found in the DIRECTV website located at www.directv.com, and the GNU website located at www.gnu.org, specifically at (http:// www.gnu....
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 138
    ...you have the freedom to distribute copies of free software (and charge for this service if you wish), that you receive source code or can get it if you want it,... translate to certain responsibilities for you if you distribute copies of the software, or if you modify it. 138 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 139
    ...all the rights that you have. You must make sure that they, too, receive or can get the source code. And you must show them these terms... know that what they have is not the original, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on the original authors' reputations. ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 140
    .... 1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously and appropriately publish on each ...and separate works in themselves, then this License, and its terms, do not apply to those 140 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 141
    ... a medium customarily used for software interchange; or, c) Accompany it with the information you received as to the offer to distribute corresponding source code. (This ... noncommercial distribution and only if you received the program in object code or executable form with such an offer, in accord ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 142
    ... redistribute the Program (or any work based on the Program), the recipient automatically receives a license from the original licensor to copy, distribute or modify the Program subject ... of the Program by all those who receive copies directly or indirectly through you, 142 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 143
    ...has the sole purpose of protecting the integrity of the free software distribution system, which is implemented by public ...but may differ in detail to address new problems or concerns. Each version is given a distinguishing ... any version ever published by the Free Software Foundation. 10. If you wish ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 144
    ... change under these terms. To do so, attach the following notices to the program. It is safest to attach them to the start of each source file to most effectively convey the 144 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 145
    TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE OF SOFTWARE ("TERMS") exclusion of warranty; and each file should have at least the "copyright" line and a pointer ... GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 146
    ... more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with the library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Lesser General Public License instead of this License. 146 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 147
    APPENDICES APPENDIX 1: RECEIVERS FRONT AND BACK PANELS ...148 APPENDIX 2: HOW TO NETWORK YOUR RECEIVER ...156 APPENDIX 3: ABOUT HIGH-DEFINITION ...163 147
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 148
    Appendix 1: Receivers Front and Back Panels DIRECTV HD DVR FRONT PANEL: The buttons on the front panel perform the same functions as similarly named buttons on ...3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your equipment may not look exactly like the model illustrated. 148 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 149
    ... RF remote, this sensor is not used. With an optional RF remote you can place your receiver inside a cabinet or any non-metal enclosure and it will receive the remote control commands up to 200 feet away. 4. GUIDE - Displays the onscreen program guide. 5. MENU ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 150
    Appendix 1: Receivers Front and Back Panels BACK PANEL: 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 4 Your equipment may not look exactly like the model illustrated. 150 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 151
    ... for information on networking options on your HD DVR before connecting anything to the Ethernet port. 10. USB - For future use. USB 2.0 Host(...= 500mA) 11. SATA - Use this connector to add an external hard drive to your receiver. 12. PHONE JACK - Connect your phone line here to enable Pay Per ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 152
    Appendix 1: Receivers Front and Back Panels DIRECTV Plus® DVR FRONT PANEL: The buttons on the front panel ...panel buttons at any time, but they are there just in case you misplace your remote control ...equipment may not look exactly like the model illustrated. 152 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 153
    ...Plus® DVR on or off. Your DIRECTV Plus® DVR still records and receives messages when powered off. ...is not used. With an optional RF remote you can place your receiver inside a cabinet or ...metal enclosure and it will receive the remote control commands up to 200 feet away. 4. GUIDE - Displays the ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 154
    Appendix 1: Receivers Front and Back Panels BACK PANEL: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Your equipment may not look exactly like the model illustrated. 154 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 155
    ... line from your satellite dish here. 3. OFF AIR IN - Connect a standard TV antenna or cable feed to the DIRECTV Receiver using this jack. 4. USB - ... purchasing and Caller ID (if your phone service package includes it). 9. POWER - Your receiver must be plugged in at all times...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 156
    ... (High-Definition DVRs) How to Network your HD DVR To use your DIRECTV HD DVR on your home network, you will need: A compatible DIRECTV Receiver, such as the DIRECTV HD DVR (model HR20 or later) or DIRECTV Plus® DVR (model R22) A broadband ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 157
    ... DVR Service: Professionally Installed Internet Connection Kit Because Whole-Home DVR service uses a network to share programs between your DIRECTV receivers, only a professionally installed Internet Connection Kit can be used to connect to ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 158
    ...to the Ethernet port on the back of your router. Direct Connection Ethernet Cable Router DVR Receiver Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port...HD DVR. Ethernet cable connects to an unused port on the router Ethernet cable plugs into receiver 158 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 159
    ... that you are connected To verify you are connected: Press MENU on your DIRECTV Remote Select Parental, Fav's & Setup Select System Setup Select Network ...See figure B). Figure C Figure B Figure A If your DIRECTV HD DVR does not immediately recognize the network connection,...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 160
    ... your wireless device for your home network before beginning to network your DIRECTV HD DVR. Ethernet Cable Wireless Transceiver DVR Receiver Step 1: Connect your DIRECTV HD Receiver to the wireless adapter Connect one end of the ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 161
    Appendix 2: How to Network Your HD DVR (High-Definition DVRs) Step 2 - Ensure the wireless adapter is recognized by your home network. Once your ... of the wireless adapter. Note: If you are having difficulty connecting to the Internet or need more information, visit www.directv.com/getconnected. 161
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 162
    Appendix 2: How to Network Your HD DVR (High-Definition DVRs) Step 3 - Verify that you are connected Press MENU on your DIRECTV Remote Select Parental, Fav's & Setup Select System Setup Select Network Setup Choose Connect Now Select Continue after...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 163
    ...format. There are two keys that can be used to make changes: the FORMAT key on the remote control and the RES (Resolution) key on the front panel of the DIRECTV HD Receiver. Pressing the FORMAT button on your remote will cycle the resolutions ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 164
    ... key is used to through cycle all available resolutions on your DIRECTV HD DVR. It does not through cycle format settings. If video and audio are not appearing, it... panel will light below the resolution to which the receiver is set; they will change with each key press. 164 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 165
    Appendix 3: About High-Definition (High-Definition DVRs) Supported Resolutions The following table shows the ...480i 480i Note: 720p, 1080i and 1080p are HD formats. 480i and 480p are not. ... width of the program fits on your TV. Since the aspect ratio of the program is maintained, the image is no longer...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 166
    Appendix 3: About High-Definition (High-Definition DVRs) - Stretch In the Stretch setting, instead of adding bars to the top and bottom, the 16:9 program ... options include these: For 4:3 program signals: Fills TV Screen For 16:9 program signals: Letterbox Stretch Crop 166 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 167
    Appendix 3: About High-Definition (High-Definition DVRs) 16:9 TVs Showing 4:3 programs For a wide screen...height of the program fits on your TV. Since the aspect ratio is maintained, the image is no longer .... - Crop This format crops (cuts off) the top and bottom of a 4:3 frame, keeping the 4:3 ratio ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 168
    Appendix 3: About High-Definition (High-Definition DVRs) If your display is a 16:9 format TV or monitor, your format options include these: For 4:3 program signals: Pillar Box Stretch Crop For 16:9 program signals: Fills TV Screen 168 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 169
    169
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 170
    ...16, 92, 103, 111, 113, 124 DIRECTV Protection Plan - 129-130 DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service - 79-83 Disc ... 50-56, 67, 68, 70, 73, 93, 122, 157 DIRECTV CINEMAplus - 53, 85 DIRECTV® DoublePlay™ - 77 E Episodes..., 93, 94, 111, 116, 118, 119, 129, 151, 156 170 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 171
    ...78 FCC Customer Information - 131-134 Filtering the Guide - 23 Folders - 39, 64, 66, ..., 63, 64-66 change order - 65 DIRECTV CINEMA - 67 keep - 67 managing -... GameSearch™ - 84 GSN Game Lounge - 84 Guide - 20-24 channel types - 20-22... date and time - 24 options - 24 Guided Setup - 92 K Keep - 61, 62, ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 172
    ... 104 buttons - 14 IR/RF setup - 104 modes - 14, 104 problems - 124 program remote - 103 receiver mode - 104 Remote Recording - 72 Repair - 11, 126, 127, 128, 129,...- 96, 151, 155 Rear Panel - 150-151, 154-155 Recent Searches - 38, 39, 41 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 173
    ... 119, 149, 163, 164, 165 Resolution Indicator - 149 Restart - 106 RF Remote - 104 Software - 22, 110, 127, 135-146... 31, 43, 44, 110 System Setup - 97-106 System Software Updates - 110 System Test - ... and Deleting Recorded Shows - 63 Whole-Home DVR Service - 79-83 Wired Connection - 158...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 174
    ..., DIRECTV PLUS, HomePlug and the DIRECTV Plus DVR and DIRECTV Plus HD DVR logos are trademarks of DIRECTV, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are the... MAY BE OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA, L.L.C. SEE HTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM DVR User Guide Version 3.7 - 071111 174 DIRECTV® DVR USER...
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  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 176
    ...time is earlier or later than is visible in the Guide program cell. LEFT and RIGHT arrows on the remote offer special functionality. Objects are scrollable above or below the visible window. UP and DOWN arrows on the receiver front panel offer special functionality. Indicates a ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 177
    ... a special function activated by pressing the related color button on the remote control. Other Icons Indicates the scheduled PPV is set ...the Queue. Indicates a program is about to expire Indicates that the programs comes from DIRECTV CINEMA. Indicates a recorded program is not available for viewing...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 178
    Changes remote to control other equipment for example a DVD Player. MODE SWITCH DIRECTV & TV POWER ON Turns your DIRECTV® Receiver and TV on and off ..., records current program; in the Guide, sets onetouch record for highlighted program. ACTIVE Display the DIRECTV Active Channel-local ...



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