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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    ... you the benefit of saving 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-...
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    4 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... 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 several models of DIRECTV® Receivers, your receiver and its user interface may ...
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    ... OF CONTENTS Welcome to the DIRECTV Family ...5 Safety & Care ...10 Product Information ...12 CHAPTER 1: YOUR REMOTE CONTROL Your ... On and Off ...14 Navigation and Destination Buttons ...15 Shortcut Buttons ...15 DVR Control Buttons ...16 Interactive Channels ...22 Mini Guide ...23 Filtering the ...
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    Keyword Search ...37 Recent Searches ...38 CHAPTER 3: DIRECTV CINEMA™ & PAY PER VIEW DIRECTV CINEMA™ ...50 New Movie Releases ...52 All Movies & Shows ...53 Showroom ...53 Ordering DIRECTV CINEMA Programs ...54 Search for Show ...39 Search by Title ...39 Search by Person ...
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    ... ...77 DIRECTV™ iPad® App ...78 DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service ...79 GameSearch™ ...84 GSN Game Lounge ...84 Connections ...93 Your Phone ...93 System Setup ...97 Info & Test ...97 Display ...98 Audio ...100 HDTV ...101 Network Setup ...103 Remote Control ...103 8
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    ... for Use of Software ...135 APPENDICES Appendix 1: Receivers Front and Back Panels ...148 Appendix 2: How to Network Your HD DVR ...156 Appendix 3: About High-Definition ...163 Index ...170 CHAPTER 7: HELP & TROUBLESHOOTING Help ...108 Troubleshooting Tips ...109 ...
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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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    ... into any openings 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... Receiver while it is connected to the AC power supply. If you want to move your set-top box...
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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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    ... the remote are navigation and destination keys. Press the 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 Playlist. Press EXIT to get out ...
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    Your Remote Control DVR Control Buttons These are the DVR control buttons (Rewind, Fast Forward,... (Pressing play returns to normal play.) *Some Standard-Definition DVRs (models R15/R16) work differently. ... 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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    ... cannot fast forward during live TV until you pause or rewind a program. Progress Bar Standard -Definition DVRs If you change channels, you lose what is in the live buffer... 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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    ... ...23 Filtering the Guide ...23 Guide Options ...24 CHANNEL 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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    ..., Display" for instructions on how to make that setting. HD Channel Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 3D Channels High -Definition DVRs Just like the 3D experience in movie theatres, DIRECTV 3D make you feel like you could reach out and...
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    ... to wait a few seconds for the software to download. Press the ACTIVE button on your remote to get the latest weather, horoscopes, lottery results, games and more. The channel is...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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    ... when you want to temporarily trim down the channels that are shown in the guide, filtering them according to the type of program you are ... channels that match that category. Look for the label in the bottom left of the guide to see how it is being filtered. Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 ...
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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. "...show you 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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    ... program. Select "More Info" for detailed program information and other options. On High-Definition DVRs the channel banner also provides easy access to TVmail, the last five channels you watched, Favorite Channels, Closed Captioning, Audio...
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    ..., Audio and Video options, and Parental Controls. On Standard-Definition DVRs, press the YELLOW button on your remote to display the TV Options menu. ..., an "envelope" icon appears in the channel banner. On Standard-Definition DVRs, press MENU, select "TVmail & Caller ID...
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    ... channels you watch most often. On Standard-Definition DVRs, press the YELLOW button on your remote and select "View Previous Channels".... option to add or remove the current channel from that list. On Standard-Definition DVRs, press the YELLOW button on your remote and select "Change favorites ...
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    TV Options Closed Captioning High -Definition DVRs Select the "CC" option, then select either "DIRECTV Subtitles" or "Closed Captioning". Both options display the same text so only one or the other can be "ON" at a time. The display format is the only difference so ...
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    ... text. Select a language from options listed. Not all programs have alternate languages. On Standard-Definition DVRs, press the YELLOW button on your remote and then select "Audio Options". Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 ...
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    ... 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 typing and we'll instantly find movies, shows, people, sports, etc...
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    ... recording defaults. Chapter 1 DIRECTV® HD DVR Menu Chapter 2 Music, Photos & More High -Definition DVRs An optional menu item that appears if you connect your ... computer network. See Appendix 2 for instructions on How to Network Your HD DVR. Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Caller ID Contains a...
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    Smart Search (High-Definition DVRs) Smart Search Finding something to watch or record is fast and easy! Whether you're looking ... Search finds all matching programs within the 14-day program guide as well as, within the DIRECTV CINEMA library. Suggested Searches: When you first ...
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    ... you're looking for in the results 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 list of ...
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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. You’ll have ... 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 programs available on that channel displays in chronological order. Press select on "Tune Now" to view that channel. You can also highlight a program and press the orange REC (record) button on your ...
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    Smart Search (High-Definition DVRs) If you select YouTube If your receiver is connected to the Internet, the last entry in the search results ... learn how to connect your HD DVR to the Internet, see 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 ... Search". Type in your keyword and press the RED button on your remote. Select a category to narrow your results or if you don't want...
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    Smart Search (High-Definition DVRs) Recent Searches If you've ever used the search feature to find a favorite movie, actor, sports team etc...you can... 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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    Search for Shows (Standard-Definition DVRs) Search for Shows Use the "Search for Shows" option to find programs based on...programs 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 for ...
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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 looks for programs by matching a keyword (of your choice), to a program's title or description. The more specific you can be with your keyword, the ...
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    ...status, showing any restrictions. 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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    ... 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 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 - Channels & Program Info 43
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    ... will appear. Select one and enter your passcode. On High-Definition DVRs you can also unlock Parental Control by pressing INFO while watching TV. Select "... remote to switch between tabs. There is a separate tab for Movies, TV and Other. 44 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ...to allowing or blocking shows by TV rating (i.e. TV_MA) you can also set ratings limits for particular types of content such as, Fantasy Violence (FV),...4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Other Shows Highlight and select the box to toggle the setting between "Allow No Rating" and "Block No Rating." If you...
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    ... from viewing pre-selected channels. Select "Channel Blocks" (or "Chan Blocks" on Standard-Definition Receivers). Scroll down the channel list and select those you wish to ... 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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    ...View purchase. Select "Spending Limits" (or "Spending" on Standard-Definition Receivers). Then enter your preferred spending ...your household. Select "Viewing Hours" (or "Hours" on Standard-Definition Receivers), then select the start times and durations for viewing. You can set hours ...
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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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    ... Select the Record option and follow the onscreen instructions. As long as your receiver is connected to a land-based phone 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...
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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 office hits available for purchase as well as thousands of movies and TV shows that can be downloaded to your receiver at no extra charge. To ...
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    DIRECTV CINEMA (High-Definition DVRs) New Movie Releases, Channel 1100 The newest movie releases are available for purchase on channel 1100. A few of the ... can search for a movie by typing in your search term using the number keys on your remote like a cell phone. 52 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... order to download these programs to your DIRECTV HD DVR, you need a connection to the Internet, HD Access, DVR service and broadband Internet ... cable). Please refer to Appendix 2 for details regarding connecting your DIRECTV HD DVR to the Internet. Chapter 3 Chapter 4 VIEWER'S ...
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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 IS NOT connected to the Internet. If your receiver is NOT connected to the Internet: To order a movie, highlight a title and ...
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    DIRECTV CINEMA (High-Definition DVRs) Press the LIST button on your remote to access the Playlist. To watch a movie, highlight...to be recorded. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 If your receiver IS connected to the Internet: To order a program, highlight a title and press the orange REC ...
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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 were scheduled. If a movie is currently downloading it will appear at the top of your Playlist with a progress bar displaying the % complete. You can ...
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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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    ...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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    ... allotted time slot. Your DVR is very smart, but it sets up all recordings ...Save Changes" (for StandardDefinition DVRs, select "Update.") If your show is set to record in the future,... Recording Options, or "Stop Recording." On a Standard-Definition DVR, the options are "Cancel This" and ...
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    ... giving you the choice to "Keep Recording," "Change Recording Options," or "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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    ... Deleting Your Recorded Shows To see your list of recorded shows, press LIST on the remote. Alternatively, you can also press MENU and select "My Playlist." Use ... part of the show) to start the show. You can use any of the DVR control buttons (like PAUSE, FFWD, ADVANCE, etc.) while watching your ...
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    ... all your recorded programs. To get to the Playlist screen directly, press LIST on the remote, or press MENU and select "My Playlist." Titles that you have not ... 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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    ... start to record a lot of programs. Choose "High-Def" to sort exclusively for HD shows. This is just a temporary filter for your... sort by date with the newest at the top (that's the factory default setting), the oldest at the top; alphabetically with A at the top, or Z at the top; by expiration...
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    ...individually. You can also use this option to close them all. Managing My Playlist Your DVR has lots of recording space but it is possible to fill up the hard drive if...want pushed out, press the BLUE button to "Keep" it in your Playlist until you delete it. 37% Free 66 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... confirmation message before you delete anything. Note that HD programs take up more disc space than... you may want to record your favorite content in HD, while recording other shows in SD to ... recording capacity. Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 DIRECTV CINEMA Press the GREEN button to go to ...
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    ... Do List The To Do List displays recordings your DVR is scheduled to make in the future. Icons next to the ... to record. The To Do list does not display DIRECTV CINEMA programs scheduled for download over the ..., select "Series Options", then select "Cancel Series." 68 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... 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...
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    Manage Recordings Queue The Queue screen displays DIRECTV CINEMA titles that are in the queue waiting to be delivered to ... There may be times when you want to set up a manual recording based on channel, time and ... can schedule a manual recording up to 14 days in advance. 70 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ...a recording until you delete it or until the disk is full, in which case the DVR can delete it automatically if the disk fills up. A ...program's Info screen rather than set the recording defaults, which would affect all of your DVR recordings. Press MENU, select "Manage Recordings," then select ...
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    ...: You must have an account on directv.com to use remote scheduling. From a Computer To schedule a recording ... "Record". If you have more than one DVR in your home, choose...: If you have a mix of HD and SD DVRs in your home, make sure not to pick an HD movie for your SD DVR. It will not record. 72...
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    ...phone (available 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 ...
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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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    ... must subscribe to caller ID service through your phone company and your receiver must be connected to the phone ... Highlight and select a name to delete that listing from your log. On Standard-Definition Receivers, set up your receiver to display onscreen call notices as follows: Press MENU, select ...
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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....
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    ... home screen with the programming you watch most. Plus, program your DVR from wherever you are. Features: Use your iPad as a remote control: Play, pause, rewind, fast-..., 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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    ... in every room. Now even rooms with HD Non-DVR receivers can schedule and watch recorded ... Whole-Home DVR service functionality, you need a DIRECTV HD DVR receiver (models HR24, HR20-HR23 with ... an Ethernet cable connected, unless it is connected to a DECA. H24, H25, and HR24 receivers should never ...
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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 activated on your account, press the LIST button on your remote. The message on the right will display, confirming...
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    DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service (High-Definition Receivers) 4. Set Playlist Sharing Options (HD DVR only): During initial setup, ... View Status: To view the Whole-Home status for all your connected HD DVRs, press MENU, select "Parental, Fav's & Setup," "System Setup," "Whole-Home" and ...
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    DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service (High-Definition Receivers) 6. Record Programs: If you’re in a room with an HD DVR, and you’ve authorized DIRECTV® WholeHome DVR service, you’ll still record programs in the same way you did before. See Chapter 4, “Recordingsମ.
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    DIRECTV® 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 originally requested from a NonDVR receiver). In order to check the status of scheduled recordings on the To ...
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    ... Game Lounge service contains memory and skill games that you can play onscreen using only your remote. There are free as well as 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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    ... & More" is an optional menu item, only shown when your DVR is connected to your home network. Compatible models include the DIRECTV HD DVR (model HR20 or later) or DIRECTV Plus® DVR (model R22). Other models may support DIRECTV Media ...
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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, Playlists ... "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 ...
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    Quicktune , ScoreGuide™ QuickTune High -Definition DVRs Use QuickTune to get to your nine "must see" channels fast! While watching live ... 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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    ...at the press of a button. To enjoy TV Apps, your HD Receiver must be connected to the 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...
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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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    ...at the top of the remote control is set to DIRECTV, which is the far-left position. 2. Press PWR. The DIRECTV DVR will turn on. (Make sure your TV is also turned on...5000; pick the programming package that's right for you and subscribe to DIRECTV 92 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... and some features of our interactive channels will be limited. Do not connect your receiver to a digital PBX phone system - doing so may permanently ...of the jack. Tip: To obtain the best picture quality, make sure the receiver is connected directly to the TV. Chapter 8 CHAPTER 6 - Settings 93
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    ...cables. Video Connections - HDMI [High-Definition Multimedia Interface, one connector per receiver... two audio channels. Audio Connections - HDMI [High-Definition Multimedia Interface] provides... and your receiver. Refer to the manuals for that equipment to see the connection options specific to each...
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    ...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 as the ...
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    ...a VCR or DVD burner with RCA audio and video connectors. Television VCR/DVD Burner DIRECTV Plus® DVR Television Surround System Surround System Example: TV ... DVD burner with RCA audio and video connectors. DIRECTV Plus® DVR VCR/DVD Burner 96 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    ... or change your system settings which include: audio options, video format, TV resolution, network setup, remote control setup..., access card number, software version etc... as well as, current receiver settings. This information can be useful during troubleshooting. Chapter 7 Note: For SD Receivers...
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    ... select either "Preferences", "Captioning" or "Clock". For Standard-Definition DVRs, select "Display" and then ... user interface display settings which include: Recording Tips (HD Receivers ONLY): Turn ... the banner disappears after moving to a new channel. 98 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
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    System Setup Captioning Chapter 1 High -Definition DVRs Select "Captioning" to turn closed captioning on or off, and to select the font... Chapter 3 Clock Select "Clock" (or "Time Zone" on Standard-Definition Receivers) to set your time zone and whether you want the...
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    ... separately. "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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    System Setup HDTV High -Definition DVRs Select "HDTV" and then select either "Video", "TV Ratio" or... resolution at every channel change. Because of this, the default setting is OFF. When Native Mode is OFF, your receiver will display the program at the highest resolution set on the "TV ...
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    System Setup High -Definition DVRs Screen Format: When a program is broadcast in a format that does not exactly fit your TV screen, your receiver ... 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
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    System Setup Network Setup High -Definition DVRs Select "Network Setup" to setup and test the connection of your DVR to the Internet. See Appendix 2, "How to Network Your HD DVR" for details. Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Remote Control When the MODE switch on your ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 104
    ... models feature RF (radio frequency) capability. Refer to the model number printed on the top left corner of your DIRECTV Remote Control. Look for the ... still be able to command it from up to 200 feet away. Note: Not all DIRECTV Receivers are RF-capable. Receiver Mode Select "Receiver Mode" if ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 105
    ...to display channels received via your off-air antenna in the Guide. You must have an off-air (terrestrial) antenna connected to your HD DVR Receiver. Not all HD DVR's have a built-in off-air tuner. Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Whole-Home ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 106
    ...are locked, you must enter your password to reset the receiver. Access Card Standard -Definition DVRs Do not select 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 directions ...
  • 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
    ...MENU, select "Parental, Fav's & Setup" and then select "Help". On Standard-Definition DVRs, press MENU, select "Customer Care & Help" and then select ".... You 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
    ...be acquired. If the problems persist, try unplugging the power cord of the DIRECTV DVR for 15 seconds, then plug it in again. If the above two items don't work, try reauthorizing your receiver. On a computer, go to directv.com/reauthorize and follow the onscreen instructions. You will need to be ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 110
    Troubleshooting Tips System Software Updates DIRECTV periodically sends system software updates to your receiver to improve performance and .... Most onscreen messages supply an error code in parentheses. Go to directv.com/troubleshooting and select the onscreen error message...
  • 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...& Setup." 4. Select "System Setup," then "Info & Test." 5. If you have a High-Definition DVR, select "Run System Test." If you have ...
  • 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
    ... 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 Causes: - ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 114
    ... (not all power strips have a reset button). DIRECTV DVR turns off while playing Your receiver turns off unexpectedly. Possible ..., turn 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 ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 115
    ...you don't subscribe to. Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Solution: - Check that DIRECTV DVR and TV are both powered on. - Read Chapter 6, "Connections for Auxiliary Equipment"... instructions about connecting your receiver. - Press the INPUT button on the TV remote control to change video source....
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 116
    ... 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 unplugging the ...in. - You can also check all the cable connections between your DIRECTV DVR and the satellite dish for loose or broken ...
  • 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
    ... 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 ... TV may not support the selected HD resolution from your receiver. 118 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 119
    ..., game box, or antenna. - If connected to stereo or surround sound system, verify components are on and set to the correct mode, and that audio ...phone jack transmits Caller ID information. If not, connect a standard phone cable to your receiver or replace your wireless phone jack. Chapter 8 CHAPTER...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 120
    ... 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 it can record ...program while recording two others 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
    ... with a higher priority program. - Someone may have manually ended the recording. Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Solution: - Try setting the end time of the ... 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 older ...your Pay Per View recordings in the My Playlist screen for expiration dates. 122 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 123
    ... of reruns and multiple copies of the same program Your DVR is getting full of duplicate recordings of the same program, or ... the program description for your receiver to determine whether the program is a repeat. Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Solution: - When you set up a series, make sure you select only ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 124
    ...the correct position. - 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 how to program your remote to control other devices....
  • 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
    ... DIRECTV Plus® DVR (Model Number: R16, R22) or DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR (Model Number: HR20, HR21, HR22, HR23, HR24) and any included accessories ...ONLY TO THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER ACQUIRER OR ANY PERSON RECEIVING THE DIRECTV PLUS® DVR AS A GIFT FROM THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER ACQUIRER AND TO ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 127
    ... for commercial or institutional purposes. DIRECTV makes no warranty that the access connection will be a local (not... showing proof of acquisition. Attach it to this User Guide (see page 10) and keep... Service...Please check the troubleshooting section of this guide. This may save you a call to DIRECTV...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 128
    ... LIABLE FOR ANY AMOUNT GREATER THAN THE RETAIL PRICE OF THE DIRECTV® Receiver. DIRECTV SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL ... MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM 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
    ...professional technical service. For a low monthly fee, the DIRECTV PROTECTION PLAN covers the components of your ... 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
    ... 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. CAUTION: ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 133
    ... with this product. It is designed to be connected to a compatible modular jack that is also compliant. See installation instructions for details. The REN is ... to make necessary modifications to maintain uninterrupted service. Connection to party line service is subject to state tariffs. Contact the ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 134
    .... DIRECTV, Inc. 2230 E. Imperial Hwy El Segundo, CA 90245 1-800-DIRECTV If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, ensure the installation of this DIRECTV Satellite Receiver does not disable your alarm equipment. If you ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 135
    ... AND SHOULD IMMEDIATELY RETURN THE RECEIVER TO DIRECTV OR YOUR SUPPLIER. THESE TERMS ALSO ... 1 Chapter 2 A. License Grant and Conditions DIRECTV grants you a non-exclusive, non-...open source licenses that is used in connection with the Receiver is made available to you by DIRECTV following the written ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 136
    ... may terminate these Terms by returning the Receiver to DIRECTV or your supplier. These Terms .... Upon termination you must return the Receiver to DIRECTV or your supplier. E. Disclaimer THE SOFTWARE..., TECHNOLOGY OR SERVICES) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF DIRECTV...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 137
    ...the DIRECTV website located at www.directv.com, and the GNU website located at www.gnu.org, specifically at (http:// www...-2.0.html). To request a copy of the applicable source code please write to DIRECTV at: Attention: Vice President, STB Engineering DIRECTV, Inc. 2230 E. Imperial Highway El Segundo...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 138
    ... 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, that ... 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
    ... for software interchange; or, c) Accompany it with the information you received as to the offer to distribute corresponding source code. (This alternative is allowed only for noncommercial distribution and only if you received the program in object code or executable form with such an offer, in...
  • 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
    ... License from time to time. Such new versions will be similar in spirit to the present version, but may differ in detail to address new problems or concerns. Each version is given a distinguishing version number. If the Program specifies a version number of this License which applies to it and "...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 144
    ... WITH YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. 12. IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED .... 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
    ... even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 146
    ... 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 the remote control. You can use the front panel buttons at any time, but they are especially useful if you misplace ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 149
    ...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 ... - Lights indicate the current resolution setting. 480i is the old analog TV setting. 480p is Enhanced Definition TV, which is...
  • 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
    ...video and audio connector for the best picture quality. 9. ETHERNET - Please refer to Appendix 2 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(FRONT/REAR EACH...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 152
    Appendix 1: Receivers Front and Back Panels DIRECTV Plus® DVR FRONT PANEL: The buttons on the front panel perform the same functions as the remote control. You can use the front panel buttons at any time, but they are there just in case you misplace your remote control or the ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 153
    ... Host(FRONT/REAR EACH 5V = 500mA) 2. POWER - Turns your DIRECTV Plus® DVR on or off. Your DIRECTV Plus® DVR still records and receives messages when ... non-metal enclosure and it will receive the remote control commands up to 200 feet away. 4. GUIDE - Displays the onscreen ...
  • 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
    ... SATELLITE IN 2 - Connect the second 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 - For future use. USB 2.0 Host(FRONT/REAR EACH 5V =...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 156
    ... 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...Your house must be wired for Ethernet, or you must run cables from a network router to your DIRECTV HD DVR. Wireless: This can ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 157
    ..., only a professionally installed Internet Connection Kit can be used to connect to the Internet. Never connect an Ethernet cable to an HR24 or H24 receiver with Whole-Home DVR service; this will disable the Whole-Home network and disable playlist sharing. If you...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 158
    ... you do not have Whole-Home DVR service: Wired Step 1 - Connect your DIRECTV HD DVR to your router Connect one end of your Ethernet cable to the Ethernet ... cable to the Ethernet port on the back of your DIRECTV HD DVR. Ethernet cable connects to an unused port on the router ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 159
    ...A). Select Done to complete the setup process (See figure B). Figure C Figure B Figure A If your DIRECTV HD DVR does not immediately recognize the network connection, you will get the option to choose the connection method. Choose Wired ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 160
    ... initialized 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 ...
  • 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 router detects the wireless adapter it will prompt you to configure the two devices. Select Set Up Now. Highlight your wireless network and press ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 162
    ... Select Done to complete the setup process (See figure B). Figure B Figure A Figure C If your DIRECTV HD DVR does not immediately recognize the network connection, you will get the option to choose the connection method. Choose Wireless...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 163
    ...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 that you've indicated in System Setup as ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 164
    ... 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 ... 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 resolutions that can be output from each type of ...: Output Connection HDMI Component Video (YPbPr) S-Video Video (RCA Type/Yellow) Available Resolutions 1080i, 1080p, ...
  • 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 image is stretched vertically until it's tall enough to fill the screen. Your entire screen will be full,...
  • 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 16:9 TV showing a standard 4:3 TV... desired bar color option. See your TV's owner's manual for information on the best color for your set. - Stretch In this setting,...
  • 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
    ... Video Output - 94-96, 151 Connections - 93-96 Customer Care - 108, 127, 134 DIRECTV ™ iPad® App - 78 DIRECTV ...16, 92, 103, 111, 113, 124 DIRECTV Protection Plan - 129-130 DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service - 79-83 Disc Space...11, 93, 94, 111, 116, 118, 119, 129, 151, 156 170 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 171
    ...- 30, 63, 64-66 change order - 65 DIRECTV CINEMA - 67 keep - 67 managing - 66-67... Theaters - 52, 55, 56 Interactive Channels - 22 Internet Connection Kit - 157 G GameSearch™ - 84 GSN Game Lounge - 84 Guide - 20-24... Search - 37, 41 L Language - 45, 92, 98, 100, 106 Last 5 - 27 Live Buffer - 18 Live...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 172
    ... advanced setups - 104 buttons - 14 IR/RF setup - 104 modes - 14, 104 problems - 124 program remote - 103 receiver mode - 104 Remote Recording - 72 Repair - 11, 126,... - 96, 151, 155 Rear Panel - 150-151, 154-155 Recent Searches - 38, 39, 41 DIRECTV® DVR USER GUIDE
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 173
    ...- 88 Search Search for Shows (SD DVRs) - 39-41 Smart Search (HD DVRs) - 32-38 Serial Number - 12 Series - 34, 37, 53, 61...cover W Warranty - 126-128 Watching and Deleting Recorded Shows - 63 Whole-Home DVR Service - 79-83 Wired Connection - 158-159 Wireless Connection - 160-162 T Temporarily Unlock ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 174
    ... today at 1-800-DIRECTV (1-800-347-3288). ©2011 DIRECTV, Inc., DIRECTV and the Cyclone Design logo, DIRECTV Active, ... INTERACTIVE, 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 property of ...
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  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 176
    ... functionality. Objects are scrollable above or below the visible window. UP and DOWN arrows on the receiver front panel offer special functionality. Indicates a program is set to record. Indicates record has been set for all episodes of an ongoing program. ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 177
    ... the scheduled PPV is set to purchase. Program is currently downloading. Indicates the program is/will be broadcast in High-Definition format. ... 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 ...
  • DIRECTV HR24 | System Manual - Page 178
    ... example a DVD Player. MODE SWITCH DIRECTV & TV POWER ON Turns your DIRECTV® Receiver and TV on and off together. TV INPUT ... TV, records current program; in the Guide, sets onetouch record for highlighted program. ACTIVE Display the DIRECTV Active Channel-local weather and...



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