DIRECTV HR34 System Manual

DIRECTV HR34 Manual

DIRECTV HR34 manual table of contents:

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    USER GUIDE DIRECTV HD DVR RECEIVERS ®
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    ..., giving 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-top boxes, when used in ...
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    ...interface may vary slightly from what is shown here. Online Manuals and Other Resources To view the most up-to-date manuals for DIRECTV Receivers and other equipment, please visit www.directv.com/manuals or go to www.directv.com and search for keyword...
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    ...56 Special Features ...63 DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service ...66 Genie™ (Adv Whole-Home) HD DVR ...71 DIRECTV™ Mobile ...36 CHAPTER 6 - SETTINGS & HELP Settings ...76 Parental Controls ...85 DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE CHAPTER 1: USING YOUR REMOTE CONTROL Your Remote Control ...10 The ...
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    ...CHAPTER 7 - GENIE™ HD DVR Genie™ (Adv Whole-Home) HD DVR ...94 Special features ...98 Back Panel Example ...99 CHAPTER 8 ...to TV & Equipment ...141 Appendix 3: Receiver Front and Back Panels ...151 Appendix 4: How to Network Your HD DVR ...155 Appendix 5: About High-Definition ...162 Index ...168 ...
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    ... shock is present within this unit. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE This symbol indicates that there are important operating and maintenance instructions in the ...) that produce heat. 9. Use only the power supply (power cord) that came with your DIRECTV Receiver. Failure to use ...
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    ...receiver and other components. came with your DIRECTV receiver. Failure to use the • Do not ...also recommended. replaced, please contact DIRECTV Customer Service to obtain • Don't overload power.... detailed in this manual). • Place it on a flat, hard surface - do not operate the DIRECTV® Receiver...
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    ... them. *These numbers are typically located behind the card door on the front panel of your receiver. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Model No. * Serial No. Acquisition Date Dealer/Address/Phone Access Card * Receiver ID * 8
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    CHAPTER 1: USING YOUR REMOTE CONTROL Your Remote Control ...10 Turning Your Equipment On and Off ...10 Navigation and Destination Buttons ...11 Shortcut Buttons ...11 DVR Control Buttons ...12 The Progress Bar ...13 Live Buffer ...14 CHAPTER 1 - USING YOUR REMOTE CONTROL 9
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    YOUR REMOTE CONTROL TURNING YOUR EQUIPMENT ON AND OFF DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE NOTE: Each time you press a button, a green light at the top ...) are getting low and need to be replaced. These two buttons turn your TV and DIRECTV® Receiver on or off together...
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    ...Press the GUIDE button to go to the program guide screen. Press the ACTIVE button to go to the DIRECTV Interactive™ channel. The LIST button takes you to the ... CONTROL SHORTCUT BUTTONS You can move through all of the DIRECTV user screens using only the direction ARROW buttons and...
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    ... along with the mode switch to control a DVD player or other auxiliary equipment. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE PLAY / SLOW MOTION Starts the recorded video or paused live TV currently on screen. Hold this button down for ...
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    THE PROGRESS BAR When you use the DVR control buttons, this indicator bar appears at the bottom of the screen to show...shows how far ahead you can go. If you press the RECORD button during a live show, the progress bar turns orange and the orange record icon appears next to the title of the show. 13
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    LIVE BUFFER Your DVR saves programs to the hard drive instantly and continuously, while you ...If you start watching a program late, even if it is not set to record, you can back up to the ... forward during live TV until you pause or rewind a program. Progress Bar DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 14
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 15
    ...Closed Captioning ...22 Audio/Video Options ...23 Parental Controls ...23 Picture in Picture ...24 Menu ...25 My DIRECTV ...25 Search & Browse ...25 Recordings ...25 Extras ...26 Settings & Help ...26 CHAPTER 2 - CHANNELS & PROGRAM INFO 15
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    ... Use the GREEN button to move ahead in time 12 hours; use the RED button to come back 12 hours. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE PROGRAM INFO Press INFO on any program to see its associated program info screen. The Info screen displays the description ...
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    PROGRAM GUIDE LOCAL CHANNELS Your DIRECTV-provided local channels can be found in the guide from channel numbers 2 through 69. CHAPTER 2 - CHANNELS & PROGRAM INFO HD AND SD CHANNELS DIRECTV has a tremendous offering of HD channels and they are spread throughout the guide. To find them, ...
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    ... DIRECTV 3D programming is broadcast in HD and requires HD Access, HD receiver (HR44, HR34, HR21, H21 or later) compatible 3D HDTV and 3D glasses. CHOICE™... required for ESPN 3D. For more information, visit directv.com/3D. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE INTERACTIVE CHANNELS...
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    ... the channels that match that category. Look for the label in the bottom right of the guide to see how it is being filtered. NOTE:... lasts as long as you keep the program guide up on the screen. Look to the right to see ... "Jump to a date & time" to quickly go to a future date and time in the guide. 19...
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    ... you to modify the channels in your custom list. See Chapter 6, "Settings & Help: Favorite Channels" for details. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Pay Per View: Select "Pay Per View" then select a program type. The receiver will search for ...
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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 ...& PROGRAM INFO MESSAGES Select "Messages", to see your messages. DIRECTV sends messages to you for important news items or ...
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    ... will tune to that channel. This is an easy way to toggle among the channels you watch most often. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE FAVORITE CHANNELS Select "Favorites" to update the program guide to show only the channels you want to see. ...
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    ...when available. Select "Change Resolution & Format" to change the display settings; each press of SELECT toggles to the next available option. ... PARENTAL CONTROLS Select "Parental" to quickly lock or unlock your receiver. You can also customize your parental controls settings by selecting "Parental ...
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    ..., press INFO on your remote. Select "PIP" and choose a position from the options provided. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE NOTE: The Picture in Picture feature is only available on the TV connected directly to an Advanced Whole-Home HD DVR (model HR34 and above). 24
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    MENU The DIRECTV Menu is your hub for access to My DIRECTV, Search & Browse, Recordings, Extras, and Settings & Help. Press MENU on your remote to see your available options. MY DIRECTV My DIRECTV gives you quick access to programs/channels you watch frequently, as ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 26
    ... include the Caller ID feature. For additional information, see Chapter 5, "Extras & Special Features". DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE SETTINGS & HELP The Settings & Help option lets you access Settings, Parental Controls, Favorite Channels ...
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    ... Search Features ...28 Smart Search ...28 YouTube Search ...29 All Movies, On Demand and Pay Per View ...30 All Movies ...30 On Demand ...31 Recording From "All Movies" or "On Demand" ...32 Pay Per View Events ...35 TV Shows and Genie™ Recommends ...36 TV Shows ...36 New Genie Recommends Feature ...
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    ... programs within the 14-day program guide as well as within the DIRECTV movie library. As many as three of the first results are "Top Matches": Search ... previous searches. To access your previous searches, select "Recent Searches" at the bottom of the keypad. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 28
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    SEARCH FEATURES YOUTUBE SEARCH If your DIRECTV HD DVR is connected to the Internet, you can search for and watch YouTube content on your TV. (If you aren't connected, learn how to get connected at directv.com/ getconnected.) If you're already connected, follow ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 30
    ...& Browse", then select either: "All Movies" (Channel 1100) "On Demand" (Channel 1000) "TV Shows" (Channel 1998) DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE ALL MOVIES "All Movies" offers an easy, one-stop way to find ANY movie on DIRECTV, including broadcast...
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    ... to your DIRECTV Receiver over the Internet. NOTE: In order to download programs to your DIRECTV HD DVR over the Internet, you need DIRECTV Advanced Receiver Service and ... cable). Please refer to Appendix 4 for details regarding connecting your DIRECTV HD DVR to the Internet. 31
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    ... in front of the regular DIRECTV channel number. For example, A&E is on channel 265. The homepage is channel 1265. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE RECORDING FROM "ALL MOVIES" OR "ON DEMAND" When your HD DVR is connected to the Internet, you can record from...
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    ... highlight the title and press the BLUE button on your remote. This ensures the movie will not be deleted by the receiver as your disk drive fills up. Warning: Setting too many programs to "Keep" may fill up your disk and not allow new programs ...
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    ... press the orange REC (Record) button. An orange "R" icon next to the title indicates it's scheduled to record/download. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE All scheduled records/downloads (with the exception of "In Theaters" titles), as well as those that are ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 35
    ... is available to watch, you will find it in your Playlist. Your receiver has a default limit of 5 movies that will move from the Queue to ... on current offerings.) Ordering PPV events works the same way as ordering DIRECTV On Demand movies from the program guide. See previous section for details. 35
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    ... now, press MENU, select "Search & Browse", then select "TV Shows". TV SHOWS DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE TV Shows is your destination for all things TV. Go to TV ... it via the My DIRECTV screen, or select "Search & Browse", then "TV Shows", then "'Genie Settings". 36
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    ... AND GENIE™ RECOMMENDS *NOTE: TV Shows and the Genie Recommends feature are only available on the Genie (Adv Whole Home) HD DVR (model HR34, HR44 and above) and Genie Clients (model C31 and above). † NOTE: The DIRECTV start-from-the ...
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    38 DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE
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    ... Recordings ...48 To Do List ...48 Series Manager ...49 Queue ...49 History ...50 Purchases ...50 Manual Recordings ...50 Record Defaults ...50 Recording from Your Computer, Phone or Tablet ...52 From a Computer ...52 DIRECTV Mobile Apps ...53 CHAPTER 4 - RECORDINGS 39
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    ... a show you are currently watching, simply press RECORD once. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE FROM THE GUIDE You don't have to be watching a ...: You can record two shows at the same time with your DIRECTV DVR if you have made the proper connections to your satellite dish. ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 41
    ...or any other option. To save your changes select "Save Changes". If your show is set to record in the future, you can find it in the guide or To Do list, then press INFO to display the Info screen. To change a recording option for that one show, select "...
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    ... icon is now a repeated circle R to let you know that this is a series and not a single recording. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE FROM THE GUIDE As mentioned previously, you don't have to be watching a series to record it. Simply find it in ...
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    ... SHOWS To see your list of recorded shows, press LIST on the remote. Alternatively, you can press MENU and select "Recordings", then "Playlist". Use the arrow keys ... the show. You can use any of the DVR control buttons (like PAUSE, FFWD, REW, etc.) while watching your recorded show. If you press STOP...
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    ... titles that you have already viewed (partially or completely) are light grey. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE The time, date and channel of each recorded program is displayed to the right of the program title. Any icon ...
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    ... Select "Change order of Playlist" to pick how you want to arrange the order of your recorded shows. You can sort by date with the newest at the top (the factory default setting), the oldest at the top; or alphabetically with A at the top, or Z at ...
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    ... use this option to close them all. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Filter by Playlist If you are set up on a Whole-Home DVR or Adv Whole.... MANAGING MY PLAYLIST Your DVR has a lot of recording space but it is possible to fill up the hard drive if you record regularly....
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    ...kept until you delete it. You may be tempted to make all of your recordings "Keep Until I Delete", but if your hard drive ever fills up, new recordings can't take place. Another way to manage your Playlist is to delete recordings you no longer ...
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    MANAGE RECORDINGS Once you have scheduled recordings, you can find the status and history of those recordings by pressing MENU and...These features are described on the next few pages. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE TO DO LIST The To Do List displays recordings your DVR is scheduled to make in ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 49
    ...'ve scheduled to record. If there is a series recording conflict and the receiver must choose which show to record, it ... as desired. CHAPTER 4 - RECORDINGS QUEUE The Queue screen displays titles that are in the queue waiting to be delivered to your hard drive. See Chapter 3, "All Movies, On Demand ...
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    ... something should have been recorded, but wasn't, check here to look for an explanation. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE PURCHASES Provides status information for all Pay ... programs that were bought and, if viewed, the date and time. MANUAL RECORDINGS To set up a recording based ...
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    ... be deleted until you do it manually. If all of your recordings are labeled that way and the disk fills up, no new recordings will occur until you manually delete some of your "... screen rather than set the recording defaults, which would affect all of your DVR recordings. Press MENU, select "Manage ...
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    ..., and DIRECTV Mobile Apps. NOTE: You must have an account on directv.com to use remote scheduling. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE FROM A COMPUTER To schedule a recording from your computer, go to directv.com/ tvlistings to see an online version of...
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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. You can also go online to directv.com/mobileapps for more information. You ...
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    54 DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE
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    ... 5 - EXTRAS & SPECIAL FEATURES Extras ...56 Messages ...56 DIRECTV Active Channel ...56 GSN Game Lounge ...57 Music &... TV Apps ...65 DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service ...66 Genie™ (Adv Whole-Home) HD DVR ...71 DIRECTV™ Mobile Apps ...73 For Smartphones & Tablets ...73 DIRECTV Everywhere™ ...74 ...
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    ..., it may also include the Caller ID feature. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE MESSAGES Press MENU, select "Extras" and then "Messages" to see your messages from DIRECTV. DIRECTV sends you messages about important news items or special promotions. DIRECTV ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 57
    ..."My Cities" menu item and following the onscreen instructions. To exit the DIRECTV Active channel, just enter a channel number or press the CHAN UP/DOWN key.... & SPECIAL FEATURES NOTE: Because it is an interactive channel, the DIRECTV Active screen may take a few moments to ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 58
    ... is an optional item in the "Extras" menu, only shown when your DVR is connected to a home network. Compatible models include the DIRECTV HD DVR (models HR44, HR34 and HR20 or later) or DIRECTV Plus® DVR (model R22). Other models may ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 59
    EXTRAS Select "Photos" to go to the Photos submenu. Select "Browse" to see several photos at once. The DVR controls on your remote allow you to stop, play or skip through your music and photos. Press the GREEN button on your remote to toggle among music, photos and video control modes. Pressing ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 60
    ... "Turn on Notices" or "Turn off Notices". DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE NOTE: You must subscribe to caller ID service through your phone company and your DIRECTV Receiver must be connected to the phone line. You can review your 25 most recent calls in the ...
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    EXTRAS SHOWROOM Showroom offers you DIRECTV content such as instructional videos, behind-the-scenes clips and video extras, information about DIRECTV sports subscriptions, special offers, trailers and more. CHAPTER 5 - EXTRAS & SPECIAL FEATURES ...
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    ... YOUTUBE Watch millions of Internet videos on your TV. If your DIRECTV HD DVR is connected to the Internet, you can search ... content on your TV. (If you aren't connected, see Appendix 4.) If you're ... press INFO for a description of the video and other options. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER ...
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    SPECIAL FEATURES Your DIRECTV HD DVR supports these special features that can be accessed without going through a menu. Watching ... 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 ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 64
    ... tune to that channel. If it can't find one, an onscreen message will let you know the game is not available. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE QUICKTUNE Use QuickTune to get to your 9 "must see" channels fast! While watching live TV, press the...
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    ... more - without missing a second of what you're watching, all at the press of a button. To enjoy TV Apps, your DIRECTV HD DVR must be connected to the Internet. See Appendix 4, "How to Network your HD DVR", for instructions. Press the Right Arrow button on ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 66
    ... a DVR in every room. Now even rooms with HD Non-DVR receivers can schedule and watch recorded programs. Start...NOTE: To access DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service functionality, you need a DIRECTV HD DVR receiver (models HR34, HR24, HR20-HR23 with DECA), an additional WholeHome-capable receiver (models ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 67
    ...", then "Settings", "Whole-Home" and then "Name Location". 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: 67
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    ... WHOLE-HOME DVR SERVICE Share Playlist An HD DVR has the option to share its Playlist with other receivers. Let's say you have an HD DVR in your Den, an ...won't be able to access the Master Bedroom's Playlist. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Allow Deletion An HD DVR has ...
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    ... DVR SERVICE 6. Record Programs: If you're in a room with an HD DVR, and you've authorized ... did before. If you're in a room with an HD Non-DVR receiver, once you authorize DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR ... does not work on Non-DVR receivers. You can also schedule a recording from a program's Info screen. To...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 70
    ...HD DVR, press MENU and select "Recordings", then "Manage Recordings" for options. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 7. Watch Recorded Programs: By networking your receivers, the recordings from all the HD DVRs in your household are combined into a "shared" Playlist. The ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 71
    ... most comprehensive, flexible and cost effective HD DVR experience from DIRECTV. The Genie HD DVR (HR44, HR34 and above), together with Genie ... DVR - connect it and get all the enhancements and superior receiver features of the HR44, HR34 and above. 2. As an HD DVR in a Whole-Home DVR setup - Genie ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 72
    ... Genie HD DVR offers the following features in addition to those of a DIRECTV HD DVR: Record up to 5 programs simultaneously Store up to 200 ... HD DVR.) *NOTE: The Genie receiver will work with any other DIRECTV HD DVRs, HD Receivers and Clients that are connected to and compatible with Adv Whole-...
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    ... Pixi, Windows Phone 7) or tablet. Experience all the amazing features of the DIRECTV™ Mobile Apps with an HD DVR that is connected to the Internet. Features: Use your phone or... and photos. Channel-tune instantly with a tap. Easily share your favorite shows and movies with your...
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    ... DIRECTV Everywhere go to http://www.directv.com/entertainment/ DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE NOTE: Certain remote control functions require a standard... may not be recognized. Only available on certain DVR receivers. Visit directv.com/apps for complete details. iPad ...
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    CHAPTER 6 - SETTINGS & HELP Settings ...76 Info & Test ...76 Display ...76 Audio ...80 Network Setup ...80 Remote Control ...81 Satellite ...82 Whole-Home ...83 Power Saving ...83 Reset ...83 Parental Controls ...85 Lock Now ...86 Unlock Now ......
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    .... These include: audio options, video format, TV resolution, network setup, remote control setup and more. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE INFO & TEST Select "Info & Test" to display the System Info & Test screen. Select "Run System ...
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    SETTINGS Preferences These are user interface display settings which include: Recording Tips: Turn "On" or "Off" helpful tips that display onscreen whenever you schedule a recording. Guide HD Channels: Choose whether you want the guide to show HD channels and their duplicate SD channels or to ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 78
    ... the color of the bars displayed when you view programming in Letterbox or Pillar Box modes. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE TV Ratio Set the aspect ratio that matches your TV. Options are Standard 4:3 or Widescreen 16:9. 78
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    ... Resolutions Select the resolutions your TV can support so your receiver can pass the proper signal....If you select a resolution your TV doesn't support, the receiver will reset the resolution after a few seconds.... Select "Clock" to set your time zone and whether you want the receiver to show Daylight ...
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    ...make a persistent change to your audio settings. Audio options include: DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Language: Select your preferred audio language,...to set up and test the connection of your DVR to the Internet. See Appendix 4, "How to Network Your HD DVR" for details....
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 81
    ...your remote is in the left-most position, it controls your DIRECTV Receiver. However, you can also program ...model number printed on the top left corner of your DIRECTV Remote Control. A letter R at the end of the model number ... works in IR mode only. NOTE: Not all DIRECTV Receivers are RF-capable. 81
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    ... it from up to 200 feet away. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Receiver Mode Select "Receiver Mode" if you want to use one ... 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. 82
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 83
    .... To learn more, read "DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service" in Chapter 5 or "Genie HD DVR" in Chapter 7, respectively. POWER SAVING Some DIRECTV Receivers are Energy Star certified, meaning they include features that reduce electrical consumption. ...
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    ... system memory and starts over like a new receiver. WARNING: All your recordings will be erased from the hard drive! DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE NOTE: If Parental Controls are locked, you must enter your password to reset the ...
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    PARENTAL CONTROLS To review or update your Parental Controls settings, press MENU, select "Settings & Help", then "Parental Controls". You can ... where you want them for the whole family. The system default is "unlocked" for all categories. CHAPTER 6 - SETTINGS & HELP 85
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    .... You'll be asked to create a passcode. This passcode will be your entry to unlocking and adjusting limitations in the future. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE UNLOCK NOW When parental controls are locked, a message appears if you try to tune to a ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 87
    ... descriptions of the ratings appear for your guidance. CHAPTER 6 - SETTINGS & HELP TV Programs Highlight and select ...TV rating (i.e. TV-MA), you can also set ratings limits for particular types of content such ... Shows Highlight and select the box to toggle the setting between "Allow No Rating" and "...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 88
    .... Select "Adult Channels", then highlight and select the box to toggle between "Hide Adult" and "Show Adult". DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE CHANNEL BLOCKS Prevent children from viewing pre-selected channels. Select "Channel Blocks". Scroll down the...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 89
    ... enter your preferred spending dollar limit using the numbers on your remote. CHAPTER 6 - SETTINGS & HELP VIEWING HOURS Specify days and times when TV watching is...", then select the start times and durations for viewing. You can set hours based on "school nights" - Monday-Thursday - and/or weekend ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 90
    ... lists on this receiver. You can also choose "Channels I Get" to see only the channels that are in your DIRECTV programming package. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Press MENU on your remote, select "Settings and Help" then "Favorite Channels". If you ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 91
    ... Information channel, press CHAN UP/DOWN, press GUIDE, or enter a channel number to tune to. You can also find answers to all your questions on DIRECTV's Answer Center at support.directv.com. CHAPTER 6 - SETTINGS & HELP 91
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    CHAPTER 7 - GENIE™ HD DVR Genie (Adv Whole-Home) HD DVR ...94 Key Genie HD DVR Features ...94 Key Genie Client Features ...95 Share Programs Between Rooms ...95 Genie ...97 Special Features ...98 Picture in Picture ...98 Back Panel Example ...99 CHAPTER 7 - GENIE™ HD DVR 93
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 94
    ... without requiring additional HD DVRs. The Genie (Adv Whole-Home) HD DVR (models HR44, HR34 and above), together with Genie Clients (C31 and above) or RVU-enabled TVs, ... to these models. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE KEY GENIE HD DVR FEATURES Record up to five programs ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 95
    ...certain TVs, devices, and DIRECTV Clients to your Genie HD DVR, without adding a full-featured DIRECTV Receiver.) *NOTE: The Genie receiver will work with any other DIRECTV HD DVRs, HD Receivers and Clients that are compatible with Adv Whole-Home and WholeHome service, so you ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 96
    ...device, or Genie Client lets you watch TV via your DIRECTV Genie network. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Start watching a show in one room, press... the Genie (Adv Whole-Home) HD DVR. You will need to activate the RVU-enabled TV by calling DIRECTV at 1.800.531.5000...
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    GENIE™ (ADV WHOLE-HOME) HD DVR CONNECTING CLIENTS You may register up to ... it will prompt you to enter a PIN. On your DIRECTV HD DVR, press MENU, then select "Settings & Help", then "... exit the screen! On the Client, enter the PIN you received from the Genie HD DVR using the remote. Select "Done" on...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 98
    ... press INFO on your remote. Select "PIP" and choose a position from the options provided. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE NOTE: Picture in Picture is only available on ... TV that is connected directly to the Genie (Adv Whole-Home) HD DVR (models HR44, HR34 and above). 98
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    BACK PANEL EXAMPLE 1 2 3 4 5 6 DIRECTV Genie™ (Adv Whole-Home) (HR44, HR34 and above) Your equipment may not look exactly like the ... to function properly. WARNING: Use only the power supply (power cord) that came with your DIRECTV receiver. Failure to use the authorized ...
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    DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 100
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    CHAPTER 8 - TROUBLESHOOTING & FAQS Troubleshooting Tips ...102 Reset Your Receiver ...102 Reauthorize Your Receiver ...102 System Software Updates ...103 Onscreen Messages ...103 Run the System Test ...104 Frequently Asked Questions ...105 CHAPTER 8 - TROUBLESHOOTING & FAQS 101
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    ... problem persists, try resetting the Genie HD Receiver. If the problems persist, try unplugging the power cord of the DIRECTV Receiver for 15 seconds, then plug it in again. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Reset Button (Your equipment may not look exactly like...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 103
    TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS SYSTEM SOFTWARE UPDATES DIRECTV periodically sends system software updates to your receiver to improve performance and ... onscreen messages supply an error code in parentheses. Go to directv.com/troubleshooting and select the onscreen error message for ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 104
    ...The System Test allows you to run a basic diagnostics check on your DVR. First make sure that: DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 1. All connections - jacks, cables, etc. - are in place correctly. See Appendix 2, "Connections for TV and Equipment...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 105
    ... clear and your signal should return to normal. 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 unplugging the receiver for 15 seconds and ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 106
    ... Possible Causes: Your TV and/or your receiver are not powered on. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE The DIRECTV® Receiver and most TVs and VCRs let ... left-hand corner. If the input is set to something other than your DIRECTV receiver, toggle through the inputs with...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 107
    ...are almost always the problem. Trying to operate equipment other than your DIRECTV Receiver? Remote sensor on the receiver could be blocked. CHAPTER 8 - TROUBLESHOOTING & FAQS Solution:...If you are trying to operate a device other than the DIRECTV DVR that you have programmed the remote to ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 108
    ... to reprogram your remote to control other devices unless the batteries have been completely dead for a month or more. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Q: Why won't my DIRECTV® Receiver turn on? Your receiver won't turn on with either the...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 109
    ...the remote control MODE switch is in the left-most position (DIRECTV Mode), and press PWR (power key) or press POWER button on the ... call 1.800.531.5000. Finally, try reauthorizing your receiver. On a computer, go to directv.com/reauthorize and follow the onscreen instructions. You will need to be ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 110
    ... is on the screen, progress freezes during download. Possible Causes: DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE This may be normal. After five minutes, ... surround sound system and your DIRECTV Receiver. Refer to your surround sound system's manual for assistance. 110
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    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS If the issue continues, reset your DIRECTV Receiver. Press the RESET button behind the access panel door on the front of the DIRECTV Receiver. You can also press MENU, press SELECT "Settings & Help", then "Settings". Select ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 112
    ...to it? Your Program Guide is missing channels, or you are unable to use the guide to tune to a channel. Possible Causes: DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE The channels might be excluded from the Favorites list currently in use. Your satellite dish may be ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 113
    ... limits are active, turn your DIRECTV® Receiver back on and enter your parental lock code at the prompt. Q: Why does my DIRECTV DVR turn on or change channels unexpectedly? Your receiver changes to a different channel without a remote control ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 114
    ...Do list". Check your TV owner's manual to turn off the TV's timer. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Q: Why is my...broadcasting, or that you don't subscribe to. Solution: Check that DIRECTV DVR and TV are both powered on. Read Appendix 2, "Connections to TV and Equipment" for instructions ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 115
    ...". Verify that your wireless phone jack transmits Caller ID information. If not, connect a standard phone cable to your receiver or replace your wireless phone jack. Q: Why didn't a program I tried to record show up in the My Playlist screen...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 116
    ... priority. See the "Manage Recordings: Series Manager" section in Chapter 4 for details. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Check the Parental Locks on your ... in Chapter 4. Someone else manually deleted the program. The hard drive on your DVR is full. The program may not ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 117
    ... you had a chance to view 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 recordings to make room for ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 118
    ...automatically delete these incomplete programs. Solution: Delete some of the content on your DVR to make room for new recordings. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Change your recording options to keep programs until you delete them manually. See "Recording ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 119
    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Q: Why can I not see DIRECTV menus and screens on my TV? OR Why do I see a ... front of the receiver until this message no longer appears". When the receiver resolution is set to 720p, 1080i, or 1080p, DIRECTV screens and menus ("user interface") will not appear on Standard ...
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    DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 120
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    ...? ...123 Make Sure You Keep...123 Before Requesting Repair Service...123 To Get Warranty Service...124 To Get Out-of-Warranty Service...124 DIRECTV PROTECTION PLAN ...125 FCC Customer Information ...126 TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE OF SOFTWARE ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 122
    ..., HR22, HR23, HR24) or Advanced Whole-Home HD DVR (Model Numbers: HR34, HR44 and above) and any included accessories against defects in ... ONLY TO THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER ACQUIRER OR ANY PERSON RECEIVING THE DIRECTV HD DVR AS A GIFT FROM THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER ACQUIRER AND TO NO ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 123
    .... A product used for commercial or institutional purposes. DIRECTV makes no warranty that the access connection will be a local (not long distance) phone ...BEFORE REQUESTING REPAIR SERVICE...Please check the troubleshooting section of this guide. This may save you a call to DIRECTV Customer Care. 123
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 124
    ... authorization number. The representative will give you complete shipping details. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE TO GET OUT-OF-WARRANTY SERVICE...To obtain out-of-warranty service ... FOR ANY AMOUNT GREATER THAN THE RETAIL PRICE OF THE DIRECTV® Receiver. DIRECTV SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 125
    ...DIRECTV PROTECTION PLAN Benefits Your DIRECTV Limited Warranty provides certain remedies for this receiver during the stated coverage term. ... DIRECTV® System, including*: YOUR BENEFITS INCLUDE: COMPLETE SYSTEM COVERAGE. Every DIRECTV Receiver in your home...plus remotes, satellite antenna wiring,...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 126
    ...-DIRECTV • Trade Name: DIRECTV • Type of Equipment: DIRECTV Satellite Receiver • Model Number: HR34, HR42, HR44, C31, C41, C41W and above Federal ...connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 126
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    ... 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 (... 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 you in ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 128
    ... harm to the network, the telephone company may request that you disconnect the equipment until the problem is resolved. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE DIRECTV 2230 E. Imperial Hwy El Segundo, CA 90245 1-800-DIRECTV If your ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 129
    ... AND SHOULD IMMEDIATELY RETURN THE RECEIVER TO DIRECTV OR YOUR SUPPLIER. THESE TERMS ALSO ...open source licenses that is used in connection with the Receiver is made available to you by DIRECTV following the written ... you and each such provider. DIRECTV reserves the right to modify, supplement, update ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 130
    ...stated above, this license agreement does not grant to you any intellectual property rights in the Software. D. Termination DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE These Terms are effective until terminated. You may terminate these Terms by returning the ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 131
    ... Restrictions in Section B above. In compliance with the GPL, DIRECTV, its suppliers, or its third party licensors, upon ...copy of the applicable source code please write to DIRECTV at: Attention: Vice President, STB Engineering DIRECTV 2230 E. Imperial Highway El Segundo, CA 90245 GNU GENERAL PUBLIC...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 132
    ...recipients 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 so ... or not licensed at all. The precise terms and conditions for copying, distribution and modification follow. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 132
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 133
    ...verbatim copies of the Program's source code as you receive it, in any medium, provided that you conspicuously ...notices stating that you changed the files and the date of any change. b) You must cause... such an announcement, your work based on the Program is not required to print an announcement.) 133...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 134
    ... for other licensees extend to the entire whole, and thus to each and every part regardless of who wrote it. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Thus, it is not the intent of this section to claim rights or contest your rights to work written entirely by you...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 135
    ... 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 ... would not permit royalty-free redistribution of the Program by all those who receive copies directly or indirectly through you, then the only ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 136
    ... countries not thus excluded. In such case, this License incorporates the limitation as if written in the body of this License. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 9. The Free Software Foundation may publish revised and/or new versions of the General ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 137
    ... 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 HR34 | System Manual - Page 138
    ... 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. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 138
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 139
    ... Other Equipment...150 Appendix 3: Receiver Front and Back Panels ...151 Appendix 4: How to Network Your HD DVR ...155 Professionaly Installed DIRECTV Cinema Connection Kit ...156 Self-Installed DIRECTV Cinema Connection Kit - Wireless ...157 ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 140
    ...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 position. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 2. Press PWR. The DIRECTV® Receiver will turn on. (Make ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 141
    ... will be limited. If your receiver is connected to the Internet, either directly or via a DIRECTV Home Network connection, you do not need to be ... your warranty. YOUR INTERNET CONNECTION Connecting your DIRECTV Receiver to the Internet and your home network gives you access...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 142
    ... such equipment for additional information. WARNING: Use only the power supply (power cord) that came with your DIRECTV receiver. Failure to use the authorized power supply (... VCR) to the AC power supply until you have properly connected all the other cables. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 142
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 143
    ... audio. You will need to connect audio separately using the digital audio or RCA audio connectors. Newer receivers have an "A/V ... only, and do not present an HD picture. They are useful if you have to connect your DIRECTV® HD DVR to an older CRT TV, a VCR, or other non-HD device. S-Video provides ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 144
    ... the TV, the surround sound, and the DVD player/burner or VCR. Several models of DIRECTV Receivers are shown, giving you a variety of connection options to your TV and other equipment. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 144
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    APPENDIX 2: CONNECTIONS TO TV & EQUIPMENT HD TV CONNECTIONS Example: TV with HDMI Connector - RECOMMENDED Here is an example using a TV that has an HDMI connector as the best video/audio input. Note: Only an HDMI connection provides a 1080p picture and 3D TV. HDMI Cable APPENDICES 145
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    APPENDIX 2: CONNECTIONS TO TV & EQUIPMENT HD TV CONNECTIONS Example: TV with Component Video Connectors DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Here is an example using a TV that has component video connectors as the best video input. Note: A ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 147
    ...: TV with RCA Connectors Here is an example of a TV that has an S-Video connector as the best video input (Not all receivers have an S-Video connector.) S-Video requires a separate audio connection. S-Video Cable APPENDICES 147
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    ... & EQUIPMENT SD TV CONNECTIONS (This connection does not provide an HD picture.) Example: TV with RCA Connectors DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Here is an example of a TV that has RCA connectors as the best video input. RCA cables are often bundled ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 149
    .... The connector you end up using may be determined by the equipment you are connecting to. (For example, your home theater system may support only the Digital Audio Out/Optical connector.) The red and white RCA audio out connectors are so common, ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 150
    ...equipment as an input to a DVD burner or VCR. Instead, use an available connection from your DIRECTV Receiver. For example, if you use the HDMI connection on your DIRECTV ..., Composite Video RCA, or S-Video Out to connect to your DVD burner, VCR, or second TV. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 150
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 151
    APPENDIX 3: RECEIVER FRONT AND BACK PANELS Front Panel Example The buttons on the front panel perform the same functions as similarly named buttons on the remote control...the batteries die. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 APPENDICES Your equipment may not look exactly like the model illustrated. 151
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 152
    ...FRONT/REAR EACH 5V = 500mA) 2. POWER - Turns your DIRECTV® Receiver on or off. Your DIRECTV Receiver still records and receives messages when powered off. The power ...and receiver ID and model number are located behind the door panel. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 152
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 153
    APPENDIX 3: RECEIVER FRONT AND BACK PANELS Back Panel Examples 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 DIRECTV HD DVR 1 4 14 9 5 6 8 10 12 13 APPENDICES GENIE™ HD DVR 4 3 11 Your equipment may not look exactly like the model illustrated. 153
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 154
    ... 5V = 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 ... your receiver is in a cabinet or otherwise not "visible" to your remote control. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 154
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 155
    ... 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 (models HR44, HR34, HR20 or later) or DIRECTV Plus® DVR (model R22) A broadband Internet connection, with a ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 156
    ... CINEMA CONNECTION KIT Because Whole-Home DVR service uses a network to share programs between your DIRECTV receivers, only a professionally installed DIRECTV ... is powered and the coaxial cable and Ethernet cable are firmly connected. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE 156
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 157
    ...guide. If 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 port on the back of your DIRECTV HD DVR. Ethernet cable connects to an  unused port on the router APPENDICES Ethernet ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 158
    ... Settings & Help Select Settings Select Network Setup Choose Connect Now (or Test Connection if you have connected previously) Select Continue ... to complete the setup process (See figure B). If your DIRECTV HD DVR does not immediately recognize the network connection, you will get the option to ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 159
    ... device for your home network before beginning to network your DIRECTV HD DVR. Ethernet cable connects to the  Ethernet port of the wireless adapter. Ethernet Cable Wireless Transceiver DVR Receiver Step 1: Connect your DIRECTV HD DVR to the wireless adapter Connect one ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 160
    ... router detects the wireless adapter it will prompt you to configure the two devices. Select Set Up Now. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Highlight your wireless network and press SELECT to display a blue dot next to your network. ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 161
    ... Settings & Help Select Settings Select Network Setup Choose Connect Now (or Test Connection if you have connected previously) Select Continue ... to complete the setup process (See figure B). If your DIRECTV HD DVR does not immediately recognize the network connection, you will get the option to ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 162
    ... the ratio of the screen's width to its height. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE For analog TV, the aspect ratio is 4 units wide... make changes: the FORMAT key on the remote control and the RES (Resolution) key on the front panel of the DIRECTV HD DVR. To change your Screen Format, TV Ratio, or ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 163
    ... by your television. Resolution (RES) Key on Receiver Front Panel This key is used to cycle through all available resolutions on your DIRECTV HD DVR. It does not cycle through format settings. If video and audio are not appearing, it may be because the ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 164
    ... HIGH-DEFINITION SUPPORTED RESOLUTIONS The following table shows the resolutions that can be output from each type of connection: DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Output Connection HDMI Component Video (YPbPr) S-Video Video (RCA Type/Yellow) ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 165
    ... of the screen To change the bar color, press MENU, select "Settings & Help", "Settings", "HDTV" and then "Video". Select the desired bar color. See your TV's owner's manual for information on the best color for your set. Stretch: In the Stretch setting, instead of adding bars ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 166
    .... Crop: This format crops (cuts off) the top and bottom of a 4:3 frame, keeping the 4:3 ratio intact. DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE If your display is a 16:9 format TV or monitor, your format options include these: For 4:3 program signals: ...
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    APPENDICES 167
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    ..., 140, 152 Advance - 12, 70, 176 Adv Whole-Home HD DVR - 15, 24, 71, 83, 96, 98, 122 Album - 58 All Movies - 20, 25...- 34 DVD Schedule Mobile App - 34 DVR control buttons - 12, 13, 43, 70 DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE E Episodes - 16, 32, 42, 44, 47, 51, 118, 174, 175 ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 169
    ... G GameSearch - 64 Genie Clients - 37, 71, 94, 95, 97, 99 Genie HD DVR - 71, 72, 94, 95, 97, 155 Genie Recommends - 27, 36,... - 101, 103 Ordering Programs - 35 Other Ratings - 87 APPENDICES M Mail - 21 Manual Recordings - 39, 50 Mark & Delete - 45 Media Share - 58, 156 Menu - 10, 11, 25, 26, 176 I...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 170
    ..., 11, 12, 13, 176 IR/RF setup - 81 modes - 10 problems - 107 program remote - 81 receiver mode - 82 Remote Recording - 52... 111, 119, 152, 162, 163 Resolution Indicator - 152 Restart - 83 RF Remote - 81 DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Q Queue - 32, 33, 35, 48, 49, 175 QuickTune - 55, 64 R RCA ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 171
    ... Search & Browse - 25, 28, 29, 30, 36 Search Features - 28, 29 Self-Installed DIRECTV Cinema Connection Kit - Wireless - 157 Serial Number - 8 Series - 31, 36, 41, 42, 44, 46,...What's On Now? - 30 Whole-Home DVR service - 66, 67, 68, 69, 156, 157 Wired Connection - 155, 157, 158 ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 172
    DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE ACTIVATION OF PROGRAMMING SUBJECT TO CREDIT APPROVAL. CREDIT CARD REQUIRED (except in MA and PA). Programming subject to change. DIRECTV services not available ... PLUS, GENIE, HomePlug and the DIRECTV Plus DVR and DIRECTV HD DVR logos are trademarks of ...
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    173
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    .... UP and DOWN arrows on the receiver front panel offer special functionality. Arrow Icons DIRECTV® HD DVR RECEIVER USER GUIDE Indicates a program is set to record. Indicates record has been set for all episodes of an ongoing ...
  • DIRECTV HR34 | System Manual - Page 175
    ... on the remote control. Other Icons Indicates the scheduled PPV is set to purchase. Program is currently downloading. Indicates the program is/.... 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 HR34 | System Manual - Page 176
    ... a DVD Player. MODE SWITCH DIRECTV & TV POWER ON POWER Turns on /off whichever equipment the MODE switch is set to. FORMAT ADVANCE* Jumps ... to function with your VCR, DVD player or other stand alone equipment. * These descriptions apply to DIRECTV HD DVRs. Other equipment may behave differently.



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