4k Installation?

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WTguy

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I have had directv for a little over a year. I have a hr54 and 2 c61k's. This week I purchased a 4k tv and would like to check out the 2 free 4k channels offered by directv. I would like to hook it up myself. I have the new tv on one of the c61k's. I read where it needs to be wired, if they mean the rg6 to the SWiM splinter I have that. If they mean something else, what would that be?
From what I have read online it seems I need to just call and have CS to activate the 4k programming?
 

jcrandall

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You have what is needed, give them a call. They used to require a truck roll for any 4K activation, hopefully that isn’t required as you have all that is needed.
 

rad

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If you pull the coax from the C61K's when you get the screen saying no servers found there should be a message saying if your TV supports 4K or doesn't. It might be helpful to know that before calling DIRECTV.
 
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