C61k still junk...

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  1. IcEWoLF

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    I can’t believe Directv still installing this junk of a client.
    The main receiver hr54 is responsive and fast, but downstairs the tv with the c61k is crap.
    Takes 10-15 seconds at least to start when turning on the tv. I’ve fiddled with resolution and remote setting but nothing fixes the sluggishness of this piece of junk.
    It’s a damn shame directv doesn’t let you have two traditional receivers. Stuck with minis, worst idea ever.

    Directv should be ashamed of themselves for release such product.
     
  2. robjlevin

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    I have two of them and they're both very fast but mine are connected to an HS17.
     
  3. raoul5788

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    Are you saying Directv won't let you have a regular receiver/dvr with the HR54, only a client?
     
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    Agree about the slow turn on time, it's not just the C61K but the C61W and C41W's I have. They made it worst a few releases ago, don't know why they had to mess with it in the first place. But once it's on it works just fine with my HS17.
     
  5. IcEWoLF

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    Yeah just annoying dealing with it...
     
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    This is probably not near the top of their fix list, along with the info banner staying on screen for 20 seconds when you first power it on.
     
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    you can absolutely get an hr24 or h25 with an hr54.

    but if you want 4k, your stuck with the c61k.
     
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    I have no issues with my C61K
     
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    I don’t have the “k” version, mine is just a C61 powered off an HR44. It is much slower than the HR44. It’s more in line with an HR24 in terms of speed.
     

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