HR21 Problem with Powerline Adapter and Wireless Router for DTV On Demand

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rmmrph

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I thought the record requests were done via sattelite not internet?
 
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Phoenix1

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I thought the record requests were done via sattelite not internet?

The online scheduler sends commands for your DVR to record a program via satellite.
 
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Bob Nielsen

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I thought the record requests were done via sattelite not internet?

For on-demand, both the request and download is via the internet. The satellite connection is only one-way, so there is no way to request anything. Downloads conceivable could be done by satellite, but there is not enough bandwidth to set up individual download connections for every subscriber. Downloads for "Movies Now & Showcases" are pushed via satellite.
 
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For on-demand, both the request and download is via the internet. The satellite connection is only one-way, so there is no way to request anything. Downloads conceivably could be done by satellite, but there is not enough bandwidth to set up individual download connections for every subscriber. Downloads for "Movies Now & Showcases" are pushed via satellite.

The previous posts were about the online scheduler, not VOD.
 
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Phoenix1

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In his post, rmmrph didn't specify mention the online scheduler and the thread is about VOD. Recording requests can be done via the remote or the scheduler, of course.

No, but Firehawk157 did, which is what preceeded those posts.
 
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baummy

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Hi - I am having similar problems. I can get my laptop to connect at the powerline adapter (the one that would plug into the DVR) but it says no internet connection when I try and connect the DVR. Any ideas or do I need to call Directv?
 
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Hi - I am having similar problems. I can get my laptop to connect at the powerline adapter (the one that would plug into the DVR) but it says no internet connection when I try and connect the DVR. Any ideas or do I need to call Directv?

Create a bridge on your laptop and plug a Cat5 into the nic on the laptop and then to the reciever.
Configure the reciever and then hook up the powerline to the reciever. I did this and it worked for me.
 
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