Thinking of getting Directv - Few Questions Regarding Equipment

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  1. slice1900

    slice1900 SatelliteGuys Pro

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    Perhaps they aren't making HR54s any longer? If so they may be in short supply.
     
  2. Jimbo

    Jimbo SatelliteGuys Master Lifetime Supporter

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    I could probably go over to the warehouse and get one, but it would still have to go thru the correct channels.
     
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    haven't heard that they are reducing production as of yet.
    I'll have to talk with a few of the guys and see whats in stock at the moment.
     
  4. gireesh

    gireesh Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    Thank you all for the detailed info and lively discussion.

    I forgot to ask... do all clients support RF Remotes?

    I placed an order with AT&T, they were running a promotion with $300 in debit card incentives :). I explicitly asked for an HS17, as I cannot accommodate full size receivers at the locations where the TVs are, the built in depression in the wall is only 10". I shall look at the dimensions at Solid Signal. The installer is supposed to show up tomorrow at noon. Shall post back here and let you all know how it goes.
     
  5. Jimbo

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    You do know that the HS17 looks nothing like a typical recvr, right.
    It's more like a tall odd looking device, kinda triangle shape.
     
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    On the plus side, you can put it just about anywhere.
     
  7. Claude Greiner

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    Anything you activate with Directv is leased. So why pay solid signal anything for a receiver when you can get it for free going through Directv
     
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    When DirecTV refuses to give it to you and you really want it...
     
  9. Jimbo

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    ATT normal routes seem to not want to give me a HR54 (to unfortunately replace my HR44 ... I'd rather keep the HR44) so that I can get 4k to my 4k set, they keep insisting that I need a HS17/Genie2 instead, even though I will not give up my HR24's as I need them for RV and tailgating.

    So I eventually just skip the idea and keep what I have ...
     

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