• Is there a good reason to keep your DVR as empty as possible?

    Is there a good reason to keep your DVR as empty as possible?  My husband says we should not keep the hard drive at 99% capacity, but I let the DVR automatically delete as needed.  He says this will cause th...
    last modified by nfau777
  • DVR freezes and resets itself.

     I have been having issues with the DVR playback just pausing in the middle of playback and then nothing I do with the remote will start it back up for about two minutes then every button I did push decides to al...
    last modified by osiris2067
  • Restore deleted playlist?

    I have searched this topic and all of the discussion results have been hidden?  I was trying to clean up the playlist and thought I was marking all under one heading and deleted the entire list.  Is there an...
    last modified by mfilling@tds.net
  • Voice Over IP (VOIP) Phone Service

    Based on the user's guide it appears that the DirecTV R10 receiver/recorder will NOT work with VOIP phone service.  Can you confirm that the R10 model works only with the standard anolog phone line?  My goal...
    last modified by deekaynewcomer

    After years of recording channel 360 Fox News without being blocked by the E27 message (like AMC254), this past September marked the end of an era, it seems.  The Magnavox VCR/DVD began showing this E27 message...
    last modified by johnpe78
  • How to test used R-15?

    I have acquired a used R-15 DVR that I eventually will use to replace the D-12 in my shop.   Before I spend the money for an new access card, I wnat to test the receiver and make sure it is owrking.  On...
    last modified by stgcmted1
  • Replacing SD Reveiver

    I have an SD D-12 SD receiver in my shop that I take with us in the RV to use with my Carryout antenna and it works great... Now I am wishing that when the fish are biting I could record a game or event to watch durin...
    last modified by stgcmted1
  • Hughes sd-dvr40 - all channels skip audio and video on both tuners every few seconds

    Hughes sd-dvr40 - all channels skip audio and video on both tuners every few seconds until the unit locks up after about an hour. Unit will lock up during reboot and takes several attempts to restart. Problem starts a...
    last modified by apollis
  • r16 and swm dish

    i installed a slimline dish with the single swm system in my rv. my hr 24 works great, my sd r16 does nothing. will the r16 work with this setup? i know about changing the settings, it was working with the round singl...
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  • How copy from one DTV dvr to another DTV dvr

    I have an HR 24 dvr that has some recorded programs on it.  I'd like to copy them to my DVR R16 that we use when on-the-road.  I DON'T want to take the HR 24 with me, I just want to bring the R16 in and copy...
    last modified by dtvskye
  • DirecTV's showing of first episode of "The Strain" on Aug. 9.

    Last night (Saturday, Aug. 9), DirecTV had scheduled repeat showings of the first three episodes of FX's "The Strain". I had programmed my DVR to record these episodes, but, when I came home, I found the that first ep...
    last modified by dca
  • DVR Replay Blacks Out, Audio Continues

    I've been noticing this problem for a while now.  I'll record a show and be watching it back and somewhere through (usually over 50%), the screen will freeze up and then go black, but the audio continues. It firs...
    last modified by kborcherding
  • what older models of dvrs will still work?

    I want to buy a used dvr like off ebay or something, so how old a model will still work?I don't care if it records in sd or hd.an hr20 is much cheaper then an hr25 for example, I'd even get an older one if it still wo...
    last modified by laurahillyer
  • Local channels in 16:9

    I watch in standard def and many channels are shown in 16:9 (ESPN, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News), but not local channels. I've tried to contact DirecTV about this several times and have gotten no response. Is there anything t...
    last modified by rappel
  • Why does my dvr continually goes back to480 after changing stations

    Why does my dvr continually goes back to 480 after changing stations when set at 1080
    last modified by icewater
  • hdmi or not

    The picture shows an HDMI output. The description does not say it has an HDMI output. Does anyone know if it does or not?   http://www.directv.com/technology/dvr_receiver
    last modified by wmpratt
  • I'm trying to record a program from the internet. It keeps telling me the program isn't included in my current service. But it is.

    I'm trying to record a program from the internet. It keeps telling me the program isn't included in my current service. But it is.
    last modified by painful
  • can i burn a dvd from a dvr

    can i burn a dvd from a dvr
    last modified by spydergram
  • DVR Receiver

    I want to install my SWM dvr receiver in my RV, but I only have an 18x20 sat. dish. How can i do this?
    last modified by robertdermon@yahoo.com
  • Why is a scheduled series is not recording as programmed?

    The Good Wife did not record as programmed last week on either receiver (I have 2).  It's set to record, there's plenty of space and it's prioritized #1.  The last time this happened it recorded on one recei...
    last modified by debbm01