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Old 04-08-2014, 05:21 PM   #1
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Direct TV

Before I go and waste my time, I am curious if anyone has already done this. I have Direct TV in my house. I have the Genie DVR and 4 other Genie boxes. I wonder if I can unplug one of the boxes and use it in my TT or would I have to use the DVR since it is the brain. Thanks.

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Old 04-09-2014, 02:07 PM   #2
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You have to have the DVR.


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I take one box out of the bedroom and change the settings on that box to match the dish that I am using and watch TV.
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Old 04-10-2014, 09:22 AM   #4
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I also have the Genie DVR. I have a separate DVR that I leave in my fifth wheel all the time. It costs me an additional five dollars per month, but it is worth it not having to transport it back-and-forth to the house and reprogram it each time. When I have my camper in storage beside my garage, I have the DVR connected to a portable satellite dish just like the one I use when I am out on the road. That way I do not ever have to change the settings or reprogram it. We are weekenders only, going out 15 to 20 times a season. It isn't worth the trouble to haul that DVR back-and-forth to the house each time we go out. By the way, the DVR in the fifth wheel is not connected to the Genie in any way.

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Old 04-10-2014, 02:45 PM   #5
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We get lots of free air TV most anywhere we go. Can watch movies and sports with computer/Netflix wand Apple TV.
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