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multiple receivers in one room

troyrbender
04-07-2008, 07:40 PM
Hello. Newbie here..... Just wondering if anyone can help me. I want to install 3 tv's in my new theater room. I would like to have 3 Directv receivers. Wondering on the best remote control to use along with how to seperate the receivers so I'm not turning channels on all 3. Any help would be appreciated.

rbinck
04-07-2008, 08:02 PM
RTI/Questron make such controls. But we are talking $$.
http://www.rticorp.com/
http://www.questron-inc.com/res_products.htm

mcbeevee
04-08-2008, 05:41 AM
If the 3 receivers will be HD, they will be RF capable. This means you can use one of the Directv remotes that comes with them to control all 3 independently.

:)

rbinck
04-08-2008, 06:06 AM
Not all HD Directv receivers support RF remotes, but if yours do, then each receiver could be controlled by its remote. Usually this is just a matter of setting a unit number in both the remote and the receiver. Check your manuals.

mcbeevee
04-08-2008, 07:43 AM
All Directv mpeg-4 HD receivers currently being sold (leased) do support RF (H2x and HR2x). They might come with one of the non-RF remotes, but the receiver will support RF.

:)

rbinck
04-08-2008, 07:49 AM
He didn't specify the receivers, which would have been a good idea. Surley if they are going to be HD receivers they would be the mpeg4 type, but I didn't assume that.

joed32
04-08-2008, 09:19 AM
Not all HD Directv receivers support RF remotes, but if yours do, then each receiver could be controlled by its remote. Usually this is just a matter of setting a unit number in both the remote and the receiver. Check your manuals.

This method is very easy to set up too, just follow the on screen guides. It even enters the receiver number for you.