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Direct tv hd dvr having problems with flickering and pausing, more when using the dvr than not.

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We switched from cox Cable to Direct TV. The BD390 works normally through an Apple Airport Express with an Ethernet connection to a Motorola SB 6120 modem. The system does everything it is supposed to...


So practically you want to use the BR390 as an access point, to route the data from the Apple to the DVR. No, this isn't possible since the player doesn't have routing capabilities.
But you can do something else: instead of the Apple (which is just a very simple router with some minor extra capabilities sold ad an outrageous price) you could get a way better normal router for a lot less than $100 and connect all devices thru LAN cables in an local network.

Aug 17, 2010 | LG BD390 Blu-Ray Player

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Dvr recording pauses occasionally (for about 30 seconds) and freezes (which requires a reset or unplug).


Hi! I will be more than glad to assist you in this concern. If your directtv hdtv receiver occasionaly pauses for 30 seconds and freeze and the only troublshooting steps that you do is to press the power button for 10secs or unplug the power-hard reset for 15secs. please do this steps
1. check if the software version of your receiver is updated, how to? got to the sysinfo of your receiver by pressing the sysinfo button on your remote or front panel of the hd receiver, write down on a piece of paper the version, then exit the sysinfo, run a check switch test, you need to access the menu of your receiver, once your done with the check switch and test.. turn off the power of your receiver by pressing the power button on the remote, make sure that there are no lights lit so that the satelite will automatically download the software if its outdated and if nothing happen it means that your software is updated. after all the steps that you did, by running the check switch and test.. still problem exist.. call the directtv tech support for the replacement of your hd dvr receiver, this is a dvr lost of function. I have experience that symptoms on my hd dvr receiver as well with one of the sat provider..

note: if you cant run the check switch and test, please call the direct tv tech support for assistance.
please feel free to get in touch if you have any query..

Aug 30, 2009 | Directv HDTV Receiver

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I have a HDMI cable hooked between my Direct tv DVR receiver and my Samsung flat screen HD plasma tv. When I turn to Direct tv channels 100 or 200 the screen begins to flicker. My tv is 1080i. This is what...


If the TV just Flickers for a few Seconds then the Picture is Good and Stable, That is just the HDMI re-syncing often due to different signals from 480i to 1080i being broadcasted. If it continues to Flicker then check the options for Video set-up in your DTV menu. Make sure all available resolutions are checked to display or select AUTO if possible. TIP: NEVER Unplug or Plug in HDMI cables with the Power ON. This can Short out the HDMI Input leading to a Repair. Turn off All Units then plug in your cables, When ALL are in then hit the Powers.

Apr 28, 2009 | Denon AVR588 Receiver

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DIRECTV HD DVR REMOTE CODES WILL NOT OPERATE DVR


If you turn off power saver on your tv it should correct the problem...

Mar 02, 2009 | Bose Cinemate Digital Home Theater System...

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Directv DVR vs Tivo


I found the manual for that model online, and according to it, the "Live TV" button should function exactly the same way your old Tivo did.

If it's not working correctly, you may want to contact the manufacturer, assuming it's still under warranty.

Aug 06, 2008 | Hughes HDVR2 with 105 Hrs DirecTV DTV...

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TIVO HD DVR


OK, I had Dish network come out and install DVR HD. Had pixel des torsion viewing everything I recorded. They came out 3 time and replace DVR and check everything 3 time with no improvement. I had them remove everything.
I called Direct tv and they did the same thing. installed there dish and cables and DVR. Same problems. My question is? Is this the nature of this equipment or is there something they are missing.

Jul 11, 2008 | Tivo Series2 TCD649080 Video Recorder

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Direct TV/Olevia 247 audio skipping


I have the same problem with comcast HD, completly useless talking to them, they do nothing to assist

Mar 26, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Hd dvr


if you are connecting the dvr via component video cables select the output to 480i and not 480p or other higher formats.the tv cannot support anything higher than 480i. or try using composite video hookup instead.

Jan 29, 2008 | JVC AV-36320 36" TV

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Off Air?


The Scientific Atlanta box was a cable box and recieved CATV signals. The Direct TV box is satellite only. You might check if it has a built in ATSC tuner for off air digital signals. Direct TV in most locations offers the major networks in HD format.

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