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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: No Satelite Signal Indication
The "front end" of your Receiver might be defective. Since your other unit is working then what might be happening is the signal to your unit might be dropping, to check this I would use a Satellite power meter, however if you do not have one you can use your other unit and connect it to the cable that your supposed defective unit is connected to. If the unit works then the problem is the supposed defective unit, if the unit does not work then this denotes a possible cable problem. Tell me if this works for you?
Posted on Oct 01, 2007
When I hooked up my HD cable box using an HDMI cable, I had to go into the cable screen menus and select HDMI output. You may have to do something similar when using an S-video cable. Your DVD recorder doesn't seem to have an HDMI input, so you'll have to use the S-video or (worst case) composite video (red, white, yellow cords). Your cable box may also be scrambling the signal so that you can't record. That may be why you can record by bypassing the cable box.
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
SOURCE: HDMI connection not working
I have a DCT6416 which is essentially the same unit but with a bigger hardrive. I just had the same problem and was able to fix it.
First connect your DVR to your TV with the composite RGB cables and disconnect the HDMI. Then power your unit on. Then power it off (using the power on the DVR not a remote) and immediatly press the menu button on the DVR (not the remote). A white screen with black writing will come up. Using the down arrow buttons on your DVR go to the bottom line where it says "reset factory default" Toggle down to that and then use the right arrow key and your settings will be reset. Then exit out of that by powering off. Now remove your composite cables and replace the HDMI. You should be back up and running.
Posted on Feb 19, 2009
SOURCE: remote will not work
Use your box and go into Menu then to Setup then Select, next Syst Setup go to Reset then go to Reset defaults use the mute select buttons at same time after double flash press 961 then go back and press mute select after the double flash press 00001 and presto the remote worked again!
Yeah I didn't have to reset everything.
Read all your screens first before just calling DirectTV!
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
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