How does the DIRECTV genie work?
How Does Genie Mini Wireless Work? The DIRECTV wireless Genie uses radio signals, similar to a cellphone transmission except that the signals carry digital TV data instead of voice data. via
Can I buy a DIRECTV receiver on my own?
Yes, you can buy a new receiver and buy a new card for it (something like $20). Beware of buying receivers on ebay and anywhere. Most people lease receivers and don't have the rights to sell them. DIRECTV will not activate a card for a leased box that is not with the original customer. via
How far will directv wireless genie work?
NICE AND EASY: How far can a Wireless Genie Mini (C41 Wireless) be from the video bridge? DIRECTV says, there can be a maximum of 80 feet and five interior walls between the Wireless Video Bridge and the C41W Wireless Genie Mini Client. Of course there are some things you need to know. via
Will DirecTV upgrade my receiver for free?
Yes, the replacement is free. You have old receivers that will no longer be able to receive programming if you don't get the replacements. Just make sure you get the free replacements because it is possible to upgrade which would come with a service commitment. via
Does DirecTV offer a senior discount?
SeniorDiscounts Members receive up to 55% off DIRECTV Programming packages as well as other specials and offers like discounts on the NFL package. Click on the links provided for full details or call the toll free number. via
Do I need a DirecTV receiver for every TV?
In case you have to connect one TV, a regular receiver works fine. However, the coaxial cable and splitter are needed if you want to hook the DirecTV box with two TVs. Keep in mind that using one receiver will stream or broadcast the same channel, shows, or programs on both TVs unless you purchase a second receiver. via
Does the DirecTV Genie need Internet?
The first receiver is installed in room one and each additional room is then connected via small (about the size of an oversized wallet) Genie boxes, which are known as Clients. The Clients use RVU software technology to access the receiver in room one so you don't need an Internet connection. via
How many Genie boxes can I have?
If your Genie DVR is wide and flat, it only lets you stream to 3 HD boxes at a time. If it's tall and triangular, it lets you stream 5 HD boxes and 2 4K boxes at a time. via
Why is my DirecTV receiver so slow?
The biggest contributor to slow performance on DIRECTV Genie clients is the distance between the client and the DVR. If you have a lot of wasted cable between the wall and the client box, try to eliminate it. It might even be worth moving the client to a different wall to try to eliminate longer cable. via
Will DirecTV send me a new receiver?
DirecTV will not drop ship a box unless it is a replacement (warranty or an upgrade that lucks out that is just a swap). There have been too many issues with those that claim to know what they are doing, mess something up and DirecTV has to go out anyway. via
How many Genie Minis can you have?
You can connect up to eight DIRECTV Genie Minis with just one Genie HD DVR. via
Does directv Genie interfere with WIFI?
DIRECTV's wireless client doesn't use your home's Wi-Fi. The Wireless Video Bridge uses MIMO technology for the strongest allowable signal, just like our mesh networking products. It also uses a dedicated channel to try to eliminate interference. That way, you should be able to get a smooth and problem-free experience. via
Can you move directv Genie Mini to another room?
Yes. Once you have connected the C41-W to the base station, you can move the Wireless Genie to anywhere in the area (as long as it still receives and sends signal). You can connect it to any TV that it works with, and move from TV to TV or move that TV from location to location. via
How many directv wireless receivers can I have?
There's no limit at all to the number of traditional receivers or DVRs you can use. However, you may need to upgrade your dish to support more than 20 tuners if you have installed the most common dish. via