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Changing Audio and swapping picture with PIP on Genie HR34-700

When I am using PIP with my Genie is there a way swap pictures (smaller picture becomes the larger picture and vis vera).  Also, is there a way to swap just the audio such that I am listening to the audio of the smaller screen?

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When I am using PIP with my Genie is there a way swap pictures (smaller picture becomes the larger picture and vis vera).  Also, is there a way to swap just the audio such that I am listening to the audio of the smaller screen?

Thanks

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Sep 28, 2013 10:27:14 AM
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Okay, I figured out how to swap the pictures using the "down" button on remote.  So now my questions are

1) is there a way to swap the audio source so that I hear the audio from the smaller picture?

2) Is there a way to short cut to turn on\off the PIP without having to go thru the "info\PIP\off"?

Okay, I figured out how to swap the pictures using the "down" button on remote.  So now my questions are

1) is there a way to swap the audio source so that I hear the audio from the smaller picture?

2) Is there a way to short cut to turn on\off the PIP without having to go thru the "info\PIP\off"?

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Sep 28, 2013 3:16:45 PM
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"No" to both questions.

"No" to both questions.

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Sep 28, 2013 4:40:22 PM
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Thanks for the response.  If it is possible I would appreciate it if you could put these items on wish list for your tech people to consider.

Thanks for the response.  If it is possible I would appreciate it if you could put these items on wish list for your tech people to consider.

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You'll want to email that suggestion directly to DirecTV.  None of us here are employees. 

You'll want to email that suggestion directly to DirecTV.  None of us here are employees. 

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I know this is kind of an old thread, but you CAN do this now. If you simply press the down arrow on your remote, it will switch the two. For example, in side by side pip, the left window has audio. So, you hit the down arrow,and the one from the right, moves to the left and then it has audio.

I know this is kind of an old thread, but you CAN do this now. If you simply press the down arrow on your remote, it will switch the two. For example, in side by side pip, the left window has audio. So, you hit the down arrow,and the one from the right, moves to the left and then it has audio.

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Oct 31, 2014 2:29:13 PM
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Nope, still not possible.  If you read the thread CAREFULLY, you will realize the OP wants to just swap the audio, not JUST the picture

Nope, still not possible.  If you read the thread CAREFULLY, you will realize the OP wants to just swap the audio, not JUST the picture

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Nov 1, 2014 9:10:29 AM
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well now we're arguing semantics. You can accomplish what the user is asking. If you have Donald Duck on the left, it will have the audio (Left always has audio). And, you have Mickey Mouse on the right with no audio. So, you want audio on Mickey Mouse.  Hit the down arrow; you WILL have audio on Mickey Mouse, and it will be on the left window.  So with one click you are switching audio, it's just that the picture moves to the main (left) window.

well now we're arguing semantics. You can accomplish what the user is asking. If you have Donald Duck on the left, it will have the audio (Left always has audio). And, you have Mickey Mouse on the right with no audio. So, you want audio on Mickey Mouse.  Hit the down arrow; you WILL have audio on Mickey Mouse, and it will be on the left window.  So with one click you are switching audio, it's just that the picture moves to the main (left) window.

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Nov 1, 2014 4:49:41 PM
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Not semantics.  Here is the OP question, 

1) is there a way to swap the audio source so that I hear the audio from the smaller picture?


The answer to that is NO,  no matter how you slice it. What you are posting was already figured out by the OP themselves


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Okay, I figured out how to swap the pictures using the "down" button on remote


As I said, if you read the thread CAREFULLY, you would of have noticed….

Not semantics.  Here is the OP question, 

1) is there a way to swap the audio source so that I hear the audio from the smaller picture?


The answer to that is NO,  no matter how you slice it. What you are posting was already figured out by the OP themselves


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Okay, I figured out how to swap the pictures using the "down" button on remote


As I said, if you read the thread CAREFULLY, you would of have noticed….

*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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