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IR/RF extender

I want to relocate my genie HD DVR to a closet but I don't know what type/kind of extender to control the Genie with. help?

I want to relocate my genie HD DVR to a closet but I don't know what type/kind of extender to control the Genie with. help?

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Oct 13, 2013 2:18:51 PM
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Yes, the HR44 plus the RC71 are RF capable.  so you dont need any extenders or what not.  just set up the remote for RF

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What is the model number of your genie?

What is the model number of your remote control?

You can find the model number of your remote control on the top left corner of The Remote

What is the model number of your genie?

What is the model number of your remote control?

You can find the model number of your remote control on the top left corner of The Remote

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The Genie model is H44-500 ant the remote is RC71 I also still have my old style remote model RC65x but I prefer not to use that one if possible.

The Genie model is H44-500 ant the remote is RC71 I also still have my old style remote model RC65x but I prefer not to use that one if possible.

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Yes, the HR44 plus the RC71 are RF capable.  so you dont need any extenders or what not.  just set up the remote for RF

Yes, the HR44 plus the RC71 are RF capable.  so you dont need any extenders or what not.  just set up the remote for RF

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ok thanks that helps

ok thanks that helps

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You are welcome

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You are welcome

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There is also the website http://www.waltzremote.com which will allow you to use a mobile device, computer or notebook, to control LAN connected DirecTV receivers & DVR's.  Also the DirecTV or BuddyTV apps for iOS or Android devices.

There is also the website http://www.waltzremote.com which will allow you to use a mobile device, computer or notebook, to control LAN connected DirecTV receivers & DVR's.  Also the DirecTV or BuddyTV apps for iOS or Android devices.

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