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Directivo and a-b switch

Old 09-17-02, 02:44 PM
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Directivo and a-b switch

I have a directivo with 2 lines coming in. I would like to put an a-b switch in line 2 before my directivo and add another standalone tivo for recording purposes. Will this work?? I don't want to keep switching back the cables back and forth and figured that flipping the switch would be the easiest way.
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Old 09-17-02, 03:03 PM
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I'm not sure if it will work at all but I do know that it won't give you an advantage except for more space.

if receiver B is using line 2, then receiver A can't use it to either record or display.

In other words, you could not record 3 programs at once or watch 1 and record 2 at the same time. What you want to get is a multiswitch for your dish, then you can hook both receivers up. I think it would be a 2x4 multiswitch that you want if I understand all this correctly.
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