May 2015




SWM 101: How does a SWM16 work?

DIRECTV SWM Technology lets you use a single wire to every receiver or DVR regardless of the number of recording tuners. It also lets you use inexpensive splitters along the way instead of having to run…


SWM 101: How does SWM work?

So, you’re having trouble wrapping your head around it. DIRECTV’s SWM system allows one wire to each receiver no matter how many tuners. It’s different from the old system where you needed one wire for each…



Is DIRECTV discontinuing the HR24 DVR?

The DIRECTV HR20 Plus HD DVR was not my first DIRECTV receiver, but it sure was the one that I owe the most to. I jumped in a little too early back in September 2006 when…