An all-new HD DVR so advanced, your every TV wish is granted.
Genie, only from DIRECTV, powers your entire home. So now you can enjoy a full HD DVR experience on every TV in your home, without seeing a box in every room. Genie also avoids recording conflicts by letting you record any five shows at the same time, all in HD. Genie even recommends shows you might like based on what you already watch. And with up to three times more HD recording capacity than cable, you won't have to delete your favorite shows to make room for new ones. With an HD DVR this advanced, your every TV wish is granted.
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Available online to new customers only. Limit one per customer. Existing customers, please call 1-800-531-1000 to order.
DIRECTV lets you enjoy a full HD DVR experience on every TV in your home.* Now you can record, pause, rewind, fast-forward, and delete shows in any room, even start watching in one room and finish in any other. Plus your family can watch live or recorded TV in up to four rooms at the same time.
Genie eliminates inconvenient cable boxes.
Enjoy a full HD DVR experience on every TV in your home—without additional receivers. Each additional TV accesses the Genie HD DVR through a small, easy-to-hide device called a Genie Mini. With select Samsung and Sony TVs, you don't even need a Genie Mini—they have RVU technology built right in, so they can access the Genie HD DVR without any additional equipment at all. Learn more.
Genie lets you record any five shows you want at the same time, all in HD, all with one central HD DVR. So if you and your family love five different shows all airing at the same time, no one has to miss his or her show. They'll all get recorded.
Access to programming based on package selection. Blackout restrictions apply to sports programming. Program must air in HD to record in HD.
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Genie stores all your favorite shows.
With a one terabyte HD DVR storage drive, Genie has up to three times more HD recording capacity than cable. That means you can put an end to deleting your favorite shows to make room for new ones. You have more than enough room.
Comparison based on hours of HD recording with one Genie HD DVR setup (model HR34 only).
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Genie is super smart.
Genie Recommends shows you might like based on what you already watch, and even asks to record them for you. Like what you see? You can record the entire series. It's never been easier to discover new favorites.
Opt in to Genie Recommends required.
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Genie lets you watch 2 shows at once.
Can't decide between two shows to watch? No problem. With Genie's Picture-in-Picture, you can tune in to two channels at the same time on
one screen. You can even watch them side by side.
Picture-in-picture is available only on the TV directly connected to the Genie HD DVR.
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Record ANY 5 shows you want at the same time, all in HD.
Recommends new shows you might like
based on what you already watch, and
even asks to record them for you.
Enjoy a full HD DVR experience on
every TV in your home, without needing
a box in every room.
Watch 4 different live or recorded shows
in 4 different rooms, all at the same time.
Search and schedule recordings 2 weeks in advance.
Catch up on past episodes, as far back as 5 weeks.
Start programs at the beginning if you tune in late.
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*Limit three remote viewings per Genie HD DVR (model HR34 Advanced Whole-Home DVR) at a time. Remote viewing requires a model C31Client, H25 HD Receiver(s) or RVU-enabled TV/device in each additional room, a SWiM network and Advanced Receiver Service ($25/mo.) To access HD programming, HD television equipment also required.