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DIRECTV D12 Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver (D12)
DIRECTV D12 Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver (D12)

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DIRECTV D12 Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver (D12)

Brand: DIRECTV           P\N: D12           UPC: 185463000177

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Solid Signal is an Authorized Dealer of DIRECTV products.
DIRECTVs D12 receiver is the best choice for standard-definition TVs. Watch pay-per-view movies and use DIRECTVs interactive channels. The D12 is small but powerful! This receiver does not decode HD broadcasts.


  • This receiver is non-returnable unless defective.

  • Limit 2 per customer

  • No refunds. Replacements only.

  • DIRECTV requires a 24 month (lease) commitment on all activated receivers Click Here for details regarding the DIRECTV EQUIPMENT LEASE AGREEMENT.

  • Multi-Satellite Capability: Manually or automatically select the types of satellite dish. Also compatible with "stacked" or cascadable multi-switches.

  • Upgraded version of the DIRECTV D11 model. The D12 comes with pre-installed software upgrade that a D11 would have had to download from the satellite during installation.

  • Advanced Program Guide: Search the ENTIRE Advanced Program Guide™ (up to 3.5 days) on screen while viewing an active channel in the picture window.

  • We Do Not Ship to Canada

  • Caller ID and Messages: View and log caller ID information provided by your local phone company.

  • For easy activation; please call our activation hotline at 1-866-726-4183

  • Favorites: Customize the guide by selecting only the channels you want to see.

  • * Universal Remote: Remote control can also be programmed to control a TV and 2 additional devices such as DVD, VCR, or other audio equipment.

  • For your convenience, all DIRECTV receivers, DVRs, and clients may be activated within one business day after confirming your DIRECTV account information. Signal Group LLC will activate this equipment using any available source for DIRECTV account information. Activating this equipment will start a new 2-year contract with DIRECTV, and payment of this transaction signifies that you agree to this new contract. Inactivated equipment can be returned to Solid Signal within 30 days of receipt with an approved RMA.


 The DIRECTV D12 is DIRECTV’s standard definition receiver for all installs in MPEG2 markets.
  • Search for your favorite shows via person, title, keyword or channel. 
  • Enjoy the picture at the proper resolution. Also choose your screen format: full screen, stretched, letterbox, pillar box, or crop mode.
  • Customize the guide by choosing only the channels you want to see.
  • Interactive TV enabled*
  Whats in the Box  

       • 6-Foot A/V Cable

       • Power Cable

       • (2) AA Batteries 
    • D12 Satellite Receiver
    • Access Card
    • IR Remote Control

 Beyond Solid Signals return policy this item is covered by the Manufacturers Warranty of 90 Days Parts and Labor.  Extended service plans are available from DIRECTV.
 Activation Process  
 As an Authorized Dealer all you have to do is Call DIRECTV once you have the receiver to activate it over the phone. 
Video Audio
Composite Output (RCA)
Coaxial Out
(2) Stereo Outputs (L/R)

Data Dimensions
Satellite Input (Coaxial)
Off-air Input (Coaxial)

Width: 10.25"
Height: 2.25"
Depth: 7.0"
Weight: 5.87 lbs.
• Standard-definition  

• Get access to thousands of available titles with DIRECTV On Demand

• Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound capable

• Parental locks/control

• SWiM Compatible.                 
• View and log Caller ID information provided by your local phone company.

• 14 Day Advanced Program Guide®

• Interactive TV enabled

• Customize the guide by choosing only the channels you want to see

DIRECTV  Receiver Lease  
All DIRECTV equipment offers are for leased equipment only. Equipment costs, particularly for advanced products such as HD and/or DVR receivers, can be sizable and provides customers with a more affordable alternative.
As of 3/1/06 DIRECTV® now requires a 24 month commitment and all equipment must be returned to DIRECTV® if customer cancels service with DIRECTV®
 Frequently Asked Questions  
Q. Does the D12 receiver come with an Access Card?
 A. Yes, all our DIRECTV receivers come with an Access Card.                    
Q. What Satellite Dish is required for the D12
A.  A single lnb, dual lnb, triple lnb,  AT9, AU9,SL3 or SL5 Dish is required.

Q. Does the D12 require a B-Band Converter (BBC)
A. No, its built-in to the receiver. 



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Recent Review:
Super Dave - Texas, Texas - 3/28/2013
Great Product

Customer Reviews:
Great Product
- Texas, Texas -
I ordered this product to use with my travel trailer.It works great!The setup was easy and provided a good value for what I am using it for.
Good basic reciever
- Belmont, OH -
This is a good basic receiver. The standard definition picture is excellent when connected through the S-video output.
Excellent item
- Florence Mt, Florence Mt -
I use the reciever in our bedroom and in our motorhome.Easy to set up with a great picture.
Direct T.V. Scam!!!
- New York, New York -
If you buy this you are making a commitement to stay with direct t.v. for at least another 12 months. You dont actually own this receiver when you purchase it. It is considered a leased receiver by Direct t.v. and if you cancel services with themyou will be charged 220 dollars for disconnecting before the commitement date and you will have to return the receiver to Direct t.v.

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