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DIRECTV R16 100-HR DIRECTV PLUS DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver (R16)
DIRECTV R16 100-HR DIRECTV PLUS DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver (R16)
DIRECTV R16 100-HR DIRECTV PLUS DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver (R16)

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DIRECTV R16 100-HR DIRECTV PLUS DVR Digital Multi-Satellite Receiver (R16)

Brand: DIRECTV           P\N: R16           UPC: 185463000238

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Availability: Discontinued

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Solid Signal is an Authorized Dealer of DIRECTV products.
Get access to more than 225 channels of 100% digital-quality DIRECTV programming -- with all the convenience of a digital video recording service offering an easy-to-use search function.


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

  • Record shows digitally, without a videotape.

  • Unlike the previous models, this receiver does NOT have a built in ATSC tuner (for off-air programming)

  • R16 will support SWM (Single Wire Multiswitch)

  • We Do Not Ship to Canada

  • Activated receivers cannot be returned to Solid Signal and must be handled by DIRECTV

  • Record two shows at once while watching a previously recorded show.

  • Pause and rewind live TV for up to 90 minutes.

  • Has a built in RF antenna, but does NOT come with RF remote (IR remote comes with every R16)

  • Click Here to purchase the RF Remote

  • Automatically record an entire season of favorite shows, even if they move to a new day or time.

  • Record and save up to 100 hours of programming.

  • Search and digitally record favorite shows with one click.

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

  • 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.


  • 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 Coax Cable
      • 6-Foot A/V Cable
      • 6-Foot S-Video Cable
      • Power Cable
      • Phone cable
    • R16 Satellite Receiver
    • Access Card
    • RC64 IR Remote Control
    • Manual
    • (2) AA Batteries
 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
(2) Composite Outputs (RCA)
Coaxial Out
(2) Stereo Outputs (L/R)
Optical Audio
Data Dimensionsvbv
(2) Satellite Inputs (Coaxial)
Off-air Input (Coaxial)

Width: 15"
Height: 2.6"
Depth: 9.4"
Weight: 8 lbs.
• Standard-definition  

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

• Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound capable

• Parental locks/control

• Records up to 100 Hours of Programming

• 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 R16 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 R16
A.  A single lnb, dual lnb, triple lnb,  AT9, AU9,SL3 or SL5 Dish is required.

Q. Does the R16 require a B-Band Converter (BBC)
A. No, its built-in to the receiver. 

Q. Can I run just one line to this receiver from the satellite dish?
A. Yes, but you will only be feeding one tuner, so you can only record one thing at a time.  Have two lines would let you watch one program while recording another



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