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Also be very aware that the new/current DirecTV dvr is not a tivo unit. The recent previous model, the R10, is tivo based. The curent model, the R15, is not.
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The R15 is not a bad dvr, but if you have actual tivo experience, it is different and you may not care for it. If you have not been using actual tivo equipment, then you may find the R15 very acceptable.
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The R10 is very difficult to modify for networking (requires replacing a soldered in PROM). The R15 cannot be modified at all. So do not look at either of those units to be capable of doing that. If that is a very important criteria, look at a stand alone tivo, but you will only have one input so won't be able to watch and record different programs at the same time.
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As for hooking everything up, as rlj5242 noted you will as a minimum have to add a device called a multiswitch. You would need a 2x8 or 3x8 (2 or 3 inputs, 8 outputs). Run both cables from your dish into the multiswitch, then run cables from the outputs to each DirecTV tuner/receiver. You also need to run some additional coax lines over what you have now. Do not use a regular splitter, they do not work with satellite tv systems. If you use a 3x8, the third input is where you could connect your cable, then at each receiver you use a diplexer to split the satellite and cable signals apart again. That saves you an extra coax run.
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Carl
 
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