DirecTV H20

DirecTV H20

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The DIRECTV H20 is a MPEG4 High Definition satellite receiver. This is a basic unit without DVR capabilites and is intended to serve one television with HD programming. To receive MPEG4 Digital HD Television you will have to have a 5-LNB DIRECTV satellite dish.



  • Picture Clarity, Crisp Digital Sound, Advanced Program Guide, Multiple Screen Formats, and On-Screen Caller ID
  • Access to Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound Technology.
  • Up to 1080i picture resolution for crystal-clear, sharp pictures, vibrant colors and wider images.
  • Access to HD, standard definition and local HD DIRECTV programming as well as off-air digital (ATSC) broadcast where available.
  • Seamlessly integrates with off-air and DIRECTV channels in one guide. Plus you can search the entire guide (up to 7 days) on screen while viewing an active channel in the picture window.
  • Full screen, stretched letterbox, pillar box and crop. Plus, you can customize your viewing for 480i, 480p, 720p,1080i, or native resolution formats.
  • High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) - One simple connection gives you the highest quality picture and audio for your HD television.
  • Optimize your home theater experience with component, composite and S-video connections, as well as, Dolby® digital 5.1 optical audio outputs.
  • View and log Caller ID information provided by your local phone company.
  • Simultaneous SD/HD Outputs
  • Advanced Program Guide® (Up to 7 days)
  • Caller ID
  • Picture in Guide
  • Parental Controls B
  • Autotune
  • Find by Title, Person and Keyword
  • MPEG-4 AV Capable
  • Dolby ® Digital
  • Custom Favorite Channel Lists

Back Panel
Off-Air ATSC Input
1 - Female F-Connector (split Internally to 2 ATSC tuners)
1 - HDMI
1 - Component HD Video Out (YPrPB)
2 - Composite Video Out (RCA)
1 - S-Video
2 - Audio/Video Out
1 - Digital Optical
2 - Telephone Jacks
1 - 33.6 Kbps Modem
2 - USB Port (Future Use)

Remote Control

Signal Type - IR/CF
Device Support - TV, AV Stereo Receiver
AA (2)Batteries Included

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DIRECTV H20 High Definition Satellite Receiver