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How do I set up my Genie Lite HD DVR Kit and pair it with my Genie Lite receiver?

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Once you receive your Genie Lite DVR Kit, please follow the steps below:

Step 1

Connect the DVR Kit to your Genie Lite
Connect one end of the provided eSATAp cable to the port on the back of the DVR Kit.

Step 2

Connect the DVR Kit to your Genie Lite
Connect the other end of the eSATAp cable to the port labeled “HARD DRIVE” on the back of the Genie Lite Receiver. Check to ensure that all connections are secure.

Step 3

Pair the DVR Kit to your Genie Lite
Next, you’ll need to pair your DVR kit with your Genie Lite Receiver. Follow the onscreen instructions that display on your TV, which will start with the message “Genie Lite HD DVR Kit found. Restart required.” Your Genie Lite will restart once it’s ready to format the DVR Kit and finish the pairing process.

Step 4

Activate Your DVR Kit
Once your DVR kit is paired with your Genie Lite, you will need to activate it. You can activate it by calling us at 800-531-5000.

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