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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Local Channel Connector?
It’s a device that links an over-the-air antenna to your DIRECTV equipment, so you can get local channels. You can view local channels as you do other DIRECTV channels.
What do I get with the Local Channel Connector kit?
The kit comes with 4 items:
An indoor antenna to get over-the-air local broadcast stations
A Local Channel Connector device to connect the antenna to Genie models HR44 and HR54
A power supply unit to connect the Local Channel Connector to an electric outlet
A user guide with setup instructions
How do I set up the Local Channel Connector?
Plug the Local Channel Connector into the back of your Genie box with a USB cable and then to the indoor antenna with a coax cable. Get detailed setup instructions.
What can I do and not do with my Local Channel Connector?
With our over-the-air antenna service, you can:
Watch up to 2 channels at a time or watch 1 and record 1.
Pause, fast-forward, rewind, and record.
Use parental controls to monitor local channels.
Stream local channel signals to your Genie Mini.
You won’t be able to:
Watch On Demand content.
Record local channels using Mobile DVR on the DIRECTV App.
Watch local channels on directv.com, online, or on local channel apps.