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DIRECTV Black HD DVR Satellite Receiver - HR21 PRO

Abt Model: HR21PRO | UPC Code: 185463000337
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DIRECTV Black HD DVR Satellite Receiver, Model HR21PRO

The DIRECTV HD DVR delivers you the ultimate in 100% digital-quality DIRECTV® programming. Add the DIRECTV® HD package and DVR service and you get the best choice and widest selection of high-definition programming and the convenience of digital video recording in one unit. Images are sharper. Colors are brighter. Sound is crisper. And now they can be recorded. The easy-to-use search function enables you to locate exactly what you want to watch or record. Take a look at all the features and benefits and get ready to enjoy maximum entertainment.


  • Standard-definition and high definition (MPEG-4) enabled
  • Record up to 400 hrs of Standard-definition (SD) or or up to 100 hours of High definition (HD) (MPEG-4) programming**
  • 2 satellite tuners for access to SD and HD DIRECTV programming
  • Advanced Program Guide®
  • Pause and rewind live high-definition TV for up to 90 minutes
  • Series Link
  • One touch record, auto record, manual record, and bookmarks
  • Search and record
  • Interactive TV enabled***
  • 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i picture output and multiple screen formats supported
  • Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound capable†
  • On-Screen Caller ID††
  • HDMI outputv 1.2 (with HDCP 1.1) , Component, S-Video, Composite, Optical Audio
  • Parental locks/control
  • 500GB Seagate internal drive
  • Rack Mountable


  • View and record standard-definition content, high definition content, and off-air digital broadcasts, where available.*
  • Watch whatever you want on your own schedule. Store your favorite programs, whether standard-definition or high-definition.
  • No need to choose which show to watch - you can see both. Record two shows at once while watching another recording.
  • Easily find DIRECTV or off-air channels on one guide.* Search the channel guide up to 14 days in advance for what to watch or record.
  • You are in control of how you watch - back up, slow down or use instant replay.
  • Automatically and easily record an entire season of your favorite shows, even if they change day or time.
  • Effortlessly record your favorite shows with a single button touch or on a moment’s notice. Also access favorite scenes in recordings instantly.
  • Search and record your favorite shows via person, title, keyword or channel.
  • Take advantage of DIRECTV interactive features like DIRECTV ACTIVE.***
  • Listen to superb theater-quality sound with additional hardware.
  • View and log Caller ID information provided by your local phone company.
Model HR21 PRO
Satellite 2
Inputs / Outputs
Video Outputs
Component 1 (YPbPr)
S-Video 1
Composite 2 (RCA type)
Audio Outputs
Digital Optical 1
Stereo 2
Satellite In (2)
Front USB
Back USB
2 Ethernet (RJ45)
S-ATA Port
Box Contents
HD DVR Satellite Set Top Box In Black HR21 PRO
Component (YPbPr)
Phone cord
Access Card
Power cord
B-band converters (2)
Model R34
IR Capable
RF Capable
4 Position Switch: DIRECTV Receiver, TV, AV1, AV2
Programmable to DIRECTV, TV, STB, DVD, VCR, Stereo
Batteries Included (2AA)
Approximate Dimensions
Width 15.125"
Height 2.75"
Depth 12.25"
Approximate Weight
Unit 9.5 lbs.
Shipping 14.25 lbs.
Warranty Information
Manufacturer's Warranty
(authorized online retailer)
Limited 90-day (See User’s Guide)

To access DIRECTV HD programming, a 5-LNB Multi-Satellite Dish, a DIRECTV HD Receiver and HD television equipment are required. Land based phone line connection required.
* Local programs not delivered in HD in all markets. (no OSA tuner included)
**Actual recording time varies depending on the type of programming being recorded.
***Some interactive services may require additional service fee.
†Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
††To use this feature you must have your receiver directly plugged into a telephone outlet (not a wireless phone jack) and must subscribe to Caller ID or similar caller identification service from your phone company


  1. 2 YEAR LEASE AGREEMENT: DIRECTV NOW HAS A LEASE AGREEMENT FOR ALL OF THEIR EQUIPMENT. EARLY CANCELLATION WILL RESULT IN A FEE OF $20/MONTH FOR EACH REMAINING MONTH. Must maintain 24 consecutive months of your DIRECTV programming package. DVR Service $7/mo. required for DVR and HD DVR lease. HD Access fee $10/mo. required for HD Receiver and HD DVR. No lease fee for only 1 receiver. Lease fee for first 2 receivers $6/mo.; additional receiver leases $6/mo. each. ALL EQUIPMENT IS LEASED AND MUST BE RETURNED TO DIRECTV UPON CANCELLATION, OR UNRETURNED EQUIPMENT FEES APPLY. VISIT OR CALL 1-800-DIRECTV FOR DETAILS. DIRECTV programming, pricing, terms and conditions subject to change at any time.
  2. Residential Use only
  3. Commercial or business use will void the manufactures warranty
  4. *Opened satellite boxes & systems (or activated cards) must be returned or exchanged directly to DIRECTV

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice

Key Features
Standard-Definition And High Definition Enabled/ Record Up To 400 Hrs Of SD Or 100 Hours Of HD (MPEG-4) Programming/ 500GB Seagate Internal Memory/ 2 Satellite Tuners/ Advanced Program Guide/ 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i Picture Output And Multiple Screen Formats Supported/ Rack Mountable/ Black Finish/ DIRECTV Subscription Required
More reasons to buy the DIRECTV HR21 PRO from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The DIRECTV HR21 PRO is Brand New.
  • The DIRECTV HR21 PRO Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Outputs1 HDMI, 1 Component, 1 S-Video, 2 Composite, 1 Digital Optical, 2 Stereo, 2 Satellite In, 1 Phone, 2 USB, 2 Ethernet, 1 S-ATA Port
Height (inches)2.75"
Width (inches)15.13"
Depth (inches)12.25"
Labor Warranty90 Days
Parts Warranty90 Days
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