It’s like discovering TV for the first time
If you haven’t experienced the entertainment you love in DIRECTV HD, prepare to be blown away. See clarity, detail, and color as you’ve never seen them before.
Get access to 195+ channels in HD
With this many channels in HD, you can immerse yourself in all the movies, shows, and sports you love like never before.
Connect your Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound system to the DIRECTV HD receiver and create a movie theater experience in your own home.
HD On-Screen Guide
Find the TV entertainment you want in a snap with our intuitive, lightning-fast TV HD on-screen guide.
- HDMI Control: Your receiver will automatically set your TV to the correct input when it exists the stand-by mode—so you don’t have to! (H24 or H25 only)
- Enjoy HD picture resolution of up to 1080p.
- Experience Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound with a compatible home theater system (sold separately).
- Take advantage of the lightning-fast HD on-screen guide.
- Choose your screen format: full screen, stretched, letterbox, pillar box, or crop mode.
- DIRECTV is the only TV provider to earn the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award for its energy-efficient receivers.
- Text search lets you find shows just by entering title, person, channel or keyword.
- Automatic Power Saving mode: Receiver goes into standby after 4 hours of inactivity.
- Customize your channel guide to show only those channels you're subscribed to.
- Get real-time scores of any major game at the press of a button.
- Search the channel guide for shows up to seven days in advance.