The TV also has to have at least one HDMI port which supports HDMI 2.0a and HDCP 2.2, as well as a high-speed HDMI cable to connect it all up.
However, DIRECTV 4K Ready TVs act like virtual set-top boxes.
You can add them as an extra TV in a Genie HD DVR setup.
You won’t need to get the Genie Mini C61K receiver.
How do I get 4k on directv?
To receive DirecTV’s 4K channels, you need to have a Direct-TV compatible 4K Ultra HD “RVU” TV (specific DirecTV 4K-Ready TVs are provided by Samsung, LG, and Sony) in conjunction with the DirecTV Genie Model HR54 or HS17 Set-Top box. You also have to subscribe to DirecTV’s Select or above program package.
How much does it cost to activate 4k on directv?
There is a fee of $6.50/mo. for each receiver and/or Genie Mini/DIRECTV Ready TV/device on your account. In the event the DIRECTV Ready TV is the only television connected to the DIRECTV service, there will be an additional charge of $6.50/mo. Additional Receiver Service fee and 4K account authorization required.
Do I need a new directv for 4k?
Previously, 4K was only available on a handful of “DirecTV 4K Ready” Samsung televisions, but the new boxes should work with any UltraHD TV that’s HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 compliant. That means you need a cable outlet that runs from the HD DVR to the 4K Genie Mini box. Professional installation is also required.
How do I connect my Smart TV to directv?
Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the DirecTV receiver. Connect the other end to one of the HDMI inputs on the Samsung television. Turn on your television. Use your television’s remote control to change the input to match the connector you chose.