How do I set up HDHomeRun prime?

How to Set Up HDHomeRun Prime

  1. Connect a coaxial cable between the HDHomeRun and a wall plate with a coaxial outlet.
  2. Connect the supplied network cable between the HDHomeRun and your wireless internet router.
  3. Insert the M-Card obtained from your cable provider into the HDHomeRun.

Does plex work with HDHomeRun prime?

Best answer: Yes, you can use HDHomeRun with Plex, as long as you have Plex Pass and Plex Media Server. With these add-ons, you can stream live TV right to your devices.

How do I reset my HDHomeRun prime?

Unplug the power cord from the HDHomeRun, count to ten, and plug it back in. After the HDHomeRun finishes initializing, remove the CableCARD. On the Tuners tab in HDHomeRun Setup, set one tuner to Digital Cable. On the Digital Cable tab, run a channel scan.

How do I use HDHomeRun app?

Launch the HDHomeRun app to start watching TV. Pressing the up or down arrows on remote or keyboard, or hover mouse over the right hand side to bring up the channel selector. Click or tap on the screen (or press the select button on a remote) to bring up the user interface.

How do I access HDHomeRun?

Go to while connected to the same local network as your HDHomeRun hardware. Click on the channel list link (normally the second line, under the version number).

What format does HDHomeRun use?

264 format, making it more suitable for streaming over wireless connections and to portable devices like phones and tablets. HDHomeRun EXPAND (HDHR3-4DC/HDHR5-4DC) is designed to receive unencrypted digital cable (DVB-C) signals in Europe. It has 4 tuners, allowing you to access 4 channels at once.

Can I use HDHomeRun prime without CableCARD?

HDHomeRun PRIME is designed for use with US digital cable utilizing CableCARD technology. It is not compatible with cable systems that do not use CableCARD, including most in Canada and all in Europe.

How do I rescan HDHomeRun?

Click on the “Detect Channels” button to force a rescan. The HDHomeRun will also attempt to scan channels when it powers up, as well as doing periodic updates in the background to look for new channels. If your tuner supports more than one TV standard, you will be able to choose that before scanning.

How do I find my HDHomeRun IP address?

First, look up the IP address of your HDHomeRun tuner by visiting and copy the URL of your HDHomeRun. Next, find the channel number of the channel that is having playback issues.

Is the HDHomeRun app compatible with Windows 10?

On Windows 10, the HDHomeRun app supports live TV viewing of all channels, including protected content. Support for recording protected content in the HDHomeRun DVR is in development. VLC, Kodi, and the HDHomeRun app for Windows 7/8.1 can be used to watch non-protected channels.

Who are the cable providers for HDHomeRun Prime?

HDHomeRun PRIME (HDHR3-CC) is designed to receive subscription digital cable from US-based cable providers such as Comcast/Xfinity, Cox, Charter Spectrum, Cablevision/Optimum, Mediacom, Verizon Fios, Frontier FiOS, and others.

Do you need a satellite TV box to use HDHomeRun?

No. Satellite uses a different transmission system than broadcast or cable TV, and there is no requirement for satellite providers to make their systems available to customer-owned hardware, so they don’t. Their set top boxes do not output a signal that is compatible with any HDHomeRun device.

Which is the successor to the HDHomeRun connect duo?

HDHomeRun CONNECT (HDHR4-2US) is a previous generation model that has been retired; HDHomeRun CONNECT Duo (HDHR5-2US) is its direct replacement.