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Old 10-02-2013, 01:29 PM - Thread Starter
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If I connected an Ethernet cable to the back of my dish vip 722 dvr and then used my new hdmi with Ethernet cable from the dvr to a internet ready home theater receiver, will the home theater receiver get internet connectivity?

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Sorry, but no. AFAIK, there are currently no AVRs on the market that can actually take advantage of an HDMI with Ethernet cable. frown.gif

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Nope. But does your receiver have its own ethernet cable jack? If so, you can buy a USB-powered ethernet switch like the one below and use that to connect both your receiver and DVR to wherever your DVR is currently connected.

http://www.amazon.com/Zuni-Digital-8-Port-Ethernet-ZS108G/dp/B006IV02EY/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1380752095&sr=1-1&keywords=zuni+switch

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