H card vs. HU card--what's the difference?

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  1. Shepherd Abrams

    Shepherd Abrams Auditioning

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    Just a newbie question here, and the subject says it all:
    What exactly is the difference between an H card and an HU card? Is there any difference in the way a new card of either type can be used for access to satellite TV? Thanks for any help!
    Shepherd
     
  2. GaryS

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    The H card was the original DirecTV access card. It's encryption scheme has been hacked and therefore DirecTV will no longer activate a receiver with an H card. The HU card is the new standard and is the card included with DirecTV receivers.
     
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