DIRECTV Residential Experience Plus (DRE Plus)

DRE Plus is designed for Lodging and Institutions properties wishing to have the advantages of DRE and a managed solution. Dealers who will be selling and installing DRE Plus will need D2 Advantage Edition 2 certification and must take the DRE classroom course which is offered through their approved DIRECTV distributor. DRE Plus certification is NOT available online. 


  • Cost: $299 
  • 1 Day Course, with test given at the end of the day 
  • An 85% or better is needed to pass 
  • 1 Free retake of the test is available should the tech not pass. 

Authorized distributors offer hands-on, in depth training courses.


  • DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) overview 
  • DRE System Components overview 
  • DRE IP Network overview 
  • MFH2 Satellite signal distribution requirements 
  • Management Control Servicer (MCS) configuration 
  • Main Distribution Frame (MDF) Layer 3 Ethernet switch configuration 
  • Intermediate Distribution Frame (IDF) Ethernet switch configuration 
  • DRE DECA integration 
  • H25 Receiver and RC50 Remote control software integration 
  • Local channel insertion basics 
  • Receiver remote port to TV IR pass through features 
  • In depth software configuration 
  • System capabilities and options analysis 

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DIRECTV DRE Plus Classroom Courses are presented exclusively by DSI, PDI-Sat, and Perfect 10.

Upcoming Classroom Courses*



Perfect 10 Class Schedule

(800) 242-1606
PDI Class Schedule

*Course dates and locations subject to change or cancellation