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**I need help**300 feet cable run using a Directv SWM STSTEM, or?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by direcdt, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. veryoldschool

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    That looks very workable.
    This is for several units, with each having their own dish, right?
    If so, each will have all the options DirecTV offers available and the relocation of the dishes will have zero impact on their service.
     
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    At the moment my building management office allowed 5 tenants to place their dishes on the roof.. 3 tenants were lucky. The brackets were placed on the EAST SIDE of the building. Their drop cables was no more than 125 feet :nono: My neighbor which lives under me and I both suffered the impact. We live on the WEST SIDE of the building 300 feet away. I will help her install the dish and lay RG11 cable from POINT A TO point B then she will have to call directv to work in her apartment.

    EDIT: My neighbor needs to upgrade to SWM system.

     
  4. direcdt

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    Oh wow! I just turned over 2 itemized bills to my building management office. Buying the RG11 a1components helps on FREE shipping over $200


     
  5. veryoldschool

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    Hey, I don't work for SS, and if they couldn't give you the best price, "so be it". :lol:
     
  6. veryoldschool

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    Laying out the RG11 between the dish and her apartment should help.
     
  7. direcdt

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    We really appreciate all your help and the rest of the guys that participated in this thread‎, contribution, time and your patience dealing with me.. Hopefully ill start this project by next week. :hurah:


    Ill keep you guys updated..
     
  8. direcdt

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    1 more question? so you say that using this SWS4-Satellite-4Way switch with the PI-29 won't matter? That's the switch i have installed in my apartment...

    http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.as...150-MHz)&c=Satellite Splitters&sku=8546300083

     
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    Got it! I can now sleep.. :)

     
  11. direcdt

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    I guess i can cut my J mount and make it into a low profile mount.


     
  12. dielray

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    No, don't do that. If you're going to stick with the standard mount, it is better to leave it as is. The low profile mount has a reinforced foot plate.
     
  13. direcdt

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    No problem!

     
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    Just received the RG11 cable.. WOW! I couldn't believe the thickness of this cable..
    But one problem? The 14AWG conductor won't fit F-81 double female barrel connectors, PI-29 outputs and receiver outputs. So i assume using reducers RG11 to RG6 for final connection?

    http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.as...ctors-Bag-of-100-DIRECTV-Approved-(PV05F81HF)

    I wanted to start this job this up-coming weekend.. Any suggestions?
     
  17. veryoldschool

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    You may need to search for PPC EX11 connectors

     
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    Question about grounding both dishes.. How far out can i ground my ground blocks from my dish? The reason i ask, i have a 9" building cast iron vent pipe at 245 feet away from the dish....
     

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