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no HD picture

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by bzmannn, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. bzmannn

    bzmannn New Member

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    I just installed a new 5lnb slimline dish with my H23 receiver from a different property. After some tweaking i awas able to get a signal on sat 101 94% It appears that i am not getting HD picture though.

    I bought a p-21 power inserter thinking i needed but told by directtv tech it was not needed.
    Only have i tv and receiver any suggestions to get hD picture
     
  2. The Merg

    The Merg 1*

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    If you have a SWM setup then you need a PI. If you don't have a SWM setup, you don't need the PI. In either case, be sure that you don't have a BBC connected to the H23.

    - Merg
     
  3. brett_the_bomb

    brett_the_bomb Legend

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    do you have a signal on any of the other sat locations? most of the hd programming comes from other sat locations. also are the hd channels producing an error code or are they not even showing in the guide? you can hide hd/sd channels in the guide options.
     
  4. CCarncross

    CCarncross Hall Of Fame

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    HD is on 99 and 103, 101 is almost all SD. Since you have a 5LNB dish, you should have 80+ signals on 99-101-103-110-119 to get proper HD service.
     
  5. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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    If this dish configuration is an any way different from your other configuration, you'll need to go through the guided setup on the H23 again.
     
  6. litzdog911

    litzdog911 Well-Known Member

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    Does your dish LNB have one or four coax output connectors on it? If it has one, it's a SWM LNB and requires the power inserter.
     

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