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ViP-622 DVR Basics / User Guide and Manual & Recording Preferences Guide

Discussion in 'ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum' started by James Long, Jan 11, 2006.

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  1. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Apr 17, 2003
    Here are the basic facts about the ViP-622 Receiver

    The ViP-622 is a dual tuner dual output MPEG4/MPEG2 satellite tuner.
    It is the new "standard" HD DVR receiver for DishHD packages.
    (This receiver is not yet available to the general public.)

    With the ViP-622 you can:
    * View high definition or standard definition DISH Network programming
    * Supports MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 compression technology
    * Supports two TVs - one HDTV and one SDTV
    * Receives off-air digital/HD broadcasts
    * TV1 Output resolutions: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i
    (HD and SD output simultaneous)
    * TV2 Output is 480i
    (HD is downconverted)
    * Two Satellite tuners allow you to select from two viewing options:
    1) Single Mode: Picture-in-picture available on any TV
    2) Dual Mode: View separate programming on two televisions
    * On-Screen Caller ID with history
    * DISH Comm technology™
    * Electronic Program Guide (EPG) with easy-to-use search features
    * instant access to breaking news, sports, weather and games with Dish Home Interactive

    Dish Network Tech Information

    See the ViP-622 in action: CES Demonstration Video

    The attached photos were taken at CES2006 in LasVegas.

    Attached Files:

  2. rcurrell

    rcurrell New Member

    Jan 28, 2006
    The VIP 622 Quick Facts and Specs pdf doument is an attachment to this post.
  3. Mike Johnson

    Mike Johnson ViP622/ViP722 Guy DBSTalk Gold Club DBSTalk Club

    Jan 16, 2005
  4. Rob Glasser

    Rob Glasser Hall Of Fame Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Feb 22, 2005
  5. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Apr 17, 2003
    How to get a ViP-622 DVR

    The current ViP-622 DVR upgrade offers provide a "HD Bonus Credit" for those who newly subscribe to a new DishHD packages and an "Equipment Return Credit" for those who return a 921 or 942 receiver. These offers were announced on the June "Charlie Chat" and are expected to run through "at least" September 11th, 2006.

    DishHD packages are as follows:
    DishHD Bronze $49.99 w/locals $54.99 (AT60+HD)
    DishHD Silver $59.99 w/locals $64.99 (AT120+HD)
    DishHD Gold $69.99 w/locals $74.99 (AT180+HD)
    DishHD Platnum $99.99 w/locals $104.99 (AEP+HD)

    HD DVR Upgrade Offer
    Lease ViP-622 DVR (from ANY receiver, including the 811)
    $199 Lease Upgrade (everything needed)
    $100 HD Bonus Credit ($10 per month for 10 months)
    Net: $99

    A $100 equipment return rebate remains available for existing 921/942 customers.
    Used in combination with the HD Bonus Credit customers with a 921/942 who have not yet upgraded to DishHD can do so now for "free".

    Lease ViP-622 DVR ---
    $199 Lease Upgrade (everything needed)
    $100 Equipment Return Credit (921/942 must be returned)
    $100 HD Bonus Credit ($10 per month for 10 months)
    Net: Free

    Buying a ViP-622 DVR
    ViP-622 DVR's are not yet offered for sale on the Dish Network website, however one can order receivers direct from Dish Network or purchase one through a retailer.
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