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SWM-8 Issues

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#1 OFFLINE   Wire2Wire


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Posted 08 August 2008 - 09:20 AM

After installing a SWM-8 module, I have a couple of issues.

I have 3 IRD's connected to the switch - (2) HR20-700 & H21-200.

When I have only one IRD connected (HR20-700), I receive signal strengths' on all nine SWM (transponders) channels. When I add a second IRD, I lose one SWM channel (transponder) signal strength on both IRD's. And when I add the third IRD, I lose another SWM (transponder) channel signal strength. So with three IRD's connected, I have signals on seven SWM (transponders) channels. Is this normal or is the SWM-8 module defective?

It also appears that the SWM switch remains in the memory as the satellite setup in the HR20-700. When I removed the switch and reinstalled my system as pre-SWM, I was unable to acquire the satellite signal during reboot after a menu and hard reset. What procedure should I use to reinstall my system without the SWM-8 module?

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#2 OFFLINE   Kansas Zephyr

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 09:42 AM

Try an unplug for >15 minutes.
5 LNB Slimline & SWM-16
SWM1 2 HR20s & HR21 via SWS-4 "green label" 4-way splitter w/power pass one leg for PI - SWM2 2 HR20s & HR21 after SWS-4 "green label" 4-way splitter
2 HR20-700 Wireless network for DoD
HR20-700 eSATA Vantec NexStar CX w/ 2TB WD20EVDS
HR21-100/AM21 Wireless network for DoD
With diplexed OTA via an "out" on one SWS-4 4-way splitter, using a Winegard YA 1713 - Channel Master 4228 - Channel Master 7777 in the attic.
Yes, my market has HD LiLs...and I'm still not giving up OTA! No rain-fade, and all sub-channels 24/7/365.
Also, with diplexed Cox Internet on one leg, downstream of a SWS-4 4-way splitter, using a SWS-2 2-way splitter, as a combiner.
R10 via SWM-16 Legacy 1
In boxes HR10-250, HDVR2 & (2) D10-300

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