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#1 OFFLINE   wimcolgate



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Posted 06 October 2008 - 11:29 AM


I've been having a little trouble with the 129 satellite -- so I went to the system setup (information) ... and I noticed the status to be "check details for LNB" in red letters... This is on a 622.

So checking the details, it said the following:

LNB drift detected
0x00 0xa1 129 (e-5)

STB health life
tuner 0 as of 10/05/08 4:35pm
orbital 14 15 16 21
110 77 67 77 72
119 48 53 48 54
129 0 0 41 34

tuner 1 as of 10/05/08 4:42pm
orbital 14 15 16 21
110 77 65 77 71
119 47 50 48 52
129 0 0 44 38

value0: 0

Can anyone help me understand/decipher this data? and will it help me get back signal strength or stop the intermittent drop-outs on satellite 129?



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#2 OFFLINE   MikeHou



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Posted 08 October 2008 - 03:43 PM

I think LNB Drift Detected is all that matters here. I got that a few months back, and E* sent service guy out to replace the LNBs (he replaced all of them, not just 129). I seem to recall reading here that they won't replace unless it's E-8, but mine was also E-5 and was replaced at no charge.

#3 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 08 October 2008 - 08:40 PM

tuner section displays signal level for sat/tpn
drift: switch/LNBF address, sat, (even/odd, drift +- in MHz )
values: hmm, historical data, not sure - could be the drift values

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