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622 Saga, three bad receivers so far

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#26 OFFLINE   bartendress



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Posted 23 October 2008 - 06:19 PM

I had my 722 in a similar enclosure and the only way I was able to solve the problem was to move the receiver to the top of my console. It has faithfully served as a pedestal for my Toshi for many months without fail.

Based on my experience, and a lot of info on this board, the 622/722 models are uber-sensitive to even the slightest air circulation disturbances.
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#27 OFFLINE   edison_GTI


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Posted 28 October 2008 - 03:38 PM

The Dish Network technician just left the house. Pretty much he installed a new ViP722 :hurah:, he didn't want to mess with the house installation or wiring.

The regional DN (he was checking on the technician work) said that if this one takes a dump, I should call an electrician to check for "floating grounds" or ground installation in the house.

I'm keeping fingers crossed, this one will be the one.

#28 OFFLINE   Ron Barry

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 03:41 PM

If you can update the thread after a month of use that would be helpful.
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#29 OFFLINE   tedb3rd



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Posted 28 October 2008 - 05:51 PM

I went through all your gyrations with DN also. They kept saying bad receiver, bad receiver, bad receiver. Long story short... Tried everything, including having Georgia Power come out and check for voltage fluctuations... Turns out it all my problems was due to a bad power inserter for the DPP44 switch. ...it took over a month of sending/receiving receivers. Some units worked for days, others just hours. It made no sense. But anyways.... Sometimes it's not always the most obvious.

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