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Replacing Model 2700 & 311 with a new 722k
Posted 23 February 2010 - 11:04 PM
I'll install the 722k...I got two questions for you:
My "500 channel" dish (with DishPro LNB Quad) is pointing at 119 degree satellite. Will I get HD channels from a 119 degree satellite? Of course, I'll have to call Dish Network to activate it.
Currently, I get about 68-70 strength on my Dish. Is it possible for me to get at least 90 strength if I make a fine adjustment on my dish? I'm in Southern California.
Should I buy a meter (to help me to get the best and strongest reception from the satellite)?
Thank you in advance for answering my questions.
Posted 23 February 2010 - 11:19 PM
Signal is OK, you could try make it little better (+10 ) using any receiver.
Or buy D1000.2 with triple LNBF for all sats - no switch required.
Edited by P Smith, 23 February 2010 - 11:24 PM.
Posted 24 February 2010 - 09:35 AM
Posted 24 February 2010 - 09:04 PM
I am confused, one cable or two cables? I have a Separator (that came with a 722k, part order 123254).
How many cables do I need to run, from the 1000.2 dish to the Separator "input" port?
Thanks for your help. -chaz
Posted 24 February 2010 - 09:12 PM
Posted 24 February 2010 - 10:54 PM
Two more questions, I think there are three or four ports in triple LNB. Which port should I use? 110, 119 or 129?
What is the maximum length of cable I can run from the dish to the receiver? 50 ft? 100 ft? Remember, the cable will transmit HD channels (I'm concerned about the signal loss through the cable).
Edited by chaz, 24 February 2010 - 11:17 PM.
Posted 24 February 2010 - 11:37 PM
Dish's system is good for at least 200' between receiver and LNB.
Posted 25 February 2010 - 06:56 AM
America's "Everything" Pack & HD
TV1: SONY 55" KDF-55WF655; HDMI & Components connections
OTA Antenna in attic
Posted 25 February 2010 - 11:00 AM
Posted 02 March 2010 - 10:34 PM
I am using a 65' Video/Audio cable from my 722k (in the family room) to my TV2 in my bedroom. I spent 3 hours crawling in the attic, fishing the cable into the walls, etc. It was worth it. Before I did this, I tested the cable, 65' vs. 6' long, and I don't see any differences in picture quality. I just wanted to be sure that it'll work before installing in the attic.
My dish is pointing at 119 degree satellite and am able to get the channels from 110, 119 and 129.
My wife and I love our new 722k DVR, it's really nice to have.