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Questions on Whole House DVR upgrade


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#21 OFFLINE   dwcolvin

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 10:42 AM

Mine is blue. :confused:


And I bet you actually use yours! :D

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#22 OFFLINE   veryoldschool

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 10:51 AM

And I bet you actually use yours! :D

"Used" might be more accurate. Once the receiver is up and running the SAT signal screen will give a better idea of 9 SWiM levels than the LEDs on the meter.
This meter is most useful if coax is being reused and may have cable rated splitters behind walls/craw spaces, etc. It is basically a "go/no go" status.
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#23 OFFLINE   kymikes

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Posted 21 May 2010 - 08:53 AM

Well, my prep worked. The installer showed up on time at 8:30AM and was done with all the hardware install and unit reboots by 9:20AM. It then took D* about 40 minutes to get the authorization to take within their system but the installer stayed on them until all units showed authorized. The install was exactly like I anticipated and all was done by 10AM with half that time being phone time to complete the authorization.

Doug - my streak has continued one more time - got a pleasant, knowledgeable installer who did a great job.

Hip, hip, hooray!




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