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#51 OFFLINE   The Texan

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 06:59 PM

for two sat-inputs [tuners] you could you legacy SW42 also, but no way to avoid the SW switches while your LNBF are legacy.

It appears the SW42 is just 2 SW21 switches in one case. There is no way I can get the needed 2 additional wires from the LNBs to the SW42, so guess I am stuck with just the use of one tuner.....
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Posted 25 November 2011 - 10:34 PM

yeah, to use SW42/44 you'll need LNBFs with dual outputs (two F-connectors) on each sat-LNBF.

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 01:23 AM

Since the legacy LNB's have only 1 output, that translates into only 1 tuner. You'd need 2 cables from each orbital in order to make any switch (other than the 1 SW21) to work. Allthough I can't figure out why the 722k wouldnt work?!!? It should work the same as your 512 is working, w/ 1 tuner. If you could upgrade the LNB's to Dishpro LNB's (swap em out) then you would only need 1 feed from each, an a DP switch.

On a different note, I have a few 512 questions. From reading this thread, it appears the 512 does use/will work with a UHF remote. Is this correct?? And am I correct in assuming the "tuner buffer" is 2 hours??? as it was w/ the 522.....Meaning you can rewind/pause a channel up-to 2 hours?

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Posted 05 January 2012 - 09:41 AM

On a different note, I have a few 512 questions. From reading this thread, it appears the 512 does use/will work with a UHF remote. Is this correct??


Yes, the 512 can use a UHF Pro remote. Have to set it up the same way you would for tv1 on the 522/625 (menu-installation-tv1 uhf pro setup).
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Posted 27 February 2012 - 02:37 AM

I have a 512 and am trying to hook it up to a Direct Slimline dish model AU9. Will it work?

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 09:13 AM

I have a 512 and am trying to hook it up to a Direct Slimline dish model AU9. Will it work?

Not with the DIRECTV LNB assembly.

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