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#21 OFFLINE   MaryB@DishNetwork

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 05:23 PM

That's good to know... I thought someone somewhere had said it was going to be an American Express pre-paid card... MasterCard would be much preferred as it is more widely accepted at the places I shop.

I've been trying to nudge my father towards Dish... and this is another possible bonus to push him there since this is a nice way to get the Sling features for free that he'd have to pay more money to get a 922.


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Posted 19 May 2011 - 09:51 PM

I've already got one connected to a 722. I've got a 2nd 722 though. Given the promo, I'm tempted to get one for it too. Is this technically feasible?

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Posted 20 May 2011 - 02:32 AM

It was suppose to be American Express in the very beginning but it changed! **Surprise**:) At least for the better!!!


Great! I was actually talking to him earlier tonight... and saying he would be happy with a 722 or a 722K anyway... and with the promotion to get the Sling adapter, it would allow him to watch stuff on his iPad without having to buy a Slingbox or spring for the 922... and he could just use the pre-paid card to buy groceries or something so it will balance out.

I hope Dish is going to publicize this promotion fairly well, because I think it's an attractive feature to push to new customers on the fence.

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Posted 20 May 2011 - 04:30 AM

Just out of curiosity and admitting that I haven't searched for an answer to this question, what about us "loyal" customers that ordered the sling adapter without any kind of incentive a few months ago? Then had to wait for 2 months for the android app to be updated so it would work on T-mobile's network. Do we just lose out for being "loyal"?

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Posted 20 May 2011 - 08:26 AM

Just out of curiosity and admitting that I haven't searched for an answer to this question, what about us "loyal" customers that ordered the sling adapter without any kind of incentive a few months ago? Then had to wait for 2 months for the android app to be updated so it would work on T-mobile's network. Do we just lose out for being "loyal"?


Screwed, as usually. SOL.

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Posted 20 May 2011 - 09:22 AM

What if I bought it like 3 months ago...am I out of luck for the rebate? :confused:

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Posted 20 May 2011 - 02:35 PM

Thanks for the lead on this. Mine is arriving Monday, sweet.

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 10:56 AM

Will the sling adapter work if my 722k is connected wirelessly to the internet?
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Posted 21 May 2011 - 01:55 PM

Will the sling adapter work if my 722k is connected wirelessly to the internet?


The sling adapter doesn't care if you are wireless or wired... providing you have sufficient bandwidth for the streaming.

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 11:04 AM

I take it that anyone of us on AT 120 and VIP 722 are out of luck ?

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 03:14 PM

So many conditions for such device ... - would be easy to just buy it for the $99.

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 08:48 PM

I take it that anyone of us on AT 120 and VIP 722 are out of luck ?


I have a ViP722 and was told I was all set. My Sling adapter should arrive Monday.

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Posted 23 May 2011 - 11:35 AM

Excellent timing. Just had my 622 upgraded to a 722 about a month ago and was waiting a few weeks to order the SA. Was going to do it at the same time but the billing was kind of wacko so I held off... :D

Time for a phone call. Thanks!

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Posted 23 May 2011 - 12:12 PM

They may have run out. Mine is on order but has not shipped yet.

MaryB of the Dish I.R.T was very helpful in getting me set up for this. :)
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Posted 23 May 2011 - 12:24 PM

I ordered mine last Thursday morning and it was shipped that afternoon. UPS to deliver tomorrow.
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Posted 23 May 2011 - 01:12 PM

If 622 would be in the pool ...

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Posted 23 May 2011 - 03:25 PM

Ordered Thursday, received and installed today. She's watching her soap on her iPad now just for grins.
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Posted 23 May 2011 - 05:00 PM

Mine arrived today, hooked up w/ USB hub so I could have my external HDD hooked up at the same time. Tried it out watching DVRed shows as well as live TV on my Android phone... worked like a charm.

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 01:43 PM

For whatever it is worth, since some of us have had issues with the 722k overheating, I bought a Targus Chill Hub. The reason I mention that is it has a four port USB hub built into it. That allows it to be used to connect both an external hard drive and the DISH Sling Adapter, as well as keep the 722k a bit cooler. Granted, the 722k does have a USB port in the front and in the rear, but I like that the Targus Chill hub allows the other items to simply be connected through it. I haven't bought the optional AC adapter for it yet, but I may. I figure if I get that then I would also have the ability to charge a couple more USB devices from the hub.


http://www.targus.co...spx?sku=awe01us

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 08:10 PM

Ordered mine last night, shipped out today. Great find, glad i keep up with these forums!




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