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#26 OFFLINE   slickshoes

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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.


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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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Posted 24 May 2011 - 08:36 PM

Mine was shipped yesterday and is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow.
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Posted 25 May 2011 - 07:32 AM

Ordered mine friday, showed up yesterday. It's been working well on both my android via 3G and on my PC over my home network.

I had one issue... my 722k locked up last night and had to be rebooted... I think it was because I used sling on my phone and PC back to back and didn't log out of either one. Since then I've been logging out of the PC/phone when I'm done using it and it now seems stable.

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Posted 25 May 2011 - 08:51 AM

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


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Posted 25 May 2011 - 10:34 AM

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


Looks like you need AT 200 or higher. I don't think I'm interested in switching from 120 to 200 just to get this for free. If I bought it outright it would only take 7 months to make up the difference.

I wonder if one could switch to AT 200, order it, stay on AT 200 for 45 days until claiming the offer, then switch back to AT 120.

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Posted 25 May 2011 - 10:54 AM

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

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 12:08 AM

Called today and the UPS tracking says it should be here on Friday. My kids in other cities are excited, too. It's also a way of getting around Baseball's and other sports restrictions - since I can watch my 722 anywhere, I'll be able to access a Diamondbacks or Suns game out of area.

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 09:16 AM

Is it possible to use the same USB port for both the lan-adapter and the sling adapter?
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 09:18 AM

Is it possible to use the same USB port for both the lan-adapter and the sling adapter?


I would imagine so (with a USB hub), although since neither has its own power you might find you need a powered USB. I use a USB hub to use both the external HDD and Sling adapter and it works fine... the ext HDD has its own power so I took a chance and got an unpowered 4-port hub to work (although it was a bit finicky starting things up... could be a power issue still).

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Posted 26 May 2011 - 09:33 AM

I have a four port hub that I have EHD's and the lan-adapter connected. I disconnected one of my EHD's and plugged in the Sling adapter and it appears that it knocks out the lan adapter.
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Posted 26 May 2011 - 09:37 AM

I have a four port hub that I have EHD's and the lan-adapter connected. I disconnected one of my EHD's and plugged in the Sling adapter and it appears that it knocks out the lan adapter.


Is the hub powered or unpowered?




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