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MRV self install for newbie

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#26 OFFLINE   The Merg

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Posted 03 January 2012 - 10:07 AM

That's very good information. So continuing the DTV strategy, let's see:

To upgrade to SWiM, their going to have to upgrade my H10 anyway, that should be part of the 199 deal. They appear to be willing to do one HD upgrade of my SD's for 49. So if I were willing to live with one SD receiver, shouldn't I be back to the $249 price tag?

The last CSR was not especially pleasant and actually kind of cranky. Bad day? Seems like if I could get a good knowledgeable one, I could plead my case above and get to SWiM, if not MRV.

Think I'll give it one more CSR spin tomorrow and see where that goes.

I don't think they are charging you $50 to upgrade the one SD receiver to HD. My guess is that they are charging you the $50 for the tech visit or for the swap out of the H10 as it is so old now. You are then being charged $100 for each of the SD receivers to be upgraded to HD, hence the $450 total cost.

And as mentioned, upgrading to SWM cannot be ordered stand-alone. You either need to upgrade to Whole Home to be converted to SWM or in your case add a DVR to give you 9 tuners, which will force a SWM16 install.

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