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sling adapter w/722 - dead?


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#26 OFFLINE   zwx_650

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 02:13 PM

Hi P,

Thanks for your quick response. I have never seen any light from the adapter, both before and after it stopped working.

Also I used to plug it into the front USB port. I switched it to the back one and it still doesn't work. I actually plug the adapter into my laptop directly. The laptop was able to detect that something was connected to the USB, but of course, without the correct driver, could not recognize it.

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#27 ONLINE   P Smith

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 04:56 PM

time to PM DIRT, I'll do it for you ...

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:37 AM

time to PM DIRT, I'll do it for you ...

Thanks!

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 07:23 PM

Thanks!


I sent you a PM. If you can't respond, make a couple posts here.

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#30 OFFLINE   zwx_650

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:05 PM

Can't reply to PM, but thanks!

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:06 PM

P and Matt,

Many thanks! Hope this message bumps me up to being able to send out PMs.

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 09:11 PM

Matt, I think I just PMed you. Please let me know if you received it. Thanks!

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 10:07 PM

Matt, I think I just PMed you. Please let me know if you received it. Thanks!


I received it. Thanks!

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:05 AM

It appears that the Dish sling adapters frequently die after about a year - mine did the same thing. The DIRT people were quick to help (thanks!) but I wonder if it is some design issue? Hopefully the replacement will last longer than a year.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:10 PM

We are only hearing about failures here, no telling how many are working fine like mine since I got it when they were introduced.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:33 PM

I have the same problem as the others:
Sling Adapter Status: NONE
Sling Adapter Version: ADEAZAAM

There is no light on the unit anymore. I connected it to both the front and back USB slot and neither worked. It appears to be dead.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 09:12 PM

Mine just died too. Help?

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:40 AM

I have the same problem - 722 - slingadapter worked about a year - now dead - unplugged - plugged -both usb ports .. .. .. .. - is this a firmware issue or bad hardware -

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:47 AM

Really dont understand the 5 rull to post a pm so here is #2

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Posted 16 December 2012 - 05:49 AM

Really dont understand the 5 rull to post a pm so here is #2

The rule slows down the spammers. Wait a moment and your count will be 5 so you can PM DIRT.

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:55 PM

My problem solved. Matt was very helpful and sent me a new one. Turns out the small red light should be lit when it is working.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 12:07 AM

My sling failed this evening. Had been working fine. Tried the other USB port and no luck. No light on the sling. 722 says sling adapter status NONE Version ADEAZAAM. I am unable to PM but would like assistance in getting the adapter replaced.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:22 AM

My sling failed this evening. Had been working fine. Tried the other USB port and no luck. No light on the sling. 722 says sling adapter status NONE Version ADEAZAAM. I am unable to PM but would like assistance in getting the adapter replaced.


Have you tried rebooting the receiver. Also try reconnecting the sling and gently move the USB cable around. I'm willing to bet the issue is with that cable not making a good connection.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 04:00 PM

Already tried the reboot, and moving the cable is no good. It just plain does not work anymore.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 04:04 PM

Already tried the reboot, and moving the cable is no good. It just plain does not work anymore.


Since you can't PM, I would use a Dish chat agent.




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