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Dish quality v/s DirecTV (Problem Resolved)


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#26 OFFLINE   Davenlr

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 09:51 AM

Reminds me of the Ford vs Chevy vs Dodge arguments when I was in high school :)

But I have a HEMI. We all have hemi's, you just have the one from the company that trademarked the name. No, I have a VORTEC. It got pretty heated sometimes. I didnt care as long as what I was driving got me to the partys.

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:12 AM

Reminds me of the Ford vs Chevy vs Dodge arguments when I was in high school :)

But I have a HEMI. We all have hemi's, you just have the one from the company that trademarked the name. No, I have a VORTEC. It got pretty heated sometimes. I didnt care as long as what I was driving got me to the partys.


Is HEMI = VORTEC?
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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:16 AM

Is HEMI = VORTEC?


Advertising BS is all it is. Most all engines use a hemispherical design.

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:17 AM

Is HEMI = VORTEC?

Hemi is MOPAR
Vortech is GM . So not sure about his fights in High school.:lol:

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:26 AM

Advertising BS is all it is. Most all engines use a hemispherical design.


Hemi is MOPAR
Vortech is GM . So not sure about his fights in High school.:lol:


I didn't know - I'm not a car guy. :lol:
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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:26 AM

So what you're doing is blaming the OP while you're trolling. Got it.

:icon_cry: Get over it. Its common sence!.
The OP was mearly getting coached . Now he knows for Next time.

Again to the OP glad it worked out , its unfortunate that there are some techs out there that don't give a crap. Just next time you know, don't sign anything or let him walk out the door untill your 100% happy with the install.

But if it does happen anyway, you know this place will get you the answers.

Enjoy your New service!:)

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:30 AM

OK, the OP is happy ... the DISH subs are happy.
It seems that the only people who are unhappy subscribe to DirecTV. :)

I'm glad to see DBSTalk members could come to the aid of a fellow subscriber.
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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:34 AM

Advertising BS is all it is. Most all engines use a hemispherical design.

Not all true. Hemi was invented in the 50's maybe even the 40's by Chrysler. The Hemi was i Believe the design of the Intake which was not practiced by anyone back then but MOPAR.

GM's Vortech only started in 1996 when the GM 4.3, 5.0, 5.7 and 7.4 engines went from Single point TBI to Multiport Fuel injection.

ONLY since the 2000's is the HEMI name ONLY advertising, not design.


But this is way off topic!:lol:

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:34 AM

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It seems that the only people who are unhappy subscribe to DirecTV. :)

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Yes, we're all angry. :rolleyes:
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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:36 AM

Yes, we're all angry. :rolleyes:

Not me :lol:

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 10:45 AM

I'm glad things worked out for the OP.
He came here seeking help and that's exactly what he got.
Cheers to those who assisted and contributed in a positive manner.

I think some others keep "slumming" the Dish forums looking for something to help them deal with the pain. :P

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 11:53 AM

Dead thread.

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 12:18 PM

I'm glad it worked out for you but fail to understand your elation. You ordered a install with DISH Network's state of the art receivers, a Hopper and three Joeys. After completion of the install the receivers failed to work properly. The tech was baffled and left you hanging out to dry. Not a very good begining with DISH. After posting on this thread no DIRT rep chimed in with a offer to help. Only the knowledgeable members of this site offered assistance. I agree with Garyunc. No way would I have allowed DirecTV, or any of my service providers to leave after failing to complete a proper install.


like directv techs never screw up huh?:nono2:

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 06:05 PM

like directv techs never screw up huh?:nono2:

No body ever said that. :nono: and one has nothing to do with the other.

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 07:04 PM

My advice exactly. We had another person that this fixed very recently after I suggested it. I've seen this on some other ViP receivers and on my old 6000u years ago... but don't have a Hopper/Joey.

It's a very random thing... but every once in a while I swear these Dish receivers don't actually put out the resolution you set them at... and doing the switch down to 480i/p and saving and then going back to 1080i seems to shock it back to life.


Same thing here on my Panny 54". I went to 720p to see if it was any better, it did not help so I went back to 1080i and there was 1080i like it should be. Dish should fix this so other people don't have to luck up and find a fix on boards like this. I also have a 42" lcd that was ok, so no tricks needed.

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 11:20 PM

Lets leave the DirecTV vs DISH bashing out of the forums. Thanks!

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Posted 19 May 2012 - 11:30 PM

Same thing here on my Panny 54". I went to 720p to see if it was any better, it did not help so I went back to 1080i and there was 1080i like it should be. Dish should fix this so other people don't have to luck up and find a fix on boards like this. I also have a 42" lcd that was ok, so no tricks needed.


Yeah, it is a weird bug... and it doesn't seem the Dish CSRs know about it if you call in... so whenever it rears its head, a lot of people probably just live with it and think Dish has very poor HD quality instead of investigating further.

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