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Installation using existing dish and wiring+
Posted 24 September 2012 - 05:39 AM
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Posted 24 September 2012 - 07:12 AM
Posted 24 September 2012 - 07:29 AM
Yes, you'll need B-Band converters on both ports on the HR24. You'll also need two lines going to each DVR if you want to record one show while watching another. SWM systems run both tuners on one line.
Posted 24 September 2012 - 07:42 AM
Posted 25 September 2012 - 09:09 PM
The B-bands are only for hd though, right? So it should be working. It currently says that the settings can't be verified after trying to change them. When I just plug in the receiver and let it do it's thing, it says problem communicating with dish. Any suggestions to what might be going on?
Re run the satellite setup from scratch. Make sure you are getting signal in the "dish pointing part". Check all the connections and try to follow each wire. A single run direct from the sat to the receiver doesn't leave much room for errors or problems. Also try one of the other wires. Make sure those 4 wires don't feed a switch hidden somewhere as well.
if it were me, I would buy a swm 8 off ebay or elsewhere and use those 4 lines coming from the sat to feed the swm8 switch. Make sure you get the correct power inserter as well as well as the appropriate green label splitters for your setup as well.
Or better yet, use the movers connection and let a tech come out and figure out what is wrong. For some reason they are giving sweet deals to people who negotiate with the movers connection.
Posted 26 September 2012 - 10:20 AM
If not, why not go to eBay and get a SWM SL5, an eight port green label splitter and a 21v PI (power inserter)?
Simple diagram including DECA/MRV and Internet connection: