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Need desperate help installing new Directv Receiver

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#41 OFFLINE   SOLost


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Posted 24 October 2012 - 08:34 AM

Power Insterter has been installed and final set up has been completed successfully!!:D

Thanks to all for your helpful information!:allthumbs

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 12:35 PM


Glad you got working!
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Posted 24 October 2012 - 12:57 PM

Ok so it is not the legacy LNB, it has only one open port and the other three are blocked. I have fixed the the elevation and tilt, the azimuth is kinda tricky (any tips?), and i haven't been able to get any signal whatsoever. So, will the PI fix this? Should I still receive some signal without it? Can I buy a PI at Frys or loxal best buy?

Wait a minute here, what do you mean that it only has one open port and the others are blocked? Do you mean it actually has 4 ports, but three of them have terminators like this screwed onto them?


If so then you should not be using a power inserter. I wouldn't have thought your setup would work like you have it though if that is the case. Hopefully I am just misunderstanding your post here and there is really only one coax port.
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#44 OFFLINE   peano



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Posted 24 October 2012 - 05:46 PM

I found one on Ebay with a close up of the tag on it.

That's exactly the same one!

He means its like the picture that he posted.

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