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MRV Setup question (w/ 2 HR24s)


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#21 OFFLINE   n3ntj

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:50 PM

I will have an ethernet cable near where the SWiM-8 will be installed, so getting the broadband package unit hooked in would be easy.
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DirecTV Equipment: HR24-200, HR24-100, 5LNB Slimline, AM21, SWiM 8 installed (MRV)
HR-2x Configuration: Native OFF. Units OFF when not in use.
TVs: 2 Panasonic Plasma TV's each using HDMI (one 1080p/one 720p)
DirecTV customer since 1998. Plus HD DVR package w/ NHL Center Ice & MLB Extra Innings.
OTA Antenna: Homebrew UHF & VHF antennas w/ 30dB amplifier fed w/ RG-6 Quad-shield coax.

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#22 OFFLINE   n3ntj

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 05:38 PM

Got the MRV installed today and I'm up and running. I called D* to active MRV and was given the 3rd degree for about 20 minutes.. 'you don't have a SWiM dish', 'we didn't install it for you', etc. I had to keep telling the CSR that I install the SWiM myself, that I had a Slimline 5 LNB dish, etc. The CSR also didn't even believe that I had a SWM-8 installed and made be read to her what each port was labeled. After what seemed like forever, she finally forwarded me to someone who could actually activate MRV on my two HR24s.
HD Snob - "Friends Don't Let Friends Watch Cable".
Electrical/RF Engineer & Inspector
DirecTV Equipment: HR24-200, HR24-100, 5LNB Slimline, AM21, SWiM 8 installed (MRV)
HR-2x Configuration: Native OFF. Units OFF when not in use.
TVs: 2 Panasonic Plasma TV's each using HDMI (one 1080p/one 720p)
DirecTV customer since 1998. Plus HD DVR package w/ NHL Center Ice & MLB Extra Innings.
OTA Antenna: Homebrew UHF & VHF antennas w/ 30dB amplifier fed w/ RG-6 Quad-shield coax.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:46 AM

Got the MRV installed today and I'm up and running. I called D* to active MRV and was given the 3rd degree for about 20 minutes.. 'you don't have a SWiM dish', 'we didn't install it for you', etc. I had to keep telling the CSR that I install the SWiM myself, that I had a Slimline 5 LNB dish, etc. The CSR also didn't even believe that I had a SWM-8 installed and made be read to her what each port was labeled. After what seemed like forever, she finally forwarded me to someone who could actually activate MRV on my two HR24s.


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 06:43 PM

Thanks for your help guys.
HD Snob - "Friends Don't Let Friends Watch Cable".
Electrical/RF Engineer & Inspector
DirecTV Equipment: HR24-200, HR24-100, 5LNB Slimline, AM21, SWiM 8 installed (MRV)
HR-2x Configuration: Native OFF. Units OFF when not in use.
TVs: 2 Panasonic Plasma TV's each using HDMI (one 1080p/one 720p)
DirecTV customer since 1998. Plus HD DVR package w/ NHL Center Ice & MLB Extra Innings.
OTA Antenna: Homebrew UHF & VHF antennas w/ 30dB amplifier fed w/ RG-6 Quad-shield coax.




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