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Whole House DVR not Working After Moving Box


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#1 OFFLINE   xander_dog

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:21 PM

I just move one of my receivers (not the one with the DVR) to another spot in the same room. This move required a 100foot cable to be added to go around obstacles. At first I did not get a sat connection, but with the addition of two amplifiers I was able to get signal. I may be able to get rid of one because removing a 90 degree connector at the old outlet was the last thing I did to get the picture to work. Here are the facts:

Cable length to old receptacle - about 40 feet
Additional cable added - 100 feet
Signal amplifiers added on both sides of new cable.
Not getting IP address on receiver (169.254.x.x)
I have another remote receiver that is working fine for whole house DVR
Receiver type - H25/100
Software 0x62c
DECA Box seems to be working

Thanks in advance for some help. The lady at Directv was very nice and read the book well, but didn't have a clue. :)

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#2 OFFLINE   veryoldschool

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 11:25 PM

Signal amplifiers added on both sides of new cable.

The amps aren't/can't pass the DECA signal bidirectionally, so you've added a block to it.

100' RG6 "alone" shouldn't need an amp, but what else is in your setup?
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