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#51 OFFLINE   garywitt

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:21 PM

Directv tech just left. Things look good, at least for now. He identified a signal problem with the LNB, leading to even transponders having 50% strength and replaced it, I don't think that was related to my MRV issues but good anyway. Apparently the first installation did not use the approved 3gb coax connectors so he replaced all those. Still had difficulty getting a good clink light on the decas so he replaced the swm16 unit and 4 way splitter I have outside, immediately everything worked. It does seem that the swm and/or splitter may have been the problem.

Fingers crossed, so far, so good...

Also, on the phy and mesh tests I now have 5 locations consistently reporting...I traced the MACs and it is indeed the HR34, the decas for the 21 and 22, the c31, and the deca bb adapter. I'm not sure which ones were not showing before but now all 5 are there each time I test.

Edited by garywitt, 19 March 2013 - 02:33 PM.

LNB3 with SWM16
HR34,HR22,HR20,R22

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#52 OFFLINE   veryoldschool

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:31 PM

Seems "unlikely" it was the SWiM-16, and maybe it was the splitter, but either way it sounds like things are working more like they should now.
After things settle down, you can go back to the router connection and see if things keep working.
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#53 OFFLINE   garywitt

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:34 PM

Thanks for all the help! And things are connected now including the router...if I continue to get drops I will disconnect the router again and see how things go.
LNB3 with SWM16
HR34,HR22,HR20,R22

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 02:41 PM

Thanks for all the help! And things are connected now including the router...if I continue to get drops I will disconnect the router again and see how things go.

It might be of some interest to check the Genie DECA losses and compare them to the earlier test.
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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:13 PM

Here ya go...


Node 0. N/a
Node 1 -23. C31
Node 2 -34. Deca BB adapter
Node 3 -32 hr21
Node 4 -32 hr22

Nodes
0 246 248 250 253 253
1 252 250 252 252 253
2 253 244 244 253 253
3 251 246 252 245 253
4 252 244 252 253 243

Thoughts?
LNB3 with SWM16
HR34,HR22,HR20,R22

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:47 PM

Here ya go...

Thoughts?

:shrug:
There doesn't look to be any change, which makes it hard to believe the change of hardware actually did anything.
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