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Installation process for my setup


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#1 OFFLINE   nolow

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Posted 31 May 2013 - 07:13 PM

I am concerned about how they will run the wires in my home. Through the FAQ's, it appears that receivers only need one coaxial cable. I currently have cable. There is a single coaxial run outside. This goes to a junction box in a closet with a splitter. All of the coxial cables from my rooms run to this central location.

 

How many wires have to go to the actual satelite dish?

 

I plan on purchasing the Top 120 plan and add international programming. I believe that a second dish is requried for the international programming. Would this require additional coaxial runs?



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#2 OFFLINE   Jim5506

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 12:44 PM

The wing dish can be connected to the input port on the main dish.

 

Which system are you getting?

 

The Hopper/Joey system only requires one coax from the Dish to the Hopper, then a coax to the node which connects to all your Joeys, so your current setup can work well there, if however youare getting a VIP (722or 211) setup one cable is required from the dish to each receiver.


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