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My Dishplayers went nuts this morning.
Posted 08 November 2001 - 06:27 AM
I woke up this morning and found one of my Displayers turned on and the other not wanting to record a show set to record at 5AM. I checked to see if there was a 7-day guide download and there wasn't. What the heck is going on Dish!!!
Posted 08 November 2001 - 07:40 AM
I woke up to a multi dish switch error too.
Posted 08 November 2001 - 08:40 AM
Me three! I had to unplug mine to get the multi-dish error off of the screen!
Posted 08 November 2001 - 09:46 AM
I didn't get a switch error this morning but all last evening I kept getting the 5 minute bug. Makes me wonder if there is an error in the current 7-day guide which is why last night's download didn't work.
Posted 09 November 2001 - 05:29 AM
It happened again this morning. One DP was turned on and had a switch error. The other gave me the 5 minute bug. Still no 7-day guide for 2 days now.
This is getting VERY irritating. Dish really needs to offer Dishplayer owners a trade up program for the 501. The DP is a piece of crap!
Posted 09 November 2001 - 08:01 AM
Me TOO:( I beleve a trade up will come but have no insider verification on this. I beleve my hard drive is going bad and have been trying to decide if its worth replacing. It even spins down really slow.
Posted 09 November 2001 - 08:28 AM
Switch Error this morning too.
Time to jam the phone lines to the Charlie Chat on Monday!
Also I am thinking about sending a letter to the Departement of Justice who is the group reviewing the Dish / DirecTV merger letting them know about the quality of Dish and their products.
Posted 09 November 2001 - 08:24 PM
My wife is about ready to kill me! Because of this recent rash of bugs she lost a couple of recordings. This is not going to go on for much longer. I'm calling and writing Dish right now and demand that they replace both of my DP's with a 501. Not much better but hopefully more realiable.