Jump to content


Welcome to DBSTalk


Sign In 

Create Account
Welcome to DBSTalk, like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup. Be a part of DBSTalk by signing in or creating an account.
  • Start new topics and reply to others
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get email updates
  • Get your own profile page and make new friends
  • Send personal messages to other members.
 
Guest Message by DevFuse

Photo

Odd transponder issue...dead receiver?


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 OFFLINE   ghfiii

ghfiii

    Mentor

  • Registered
  • 47 posts
Joined: Mar 25, 2005

Posted 25 March 2005 - 11:10 AM

One of my directv boxes is not gettinjg all of the xponders it should be. I have gone so far as to setup a complete system (extra dish,switch, and freshly terminated rg6 coax).

The xponders output is:

sat # 101 signal strength
1 - 8: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 539 - 16: 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 017 -24: 0 0 0 0 0 89 0 7925 -32: 83 77 89 78 0 85 100 94
sat # 119
1 - 8: all NA9 - 16: all NA17 -24: NA NA NA NA NA 89 0 7925 -32: 83 74 87 78 0 85 100 94

sat # 110
1 - 8: NA 0 NA NA NA NA NA 509 - 16: NA 0 NA NA NA NA NA NA17 -24: all NA25 -32: all NA
any thoughts other than a dead receiver?

...Ads Help To Support This SIte...

#2 OFFLINE   goodcableguy

goodcableguy

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 127 posts
Joined: Feb 19, 2004

Posted 25 March 2005 - 01:38 PM

Did you verify that the receiver has the right programming on channels, if not then you may be looking at somthing other then the 101 Sat.
Have a Great Day

#3 OFFLINE   ghfiii

ghfiii

    Mentor

  • Topic Starter
  • Registered
  • 47 posts
Joined: Mar 25, 2005

Posted 26 March 2005 - 10:08 PM

If a different receiver is connected in place of the problem unit, that new receiver is able to get all the "zero" xponders and none of them are less than about 75 and most are in the high 80's to the high 90's

#4 OFFLINE   goodcableguy

goodcableguy

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 127 posts
Joined: Feb 19, 2004

Posted 27 March 2005 - 05:55 PM

Then I would say a dead receiver, sorry
Have a Great Day

#5 OFFLINE   jdspencer

jdspencer

    Hall Of Fame

  • Registered
  • 6,542 posts
Joined: Nov 07, 2003

Posted 29 March 2005 - 08:23 PM

BTW, the values for 119 look okay. That sat only uses TPs 22-32 and TPs 23 & 29 are spot beams, so they can be zero.
DirecTV since '96, Waivers for ABC, CBS, NBC, & Fox, HR23-700 & HR24-500/AM21, using ethernet based MRV.




spam firewall