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"Lost Lock" Problem
Posted 07 February 2006 - 01:14 PM
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Posted 07 February 2006 - 01:16 PM
Posted 07 February 2006 - 02:35 PM
Posted 07 February 2006 - 03:40 PM
Sometimes 3 birds sometimes just one.
I set a timer to record Vegas on statelite last night (I was recording something else on OTA tuner) and had no sound.
Changed channels and nothing on any channel except for OTA.
I ordered a vip 622 on 2/1 install scheduled for 3/7. Hopefully the 622 will show up before long before my 921 goes belly up.
Posted 07 February 2006 - 06:07 PM
Sometimes I get only one out of the two satellite tuners working. I have a DishPro system so it may have something to do with getting the correct signal over the cable. Again the OTA tuner SS meter does wonders! You can also try a "check switch", however be csure you actually have signal (i.e. no "snow fade"). Inerrupted signals cause probelms. When I moved I mounted my dishes on 8' poles so I could have access to them should wet snow cover them. I also put them under the eaves which has protected them. Now if only I can find the right cement to make the poles stay put in windy weather.
Posted 08 February 2006 - 12:28 PM
Posted 12 February 2006 - 07:28 AM
Will it ever be fixed?
Posted 13 February 2006 - 09:03 AM
Does anyone know what causes this problem. It comes and goes on my 921 all the time. I thought it might be a bad cable - had them replaced. Then I thought it was a bad DishPro switch and had it replaced. Now it sounds like it is has been a faulty 921 design all the time...
Will it ever be fixed?
Probably just another 921 problem.
I saw this on one of my 921's over the weekend. Power-Button and Power cord reboots did not get it back (though I didn't try a power cycle right after the reboot).
Eventually had to boot it up with the sat disconnected and then do a switch check (I've needed to do this before).
May never get fixed. I doubt the 921 is very high on Dish's list. I have a feeling E* will eventually give us a VERY strong motivation to upgrade these. Sooner they get them all in the trash, sooner they can cap-off the money pit.
Now playing with 2x 622s.