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Slimline dish pointing help


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#1 OFFLINE   treessuck

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 06:13 PM

I am about to install the Slimline 5 lnb dish and need the elevation, azimuth and tilt. I don't have a receiver that will give me that information for 5 lnb's. My receivers will only provide it for phase III dishes.

Would someone mind plugging 01719 into your receiver and posting the results?

Thanks

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#2 OFFLINE   PoitNarf

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 06:17 PM

Welcome to DBSTalk! :D

According to my H21 after plugging in your zip:

Tilt: 60 degrees
Elevation: 33 degrees
Azimuth 236 degrees
Receivers: HR20-700, H20-600, H21-200, D12-300, RCA DRD486
Dish: AT9 | Multiswitch: WB68
TV: Sony KDF50WE655

My Setup


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#3 OFFLINE   treessuck

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 06:19 PM

Thanks, PoitNarf. That was fast.

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 06:23 PM

Thanks, PoitNarf. That was fast.


We're very fast here ;)

Feel free to ask away, many helpful members here :D
Receivers: HR20-700, H20-600, H21-200, D12-300, RCA DRD486
Dish: AT9 | Multiswitch: WB68
TV: Sony KDF50WE655

My Setup


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#5 OFFLINE   Tom Robertson

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 06:59 PM

Welcome to the forums, treessuck! :welcome_s

Have you seen the videos on how to precisely align the 5lnb dishes? http://www.solidsign...tall_videos.asp

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 08:23 PM

Welcome to the forums, treessuck! :welcome_s

Have you seen the videos on how to precisely align the 5lnb dishes? http://www.solidsign...tall_videos.asp

Cheers,
Tom


Those videos are great. Those along with the instruction booklet made it a pretty easy process for me last week. Just go over it a few times. I even practiced as much as I could with the dish in my living room, to understand each step.

Don't get too intimidated by the guy saying how hard it is. :) It wasn't much different than aiming an older dish in my opinion.

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Posted 03 September 2007 - 08:44 PM

Here is a site that may come in handy...

http://satellitetv.d...ishpointing.php
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