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622 problem TV2 (wife's TV)

Discussion in 'ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum' started by randavis, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. randavis

    randavis New Member

    Mar 8, 2009
    The TV2 output for coax quit working tonight. It is the wife's TV! She was watching a program and suddenly, the tv displays random snow and a message from the tv saying "weak or no signal". It is not a message from the STB. There is no Dish logo on the screen. I brought the TV to the receiver in the other bedroom and hooked it direct to the STB with coax and still no joy. I connected the TV with component cables and I got a picture and sound. I am guessing that the circuitry to the coax output went bad. This 622 is pretty old IIRC. We both work during the day. She is home about 5:30 pm most days. My job is totally unpredictible. I have no idea from day to day what time we start and how long we will work. For instance, I started work at 4:30 am today and was sent home due to rain at 6:30 am. Tomorrow, I start at 5:30 am and will probably have to work in excess of 12 hours.

  2. jsk

    jsk Icon

    Dec 27, 2006
    Fallston, MD
    Did you use the same cable that is normally connected to that TV? If so, try a different cable. I just want to rule out the possibility of it being the cable.

    If you did use a different cable, then it looks like you need a new receiver.
  3. randavis

    randavis New Member

    Mar 8, 2009
    I did try another coax. I was also thinking it is time for a replacement.
    I have accumulated three HD TV's, so I am considering a Hopper / Joey setup, but they won't allow me to keep my 211 receiver with that setup. I have a 1tb hard drive that has about 3 years of recordings which can't be transferred.
  4. RBA

    RBA Well-Known Member

    Apr 14, 2013
    You can have a 211 on a Hopper account it must be an owned 211 if you are leasing the one you have now you will need to buy one. As a workaround for the bedroom you can connect a modulator to the composite outputs and connect the modulator to the coax going to that room. The TV will be on CH3 or 4 and can cost less than $10 if you are a good shopper.

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