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Dish home slow?

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by cnsf, Jul 5, 2002.

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  1. cnsf

    cnsf Hall Of Fame/Supporter DBSTalk Gold Club

    Jun 6, 2002
    I have a 4900 with Dish Home and find it to be so slow, it is not usable.

    My two 501s don't seem to have the upgrade yet.

    I expect it is a memory issue and with the 501 storage, should be much faster once they get it.

    Does anyone else have the same problem with the non-HD receivers?
  2. andyf

    andyf Mentor

    Apr 23, 2002
    3900 - Unusable. The games time out before I've had a chance to figure out how to use them.
  3. J Rath

    J Rath AllStar/Supporter

    Apr 13, 2002
    Dish Home on my 3900 (Upgraded 3800) runs fine. There is a slight delay when changing apps but it hasn't been that big of an issue. The only issue I have been having is Instant Weather resetting the box (both from Dish Home and channel 9500) on some occassions. FYI - All of the games except the free demo timeout after about 30 seconds. There is a subscription fee ($4.99/month IIRC) that will stop the timeouts on the rest. Noticed this morning that Carrot Mania is no longer the freebie, the bowling game is now.
  4. Jacob S

    Jacob S Hall Of Fame

    Apr 14, 2002
    The 4900 is probably slower than the 301, 521, etc. because it has less memory and not as fast of a processor.
  5. Darkman

    Darkman Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Gold Club

    Apr 16, 2002
    3900 (upgraded) runs...but slowish...

    and for me Dish Home is not a biggy - so instead of 119 and 110 at 3900, i put 119 with 61.5 - hehe

    Runs better...
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