Sony RVU Install with Coax Cable

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  1. RF_Eng

    RF_Eng Cool Member

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    DTV Installer is here today hooking up my Sony 4K RVU TV so I can get 4K channels. He wants to run a coax from the TV RF connector to my HR54 Is that correct. I though that the TV only needed to be connected by Ethernet cable.
     
  2. veryoldschool

    veryoldschool Lifetime Achiever Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    IF it was, it would be a first.

    This is new and it seems the installer isn't up to speed.
     
  3. RF_Eng

    RF_Eng Cool Member

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    After it was all hooked up and the RVU authorized and getting all the channels, I told him to remove the cable, HE said no way would I get channels, should have seen the look on his face when there was no change . Now trying to tell me that the reverse LNB only supports 8 tuners and since I have 2 HRs plus Genie I have 9 tunners so that it would not work and that there are no new RLNBs that support more than 8.
     
  4. dennisj00

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    He shouldn't be running a coax to the RF connector of the TV. Maybe to a DECA to the network jack of the TV.
     
  5. prushing

    prushing Active Member

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    Hopefully you get a survey call for your satisfaction, he needs to be trained again

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  6. RF_Eng

    RF_Eng Cool Member

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    Call was received and gave him all 1, end result was next time I called in I was transferred to case management in CO. New installer came out and added a Gen2 Deca and Reverse LNB.
     
  7. waynebtx

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    RVU only needs to be connected by ethernet cable to tv my installed tryed to tell me me the same thing and i told him just do the enthernet and everthing works fine
     

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