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Two Satellite Inputs from one cable

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Installation/MDU Discussion' started by EVAC41, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. EVAC41

    EVAC41 Legend

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    I am looking to put a DVR in my room upstairs. Right now it only has a standard reciever. Is there a way I can make the two tuners work off of one cable. Like the VIP 622 & 722 did with that switch that came with the recievers.

    Thanks
     
  2. curt8403

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    only if you install a SWM
     
  3. Doug Brott

    Doug Brott Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

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    You would need to get an SWM switch
     
  4. BattleZone

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    ... AND,

    you must have 8 or less tuners, and all of them must support SWM technology, OR you will be required to use an SWM-8 and possibly a legacy setup in parallel (the SWM-8 has 3 legacy ports that support 101/110/119).

    Further, you would have to purchase either a SWM-LNB or SWM-8 on your own.
     

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