Upgrading Hopper 2 to carbon UI

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  1. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Gold Club DBSTalk Club

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    Strange ... not mixing UIs is the reason why there is a "secret handshake" on the Hopper 2. Perhaps DISH needs to add that to their troubleshooting.
     
  2. Stewart Vernon

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    Also begs the question of how they rolled out a replacement Hopper with the new GUI that they haven't officially rolled out to customers yet in the first place.
     
  3. nmetro

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    My only guess, is that the Hopper 2 was returned with the Carbon UI and then sent to a new customer.
     
  4. n0qcu

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    Because officially about a month or 2 ago (I don't remember exact date) DISH started downloading the new CUI to all new and replacement Hoppers.

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  5. P Smith

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    If someone could make same site/pages for dish/e* as done for DTV's spooling FW at www.redh.com/dtv....
     
  6. Stewart Vernon

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    That doesn't answer my question, though... My question was why are they letting that firmware go out on a replacement Hopper when they clearly have some reason not to roll it out to the masses, at least one of which is the apparent incompatibility with the old GUI for people with multiple Hoppers/Joeys. That's a mixed message to say they aren't ready for prime-time yet but to give it out as a replacement receiver, no?
     
  7. n0qcu

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    It's just simply the first step toward the full release which will be officially starting on December 22.

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  8. James Long

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    DISH has made that more difficult with 8PSK conversion. :(
     
  9. P Smith

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    if you mean TurboCoding+8PSK then there are some PC cards supporting it
     
  10. James Long

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    I have not been able to find one. The one I found last year was not a reasonable price ($400). I bought a 8PSK card but it ended up not supporting Turbo.
     
  11. P Smith

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    try Skywalker I/II or -3
     
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  13. P Smith

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    Duh ?
    Well, I've seen SW-1/2 on a market.
     
  14. James Long

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    The ones I found last year were not reasonably priced. I'd like to have one in case DISH converts the rest of the QPSK transponders but I can get the info I want today without buying a new card and don't have a desire to expand into firmware tracking.
     
  15. P Smith

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    it would be natural to extend to FW monitoring ... people often asking what's spooling? why my device is not updated? etc
     

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