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millertime said:
Tuner 2 for the 110 has had really weak numbers in the 40 thru 60 range. Tuner 1 is great. Tuner 2 for all other birds shows readings in the 80's and 90's any ideas?
look for an issue with the tuner 2 cable somewhere between the dvr and the multiswitch
 

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millertime said:
Not sure how that could be the issue when tuner 2 is great on all other birds!!!
different frequency. that is all I can think of that would make an issue, otherwise I agree with you.
 

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10-4 I'm with you. I just flip flopped the cables behind the dvr and now it works better, however tuner 2 signal still lower than 1. Tuner 1 all in the 90's and tuner 2 in the 70's and 80's weird. Remember this seems to be only a 110 issue. I'm not gonna worry about it as long as it works.
 

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Is your receiver an HR20-100-R?
 

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I am having the same issue on both my HR20-100. Directv sent out a tech who replaced the lnb assembly, all of the cable ends and by-passed my wall plate with cable runs from the dish directly to the receivers. Still low 40s and at times tuner 2 drops to zero. The tech is suppose to return and replace both receivers.

On a side note, I do not need a multi-switch but if I put a WB68 in-line I get better numbers on tuner 2 for about 24 hours and then the numbers drop again.
 

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The 110 sat tuner 2 reading low has been a issue for quite a while. I have had it since i got the HR20-100. But there is good news it will no longer be a problem in a couple months.
 

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millertime said:
hr-100 and just checked and signals are all good since I switched cables last night. However my fingers are crossed:)
When the signals drop try this, remove the tuner 2 cable and put it back in the same place you will get a good signal for a while and eventually will drop again.
 

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This problem has been thoroughly studied. You'll find that rebooting, swapping cables, etc. causes it to appear to be fixed. Yet as soon as you first tune the receiver to a 103(c) channel or bring up the 103(c) signal strength menu page, it re-appears.

I have seen no information that it will be fixed "in a couple of months." What I do know is that it effects the HR20-100's almost exclusively and that it is very often found in HR20-100-R's (refurb's), which is probably a good reason they're in the refurb chain to begin with.

A number of members have been successful in minimizing or completely eliminating the problem by adding a standard 3' RG6 patch cord between the BBC and the SAT IN 2 input on the receiver, which requires a double-female "barrel" adapter on the BBC pigtail. A different length doesn't work.

I won't bore you with the theories we've discussed as to the cause of this problem and why the patch cord usually seems to correct it. Just try it.
 

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Trust me it will not be a problem in a couple months. and the problem is on the 110 sat.
But i think it is a good idea to try the patch cord it's short money,i will try it myself.
 

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Did not work for me. I hope others will post good news.

K4SMX said:
This problem has been thoroughly studied. You'll find that rebooting, swapping cables, etc. causes it to appear to be fixed. Yet as soon as you first tune the receiver to a 103(c) channel or bring up the 103(c) signal strength menu page, it re-appears.

I have seen no information that it will be fixed "in a couple of months." What I do know is that it effects the HR20-100's almost exclusively and that it is very often found in HR20-100-R's (refurb's), which is probably a good reason they're in the refurb chain to begin with.

A number of members have been successful in minimizing or completely eliminating the problem by adding a standard 3' RG6 patch cord between the BBC and the SAT IN 2 input on the receiver, which requires a double-female "barrel" adapter on the BBC pigtail. A different length doesn't work.

I won't bore you with the theories we've discussed as to the cause of this problem and why the patch cord usually seems to correct it. Just try it.
 
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