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This question was sent for the Feb 11 show, no response ever received:

In the past couple weeks there have been too many instances of the DISHPlayer failing to receive the program guide in the nightly download.

Given that:
- MSN can't seem to get the download package right even when notified of the problem
- DP seems to have trouble handling corrupt downloads
- The listings from MSN are not as accurate, for instance this Tech
Forum again does not appear on the DP guide
- The switch check or option code method of loading the 2-day guide takes 5-6 minutes
- The 501 gets a 9-day guide in 2 minutes

Can the DP be programmed to use 9-day guide from Dish instead of the guide from MSN, or at least instead of the 2-day guide?
 

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This question was sent for the Feb 11 show, no response ever received:

There are a couple of small but frustrated group of customers who now have a need to view both 61.5 and 148.

- Locals on 148, HD Demo on 61.5
- Locals on 148, Sky Angel on 61.5

The first group can be satisfied by putting the Demo channel on 148 but that's not an option for Sky Angel.

A few users have experimented with an SW64 / SW21 cascade on the newer receivers that have 129 on the dish pointing screen. It seems to work but is unstable, requiring a switch check each time the receiver is turned on. Has this been tested? Opinions?

Others maintain that connecting 61.5 and 148 at the same time will confuse the receiver. True? Any adverse effects?

Is there, or will there be, an officially supported method of viewing 4 satellites on a single receiver?
 

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This question was sent for the Feb 11 show, no response ever received though a few parts of it were touched on in the scripted part of the show:

When will the Pro line switches be available?
Will they work with existing LNBs?
Will they work with older (pre 301/501/721) receivers?
What are the advantages?

Any chance of getting a switch with more than 4 outputs. A single Dish account can have up to 6 receivers. Also each dual tuner receiver* will take 2 outputs. Seems a 6 or 8 output switch would be less expensive and simpler to install than the dual SW64/SW44 solution.

*By the way, when will the 721 be released?

Follow-up to Feb 11 Forum: Are the existing Twin and Quad part of the dish pro line? You showed what looked like a Twin with the dish pro logo, leading me to think it is different.
 
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