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Does the sling adapter work? We have it, but when I try to watch something from my iphone, sometimes i get the "unable to sling" message on my iphone. Is this still a work in progress? We got the sling adapter hoping to cancel netflix, but if it only works sometimes, I guess we will hold off until the bugs are fixed.
Am I missing something? I was told that you could watch a DVR program without it taking up a tuner, so the "tuner not available" should not apply. Anyone have any info for me?
 

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christy552005 said:
Does the sling adapter work? We have it, but when I try to watch something from my iphone, sometimes i get the "unable to sling" message on my iphone. Is this still a work in progress? We got the sling adapter hoping to cancel netflix, but if it only works sometimes, I guess we will hold off until the bugs are fixed.
Am I missing something? I was told that you could watch a DVR program without it taking up a tuner, so the "tuner not available" should not apply. Anyone have any info for me?
if u sling something recorded on your dvr it will not use a tuner
if u sling live tv it will use a tuner
 

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Will a Sling Adapter work going from a 722 on one account to a Hopper on a different account? I am moving to a new house/new account and keeping my old 722 account in my previous house for a month, while I make sure I prefer Hopper over 722. Can I just attach my current adapter to the Hopper? (or is it account linked?)
 

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christy552005 said:
Does the sling adapter work? We have it, but when I try to watch something from my iphone, sometimes i get the "unable to sling" message on my iphone. Is this still a work in progress? We got the sling adapter hoping to cancel netflix, but if it only works sometimes, I guess we will hold off until the bugs are fixed.
Am I missing something? I was told that you could watch a DVR program without it taking up a tuner, so the "tuner not available" should not apply. Anyone have any info for me?
Been using mine for well over a year. First on a Droid and now on an iPhone. How do you have your DVR connected to your network? I'd highly recommend making sure your DVR was wired to your router. WiFi (DVR to router) will present all kinds of problems for streaming. It's not impossible, and my work fine in some cases, but I'd make sure it was wired it at all possbile.
 

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tcatdbs said:
Will a Sling Adapter work going from a 722 on one account to a Hopper on a different account? I am moving to a new house/new account and keeping my old 722 account in my previous house for a month, while I make sure I prefer Hopper over 722. Can I just attach my current adapter to the Hopper? (or is it account linked?)
its not account linked
 

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Will a Sling Adapter work going from a 722 on one account to a Hopper on a different account? I am moving to a new house/new account and keeping my old 722 account in my previous house for a month, while I make sure I prefer Hopper over 722. Can I just attach my current adapter to the Hopper? (or is it account linked?)
Not account linked. It's a seperate piece of harware. You should be able to simply unplug from the 722 and then plug it into the Hopper. You'll have to re-enable it on the Hopper but nothing ties it to your 722.
 

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It is WiFi connected. Installation guy said it was too hard to run a wire to the router. It works sometimes. It's frustrating. Today i have tried it several times and get the "unable to sling" message.

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Been using mine for well over a year. First on a Droid and now on an iPhone. How do you have your DVR connected to your network? I'd highly recommend making sure your DVR was wired to your router. WiFi (DVR to router) will present all kinds of problems for streaming. It's not impossible, and my work fine in some cases, but I'd make sure it was wired it at all possbile.
 

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It is WiFi connected. Installation guy said it was too hard to run a wire to the router. It works sometimes. It's frustrating. Today i have tried it several times and get the "unable to sling" message.
Too hard for them maybe, but you've got time - and a need - on your side. :)

Though, I've seen them run a PowerLine Ethernet adapters in those cases. If it really is too tough to run cat 5e/6 then it could be a good option for you.
 

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Too hard for them maybe, but you've got time - and a need - on your side. :)

Though, I've seen them run a PowerLine Ethernet adapters in those cases. If it really is too tough to run cat 5e/6 then it could be a good option for you.
thats what i had before(powerline adapter) now i have the HIC.
works perfectly:hurah:
 
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