Product arrived as described and worked like it is supposed to. The usual configurations allow 5, 8, 16, or 32 connections to a single satellite dish. In order to configure the system without hitting snags during installation, all of the hardware must be compatible with the system. About Us SatelliteGuys was founded in 2003 as a site for members to help members without heavy moderation. I have three outlets used just to hook up the direct tv main receiver.
Originally Posted by thedon0301 Hey, I'm hooking up a 16 ch single wire multi switch. One will be provided for u at no cost to u. What two inputs do we use on the bottom? Copyright Grand Design Owner's Forum. Thanks in advance for your expertise. Feedback Buttons provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Now SatelliteGuys has grown and we love helping people with all their home entertainment needs! It usually receives 4 lines from the satellite dish.
Hopefully anybody buying this item will know what they are doing when they purchase it. The inverter would then be hocked up to a power suply frome the extra bats. Hello scherer, Your slimline dish will have only one output into your house. I have only two receivers and the number of boxes and cords needed for the main box with this swim system is crazy. Assembly was easy and took about 15 minutes.
When my contract is up I am going back to Dish because their system is much safer. I 'm a beginner and need some help. Which connection goes to the antenna and which to the receiver? Except that terminators are not shown on open ports. If you are a do it yourself person and do not want a newby installer putting a foot through your attic, go ahead and purchase this product. Before all you haters and trolls start in here is low down.
The dish looked perfectly fine to me, but for whatever reason would not line up correctly. And can I switch Directtv boxes with one another. No problems or adjustments needed. If you bought a box via eBay or some other method, you will have to call directv and pay 50 dollars for a tech to come out and fix that for you, or bite the bullet and only use 5 boxes. Daniel matches your request with our community of online experts.
Originally Posted by juridical By no means am I an expert. Google Authenticator verification provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. After you start loading you may move on to the next connection. After setting azimuth, elevation and tilt I very slowly adjusted azimuth while watching the signal strength. Have each of your coax lines labeled.
Reason being that this dish receives up to 3 satellites at once. If you want to use a splitter use the one with the least amount of outputs for your needs. In most cases it is best to terminate unused connections. . Up to 4 can be connected with a maximum cable length of 250 feet. See the non-red dot output side of the 2 way splitter for the 75 ohm terminator.
Good luck, hope you don't experience any problems. If not they are likely to be very frustrated. It worked as expected as soon as I connected it. It has one coax coming up through the floor. There are two lines of coax coming through the floor, I think for the old dish.
The flex ports can be used with cable programming or an off air digital antennae signal. I had my wife watch the signal strength while I positioned the dish. Our state of the art servers are located in Lansing, Michigan. Please note: This product is harder to point than an older style Directv 18 round satelltie dish. I set the angle the same as the dish at home to 57 degrees and put it in the camper. Leader Board Leading Today Pts Helpful 1. We found the satilite on the first pass.