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    HD Hog Heaven!

    Just wanted to say that recently we made the jump to DVR Adv. w/ HD Silver and upgraded to the 722. Couldn't be happier!! :D:D REALLY enjoying the HD plus the 722 is an 'amazing' piece of equipment! I'm a big fan of the NHRA ... and on the duece it looks spectacular in HD. Worth every penny of...
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    Just got HD ...WOW ... a quick question however

    Just upgraded to Dish Advantage DVR package, along with adding a 722 today, WOW, I'm in HD Heaven now :D I watched the Illini on ESPN HD tonight and it looked stellar!! :eek: My question is ..... are you suppose to turn the 722 receiver OFF at night when not in use? My old receivers I...
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    Question on the 722

    I was at a local dealer lately discussing upgrading to the 722 and I wanted to double check here to see if what he told me will in fact work. Currently I have one HD set in my house and three SD analog sets. I will be hooking up the 722 via HDMI to my HD set. OK, now here's where I'm double...
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    Adding additional receivers?

    What happens if you are a new first time subscriber to Direct and want to sign up for the Plus HD DVR package AND want to add a couple more HD receivers to the package? I understand they include the HD DVR for new subs, but what about the (2) additional (HD) receivers?? Do you have to pay for...
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    Would I be happy with Direct TV?

    First of all I'm not trying to start a flame war between providers, but here's my situation. I'm currently a Dish sub (and have been for 11yrs). I've been thinking of upgrading to HD programing which would also require a couple of new receivers. Well, upon investigation I'm a little ticked at...
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    New sign up questions

    If you are a new customer to D and sign up for the Plus HD DVR package, will you get the latest HD DVR receiver from them, or could you get an earlier model if they still have some in stock. I guess I'm asking if a person specifically wants, lets say, a HR22, can you request it and will it still...
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    How to contact CEO group???

    Hey gang, does anyone have a link to the CEO e-mail that I've seen mentioned on this site. I don't know if I'll get anywhere but I found out today from my local dealer that I fall under the 'C' category as far as equipment upgrades go :mad: Boy, was I pi$$ed! I've been a loyal customer with...
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    Question on wiring

    Hey guys, I'm doing a little re-wiring on my system getting ready to add HD / new receivers. I would like to keep my OTA HD antennae in the system and wondered if I could combine both signals via a single coax to my remote tvs. Would a pair of di-plexers take care of this? And if so, do they...
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    ViP211 vrs ViP211k ?

    I appoligize if this has been addressed before but I'm ready to add an additional HD receiver and wondered if there is any difference between the 211 & 211k (other than color), is one newer and more reliable than the other? I assume the 'k' model is the latest... did the 211 have issues or is it...
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    Quick questions from a newbie

    Just getting ready to upgrade to HD package / 722. Just so I know I'm getting the 'latest' equipment, what model should the dish itself be? Right now I've got a (Dish-500), which I know has to be changed, but is the model (Dish-1000) the latest, or is there a model even above that now?? Also...
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    Need advice ... Question on picture drop outs

    New to forum here, and I wanted to toss this out to verify what our local Dish dealer told me today. I approached them with the idea of wanting to upgrade to a HD package along with the HD DVR 722. All sounded good except he did caution me on a possibility of seeing a few more 'picture drops' do...
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    Sat HD Locals vrs OTA HD Locals?

    New to the forum here. I would like to upgrade my system to include a HD DVR & HD package. Currently I'm bringing my HD locals in OTA via a dedicated HD antennae. My question is .... is there any difference between the picture quality of OTA HD local signals vrs. getting the HD locals via...
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    Question: 722 or 622?

    Hi all, newby to forum.I was looking into signing up for HD package (currently on top 200). My local Dish installer says he can establish me as a 'new account' customer to qualify for first time customer offers. Does anyone know which HD DVR model (722/622) they are currently offering new...
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