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  1. MarkVA

    OTHER GBOX 3000 Positioner Count Changing on Its Own

    Folks -- I haven't posted in quite a while, which means that all has been well up until a couple of weeks ago. I have an AZBox Premium + and an LNBF hooked up to the GBox 3000 positioner. After not having used the dish for about a month, I turned things on one night and noticed that the counter...
  2. MarkVA

    OTHER GBox V3000: Delete Individual Stored Positions?

    Folks, In conjunction with my previous post about wanting to simplify, does anyone know if it's possible to delete individual stored position and satellite names in the GBox? I've tried everything, but, it looks like the only thing I can do is to to a reset and wipe out everything. I've...
  3. MarkVA

    AZBOX Duplicate DiSEqC 1.2 Position Numbers?

    Folks -- In an effort to try to simplify my programming on my Premium+, I'm wondering if it's OK to use the same DiSEqC 1.2 position number for the C and Ku sides of the same spacecraft? Right now, I have the C-Band side set to one position and the Ku side to another. Clearly, my GBox V3000...
  4. MarkVA

    AZBOX Premium + Wireless Settings For Verizon FiOS Wireless Router?

    Folks -- I recently upgraded to the new firmware. Other than figuring I need to do a factory reset because I upgraded directly from 5020 (discussed in another thread), I can't pull up either YouTube or the internet. I know I'm connected, but everything times out. My router is in the basement...
  5. MarkVA

    AZBOX Trying To Connect AZBox Premium + To Verizon FiOS Router

    Folks -- I have a specific question along the lines of internet connectivity. Now that I have finally installed the 9.5402 firmware, I'm interested in using the YouTube capability as well as trying to play streaming radio broadcasts through my connected home theater. I have the Verizon FiOS...
  6. MarkVA

    AV Receiver and FiOS Connection Problem

    Folks, I recently installed a Home Theater in the basement. The set-up includes a Vizio 55" HDTV, an Onkyo TX-SR313, and a FiOS non-DVR HD box connected with an HDMI cable. The problem I'm having is that every time I turn on the system, FiOS turns on with a screen telling me to set the...
  7. MarkVA

    Advice: Connecting Premium + To Two HDTVs

    Fellow AZBoxers: We added a second HDTV in our house in our finished basement. The primary HDTV with my Premium +/GBox combo is upstairs and I would like to be able to watch FTA broadcasts on either HDTV. I need to figure out how to get the AZBox HD signal from one HDTV to the other one...
  8. MarkVA

    AZBox/GBox Positioner Spreadsheet

    Folks -- In another thread I said I would upload the table in MS Word I made a while back to record all of the GBox settings. I keep it as a reference in case I ever had to do a complete reset of the GBox. There's no pride of authorship, so please use or don't use as you'd like. I made a...
  9. MarkVA

    Is There Any Way To Make an HD DVD from a DVR Recording?

    Folks -- I've spent most of my time in the AZBox forum and have decided to ask for help, advice and lessons-learned over here. I'm curious if anyone has come up with a way to turn HD recordings on a FiOS (or similar) DVR into a HD DVD? Apparently, residential DVD Recorders only record in SD...
  10. MarkVA

    Recent Experience With GBox Software Limits and Premium +

    Folks - I thought I would pass along my experience using the GBox as a positioner for the Premium +. I haven't upgraded my firmware beyond 5020, so I don't know if the problem would go away with more recent firmware. I am running the positioner and AZBox in DiSEqC mode because of my dish &...
  11. MarkVA

    North American Channel List as of December 31

    Folks -- I completed restoring my Premium + the other day and thought I would post a current list of North American channels I scanned in case anyone needs a back-up copy or a head start. I can't upload .dat files, so, if anyone would like me to send tham an email with the files to post as a...
  12. MarkVA

    How To Convert HD Video Signal From FiOS Box Output To Panasonic DVR Input?

    Folks, Having solved my AZBox issues, it's now time to turn my attention to my HDTV set-up. Here's the set-up: 1. FiOS HDTV/DVR box: Motorola 7232 2. Panasonic DVR: Model DMR-EZ485V I'd like to connect a HD output from the FiOS box directly to the DVR in order to make occasional permanent...
  13. MarkVA

    Another Name Change Issue With Premium +

    Folks -- First of all, thank you VERY MUCH for all the advice and responses to my recent difficulties with my GBox. It turned out that I did, indeed, have a broken sensor wire in one of my underground splices (courtesy of the FiOS installers!). I took off the motor on my ancient Superjack II...
  14. MarkVA

    New Problem With Premium+: "Can't Find Channel List"

    In the midst of trying to solve my actuator anomaly, I decided to clean up Galaxy-14, since I was pointed at it. I deleted the transponders associated with scrambled channels. I also loaded in AMC-21 on Ku and did a scan. I rebooted and tried to pull up the TBN channel on Gal-14. I got the...
  15. MarkVA

    GBox Count Changing; Dish Not Moving

    The title describes the strange problem I'm experiencing. I have disconnected the GBox from my AZBox Premium+ and am running both units stand-alone because I got tired of the DiSEQC problems. Recently, I started getting the "E---2" error, so I reset everything. I find I can directly enter the...
  16. MarkVA

    Is This The Classic AZBox DiSEqC 1.2 Problem?

    I had finally set up my dish positioner with my AZBox a couple of weeks ago and everything was working fine. But, it now seems as if any changes I make to any AZBox setting messes up the limits in my GBox positioner and sends the dish pointing who-knows-where. By "anything," I mean blind...
  17. MarkVA

    Seeking Help Setting Up Premium Plus with GBOX V3000

    Guys, I'm really glad I found this site & thanks for letting me be a part of it. I'm in the middle of trying to convert from a DSR-922 4DTV receiver with a Premium Plus slaved to a GBOX using the DiSEqC 1.2 capability to move the dish. The rest of my hardware is: a 2m Winegard reflector and a...
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