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    Dish HD vs Voom HD

    I have the Dish HD package and was wondering with Voom having so many more channels is it worth changing to Voom. Thanks for the info.... Ron C.
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    New software downloading on my 811 now!

    266 fixed some problems Well after the 266 update I no longer have the OTA guide problem. I can go back and forth from the OTA and then to the guide and it does not lock up anymore. No searching for SAT or loading the guide info. Also I noticed that my OTA channels stay locked. I used to have...
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    811 patch not till end of MAY! or LATER!

    I e-mailed Dish this morning about when some of the problems are going to be addressed with the 811 like the Darkness and the OTA guide problem and when the next patch will be out. This is what I got. "Thank you for your email correspondence. Our engineering department is aware of this issue...
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    811...worth it?

    Proper English I stand corrected and flamed. Thank you Ron
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    811...worth it?

    I had/have some of the same feelings I have a 508 and a 811 and have never gotten nothing free from Dish. I paid full price for all my equipment. I paid with tax $429 for the 811. I have them both hooked up to my HDTV in the living room. On the second day after watching my new 811 the main...
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    Dish 811 and optical output

    I have a Sony 5.1 amplifier that has just one optical input, but have 3 devices that I want to hook up to it. The 811,508 and my DVD player. Right now I just have the 811 going to it. Is there a device that I can buy that can take all 3 into 1 withoout much problems or money? Ron
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    811 Outputs DVI vs YPbPr Component

    Thanks for the info-Rear Projection TV Thanks for all the responces. My TV is a Rear Projection Mitsubishi 55". I will go and get a cheap cable and try it out even though it sounds like it will not do much since it is a Rear Projection. Thanks again.. Ron
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    811 and 265 software update

    The only problem I see with my 811 is the new problem with the Themes and it looping on getting info from the sat. Is there many more bugs left out there that I have not come across? Ron :rolleyes:
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    811 Outputs DVI vs YPbPr Component

    Which is better? Is there a noticable difference? I currently do not have a DVI cable and was wondering if it is worth the extra money. Thanks Ron :)
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    Thinking of Switching To Direct TV

    I am thinking about switching to D* and wanted to know if they have or will have in the very near future any good deals for customers who want HD. I have an HDTV and would like to see an offer like E* is offering the new customers only and that is the free dish and a HD reciever and a regular...
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    HD DVR Tivo release date?

    I am looking at switching to Direct from Dish and wanted to know is the release date for the new HD DVR Tivo been set. I had heard it was March 1st but is this a real date or just a estamate. And do you think they will have it in supply when it is released? I am tired of the supply problem and...
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    Poor Picture Quality

    I have a friend that has a problem with very bad picture quality with his Dish system. He has a older 2700 and a 508 and the picture looks bad on both units. I mean they look somewhat ok but they should be alot better. The best way to describe it is that there is almost a blurry look to the...
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    811 Waiting List at Dish-How long?

    Other Neighbor gets 811 in days Well the other neighbor called into Dish as a new customer and got his 811 in just a couple of days and for pretty much no cost to him. It is amazing how Dish forgets the long time customers that have helped them be what they are today and make us wait weeks and...
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    811 Waiting List at Dish-How long?

    811 Waiting List at Dish-How long? Oops wrong Forum My neighbor called Dish last night and was told they still did not have the 811's in stock but was put on a waiting list. Anyone know how long the wait is now days for the 811's when purchasing them thru Dish? He is an existing customer and...
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    508 and 811 with 2 TV's

    Some extra specs Thanks for the info! I have a Mitsubishi WS-55413 and it has 2 S-Video,2 RF Jacks and 3 Component Inputs. My sound system is an older Sony DreamSystem a DAV-S300 wich has only one digital input. Thanks again.
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    508 and 811 with 2 TV's

    :) I have a 508 connected to my TV in my bedroom and just on the other side of the wall is my HDTV with an 811. I want to be able to still use the 508 on my HDTV for watching non HD recorded programs and also on my bedroom TV. I know the remote is a UHF remote so the signal will get sent to thru...
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    Feel like Dish has abandoned their current customers

    Stop the Flames! YES I did call this morning and talked to a MaryAnn and she said the 811 is not available for me to purchase and might be able to purchase it after the 5th of January. Remember folks I like Dish and am a subscriber but want some hardware that is not available. Hope this stops...
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    Feel like Dish has abandoned their current customers

    Called Dish no 811 The point is that I cannot get a 811 delivered to my house by dish at this time.
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    Feel like Dish has abandoned their current customers

    :( I have been with Dish for about 5 years and have been pretty much satisfied with the service. So much so that I purchased a PVR about a year ago and love it. So this year was the year for my family to upgrade to High Def. I planned it all out to buy a Mitsubishi WS-55413 which does not have...
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    FLASH: Dish 811 now $199 for Existing Customers!

    Called Dish for 811 Deal Here is what I found out when I called. I currently have the 100 channel package and 2 receivers. I was told if I was replacing one of my other receivers and sign up for the credit card auto pay and the 150 channel package and the hd package the 811 would cost me...
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    FLASH: Dish 811 now $199 for Existing Customers!

    Need Help on buying 811 or wait for 921 :?: :!: I currently have a 508 and a 2700 hooked up to my Dish500. I am in the process of purchasing a HDTV Monitor. Should I go for this deal right now even though I do not have the TV yet or should I wait till I purchase it and or wait for the 921? The...