Search results

  1. T

    Another failed Direct TV install

    I'm at a loss. My neighbor FINALLY cut down all his trees leaving me with a perfect line of site (a reason why I couldn't go with Direct years ago. The installer came out and immediately talked about a roof install. I informed him I could not have a roof install due to my condo rules. I said...
  2. T

    Installer put the satellite on my roof, now I have to take it down...

    Dish came out a year ago and installed an eastern arc and a separate wing dish so I could get receiption on my patio. 3 weeks ago I went outside to check the dish because the signal was horrible and I noticed the wing dish was coming off the wall. I called dish and they came out (I have the 6...
  3. T

    Opinion: House Robbed - 1 TV left

    I'm still not thinking coherently, so I figured I'd get an opinion. Last week I came home from a 10 day vacation only to find that my condo had been robbed. I was cleaned out. 3 TVs (42 plasma, 32 LCD, 19 LCD0 all taken. Not to mention my PS3 and 360 (Those are the only 2 things that can't...
  4. T

    Out of the blue signal loss? 129

    Something weird is going on and Im curious if any updates or what not could have caused it. Out of the blue my 722k now states "Signal Lost.... 129, transponder 31" I have an EA with a wing dish on 129 (So I'm not sure why all my channels are relying on 129 when I should only be using 129...
  5. T

    Is Club Dish an Urban Legend?

    Sorry, need to vent. I did 2 referrals back in August. I got credit for one, and the other they have no recollection of. I gave up trying to get the 50 dollar credit for the 2nd referral because it was a lost cause, and honestly I'm not even sure if the person I referred did the referral...
  6. T

    Known DVR Issues 722k

    I called Dish network last night because my box has been resetting. I think I figured out why... Here's last night's scenario DVR set to tape the following 9pm - 10pm Fox HD "Glee" 9:00pm - 9:30pm ABC HD - "Modern Family" 9:30pm - 10:pm ABC HD - "Cougar Town" The box freezes at 9:29pm...
  7. T

    Is there a Satellite Install guide for Dummies? EA with Wing Dish

    Is there a definitive setup/faq/dish for dummies for Dish's system? Reason I ask is here is my setup. 722K - Main Living Room 211 - Bedroom The 722k only feeds one TV. For some reason the 2nd tuner light turns on now and again (and it's not when it's recording either) I have the EA...
  8. T

    Timing way off for online DVR

    I just realized this was Premier week so I'm frantically setting all my timers. Well I just realized everything is way out of wack (well mostly ABC) The time is off by 2 hours. the 6pm news shows up in the 8pm slot... and the 8pm shows show up in the 10 pm slot (I was wondering why Heroes was...
  9. T

    Need wiring help adding 211 to 722k wiring

    Can someone validate my thought process here Current setup 1000.2 Dish with a 500 wing dish. Line going from my 722k goes to a splitter one half goes to the satellite and the other goes to my 2nd TV (no box) That's how my current dual tuner system is setup. I just recieved a 211 that I...
  10. T

    Was this explained to me wrong DVR Dual Tuner

    If I'm in the living room watching program ABC and the timer goes off and starts recording DEF whomever is connected to the 2nd TV is forced to watch DEF. Is this correct? It was explained to me that Room one could have ABC on, Room two could have DEF on, and the recorder could be recording...
  11. T

    Newbie - Rain Fade

    ok... I had Dish 5 years ago and I NEVER experienced Rain Fade. The most I ever had was 8 inches of snow on the dish and the picture got fuzzy... I knocked the snow off and it was back to normal. Well I had the new install done 2 weeks ago, and we had our first rain.... boom picture lost on...
  12. T

    AT&T and Dish Network

    If I've asked this before I'm sorry... I'm beyond confused... I didn't think Dish and AT&T had anything to do with each other? I did an RMA and the paperwork I got sited Dish Network/AT&T Are tied together? Can I get a bundle price for having both? If it's a 5 dollar discount it might be...
  13. T

    Murphy's Law - Dish Installed with 722k and today I buy a new HDTV

    So yeah... my luck and timing are awful. I had Dish installed last week and did the whole 722 deal for my 2 TVs Well... I really didn't think I'd be getting a 2nd HDTV within the next two years... guess what... I got a 2nd one today. What are my options? with the 722 I wont get HD on...
  14. T

    OTA 722 does not recognizing the antenna

    I've been through 3 antennas now including a Terk, and a Phillips and my new 722 does not recognize that there's an antenna plugged in (no signal strength) I called Dish and got India (I think) They told me that the 722 does not support OTA as of the digital transition Can someone clue...
  15. T

    Setup Question EA 1000.4 Dish and 500 Wing Dish for 129

    The installer has been fighting with this for the past 45 minutes and can't get the 129 to show up in the installation summary screen. (check switch) I have a 1000.4 and a 500. The 500 is for the 129 and he has that running into the 1000.4 That all runs into the 722 reciever (no smart card...
  16. T

    It's now 3pm and Dish is still not here for the 8-12 Install

    I was called this morning at 10:30 and told that they did not have my 722k in stock and that they have to wait until today's shipment showed up. This will be the 3rd trip to my house to do the install. First time the installer knew nothing about the EA, 2nd trip the site manager said I had to...
  17. T

    Dish Install on exhaust pipe

    Anyone familiar with this? apparently in the past 6 years my neighbors trees grew way out of control and they now block my line of sight by about 4 feet. My only option is to have the satellite installed on the exaust pipe (it's on a higher elevation) Anyone have any insight on this? I...
  18. T

    HomePlug

    Anyone know where the best deals are on Homeplugs? I don't have an outlet (that works) near where the 722 is to be installed. I'm still learning about this whole home plug thing and figured that's going to be my best bet so I dont get charged the 5 dollar "needs to be plugged in charge"...
  19. T

    OTA Antenna

    Can someone answer my question on the OTA Antenna. The rep told me to pick one up at radio shack so I didn't have to pay 5 a month for my channels. Looking on line it looks like I still have to buy a 29.99 piece that fits int he back of the 722k so I can get my locals. Will I be able to...
  20. T

    DirecTV Installation I'M LIVID!

    Someone bring me down from the rafters. Sunday night I called DirecTV and spoke with the sales rep. I explained to them I lived in a condo. I went over the wiring with them (Said I'm not an exterior unit so the wiring would have to go through my attic. I told them I'd like my Time Warner...
Top