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  1. HipKat

    Amazon Prime

    Is starting to be pushed to internal, in-house techs’ Hopper 3’s for final testing This tells me a few things. 1) Soon they’ll be pushing it out to the general public. 2) it looks to me like it’s only going to be on the Hopper 3
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    Excessive Signal Loss

    About a month ago, my Sirius (not XM) Dash Kit (Not sure of the Model name anymore) started losing signal often, going to Check Antenna Connection and Acquiring Signal, sometimes with no trees around. I replaced everything; the dock, the antenna, the power and even shelled out 75 bucks for a new...
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    ACC IS Here

    I just got the email Great news! ESPN and DISH have an agreement in principle to distribute the ACC Network on DISH TV just in time for tonight’s opener between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the #1 ranked Clemson Tigers. You can find tonight’s game on channel 402.
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    Strange Thing With LG PLex App

    I have Plex on my Hopper 3, Firestick and my 4 yr old LG TV App. My LG Optical output is PCM only. I have no idea why, but regardless, it's why I normally run optical out on the hopper with my Polk 5.1 SS System. When the output is PCM/Stereo, the power light is white. When it's Dolby Digital...
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    New Software Coming Tonight

    Supposedly and part of it is to integrate Google Assistant into the Voice Remote. And a lot of techs who t est this new stuff don't like it. They say it doesn't recognize commands like the way it does now
  6. HipKat

    Dish is Down

    For you guys, trying to get into mydish.com will not work and for us technicians we can’t do anything like activate, modify jobs, etc and there’s no timetable on when it will be fixed. Figured I’d come here and let you guys know
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    Hopper/Sling - U718

    Not sure what's in it yet, but the first Hopper/Sling I just pre-downloaded is showing U718
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    94,000

    Well I think I know why Netflix is disappearing from hoppers. For the first time today I saw that there are 94,000 titles available on On Demand Sent from my SM-N950U using the SatelliteGuys app!
  9. HipKat

    New Fee To Add Joey

    Well, I don't like this. There's a $10 fee to add a joey, aka the $25 fee for WiFi Joeys, unless you're a 1 Star Customer with Dish Protect Gold. This going to be a double nightmare when Sales reps do upgrades from VIP to Hopper Duo and not add the needed Joey for TV2 - which is very common...
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    New On-Demand Commercial

    Today was the 1st time I heard the On Demand commercials touting over 80,000 shows and movies on VOD. Mine still shows 15,000 so they must not be uploaded yet, but I guess the rumor that Dish was adding 70,000+ Titles was true
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    722 Rebooting On OTA Channels?

    Anyone experiencing this?? I see a few posts showing up on the portal about it from various techs
  12. HipKat

    Remote Code for Manual DNS

    I don't remember the thread but that code is recall, Recall, play Sent from my SM-N950U using the SatelliteGuys app!
  13. HipKat

    Hopper/Sling U711 Glitch

    Just a note for WiFi Joey users, there is a glitch in the new software U711 on Hopper Slings where any Access point connected to a Hopper Internet Connect, the Joeys are dropping the connection. Also, all WiFi Joeys are showing a weaker connection to the WAP at the Hopper
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    New Hybrid LNBF

    Well, shouldn't be an issue deciding which is DPH and which is DPP anymore. The new Slimline Hybrid LNBF (and yeah, they got the titles backwards lol)
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    October Updates

    October Software Release Details • Fix for “0 of 0 tuners in use” issue o This will correct system freezing and black screen with banner issues • Netflix reliability improvements o AV loss o Rebooting receiver when exiting Netflix o 1287 errors October Software Versions Hopper 3: U525 Hopper w/...
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    Quincy Media Takedown

    QUINCY MEDIA TAKEDOWN Effective XX/XX/XX, Quincy Media has been taken down. Quincy Media is demanding an unreasonable rate increase, which is more than double what we currently pay for their channels. DISH offered to match the rates paid by other pay-TV providers; Quincy Media refused this...
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    August Update Info

    August Software Release Details YouTube kids will be available on Hopper 3 Look for the YouTube kids tile in the Menu or find it in the EPG! YouTube kids on the Hopper w/ Sling was launched in July Netflix reliability improvements Gamefinder performance improvements August Software Versions...
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    TV Audio Problem

    My buddy was on a job today, Joey on a Phillips TV. If you turn the TV off and back on, you lose Audio. Only pulling and replacing the HDMI cable fixes it. If you turn the Joey off and back on, no Problem. He tried adjust Joey's audio settings, TV Audio settings, even resolution, but no luck...
  19. HipKat

    Boxing

    Any Boxing fans in here?? and if so, see the Kovalev fight the other night??
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    DA on Firestick Frustration

    So the 2 months in Ohio is coming to an end and one of the things I'm most ready to be done with is using this POS App. I have about 45 Mb/s D/L at the Hotel, about 550 MB/s Upload at home. Every app on here is flawless - Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, HBO Go, etc - all of them, but DA constantly...
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