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    CBS stations return to DISH

    Since Scott isn't posting any news updates (that I've seen) about the Dish vs CBS dispute, I can confirm that the Chicago CBS affiliate just got dropped. The screen message says: "Sorry for the interruption of service. There is no need to call us. We are aware that this TV station is...
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    So who has been attacked by a Directv sales man at a walmart?

    Not at WalMart, but at Best Buy; twice by the same guy. Just let him know that I was in middle of a two-year commitment, happy and not interested. It's a shame the Directv has to resort to guerilla recruiting.
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    Question about 3 Hopper setup

    I had Dish install 2H/4J as leased equipment. Then, I purchased 2 extra Joeys and a 3rd Hopper from www.SolidSignal.com and self installed. The DIRT Team was able to get the purchased equipment activated. There are several wiring diagrams for 3 Hopper set-ups floating around the Hopper forum...
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    Prime Time Anytime Failure Tonight

    I've had similar issues in the past. PTAT seems to have absolutely no tolerance for signal interruptions (i.e. heavy rain) and occasional unexplained glitches. I still run PTAT on all three of my Hoppers just in case. Dish really needs to improve the restart capabilities of the Hopper in...
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    Recording on the fly, record entire show.

    I miss this feature as well and would really like to see it implemented on the Hopper. (I expressed this desire in a post a few weeks back as well.)
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    One last help question before this guy gets here???

    What switches are they using to feed the downstairs H/J setup? From my experience and the other diagrams posted on the site, I know you can get the 3rd Hopper running off a DishPro Plus 33 switch connected to the feed-through ports of a DishPro Plus 44 switch. Make sure they are using DishPro...
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    Dish answer to multiple hoppers

    I currently have a 3 Hopper / 6 Joey system. Dish did the first 2 Hoppers and 4 Joeys. However, due to their ridiculous 6 item lease limit, I had to purchase the other 2 Joeys and 3rd Hopper from a retailer and do a self-install. If you do your research on Satelliteguys, all the information...
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    Hopper S221 Feedback

    First issue with S221. My wife and I were watching a movie and had to pause if for about 15 minutes. When we went to restart it, we got nothing but a black screen. None of the other functions (DVR, live TV, etc) would work on that Hopper - totally locked up. The Joey we were using could...
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    One last help question before this guy gets here???

    I used a second Duo Node instead of a Single Node to allow me to use the 1st client port to cross-connect the two nodes (i.e. create one big MOCA network that allows all devices to see each other) and still have a second client port to connect Joeys.
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    One last help question before this guy gets here???

    Here's my alternate wiring config for 3 Hoppers and 5 Joeys. The 6th Joey could be setup with a 3-splitter on Duo Node #2 in place of the 2-way splitter (like I did on Duo Node #1) or tapped (using a tap device instead of a splitter) off of either of the 3 Hopper connections.
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    One last help question before this guy gets here???

    The only problem with your modification is that you are losing connectivity between the three Hoppers and the 3rd Joey; you will not be able to "see" or share content between the nodes (i.e. Hoppers & Joeys on the Duo Node can see each other, but not the Hopper in the Single Node; the Hopper &...
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    My Ongoing Pet Peeve with Dish DVRs Continues with the Hopper (Mid-show Recording)

    DishSubLA - You get it!!! This is exactly what I was trying to say. I know that one/some of my prior Dish DVRs had behaved the way I expect, I just couldn't remember which models. All I want is a pop-up message asking if I want to "RECORD ENTIRE PROGRAM" when I press record, whether from...
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    My Ongoing Pet Peeve with Dish DVRs Continues with the Hopper (Mid-show Recording)

    DishSubLA - I've never owned a 522. I've had the 501, 507, 510, 721, 612, 722 and now the Hopper. This is a pet peeve because my expectation is if I start watching a program, pause it for some period of time and just want to record it, there has not been an easy, consistent process make sure...
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    A thread for subs to request the 3D Olympic channel for DIRT

    I would like the Olympics in 3D as well. (I have two Samsung 3DTVs in the house connected to my Hopper/Joey setup.)
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    My Ongoing Pet Peeve with Dish DVRs Continues with the Hopper (Mid-show Recording)

    Brussam - That's not what anybody said. We all understand how the buffer works. My issue was trying to record an entire program that I had started watching and paused (1st part already in the buffer) without a bunch of gyrations. It looks like we've identified the process.
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    My Ongoing Pet Peeve with Dish DVRs Continues with the Hopper (Mid-show Recording)

    I thought I had seen a way to do this on the 722. I'll test your theory when I get home. It would be cool it that's the way it really works. It would seem to meet all of our different needs then.
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    My Ongoing Pet Peeve with Dish DVRs Continues with the Hopper (Mid-show Recording)

    My biggest pet peeve with Dish's PVRs/DVRs is the horrible way they handle mid-show recording. (I include the term PVR with this because this complaint goes all the way back to the old PVR501.) The other day, my wife started watching a local, non-primetime news program. She had to run off...
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    Four MOCA Bars, but Yellow

    3HaloODST thanks for the input. I, in fact, used your diagram and only substitued the Duo Node for the Solo Node. I've only used RG6 since I first installed Dish in my house 13 years ago and all open ports are termininated with 75-ohm teminators. I used the Duo Node so I could split...
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    A Fun 3rd Hopper Installation

    Check and check. All unused ports terminated and everything rated for 3GHz.
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