I have a model 4700 dish receiver that has started to change channels and power off on it's own. Seems to happen at random times. I tried removing batteries from remote thinking it could be a remote problem, but no luck. Any ideas? Thanks
If you have a UHF remote you might try changing your remote address,maybe your neighbor has Dishnetwork also???
CHANGING THE REMOTE ADDRESS Because UHF signals travel long distances and go through walls, a neighbor’s remote may accidentally control your receiver. If this happens, you may change the remote address. Note: Do not change the remote address unless it is absolutely necessary, because the remote cannot control the receiver if the two devices have different addresses. If you start this procedure and then do not press any button for 20 seconds, the remote will return to normal operating mode. Just start over again. 1. Press the Menu button. 2. Select the System Setup option. 3. Select the Installation option. 4. Select the System Info option. This displays the Important System Information menu. Note the Remote Address shown on this menu. 5. Press and hold the SAT mode button about three seconds, until all the mode button backlights come on, and then release the SAT button. 6. Use the number pad buttons to enter a number from 1 to 15. The SAT mode button backlight will blink off after you enter each digit, and then come on again. 7. Press the Pound (#) button. If the address you entered is valid for the remote control, the SAT mode button backlight flashes three times. 8. Press the Record button. The number in the Remote Address field on the Important System Information menu should match the one you entered. 9. To check the code, press and hold the SAT mode button for three seconds. Then, press the Pound (#) button twice. The SAT mode button backlight flashes the same number of times as the address. 10. Select the Cancel option again to exit the menus. .