Had enough of the ViewTV AT-163

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  1. Mr. Sheep

    Mr. Sheep Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    This STB has been the bane of my existence for years and I'm done with it. Before I explain my problem, here's my setup:[​IMG]

    The AirTV gets much better performance than the AT-163. For one, most of the channels get anywhere from little bits on the screen, to complete messes on the AT-163. On the AirTV, every single channel I get is completely flawless except for when there's *really* bad weather (I'm talking 35 mph winds; yeah its tuners are that good). I can only assume that the AirTV has top-of-the-line tuners, and that says a lot about the AT-163. From what I've heard, the AT-163 is (supposed to be) a very good STB. I would like to get the AT-163 replaced with something that has tuners comparable to the AirTV's amazing tuners. Can anyone recommend one?

    Edit: Picture isn't loading for me, so here's the link: https://imgur.com/9ZyucKs.png
     
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    . Raine SatelliteGuys Pro Pub Member / Supporter

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    Try the AT by itself without the splitter and the AirTv connected and see if the AT performs better. Splitters don't always work that great with OTA.
     
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    Mr. Sheep Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    I tried that before. I even replaced the coaxial leading to the AT so I'm positive that this is a tuner problem.

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    fayrich Old Fart Lifetime Supporter

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    I've had a Tablo unit for a couple of years now, and it works perfectly. It is connected to a splitter with no ill effects.
     
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    Mr. Sheep Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I've heard good things about Tablo, but I need a STB that can go out to HDMI and/or Component for my slingbox.

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    comfortably_numb Dogs have owners, cats have staff Pub Member / Supporter

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    Does anyone know what the difference(s) between the AT-163 and the AT-263 are?
     
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    primestar31 SatelliteGuys Master

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