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Sun, Oct 25, 2020 2:50 PM

Other uses for a SWM ODU

I no longer have Direct and was cleaning out my electrical area and found a PS from my old satellite.  Are there any other uses I can use it for.  I now just have an antenna, does it amplifie the signal?  



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a month ago

All it does is supply 21v to power the SWM LNB on the dish arm.

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a month ago

We are here to help, @Toshibaguy.


Thank you to @shannon02 for the useful information.


You might be able to use the SWM ODU for something else, but we do not recommend it as it is specifically meant for a DIRECTV satellite dish.


Let us know if you have any more questions or concerns.


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