08-22-2013 2:02 PM
I recently moved a D12-700 receiver that I kept in my garage to my shop 2 miles down the road. The shop has already been equipped with a Directv Slimline 3LNB Dish. I have tried to everything to get this set up. Is there something I am doing wrong?
08-22-2013 2:06 PM
Connect the receiver to the dish and when it gets to acquire the satellite signals press the EXIT button and repeat the satellite settings as follow
Here are the steps to change the dish settings.
From the Menu
Using the Arrow buttons navigate to - select Parental, Favorites, Setup - press Select button
Using the Arrow buttons navigate to highlight - select System Set Up - press Select button
Using the Arrow buttons navigate to highlight - select Satellite - press Select button
Using the Arrow buttons navigate to highlight - select Repeat Satellite Setup - press Select button
Follow the on screen instructions and press the - Dash button
A new screen will be shown
Use the Arrow buttons navigate to Switch - then press the Select button
In the drop-down box use the Arrow buttons to highlight 02 Multiswitch then press Select button
Use the Arrow buttons and highlight Dish Type - press the Select button
In the drop-down box use the Arrow buttons to highlight 01-18" round then press the Select button
Use the Arrow buttons to navigate to Continue until you can hight light - Watch DirectTV
08-22-2013 2:07 PM
Will this work by selecting the 18" round dish? Is that the same as a Slimline 3LNB?
08-22-2013 2:30 PM
Yes, you should select Slimily 3LNB.
08-22-2013 2:34 PM
I'm sorry! I'm completely new at this and trying to learn. I've done quite a bit of research to no avail.
08-22-2013 2:35 PM
Is there anything in particular I should check on the dish itself to the wiring on the house beforehand? Everything was previously set-up from the owners before
08-22-2013 2:45 PM
Well, make sure the coax you are suing is actually going to the dish
08-22-2013 2:47 PM
Yes, I was aware of that. I just wasn't sure if there was anything else I needed to check as in lnb's or anything else! Thank you!
08-22-2013 2:49 PM
You are welcome
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08-23-2013 4:32 AM
On the Slimline dish look at the coax outputs. (see link 1) There will be either one or four. If four then you can connect a coax from any one of the outputs to the input on the D12. If one, then it's a SWM dish and will require a power inserter (see link 2) in the coax between the dish and the D12.
08-23-2013 9:57 AM
Am I not just able to run the coax directly from the dish straight into the receiver? The way it is set up now it runs into a SWM splitter with 4 outputs. So, does this mean I must require a power inserter?
08-23-2013 11:29 AM
Then you have a SWM dish. if the dish is already working then the PI is already installed and you do not need another one. But the question now is, how many and what type of receivers are already connected to that SWM dish.
if you have a SWM LNB, that only supports 8 tuners
08-23-2013 12:32 PM
The dish was there before I purchased the property.
The previous occupants stated the Dish worked fine. I'm not sure what receivers or system they were running.
All I want to do is hook up the D12-700 receiver to the satellite and watch it on one tv.
There are coax cable runs under ground into a splitter that has 4 outputs coming out.
The error message I receiver when I try to set it up says 49-962. NO SWM channels. Too many tuners connected to the coax.
08-23-2013 12:33 PM
Would it just be easier if I got an older dish that is compatible with the D12-700 SD receiver and wired it straight to the receiver?
08-23-2013 12:40 PM
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