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H25 receiver, old dish

I Have an H25 receiver and an older dish at my trailer. What do I need to get them to work?

I Have an H25 receiver and an older dish at my trailer. What do I need to get them to work?

H25 receiver, old dish

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Apr 26, 2014 6:05:04 AM
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H25 not gonna work with an old dish

Unless you have a swm 8 multi switch handy.

H25 will only work with a swm system

H25 not gonna work with an old dish

Unless you have a swm 8 multi switch handy.

H25 will only work with a swm system

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Apr 26, 2014 6:16:34 AM
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Can you buy them and is it difficult to install.

Can you buy them and is it difficult to install.

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Apr 26, 2014 6:23:18 AM
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You can buy them but you need a power 29 inserter and the sw8

Switch

I would like to narrow down what you are calling an old dish. Does it resemble a pizza pan or does it

Look like the one from home

You can buy them but you need a power 29 inserter and the sw8

Switch

I would like to narrow down what you are calling an old dish. Does it resemble a pizza pan or does it

Look like the one from home

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Apr 26, 2014 6:30:25 AM
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Can you buy them and is it difficult to install.

Can you buy them and is it difficult to install.

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Apr 26, 2014 6:34:25 AM
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It looks like a pizza pan. We had Directv at our trailer first. Installed a few years ago. Just got it for our house, don't want to pay for both if not necessary. When I initially hooked the box up it gave me a 775 error code. I can get the dish model number , just need to know where to look. Thanks for the help!

It looks like a pizza pan. We had Directv at our trailer first. Installed a few years ago. Just got it for our house, don't want to pay for both if not necessary. When I initially hooked the box up it gave me a 775 error code. I can get the dish model number , just need to know where to look. Thanks for the help!

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Apr 26, 2014 6:35:37 AM
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Well i say its not hard because I'm very

Familiar with it you can pick one up on

Amazon.

But like I said I would like to find the exact model of your dish

Well i say its not hard because I'm very

Familiar with it you can pick one up on

Amazon.

But like I said I would like to find the exact model of your dish

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Apr 26, 2014 6:37:09 AM
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It looks like a pizza pan. We had Directv at our trailer first. Installed a few years ago. Just got it for our house, don't want to pay for both if not necessary. When I initially hooked the box up it gave me a 775 error code. I can get the dish model number , just need to know where to look. Thanks for the help!

It looks like a pizza pan. We had Directv at our trailer first. Installed a few years ago. Just got it for our house, don't want to pay for both if not necessary. When I initially hooked the box up it gave me a 775 error code. I can get the dish model number , just need to know where to look. Thanks for the help!

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Apr 26, 2014 6:38:40 AM
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OK you how many receivers did you have there dvr etc

OK you how many receivers did you have there dvr etc

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Apr 26, 2014 6:48:49 AM
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http://forums.solidsignal.com/content.php/2924-TIP-Connect-a-round-dish-to-a-SWM-multiswitch

This is what your setup would look like minus the splitter since you only

Have one reciever

http://forums.solidsignal.com/content.php/2924-TIP-Connect-a-round-dish-to-a-SWM-multiswitch

This is what your setup would look like minus the splitter since you only

Have one reciever

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Apr 26, 2014 6:54:00 AM
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Ok that is doable. I may have access to a slimline dish, which in your opinion is the best way to go?

Ok that is doable. I may have access to a slimline dish, which in your opinion is the best way to go?

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Apr 26, 2014 8:09:47 AM
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Note that the Slimline Dish comes in two flavors.  The SWM and the standard.  You need to look at the base of the LNB arm and count the coax connections.  If it has a single connection then it's a SWM model.  If it has four connections it's not SWM and it wouldn't do you any good except it would provide you with HD signals.

Note that the Slimline Dish comes in two flavors.  The SWM and the standard.  You need to look at the base of the LNB arm and count the coax connections.  If it has a single connection then it's a SWM model.  If it has four connections it's not SWM and it wouldn't do you any good except it would provide you with HD signals.

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The Slimline I have access to, the LNB only has one cable coming out. Looks like it has 3 more but they have silver hex head screw caps on them. On the LNB it says SWM by directv. Then what I assume is a model number SL3S4NR2-02. Can someone tell me if this will work with my H25 receiver if we put it up in place of my old dish? I appreciate the help.

The Slimline I have access to, the LNB only has one cable coming out. Looks like it has 3 more but they have silver hex head screw caps on them. On the LNB it says SWM by directv. Then what I assume is a model number SL3S4NR2-02. Can someone tell me if this will work with my H25 receiver if we put it up in place of my old dish? I appreciate the help.

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Apr 26, 2014 5:14:48 PM
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Yes it will but you also need the 21v power inserter

Yes it will but you also need the 21v power inserter

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Apr 26, 2014 5:24:00 PM
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Fantastic, thank you. Will I need to do anything special once it powers up in the satellite settings?

Fantastic, thank you. Will I need to do anything special once it powers up in the satellite settings?

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Apr 26, 2014 5:27:07 PM
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No it will be as if it was back home

No it will be as if it was back home

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Great news, thank you for your help!

Great news, thank you for your help!

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Great news, thank you for your help!

Great news, thank you for your help!

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Apr 26, 2014 5:50:46 PM
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Anytime

Anytime

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Apr 28, 2014 3:37:32 AM
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If the dish has four coax connections it will not work with the H25 which requires a SWM dish or Multiswitch.  The 3 hex caps are similar to the posted pic?  If so, those are terminator caps and are irrelevant to the discussion.

http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=SPTERM-EACH&ss=121521

If the dish has four coax connections it will not work with the H25 which requires a SWM dish or Multiswitch.  The 3 hex caps are similar to the posted pic?  If so, those are terminator caps and are irrelevant to the discussion.

http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=SPTERM-EACH&ss=121521

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Apr 28, 2014 3:42:18 AM
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Great advice DCD but the lnb clearly

Has a Swm label so it should be fine

If it is in working condition

Great advice DCD but the lnb clearly

Has a Swm label so it should be fine

If it is in working condition

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Similar but no nipple on the top, just a flat hex top..

Similar but no nipple on the top, just a flat hex top..

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