2010-11-27, 04:38 PM
Try it without the switch.
2010-11-27, 04:38 PM
Try it without the switch.
2010-11-27, 05:06 PM
i have removed the switch....i am really new to this so paint by number please what now?
I have one line from the lnb going directly to a 9241 which has only one input but i don't think that matters
2010-11-27, 05:40 PM
Well for a start, have you run a "Check Switch.?
Yes it does matter having only 1 Input, the receiver will NOT function correctly.
Did you use the existing Dish that was alredy pointing at 91 & 82 and were you getting BOTH orbital slots before.?
2010-11-27, 05:58 PM
I did the setup without the switch and got verything to work....now i'm trying to put the switch back on....(which is a new switch) and i am only getting one satellite
2010-11-27, 06:32 PM
Are you using the Outputs on the DPP Twin LNBF, there is a third port that is an Input.
That is, if you are using a DPP Twin.
2010-11-27, 07:06 PM
ALL IS WELL!!!!
Finally it took the better part of the day but everything is working smoothly
Thanks so much for the help
p.s. the problem was that i was lazy and only connected the one line i had used to test the lnb on the DPP44....which requires 2...duh....so simple :)
2010-12-12, 03:06 PM
If I have a DPP 44 will a bell tech use it on a new install?
2010-12-12, 03:13 PM
The rules on when a tech can use a DPP LNBF, which is what is needed in front of your switch is quite strict, however if it makes his installation easier I would think he would use it.
Just ask him when he arrives but if you do not fit the criteria for the DPP LNBF, he might not even be carrying one.
How many and what models of receivers are you having installed.?
2010-12-12, 03:16 PM
9141, 6131, and I want to add a 4100 my self
the reason i'd like to use the DPP44 so the tech won't have to run a new cable through the wall.
2010-12-12, 03:17 PM
Well the good news is that with that combination of receivers, you do qualify for a DPP LNBF, lets hope he is bringing one with him......
2010-12-12, 03:20 PM
I have noticed DPP LNBF being installed on houses on my block
so lets hope
2011-01-13, 09:05 PM
I just got Bell installed at my place. There is one cable coming from the new Satellite, it seems like a DP Plus twin. That cable goes into a separator and into my HD PVR (which I assume has a dual tuner). Now I got myself 2 X 4100. I tried connecting it directly to the DP Plus cable but I only get 91.
What do I need to do in order to get all 3 ird's working with the DP Plus Satellite?
2011-01-13, 09:27 PM
The 4100 should work, make sure you don't use the separator, and try running a check switch on it. To have three receivers, you need to add a DPP33 (three receivers max) or DPP44 (four receivers max) switch to the two cables coming from the DPP Twin.
2011-01-13, 09:36 PM
If you had been installing all 3 receivers at the same time, bell would have taken care of everything for you, now as scrooloose says, it will be up to you to but a DPP33 or DPP44 switch. Which ever switch you go for, you MUST run BOTH lines from the LNBF into that switch, then you will have 3 or 4 outputs depending on the switch you choose.
You also CANNOT feed 2 x 4100's from a DPP Separator, just in case that was your next question.....lol
2011-01-14, 05:15 AM
Another thing to note is the 4100 can only see approx. 3 transponders on 82 and of course will not receive the HD channels.
2011-01-14, 06:44 PM
I am a current Bell TV subscriber with everything installed, including a 9242. How would I go about getting a DPP Twin LNBF from Bell? Would my local dealer have them and be willing to install one or do I have to go through Bell to get one?
2011-01-14, 07:18 PM
Neither, officially. Bell will not sell you one, your best bet is to search on-line either at an auction site etc.
2011-01-17, 08:15 AM
Hi all, I have a Legacy quad LNB which I think is the same as a DPP twin. I need help setting this up. I cant catch any signal I can catch both sats 91/82 seperate with a single LNB so pointing aint an issue. But once I take off the Single LNB and replace it for the quad I lose signal. Now I think my problem is I don't have a DISH VIDEOPATH POWER INSERTER running from the cable in the house to my receiver. Is this all I need to get this to work. Its my understanding that you need this to power the quad lnb because my receiver isn't strong enough. Please help.
Thanks inadvance for any replies.
2011-01-17, 08:49 AM
I havve a DPP twin or Leagcy Quad LNB.. I think that is the same thing
I posted an image in the other thread that you posted this same question.
Have a look at posts 560 onwards where I replied to you.
They are NOT the same thing at all. Neither require a separate Power Inserter to work. From what we talked about on that thread it sounds like you have a defective LNBF or port on it.
2011-01-17, 09:04 AM
Pinza, the picture you posted is the quad that I have. I'm not sure that its defective because my neighbour has the exact same quad and I tried his and got nothing as well. Could it be because the lnb is not getting enough power from the recicever and i do need the power inserter to get this to work. I seen some posts where people have said they would get no signal without it.
Thanks again Pinza.