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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 2008-01-08, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
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Only getting odd channels


I just added another receiver to my setup.So i ran a line from the LNB to my receiver in the basement. But i only get odd channels.
I checked my other receiver, no problem. I checked the signal strength and got
When i did a check switch it showed me only odd channels

Dish Input 1 1
Satellite 91 91
Transp odd X

What is a switch?
My receiver is very old, a 1000
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 2008-01-08, 12:47 PM
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How old is your dish? Do you know what type of LNB you have mounted on the dish?

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 2008-01-08, 12:52 PM
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Probley a bad line of cable, or bad conectors on the ends. Are you using Rg6, maybe the tunner in the receiver is gone.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 2008-01-08, 01:36 PM
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Same happened to me when I added a new line.
I had to change the connector on the old line and got all transponders back.
I guess when I was pulling off the LNB the connector on the old existing line was pulled out a little.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 2008-01-08, 01:38 PM
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Try your other receiver on that same line...

If it does work that means that the 1000 died...

If other receiver has the same issue that mean the cable is probably in cause

I answer based on what I learned when I was working at's possible that somethings have changed since then
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 2008-01-11, 05:38 AM
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are you using RG-59 instead of RG-6 cable?
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 2008-01-11, 02:10 PM
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Did you figure it out.?
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