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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-02-03, 08:44 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 242,053
Posted By Jimbo54
Pajoas: Had you been with Shaw a little...

Pajoas:

Had you been with Shaw a little longer you probably would have gotten a free equipment upgrade. (pay for shipping) When I called SD to mention I couldn't get a certain station because it...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-11-28, 07:13 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 166,160
Posted By Jimbo54
5 x 8 multiswitch versus 4 x 8

I am need to install a switch into my SD configuration (replacing a 505 with a 630) and need to choose between a 4 x 8 or 5 x 8 switch.

My setup will be:

xKu LNB (4 feeds into house)
2 x 630...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-07-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,661
Posted By Jimbo54
Grunt99... So you shipped a PVR that was...

Grunt99...

So you shipped a PVR that was still activated on your account ?
Why didn't you just ask the guy giving you the loaner to leave his 600 activated on his account until August 1st ? ...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-07-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,661
Posted By Jimbo54
Your account is locked for the 30 days after you...

Your account is locked for the 30 days after you give notice. (Terms of Service)
The reason for this is to keep their paperwork to an absolute minimum and clear the account as soon as possible. ...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-06-12, 07:10 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 64,598
Posted By Jimbo54
Since it was a fairly new unit, maybe it was...

Since it was a fairly new unit, maybe it was upgrading to 6.22 before installing 7.33, which will happen next. ..... or it had just not updated current and target version data yet.

Also, guide...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-06-07, 08:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 60,894
Posted By Jimbo54
I had the old stacked (beercan) LNBF and had the...

I had the old stacked (beercan) LNBF and had the new xLNBF installed at no charge.

There was a channel I was not receiving on my 630's because it had been converted to MPEG4. I called them and...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-04-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 24,447
Posted By Jimbo54
I can't believe we're wasting time arguing with a...

I can't believe we're wasting time arguing with a thief who is going to justify stealing no matter what anyone says.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-04-02, 07:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 24,447
Posted By Jimbo54
Since Shawdirect is not making any money from...

Since Shawdirect is not making any money from the people "who continue to put up with this company", why would they care if they lost them ?
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-03-25, 07:56 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 242,053
Posted By Jimbo54
Since in the two years, according to your posts,...

Since in the two years, according to your posts, you've been with Bell, Rogers, Shaw Direct, now back to Bell....I hope you're not signing a contract.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-03-24, 09:31 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 242,053
Posted By Jimbo54
I think you got your reply on the other thread...

I think you got your reply on the other thread you started about this.

Shaw Direct was good to offer the option of purchasing legal service in exchange for not pursuing legal action to recover...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-03-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 24,447
Posted By Jimbo54
The 'fine' the 'friend of a friend' is talking...

The 'fine' the 'friend of a friend' is talking about is the fact that according to the terms of service (A LEGAL CONTRACT) Shaw Direct has the right to retroactively bill for all illegal signals...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-03-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 24,447
Posted By Jimbo54
Shaw direct is giving the offender the option of...

Shaw direct is giving the offender the option of coming clean by signing up, something they don't need to offer.

The person is a thief, and Shaw Direct shouldn't have bothered giving them a second...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-02-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 60,894
Posted By Jimbo54
Account splitting is illegal and can't be...

Account splitting is illegal and can't be discussed on this forum.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-02-06, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,516
Posted By Jimbo54
I don't understand why G1 makes a difference in...

I don't understand why G1 makes a difference in whether they simsub or not.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-02-05, 08:45 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,966
Posted By Jimbo54
Have you tried calling Shaw Direct ? My 2...

Have you tried calling Shaw Direct ?

My 2 605's change channels quickly at all times and no one else here seems to have seen that problem.

Was this something that has occurred since you first...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-01-07, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,958
Views: 911,196
Posted By Jimbo54
I had the same issue with a LG tv hooked up with...

I had the same issue with a LG tv hooked up with hdmi. It seemed to be related to what order I turned the tv / 630 on in.

LG tech support told me it was a compatibility issue (handshake)...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-01-06, 07:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 60,894
Posted By Jimbo54
You use channel 252 to tune with the new lnb's,...

You use channel 252 to tune with the new lnb's, not 299.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-01-03, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 351,724
Posted By Jimbo54
I also have no problems. 2 x 630 and 2 x...

I also have no problems.

2 x 630 and 2 x 505.
I have had one of the 630's since they were released. I had to exchange a 530 way back but nothing since then.

I also do not dispute the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-01-02, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,100
Posted By Jimbo54
I guess there is an advantage to living in...

I guess there is an advantage to living in Northern Ontario.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2012-01-02, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,100
Posted By Jimbo54
Ontario. Mailing came from Shaw and states...

Ontario.

Mailing came from Shaw and states 'offer is open to Shaw Internet and Home Phone Customers'
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-12-31, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,100
Posted By Jimbo54
Thumbs up Shaw Direct + Shaw Cable Bundling - Finally !!

It appears Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct are finally 'merging' on some areas.
I just received an offer from Shaw Cable to add Shaw Direct Digital Indulgence Package to my existing Shaw Home Phone /...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-12-27, 09:45 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 247,231
Posted By Jimbo54
You need to run another line from the dish as the...

You need to run another line from the dish as the 630 requires two.

There is a possible way to get the line(s) installed at no charge if you play things right. Depending on your programming...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-12-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 60,894
Posted By Jimbo54
If a subscriber has the older stacked LNB, they...

If a subscriber has the older stacked LNB, they need a new one if they want mpeg4.

That was my case and I got the new extended Ku LNB for free.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-12-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,958
Views: 911,196
Posted By Jimbo54
Pressing the guide button gives you more info...

Pressing the guide button gives you more info (next few progtams plus neighbouring channels).

Don't see why you would find it annoying.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-12-13, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,958
Views: 911,196
Posted By Jimbo54
I've never had a phone line installed on either...

I've never had a phone line installed on either of my 630's
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-12-02, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 351,724
Posted By Jimbo54
@isb 534 re: the stacked lnb conversion. ...

@isb 534

re: the stacked lnb conversion. You need to push a little more as I received the conversion, ( including installation of 2 more cable runs ) at no charge.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-11-17, 07:03 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 74,424
Posted By Jimbo54
I also have never had pixellation other than just...

I also have never had pixellation other than just before they cut out due to weather .. a couple of times a year.

My signal strength is in the 80 - 90 range and ecb around 10.

So it may be...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-10-24, 09:22 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 126,999
Posted By Jimbo54
I requested the new LNB because I was not...

I requested the new LNB because I was not receiving some of the Mpeg4 channels.

They installed it at no charge and also ran 2 more cables for free.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-10-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 60,894
Posted By Jimbo54
Shaw Direct supplies them at no charge.

Shaw Direct supplies them at no charge.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-10-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 425,302
Posted By Jimbo54
I am just guessing here, but is it possible your...

I am just guessing here, but is it possible your receiver's V code needs to be changed because the different style LNB ?

I'm just saying this because I was just converted to a new style LNB from ...
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