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Greetings,

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I moved my HD receiver downstairs and I can't get it to work for some reason. I ran the coax myself and I can confirm it working with a SD receiver but I can't get my DSR 505 working. I see when *C installed the cables when I moved into our new house, they have a small switch. Do I need to do the same to get HD working downstairs aswell??

I'm green at this so if someone could walk me through, that would be awesome. Personally, I think I'm missing a step to have HD in two different locations.

Thanks in advance

Vix02
 

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What kind of dish do you have, round or ellipticle? What does the LNB look like on the end of the dish? Did you run a line straight from the dish to the receiver or did you install a splitter?

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Quad LNB with Elipticle dish

and Yes, straight in from the LNB. Does it have something to do with Sat A and B
 

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Quad LNBF means you have a non-stacked dual system. You can run up to four tuners off that LNBF directly (a DVR is two tuners).

To run more than four tuners, requires an four input/eight or more output multiswitch, with all four dish lines rant to the multiswitch, and all your tuners ran off the multiswitch.
 

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Greetings,

First Post!!!!!

I moved my HD receiver downstairs and I can't get it to work for some reason. I ran the coax myself and I can confirm it working with a SD receiver but I can't get my DSR 505 working. I see when *C installed the cables when I moved into our new house, they have a small switch. Do I need to do the same to get HD working downstairs aswell??

I'm green at this so if someone could walk me through, that would be awesome. Personally, I think I'm missing a step to have HD in two different locations.

Thanks in advance

Vix02
Folks,

You seem to be missing the issue. The OP said he just moved the 505 to a different floor in his house so first of all we must assume it was working correctly at the original location, and there is no need to check Dish / LNB configuration.

To me the clue is that "when *C installed the cables when I moved into our new house, they have a small switch". If he is truely using the Quad LNB / 65e dish there is no need for any "small" switch. I'd suggest he try eliminating the switch (using a barrel type F coupler - less than $1) wiring direct to the LNB, and see if that resolves his problem.

Anyway, that's my 2 Bits. :rolleyes:
 
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