Programming the Satellite TV Receiver

Written by Kate Ivy and Gary Davis

Programmingrepparttar Satellite TV Receiver

By Kate Ivy and Gary Davis

Webmasters: You may reprint this article in its entirety, providing you leaverepparttar 138206 Byline and Aboutrepparttar 138207 Author sections intact, includingrepparttar 138208 links to Dish Network Satellite TV. How To Program Your Satellite TV Receiver

Setting up your satellite system isn’t as difficult as you might think. In addition to installingrepparttar 138209 dish itself, you’ll need to program that little black box known as your satellite receiver. Don’t know where to start? Not to worry… just follow these steps and you’ll be up and running in no time at all.

Assuming your dish is already installed and your receiver is properly connected, turn your receiver and your television set ON. You’ll see a screen called “Point Dish/Signal Strength Setup” where you’re going to testrepparttar 138210 reception from your satellites.

Chooserepparttar 138211 “Check Switch” option and you’ll see a new screen. Choose “Check” or “Test” and you’ll get a message that your system check is in progress. Whenrepparttar 138212 test is complete, you’ll see an Installation Summary on your screen that shows reception details for two satellites. DISH Network customers will see data for two satellites: 110 West and 119 West. Transponders should show “ALL” andrepparttar 138213 message “Satellite Reception Verified” inrepparttar 138214 status area. You can exit this screen.

Now look at your Point Dish/Signal screen again. Do you show good strength underrepparttar 138215 119 West listing? If so, moverepparttar 138216 check mark torepparttar 138217 110 West listing. Do you show good strength there as well? If not, you’ll need to go back and fine-tune your dish positioning until you haverepparttar 138218 strongest possible signal from both satellites. Once you’re satisfied with your signal strength, you’re ready to download your software. Simply exitrepparttar 138219 Point Dish/Signal Strength menu and you’ll be prompted to confirm that your dish positioning is complete. Answer “Yes” and another prompt will appear confirmingrepparttar 138220 download of your programming software. Letrepparttar 138221 software download completely - do not interrupt this process.

Programming a Remote Control

Written by Kate Ivy and Gary Davis

Programmingrepparttar Remote Control

By Kate Ivy and Gary Davis

Webmasters: You may reprint this article in its entirety, providing you leaverepparttar 138205 Byline and Aboutrepparttar 138206 Author sections intact, includingrepparttar 138207 links to Dish Network Satellite TV. How To Program Your Remote Control

Are you struggling with that multi-button remote control? Can’t quite figure out which button does what? Not to fret. We’ve put together a simple little guide to get your programming project started.

First things first, different satellite units come with different remote controls, each with their own special list of features. Ultimately however, all of these unique remotes are designed to dorepparttar 138208 same thing – control your satellite unit. So whilerepparttar 138209 buttons may not be inrepparttar 138210 same place, there are still some one-size-fits-all basics for programming your remote.

Most remotes can control multiple devices, in addition torepparttar 138211 device it was made for. A DISH Network remote for example, can typically control up to four devices: your satellite receiver, your television, a VCR and one additional unit such as a second television, VCR or stereo receiver.

To program a particular device, turn it on and pressrepparttar 138212 corresponding button on your remote untilrepparttar 138213 appropriate light begins to flash:

The SAT button controlsrepparttar 138214 satellite unit.

The TV button controls your television set.

The VCR button controls your VCR.

The AUX button controlsrepparttar 138215 additional unit you want to add.

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