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Receiver 625`tv 2 fuzzy

I ran a new linw from the diplexer behind the 625 to tv 2 and still was fuzzy, changed diplexers out from behind the 625 and outside, changed all fittings, still fuzzy!

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receiver 625`tv 2 fuzzy - 4647cb4.png Okay if you have a seperator you should be connected with the ch21-69 port running into the diplexer as above. Outside on the second diplexer the uhf/vhf port should run to the second tv. The sat port on this diplexer should be ran to the ground block and then to the dish. Assuming this is correct we should check the connectors to ensure they are made up properly. The white dielectric should terminate flush with the inner most part of the connector where the wire enters the connector. Ensure that all of the dielectric has been removed from the center conductor at all locations and that no strands of the metal braiding has wrapped around or come in contact with the center conductor as this will cause the same issue you describe. If there are any barrels in the cable run and or you are using a wall plate ensure that they are high frequency barrels. Most will have a red or blue center on them the clear or white ones are low frequency. Ensure that your center conductor is no longer than a 16th beyond the end of the connector. Check the modulation on the receiver for tv2 and make sure it is on 60 air or 73 cable and that the tv2 is set the same. To check the modulation press menu 6-1-5 on the Dish remote. This can be done at either location. If all this is good we may need to consider the distance ran from TV1 to TV2. Also any breaks in the line will cause a decibel loss degrading the signal so if there are mirror images are barrels in the run it may be causing this issue as well. Lastly lets check to ensure that the port on the receiver is not generating the issue. If you connect the cable that is on the 3-4 out on the receiver to the 21-69 out and tune TV1 to the station you have TV 2 set to you will be able to see if the picture is clear from the port of the receiver. You can also run the cable that was originally on 21-69 out to the 3-4 out on the receiver and change TV2 to ch 3 to see if the issue still exists. The final way to check to see if the TV2 is faulty is to ru a line from the 21-69 out on the back of the receiver directly to tv2 inside the home so you will no the are only to connections and no breaks in the cable. If this last one produce the same fuzzy picture after all other steps the TV is faulty. You may try the opposing setting to see if that clears it up e.g. going from 60 air to 73 cable or vice versa. I hope this assists you and thanks for using Fix Ya. Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.
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