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New TV hookup

Hi- We have a 2 TV system on this DVR, and we got a new tv for TV1.  I can't figure out where the coaxial cable is supposed to connect, either to the tv or to the panel on the back of the dish receiver. Is it possible my tv won't work? Thanks, Erica

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    We have a vip612 receiver and a vip722 receiver. We would like to eliminate the 612 and connect both tvs to 722. Is this something we can do ourselves?

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I have a ViP 722. It has no rf output for TV1, just the hookup for TV2. The multi RCA hookup for HD. HD is not as important to me as is a clean picture and audio on my TV. No matter how I do it, I get a 60hz hum - low volume - but still annoying. I have reverted to my original sd receiver/DVR to eliminate this hum.

My system includes: digital cable programming with TIVO; Dish sd Receiver/DVR, a Panasonic DVD/VCR tuner/player/recorder.

When I series all my outputs via RF coax from the TIVO to the Dish receiver/dvr to my DVD/VCR tuner/player/recorder to my TV there is no hum. When I introduce connections via RCA video/audioLR I get hum. Without the Dish receiver in my system operating with just digital cable, TIVO, and my DVD/VCR tuner/player/recorder I connect it any way I wish; through RCA out/in or rf out/in.

I can also remove my DVD/VCR tuner/player/recorder and connect any which way.

I personally would prefer to eliminate HD and stay with standard definition than to eliminate my DVD machine but the lack of an RF output on the ViP722 seems to prevent that without removing my TV2.

Any solutions out there?

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Erica,
You should have no problem with this. I have provided a picture of your model below for clarification. One end of the coax will attach to the 3-4 OUT on the back of the receiver and the other end will go to the NEW tv's coax input. If your set has two coax inputs you may have to select the port that you connect to in the menu portion of the tv. If the new tv does not have a coax input you can use RCA jacks which are red/white and yellow and connect those to the TV 1 output on the back of the receiver and the other end to one of the inputs on the back of the tv- this will require you to select the input source you connect to again e.g AUDIO 1, AUDIO2 etc. If you have a VCR run the coax from the 3-4 on the back of the receiver to the antenna inon the back of the VCR -usually the top port, then run another coax from the output- bottom port to the coax input on your tv. I hope I have been of some assistance to you and Thanks for using Fix Ya. If I can assist you further please let me know.
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Posted on Oct 23, 2008

  • Jim Franks Oct 23, 2008

    In reference to the comment made by the quest regarding the elimination of the 612 while it is possible that you could do this yourself it is highly unlikely that you will have the cabling in the correct places necessary but if you would like to try just dram a diagram of the cabling and hardware outside the home and the cabling behind the 722. One consequence of this is that you will lose HD capability at the second tv off of the 722 as only the first tuner is HD capable. Not only that but you will also loose your ability to record and watch live TV at the 612 location once connected to the 722. Sorry for that bit of news but thanks for using Fiix Ya and let me know if I can bew of further assistance.

    Jim

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The receiver has 2 out ports, one is marked tv ch 3-4. This is the one you are looking for.

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