Question about Element Electronics Televison & Video

1 Answer

I have a Element flat screen tv. How do you connect the tv to the Hughes Directv digital Satellite receiver?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,099 Answers

Hello,
Satellite TV signals have saturated almost every corner of the world as more countries place their own TV satellites in orbit or lease them from private companies. Satellite TV includes any TV that receives broadcasting signals collected by a satellite dish from an orbiting satellite. Dish Network and DirecTV are two of the most popular
Step 1Decide where you want your dish to be. The most common location is where there is an unobstructed view of the southern skies. Anchor and ground the base of your satellite dish.
Step 2Connect the LNB to the center of the dish according to the instructions in your kit and then attach the dish to the base. Make sure the LNB is firmly seated into the dish. Do not tighten down the dish to the base until you have correctly pointed the dish at the satellite you want to receive. You can do this by connecting the RG-6 cable to the LNB and the satellite receiver box and another piece of the cable to the input connection on the rear of dish. Follow the instructions in your setup kit to get the strongest satellite signal. Once you have the best picture and sound you can get, tighten down the dish screws so the dish cannot move out of position.
Step 3Run and connect the wires from the dish to the splitter. Try to find an easy-to-reach place for your splitter. The splitter divides the satellite signal into the number of televisions you have. Each television must have a direct feed from the splitter.
Step 4Measure how far it is from the splitter to each television set.. Then cut each section length of the cable plus 15 feet of slack cable for each TV. Doing this will allow you to easily move your television to a new location in the future. You can buy pre-cut pieces of cable that come with the ends already.
Step 5Run the cables to each television.. Drill your walls if necessary. If the cable runs along any baseboards inside your home, you can attach it with your staple gun or even nail it down with U-Nails and a small hammer if necessary.
Step 6Connect the cables from your splitter to the input of the satellite receivers on each television. Connect the receivers to the input of the televisions. Follow the instruction in your kit if necessary.
Skill: Moderate
Ingredients:

  • Satellite dish kit With an LNB (low noise buffer) device to channel the satellite signal

  • Masonry drill

  • Signal splitter

  • Satellite receiver

  • Bolt of RG-6 coaxial cable wire and wire ends

  • Cable cutters/splicers

  • Staple gun with 1" staples

  • Surge suppressor that can handle RG-6 coaxial cable
Tip: In order to receive DIRECTV's HD subscription Service, you will need a DIRECTV Slimline Dish, an HDTV-capable satellite receiver, and a compatible HDTV TV.
In order to get DISH Network, you will need a triple LNB multi-satellite dish, plus an HDTV-capable satellite receiver and HDTV.
If your home has older but typical RG-59 cable, you will need to run new RG-6 cabling to handle the high frequency of digital satellite signals.
Warning: If you plan to run your cabling underground from your satellite dish to your home, protect the cable from errant shovels and other yard tools by enclosing your cable in a PVC conduit pipe or use cable rated for direct burial. In either case, you will need to dig a trench that is at least 24 inches deep.
Digital satellite systems must have RG-6 cables - not RG-59 cables.
Be sure to ground the satellite base, the dish and the RG-6 cabling to protect your system.
Use power surge suppressors that are specifically designed to protect digital satellite systems. Look for surge suppressors for AC, RG-6 coax cable and phone protection.
Hope this helpout......

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

  • jimcarolfox Jul 12, 2010

    The Element TV is model #ELCHW261.I have all of that work done. I just need to know how to connect the tv to the Directv receiver. I've connected the S-Video cable to the TV but my problem is how do I connect the Directv Receiver's Audio jacks to the tv's Audio in jacks using what kind of cables?

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hughes remote codes


The only model of remote that i heard that it has pre-program Olevia code in it.. is the RC-64 or RC-64RB usually these remotes are coming with the new HD boxes..


Direct TV
Remote Codes 506 or 127
Direct TV (Remote Model RC-64RB)
Remote Codes 11144, 11240, 11331, or 11610


Also available is the Olevia Universal Learning Remote RC-LRN that offers component programming of most video hardware including your Cable or Satellite Receivers, VCR's, Tivo's, DVD, Blue-Ray™ or even HD- DVD players.

The learning remote is available… please call at 866-965-3842

Jun 02, 2009 | Syntax Olevia 226T 26 in. LCD Television

1 Answer

Direct receiver is not responding to remote


if you go to: http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/global/contentPageIF.jsp?assetId=P4380052#h:1020.450


it has different remote codes. you would have to select "satellite setop box" also you need the model # of the receiver which can be found (normally) behind a door on the front panel of the receiver on a sticker (where the access card and reset button are) if its not a directv receiver, (hughes, etc) then it would probably be on the back of the receiver you would see a sticker with the model # of this receiver.

the first code should be 00001 follow the instructions on how to program on that website.

Apr 19, 2009 | Directv Plus DVR DTV Receiver / 100-Hours...

1 Answer

Need codes to program my remote for a dirct tv box


http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/global/contentPageIF.jsp?assetId=P4380052#h:1020.989

there is the website to find the codes. you have to know the model of the receiver first. this can be found in 2 places if there is a door that you can open on the front of the recever, it would be on a sticker there with the model # or it could be on the back of the receiver on a sticker there. when searching for codes look under "SATELLITE SET TOP BOX"

Apr 01, 2009 | Hughes SDHBH DirecTV DTV Receiver

1 Answer

Can hughes sd-dvr 80 be used as stand-alone dvr?


not without a subscription to Directv. after it enters the box it is basicly a Directv signal, it has to show up on the program guide.

Mar 10, 2009 | Hughes SD-DVR80 DirecTV / TiVo DTV...

2 Answers

How to connect a PS2 to a TV through a Hughes Direct TV box


unfortunately you cannot run a ps2 or any other device through the receivers. take a look at the tv may have inputs on the front or side of tv where you can use red/white/yellow cabling OR take a look at what type of cabling your tv does support and go from there. hope this helps.

Feb 22, 2009 | Hughes HIRD-E11 DirecTV DTV Receiver

1 Answer

Pixelating & freezing of picture


Hi, Pixelating and freezing are symptoms of loss of signal. You need to check all of your connections. Check for water in any connection. Check your satellite signal strength on each satellite and if low or they are all not there you could have a bad LNB but you need to check the LNBs and the multiswitch for poor or bad connections. Also check for any obstructions in the dish view to the sky or for anything that may not have been tightened down on the dish. Snow and ice builtup will cause this problem as well. Good Luck! Let me know what you find.

Feb 03, 2009 | Hughes Televison & Video

1 Answer

Hughes DirecTV TiVo SD-dvr80 quit working


the are some new features that tivo does not support. you still can watch your saved programs. Sadly the older tivos are equipped for the digital transitoins. I know Tivo and Directv are releasing a new receiver in a few months.

Jan 07, 2009 | Hughes SD-DVR80 DirecTV / TiVo DTV...

1 Answer

Hughes SD-HBH Satellite Multiswitch Compatability


DiSEqC Tone burst multiswitch are not compatible with directv equip

Dec 31, 2008 | Hughes SDHBH DirecTV DTV Receiver

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

41 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Element Electronics Televison & Video Experts

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5524 Answers

LP

Level 3 Expert

489 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you an Element Electronics Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...