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Dish 625 with legacy lnb

Can I use a legacy lnb with 110 and 119 outputs with this receiver. If so, do I just connect the two cables to the two sat inputs or do I need special equipment. Used in RV ocasionally, would like to keep simple.

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Hi beltone669,

Our 625 receiver uses DP technology. A legacy LNB would not work with the receiver. You would need either a DP Dual or a DPP Twin. If you have any other questions, let me know!

Tommy Faust
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Posted on Apr 04, 2012

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Is TV 2 off the 322 receiver being back fed from the receiver or do you have a direct connection to the 3rd room? If it is a direct connection, you would screw the coax from the 3rd bedroom directly to the TV 2 Home Distribution channel 21-69 out port.

If you are back feeding, you need 2 diplexers that connect 1) by the receiver and 2) between the receiver and the 3rd TV. The back feeding will use the same cable coming from the dish to the receiver.

If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

Posted on Jun 29, 2011

SOURCE: We have an old dish network dish and LNB with a

Hi mfpayton with the install of the brand new receiver wealways want to make sure all connections are tight. And after all connectionsare hand tight we will need to run the Check Switch Test. It will provide thestrongest signal to your home and you will see the signal move up into the 65percent range. If after the Check Switch Test it still is a low signal we mayneed to check the connections from the Dish and LNB that is an issue we wouldneed to come out on. I will leave the link to show you how to do the CST.http://www.dishnetwork.com/SupportSection/complete-sig-loss
Mike Houston of DISH Network Executive Office

Posted on Jan 17, 2011

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SOURCE: switch Toshiba projection tv to receive input from video-1?

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If your DISH remote is programmed to your Toshiba TV, you can press the TV button at the top left of the remote and then release. This will put the remote in TV mode. Press and release the TV/Video button just below the clear TV button. This will cycle through the inputs on your TV. Continue to press and release until you have Video-1 displayed on your TV screen. I hope this helps.

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Posted on Mar 01, 2011

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