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Old 08-26-2014, 09:09 AM   #11
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I have the 26DBH also. Here is what I've discovered and had to do in order to watch TV off of an outside dish:

The connections are useless. Cannot be used. I ran a short (4") piece of "flat coax" through the window of the bedroom. From there I connect a 10' piece of RG6 to the receiver above the TV, and use RG6 on the outside connection, to the dish. I have made it work with 100', but often it requires 50' or less. Unless the cabling connection is direct from the dish to the receiver, it doesn't work. It can't go through any kind of splitter or device such as comes on the TT. I have no idea why the manufacturers label the connection "Sat/Cab" because it ain't Sat!

I am not familiar with CAT6 cable. CAT5 is shielded twisted pair, which is telephone stuff, not TV. Possibly you mean RG6 which is good. I used RG59, and had problems, till the folks on here steered me towards RG6.

I have used both Dish and Direct. I have had a lion's share of problems. Many campsites just simply have too many trees to get a reception, at least down here in the South.....

Best of luck with it. It has frustrated me to no end for 16 months.

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Old 08-27-2014, 05:30 AM   #12
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I Have a 2014 Flagstaff Vlite 30WRLS and I recently ran into a similar issue.

My problem wasn't with the living room, but with the bedroom.

The right input on the outside coaxal connection (labeled cable,sat) would work for my living room but the one on the left would not work for my bedroom.

I too had to run a separate wire thru my outside storage door into the bedroom to my direct TV receiver.

I knew there had to be a better way so I removed the coaxal cover plate located in the living room (the one that my receiver is connected to). Behind this cover is a coaxal junction that I pulled out. I then hooked my bedroom receiver to the bottom coaxal plug located on the bedroom wall. While my bedroom receiver was on the signal meter screen and my living room TV was tuned to a channel, I commenced to unhook one coaxal at a time until I lost reception in the living room. Through process of elimination I narrowed down which wire comes from the left input from outside my trailer and the top coaxal wire of my bedroom. I then connected the two with a coaxal coupler and all problems solved. NO MORE WIRE RUNNING ACROSS MY BEDROOM FLOOR! I apologize if I made this sound confusing but I promise the whole process only took about 15 minutes.

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Old 08-27-2014, 05:33 AM   #13
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Sorry, I said that I hooked my bedroom receiver to the bottom coaxal. I really connected it to the top plug.

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