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Old 01-02-2016, 08:10 PM   #1
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satellite external coax connector

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I'm trying to connect our wineguard pathway x2 antenna to the dish receiver. The dish people said to connect it to the dish rx and then connect an hdmi cable to the tv.
This works but not crazy about running the coax through the window when I found the satellite coax connector on the wall behind the tv but I can not find the coax connector on the outside of the creek.
I did find one up front for the bedroom tv but nothing in back for the livingroom tv.
Please advise...
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Old 01-02-2016, 08:53 PM   #2
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The inside jacks may only run from the HD antenna on top. You may not have an exterior cable, or satellite connection. There are aftermarket connections sold that you can install, but you're going to have to drill and run the coax. I have 2 jacks behind my TV. One goes to the antenna up top, and one goes to the connection for cable/satellite. I think most are set up this way.
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Probably connector is for park cable, not sat.....if your unit has a single outside connection, then wired cable only. every one I'v seen that was wired for sat. and cable has 2 outside side by side connectors.......it's not all that hard to run RG6 cable. Does your inside connector say sat? Sat cable is all by itself, from outside to wall-plate....no splitters in cable
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The fact that you said " I found the satellite coax connector on the wall behind the tv but I can not find the coax connector on the outside of the creek." leads me to believe this is from your TV antenna. Does it actually say satellite, or is it just a nondescript rg6 connection? Makes no sense that it would be labeled as satellite unless there was a satellite dish on the roof at one point.
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Old 01-02-2016, 11:41 PM   #5
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Save yourself a lot of grief and problems.

Install one of these feed thus on the wall behind the TV, and provide a direct. low loss, connection to the satellite.

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They also have a flat coax cable that you can close the window over. That is what I have used for the past 4 years.
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every one I'v seen that was wired for sat. and cable has 2 outside side by side connectors.......it's not all that hard to run RG6 cable. Does your inside connector say sat? Sat cable is all by itself, from outside to wall-plate....no splitters in cable
Ditto - Sat should have a dedicated path to the receiver.
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My outside connectors said sat and a second one said cable trouble I had was FR did not run any coax to either of them or to the wall outlets. I had to run coax through my hole 5er. Easy however I use to work for local cable company.
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If it like the newer sunseeker or forester you can use the cable line for satellite also but I'm not familiar with the cc install
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Old 01-04-2016, 07:42 AM   #10
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The inside jacks may only run from the HD antenna on top. You may not have an exterior cable, or satellite connection. There are aftermarket connections sold that you can install, but you're going to have to drill and run the coax. I have 2 jacks behind my TV. One goes to the antenna up top, and one goes to the connection for cable/satellite. I think most are set up this way.
Thanks for all the replies. I've just been able to check them as we've been trying to get set up...... We're having electricity problems. Refrig chatters, lights blink. Florida Pwr came out and said the park transformer had to many units connected to it. Tech put in a request for another transformer to be added. I'll call the pwr company agaong today. It's been cooler so a/c has not been necessary. Refrig does not chatter but lights dim and go back to bright every few minutes.

Back to the Sat. connection.
On the back wall behind tv there are two cover plates. one has one coax connector labeled "Satellite Dish Hook Up" in red print. The other plate has two coax connectors: top one is labeled "aux/sat" in black and the other is labeled "TV" The bottom one labeled "tv" has a green indicator light and a button. I think that is for the antenna booster. I haven't located the booster yet. Is it up on the roof antenna? The Dish receiver has a coax in but I only see a hdmi connector out going to the tv.
The bedroom Tv has one cover plate on the wall behind it with two coax connectors. Top is labeled "Satellite Dish Hook Up" in red like livingroom tv, the other coax is labeled "antenna".
I found a coax connector in the front right side on the outside bedroom wall. It;s in a little covered box. I cannot find a similar covered box on the outside rear wall near the livingroom tv..
It seems that the manuals are not for every Silverback model. I'm not familiar with 5th wheels at all so I'm not yet able to recognize which models are similiarr.
Please advise
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