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Old 04-13-2014, 09:03 PM   #1
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Satelite wiring?

Has anyone had trouble with direct tv going through the pre-wired satelite connections

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Old 04-13-2014, 09:09 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by goofey chuck View Post
Has anyone had trouble with direct tv going through the pre-wired satelite connections

I've noted on this and other forums the "splitters" as supplied will not pass satellite signals. They are of low quality and must be changed.

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Old 04-13-2014, 09:52 PM   #3
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I hooked up my Direct TV to our 2013 Wildcat this week and had a problem. Until I went and ran a channel strength program on the DTV box and all started working as it should.
Now the picture and sound are great.
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Old 04-14-2014, 06:45 AM   #4
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I ran new cable for the satellite in my 5ver. Used an outdoor electrical box.....with 2 connections in it....1 for cable and 1 for satellite. The satellite one has a splitter(made for satellite) and ran the cable thru my pass-thru to the bedroom and also the living room with new connection boxes.
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Old 04-15-2014, 11:05 AM   #5
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Depending on the model year, Some units were wired with RG59 cable for the sat connections. RG59 works great for cable, but not so god for sat. RG6 cable is the best for sat connections. Also, make sure you turn the antenna booster off for watching sat. In my old TT (2004), I put in a separate outside cable connection with RG6 to get the best sat connection
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Old 04-15-2014, 08:10 PM   #6
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I have the amp splitter box was hooked up incorrect. I reconnected the wires correctly and now it works great.
I also added a separate coax to the master so I can use two direct tv boxes.

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Old 04-17-2014, 10:44 AM   #7
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I used our new satellite setup for the first time this past weekend and even though there are 2 outside connections for "SAT INPUT" I was able to run both the living room and bedroom of the same single input. Not sure if the second outside connection is even hooked up. It worked well enough for us as we just use one receiver in the living room.

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