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How do you hook up your TV to your Satellite Dish?

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2010-05-14 13:38:23
2010-05-14 13:38:23

You will be needing a satellite tv receiver box to get signals from your satellite dish.

A coaxial cable will be connected from your satellite dish and to your satellite receiver box. Once it is connected, an AV cable or HDMI cable will be used to connect the satellite receiver box to your standard tv or HDTV.

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as long as your old tv has an AV (audio/video) input, you can connect the satellite dish in to your old tv. You will be needing a satellite receiver box to get signals from a satellite dish. The satellite dish will be connected to your satellite receiver and the satellite receiver will be connect to you old TV.


Depending on if you have Dish Network Satellite or another provider, visit their website they will have instructions on how to hook up your receiver. Generally, their is a satellite input (coming from the satellite dish) and an output for your TV.


It is unlikely. Most portable televisions do not have the right hook ups to be connected to the equipment.


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Well, a major disadvantage or problem, of using satellite television services, is that whenever inclement weather occurs, a television set that is connected to a receiver that receives its signal from a DirecTV Satellite Television OR Dish Network Satellite Television Satellite Dish, glitches up.


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You can use RCA cables or coax. You will see on the back of your Dish receiver a TV out for either coax or the RCA cables out, then plug the cable into the input of your TV. Be sure to tune your TV to whatever input you choose to view dish satellite programming.


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No you cannot. The receiver decodes the signal coming from the satellite that is unique to DISH Network.



There are a couple places to find a TV guide for those with satellite dishes. If the TV services provided with the satellite dish is Dish Network, a guide can be brought up with the remote that comes with the dish, and the website provides up-to-date information for the TV guide. For other services, their websites are likely the best source of information.


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Get Dish or Direct TV or a satellite TV service such as Wild Blue, or put up an antenna.


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Call your Satellite TV provider. If you have satellite receivers, they will likely ask for numbers on the back or bottom of the box; if your satellite receiver is hooked up to your TV, they may be able to talk you through getting the numbers off your television screen providing the receiver is powered on.


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If you don't know how, read the manaul harder, or hire an electician.


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