Question about DISH Network 301 DTV Receiver

1 Answer

Only one satellite signal on vip722 dvr - DISH Network 301 DTV Receiver

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Official Brand Answer
  • 184 Answers

Hi there! My name is Kimberly and I forma part of the Social Media team with DISH. I apologize for the delayed response and for the inconvenience you have experienced. It is my pleasure to assist you. At times when you are experiencing signal loss there may be lots of things that could be causing it, for example: bad weather, mis-aligned dish, lose connection, or bad receiver. You can follow this link http://www.mydish.com/support/complete-sig-loss?WT.svl=gsearch_results to help you troubleshoot the issue. If you need further assistance please feel free to contact me directly at kimberly.escobar@dish.com
Kimberly Escobar
Social Media Representative
DISH L.L.C

Posted on Jun 27, 2013

Ad

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya

6ya staff

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Jim Franks

  • 374 Answers

SOURCE: Dish network dvr vip722 freezes

I am sorry to hear of your issue and I wish I was able to bear better news but I am afraid that once there is an issue with the internal hard drive there is no way to retrieve the information off of it using common methods such as using on screen prompts or at least that is what technical support has stated.I am sure you already know that Dish charges a one time fee of 39.99 to make the expansion USB port active so that what you are asking is possible. If you have not paid the 39.99 yet I would call customer service to see that if you do so and the receiver is downgraded to a non dvr unit would they transfer that fee. I expect they would not and my suggesting that is that on a non dvr unit I know you can access the information on the hard drive if the receiver is malfunctioning. I know you are probably very frustrated to say the least right now but if you are interested is discovering other possible set up configurations Dish offers a Sling box which is integrated with your internet connection and is very fascinating with the possibilities it provides. Thanks for using Fix Ya and if I can be of further assistance please let me know.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Do i need dish


baryare496

If you want to receiver a satellite signal, you will need a dish outside and a receiver to decode the signal enabling you to view the programs. I hope this helps.

Ray Calo
DISH Internet Response Team

Jun 23, 2011 | DISH Network ViP722 DTV Receiver /...

3 Answers

We have a dual transmitter DVR and TV 2 is not getting a signal.


If you're not getting a picture try this link it should help.
http://www.dishnetwork.com/SupportSection/video

Daniel Busa
DISH Network Customer Service

Jan 20, 2011 | DISH Network ViP722 DTV Receiver /...

2 Answers

My VIP722 DVr keeps showing that I have a complete loss of signal. This goes for awhile and can receive no HD channels. By going to DVR I can then go to guide and get SD channels only. But then after...


Hello this is Nick Franta with DISH Network.

What error message are you receiving on your screen? There should be a 3 digit number in the top right of the message. Has there been any bad weather in the area which may have affected the signal?

If you haven't been advised to already, I would suggest doing a hard reset of the receiver by unplugging it from the outlet for 10 seconds. When you plug it back in the receiver will reboot itself for you. If you are still getting errors hit the menu button then 6-system setup, 1-installation, 1-point dish, and then hit check switch and then test. All your satellites should show green. If not we would need to send a tech out to address the issue.

Hope this helps!

Jan 12, 2011 | DISH Network 311 DTV Receiver

1 Answer

I have a DISH Network ViP722 DTV Receiver / 350-Hours Video.... Whenever I have my brightness setting below 40 on my LG TV, my Dish DVR will no longer respond to its Dish issued remote control. If I turn...


Hello! Daniel Busa with Dish Network. That would be a case of remote interference. You'll need a model 6.3 or 6.4 remote. You can set it to a uhf frequency instead of an ir that will correct the issue.

Aug 26, 2010 | DISH Network ViP722 DTV Receiver /...

2 Answers

There is something wrong with the #2 tv function. When we turn on the tv to watch it doesn't work. We have to choose the dvr menu and then select guide to get a tv signal. We also can't use the dvr to...


My tv2 looks very hazy after switch to another TV from the attic but disconnected the one I had. There are 3 coax cables comming from the switch box to the attic...may be connected wrong or missing any connection. I played with all the 3 acbles comming from switch box connection. There is aDP2D splitter and SAT line and VHF/UHF and TV2 to going to TV....Before it worked fine but same TV2 looks hazy now....what did I do wrong....plz help...Thanks.....ADE

Jul 13, 2010 | DISH Network ViP722 DTV Receiver /...

1 Answer

Recently whenever we try to watch a recorded item on our dvr or try and rewind a live segment the show acts very jumpy and then eventually freezes. Nothing we do can change the frozen picture changing...


Guest,

Are you still having problems with your DVR receiver? Try unplugging the receiver for 10 seconds and plugging back in. The receiver will reboot and acquire satellite signal. If this doesn't fix the problem there may be an issue with the receiver. I hope this helps.

Ray Calo
DISH Network

Jun 10, 2010 | DISH Network ViP722 DTV Receiver /...

2 Answers

Program sony remote to operate dish vip722


The Sony RM-YD029 Remote control will work with the Dish Network VIP722 DVR HD Satellite Receiver, but the Dish Network VIP722's Primary remote address must be set to 1.

The procedure below will allow Sony RM-YD029 remote control to operate Dish VIP722.

Using the Dish Network Remote Control -
1. Press menu 2 times to get to system info page
2. In the system info page the primary remote address is in a white box (bubble) followed by a Green TV (1)symbol that says IR and indicates you the channel your remote control one is configured. The Sony RM-YD029 will work when this primary remote address number (in the white box) is set to 1.

If the Primary Remote Address of your VIP722 Remote control 1 is not set to channel 1, here is how to change it:

1. While displaying the system info page, press and hold the SAT button on your dish network remote until all other modes are flashing, about 3 seconds.
2. then press the '1' button on the numeric pad of your dish remote
3. then press the '#' button on the numeric pad of the dish remote
4. then press the 'record' button (red dot button - stores setting)
5. At this point you should see a number 1 in front of the primary remote address on the dish system info page

Ensure you enter the corresponding IR code into your Sony remote control per the instructions in the manual or Sony's web site. My 722 works with Sony IR code - 01775.

Sep 08, 2009 | Sony BRAVIA XBR 52 in. LCD Flat-Panel HDTV

1 Answer

Connect AV receiver to a Dish receiver model VIP722 DVR


Your DVD player should connect to your TV, not the DISH DVR. Is the Yamaha some sort of receiver or something similar? If so, it should plug into the TV as well. The DVR just provides a signal to your TV, just like the other two components. On the back of your TV there should be other connections to plug into like HDMI1, HDMI2, AUX1, etc. You select which input you want to view using your TV remote. For example, if you were watching a DVD, you turn on the DVD player. Say it was plugged into AV1 or something similar on the back of the TV. With your TV remote, select which input you are using...that way your TV receives the signal from your DVD player and nothing else.

Nov 16, 2017 | Onkyo HTR500 Receiver

1 Answer

Dish network VIP722 DVR - cant get sound to pass thru TV


HDMI is digital sound. I don't know why it's not passing through. You could run a set of audio cables to the surround sound. The not a noticable difference in my opinion.

Mar 15, 2009 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

Need Dish DVR ViP722 remote code.


If you are looking to have the Dish remote operate your TV, just do a random search for your tv. First, hold down the tv button on the dish remote until all the rest of the light up. Next press the tvpower button on the dish remote. Next, press the channel up button (this is the up arrow button) until the set turns off. When it does turn off, press the # key at the bottom right of the remote. The tv button will light and flash twice. That's it. Your done. Hope this helps.

Feb 20, 2009 | Sony BRAVIA XBR 52 in. LCD Flat-Panel HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
DISH Network 301 DTV Receiver Logo

110 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top DISH Network Televison & Video Experts

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1257 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

76171 Answers

Sheldon Dedek

Level 3 Expert

909 Answers

Are you a DISH Network Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...