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Will a Dish network 1000 satellite dish work with my VIP 211 reciever?

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If the dish is a 1000.2 or 1000.4, these satellites are designed for MPEG 4 receivers (VIP 211) and will work fine with these dishes. The 1000 or 1000+ dishes require certain LNBs and/or switches to work properly - the LNBs will control how many receiver and satellites are included with the installation. I hope this helps.

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It should as long as it is pointed to the correct orbital locations,

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