Using the DirecTV Multiswitch 550

Feb 20 07:36 2007 David Johnson Print This Article

What are the uses of the Direct TV Multiswitch? It is the perfect solution whenever you want to connect two or more DSS receivers for a dual or LNB dish which is single, or you want to connect multiple receivers to multiple satellite dishes, or only a single satellite dish. As you can see the Direct TV Multiswitch 550 has a wide variety of applications, so learning more about it is a good idea.

The following section explains you how you will connect a DSS antenna to various DSS receivers when using the Direct TV Multiswitch. In addition to the above description,Guest Posting it explains you how to play or run both cable signals and antenna and DSS signals down the single coax. If you want to search DSS signals, then you have to run it into terms as Dual LNB, Diplexer and Direct TV Multiswitch with the reference for connecting DSS antenna to various satellite receivers.

There are several methods for watching or viewing your favorite DSS programs on multiple televisions or TVs. Generally people don’t want complicated wiring in the walls of their home. They want minimum wiring so that the rooms of the home look nice. You'll be happy to know that we included a detailed description on how to install this Multiswitch with minimum wiring.

The most important thing that has to taken care of lies in the receiver box. The receiver box has to properly tell the dish or antenna what channels it really wants. A satellite’s active part is often called a LNB.

In DBS systems (Direct Broadcast Satellite) of high power such as Dish Network and Direct TV, each of the channels broadcast their programs from a satellite with either right hand or left hand circular polarization. Only one single type of polarization can be received by the LNB at any one time. Half channels are given one polarization and half channels on other. Barrier of two receivers can be broken by using Direct TV Multiswitch. For this the Direct TV Multiswitch uses both cables of the dish and these cables are shared with the multiple receivers.

In addition to this it takes a dish or antenna or CATV signal and by using diplexers which are built in. Each of these outputs must run directly with only one of the satellite receivers. But this is not necessary where a separate receiver is installed for every cable. If you have a DSS receiver, you can split these DSS and UHF/VHF signals with the diplexer.

When you are going to use the Direct TV Multiswitch, then you can count it on by VHF/UHF/CATV amplifier between the Direct TV Multiswitch and combiner. The Direct TV Multiswitch that we are carrying amplifies the satellite signal but it not amplifies VHF/UHF/CATV signals. If you want more DSS receivers then you can use more Multiswitches.

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