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Fri, Aug 6, 2021 3:59 PM

Is there a way to determine what model type satellite dish was installed without physically climbing on the roof?

Is there a way to determine what model type satellite dish was installed without physically climbing on the roof?

Is there a menu based command that can be performed to see what type of dish I have installed?

Thanks.

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shannon02

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15.3K Messages

4 m ago

Menu>Settings & Help>Setting>Info & Test>More System Info

Juniper

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4 m ago

So once you have your dish type, what are you trying to do?

(not going to spam the "like" button, just asking to see if we can further help)

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4 m ago

To: Juniper,

I simply wanted to record any details regarding all of my equipment that I have.  I noticed from reviewing some other posts that some functionality is possible with some dish models while other things are not.   My original setup was installed in mid 2016 and I know a Slimline SMW Dish was installed but I just don't know exactly what model and serial number is there.  By recording it now, years down the line, at least I will have a record of it in case a question later gets raised regarding what I have.  

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4 m ago

Thank you everyone.  Now I know I have Dish Type: SL3 LNB and Switch Type: SWM LNB.

shannon02

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4 m ago

There is no other model of SWM slimline dish so you either have a 3LNB or 5LNB and you no longer need a 5LNB.  The only way to get serial numbers is to climb onto the roof and remove the LNB.

Juniper

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4 m ago

SWM (or sometimes SWiM) only has the single slimline dish right now. As mentioned it will either be a 3 or 5 LNB.

With the install 2016 likely you have all current equipment. But for anything to watch out for or be aware of, what are the models of each box?


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