Receiver and Remote Controls About Your Satellite Receiver What you’ll find in this chapter: • S ATELLITE • D UAL AND • R EMOTE ONTROL • S ATELLITE • S ATELLITE • U SING THE • U SING ECEIVER VERVIEW INGLE ODES ECEIVER...
DISH Network programming on two TVs or view/record over-the-air digital/HD broadcasts on the nearby HDTV. • Nearby TV (TV1)—Connect to an HDTV to view SD and HD DISH Network programming and over-the-air digital/HD broadcasts. Programming from the receiver is delivered to the nearby TV using short audio/video cables.
programming can be viewed on the remote TV; however, it is down-converted for viewing on the remote TV. The remote TV is also referred to as “TV2.” You can tell your receiver is in Dual Mode because the front panel mode indicator will light and the menu and other screens will display Dual Mode (as shown below).
Chapter 2 Dual and Single Modes Single Mode provides dual-tuner receiver features—like Picture-in-Picture (PIP) and the ability to watch one live program while recording another—to all connected TVs. Single Mode delivers the same programming to all of the TVs connected to the satellite receiver and allows control by either remote control.
TV, a VCR or DVD player, and a third device. This section describes how to use the various features on the two types of remote controls included with your satellite TV system. Satellite Receiver Dual Mode...
Chapter 2 Remote Control Types of Remote Controls Remote Control 1 uses infrared (IR) signals to: • Control TV1 menus for the nearby TV in Dual Mode. • Control the satellite receiver in Single Mode. IR signals travel only short distances (60 feet or less), and cannot go through walls or other solid objects.
Satellite Receiver Remote Control Remote Control Batteries The remote control comes with AAA batteries. When you replace old batteries, you should replace all of the batteries. Use batteries of the same kind, for example, alkaline or carbon zinc. Don’t mix batteries of different kinds. Alkaline batteries last longer.
Chapter 2 Remote Control Remote Control Buttons sure you are in SAT mode by pressing the SAT Mode button. Receiver Power & TV Power Top button turns the receiver on/off, bottom button turns the TV on/off Programming required Access receiver features and settings Search for programs using Themes...
TV Mode To use the features described in this section, make sure you are in TV mode by pressing the TV Mode button. Remote programming is required. Press this button for Remote key may be different than shown here Satellite Receiver Remote Control...
Chapter 2 Remote Control VCR Mode To use the features described in this section, make sure you are in VCR mode by pressing the VCR Mode button. You can use this mode to operate your DVD player instead of a VCR. Remote programming is required.
Satellite Receiver Front Panel Dual and Single Mode Indicators Smart Card Door Left light indicates Slot for a future Single Mode, right smart card indicates Dual Mode Infrared Sensor/Blaster Receives IR Signals from your remote and sends IR signals to other components Note: Your receiver may be a differerent color than the unit pictured in the diagram.
Chapter 2 Using the Menus Using the Menus The menus make using the receiver and selecting programs quick and easy. Use the menus to control the receiver and to use its features, such as setting locks, choosing a program, or creating a favorites list.
• A single choice list allows you to select only one choice at a time. If you select another choice, your previous choice is deselected. • A multiple choice list allows you to select more than one choice at one time.
If you would like to put the receiver in a remote location (such as a closet or cabinet), be sure to get the replacement remote control that uses UHF Pro signals to control TV1. Call your DISH Network retailer or go to www.dishnetwork.com, select Our Products, and then click on Accessories.