Does it matter what satellite receiver i use?

Answer On One Hand: Nearly IdenticalBoth of the two largest providers---Dish Network and DirecTV---use nearly identical satellite receivers. Naturally, though, each receiver is tied into a specific servi... Read More »

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Do you need a new satellite receiver and a new service to watch 1080p satellite programming?

Yes, you will need both new equipment (MPEG-4 equipment) and a different, probably more expensive service from your satellite company.

Can a DirecTV Satellite Television satellite dish be used with a Dish Network receiver?

A few different DISH Network remote codes for your Polaroid TV that you can try & one should successfully program your remote are, 627, 688, 506, or 004.

Can one satellite receiver work on more than one TV?

Technically, one satellite receiver can be connected to more than one television. Simple splitters, available at most electronics stores, can help you share the signal between two sets. However, yo... Read More »

Do I need a DSL filter on my satellite receiver?

A DSL filter should be used on any device that uses a phone line, including a satellite receiver. The only device that shouldn't have a filter is the DSL modem itself. Filters are used to reduce st... Read More »