How to Recycle Satellite Dishes & Receivers?

Answer Satellite receivers and dishes can have a significantly negative impact if just thrown away. The receivers contain lead and other toxins that can leak out when broken, and the dishes are large and ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Recycle Satellite Dishes & Receivers

Can you recycle old satellite TV receivers?

I've seen them used as arbors, where a person has trained a vine (such as wisteria) over a dish that is turned upside-down. Not too bad!

Is it legal to have direct TV satellite dishes on two different homes and multiple receivers at each home but have them all billed to one account?

You are out of luck. Both Directt and Dish 's remote control have a very limited amount of programmable codes for "off-brands" of TVs. Especially those that are TV/DVD combos. You best bet is to bu... Read More »

Old directv satellite receivers uses?

A practical use for entertainment could be to use some features with MediaShare, built in OTA antenna tuner, and running "TV apps". All of this is built in to newer receivers.

Are HDMI satellite receivers support HD?

For DISH Network receivers, the HDMI cables provide the highest quality video and audio and then component cables, which gives you HD quality if you have HD programming.