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Monday, October 26, 2020
 Solid Signal  Direct TV SWM 8 Multi-Switch
Direct TV SWM 8 Multi-Switch
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Mike: Signal I have got DirecTV´s single wire multi switch. This switch has got a lot of cool features. I am going to tell you all about it.


Mike: In a standard DirecTV installation, you have to run four lines into the building from the dish. With this single wire, multi switch you run those four cables into these four parts here. Next you just run a single cable out of the swim output into the building you can then take that single cable and split it up eight times using special DirecTV approved satellite splitters.

One of the other unique features of the single wire multi switch is that you can integrate a roof top antenna into it. There is a port label off air, this is where you can run your antenna into. It then distributes that off air signal through each of the eight outputs but the diplexers will be required at the receiver end. The single wire multi switch requires a 29 full power supply. You can either hook this up straight to the switch with label swim1/power or you can insert it down the line even after you split the signal. That’s why there is a red port on each of these splitters so you know you run to the power supply and then to your receiver. For those of you who are using DVRs you normally have to run two wires to that receiver. The single wire multi switch eliminates that you only have to run one line to the DVR and then split the line right before the receiver. This multi switch is only compatible with DirecTV´s AU9 SL3 and SL5 satellite dishes. To use the single wire functionality of the switch you must have a compatible DirecTV receiver listed here. If your receiver is not on that list you can use the three ports to your labeled legacy. You have to run these lines directly to each receiver and they can be split like a swim port. If you have any other question you can e-mail or check out our website [Inaudible] [00:02:23] diagrams and other helpful information.


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