Are you planning to install a DIRECTV Ka/Ku MPEG-4 compatible satellite dish? Check out these instructional videos from Solid Signal.
For a successful DIRECTV satellite dish installation, there are many things you need to know. The instructional videos on this page are derived from an installation video for the DIRECTV Ka/Ku band satellite dish antenna. This information is provided by DIRECTV as a training tool for installation professionals. Housed within are answers to many questions in reference to the release of DIRECTVs 99° and 103° satellites and the high definition MPEG-4 compression programming format. Check out the information in these videos before you install your DIRECTV Slimline dish.
Here are the titles and contents of the five DIRECTV Ka/Ku MPEG-4 satellite dish installation videos on this page:
Video Segment 1
General Information about MPEG-4 Compression Technology:
Launch and orbital position of DIRECTV 99° and 103° satellites
Explanation of MPEG-4 compression and DIRECTV signal stream
Overview of changes to data stream and increase in bandwidth
Video Segment 2
Assembly of DIRECTV Ka/Ku Band Dish
Ka/Ku dish comparison to triple LNB satellite dish antenna
Dish assembly instructions and installation considerations
Additional equipment required to receive MPEG-4 Ka band frequency transmissions
Video Segment 3
Alignment of DIRECTV Slimline Dish
Connecting the multi-sat LNBs and determining dish settings
Aligning the dish for Ka and Ku frequency bands
Fine-tuning the dish for narrow Ka band reception
Video Segment 4
Completing the Installation
Using the correct type of RG-6 coax cables
Off-Air antenna limitations when using the dish
Use of 2GHz-rated equipment during installation
Video Segment 5
Finishing Up and Activation of MPEG-4 HD Receiver
High-definition (MPEG-4) satellite receiver
Completing the install - satellite receiver training
Installation review and closing statement
Nearly every aspect of installing a DIRECTV Slimline dish antenna is covered in these instructional videos. We’re sure that most of your questions can be answered in one or all of the videos on this page. If you have further questions, feel free to call us at 877.312.4547. As a DIRECTV Authorized Dealer, we’re happy to assist you with your DIRECTV satellite dish installation.
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