TV 41/42 antenna mount to the new Echostar "DISH 500" dish?
Only the TV42 will mount to the Dish 500 dish.
TV41 and TV 42 work with a DISH Network system?
Yes, the antennas will work on the DishNetwork's standard system.
However, you will need to purchase extra 32-inch lengths of RG6
coax cable. The cable supplied with the antennas is long enough
for a DSS dish but not long enough for a DISH Network. installation.
TV41 and TV42 work with my Primestar system?
No, the antennas are made for 18-inch round dishes, and the Primestar
dish is bigger and oval shaped.
sold a TV41 and have a dual LNB system. Will it work properly?
No. The TV 41 is made for a single LNB system. and does not have
connections to accommodate a dual LNB installation. The TV 42
is made for a dual LNB system, and will also work with a single
the reception range of these antennas?
The TV41 and TV42 have about a 25 to 30 mile reception range.
hookup instructions wrong for my antenna? They say one of the
connections should be made "out" from the satellite receiver,
but I think it should be "in" to the receiver.
Yes, the connection you refer to should be made "in" from the
antenna to the satellite receiver. The instructions are being
Do I need
to clamp my antenna to the dish? The instructions only say I should
open the clamps but make no mention of tightening them.
Yes the TV41 and TV42 antennas need to be secured to the dish
by tightening the supplied clips. The instructions are being corrected.
power supplied to the built-in amplifier? Do I need any additional
The power needed for the TV41 and TV42's built-in amplifiers is
supplied by the DSS system receiver and comes through the coax
cable connected to the receiver unit. No additional hardware is
TV41 and TV42 also also pass FM signals?
No, these antennas provide UHF and VHF TV reception only.
TV42 work with a single LNB dish? I might buy a dual LNB system
Yes. Just use Input 1 and Output 1 to connect to your single LNB
system, and leave Input 2 and Output 2 disconnected. Input 2 and
Output 2 can then be used at a later date to connect to a dual
the antenna hooked up properly but I am not getting the higher
Check to make sure that your TV is set to the "Antenna" input
option in the set up menu and the not the "CATV" option. Most
newer TVs have an option in the on-screen menu that lets you switch
between the two. Also if you are very close to the broadcast towers
for your local VHF channels, the antenna may be over-amplifying
the signal. If this is the case, your TV will be unable to tune
in to the signal.