What is a SWM on DirecTV?

What is a SWM on DirecTV?

The DirecTV Single Wire Multiswitch (SWM) is a specially designed piece of hardware that allows a DirecTV satellite dish signal to be split and used with many different tuners/receivers. The SWM is capable of solving several of the problems that could occur when a DirecTV satellite dish is installed.

Do I need a SWM for DirecTV?

Yes, the Genie DVRs require a Single Wire Mulitsiwtch (SWM) setup.

What is the SWM switch?

SWM stands for “single-wire multiswitch” and the SWM8 is a single-wire multiswitch that can control up to 8 DIRECTV satellite tuners. That means a single SWM8 can control up to 4 DVRs total (2 tuners per DVR), up to 8 single-tuner receivers total, or a combination (eg. 2 DVRs and 4 single-tuner receivers).

Where is the SWM located?

The SWM is in the LNB at the end of the arm on your dish. It is powered by a 21vDC power inserter. (In the past the receivers provided the power.)

How do I fix DIRECTV 775?

Check receiver connections

  1. Check and secure all connections on the back of your receiver. Start with the SAT-IN connection.
  2. See if you have a SWiM Power Inserter attached to the DIRECTV cable coming from your dish (it may be in a different room).
  3. Wait 15 seconds, then plug it back in.

How do I connect my DIRECTV SWM?

DIRECTV specs suggest connecting the power inserter one of three ways. On SWM-enabled dishes, a single line is run to a splitter. A cable is run from the red connection on the splitter into the “Power to SWM” connection on the power inserter. Then, a cable is run from the “Signal to IRD” connection to your receiver.

Where is the SWM on DIRECTV?

How do I reset my DIRECTV SWM?

Try a reset Use your DIRECTV remote to select Menu, then Settings, then Reset Options, then Reset this receiver. Find the red reset button on your receiver and press it once. It’s usually on the side of your receiver but may bebehind an access card door. Wait for your receiver to restart and begin playing video again.

What does 776 mean on DIRECTV?

Best to ask the hotel and find out what company maintains their DirecTV equipment (it’s usually not DirecTV). The “776” error means that too many Receivers/DVRs are connected to the dish, so your Receiver/DVR can’t access the satellite.

How do I fix error code 782 on DIRECTV?

If you’ve recently moved your receiver to a different location in your home, this can result in a 782 error. To clear the error, move the receiver back to its original location and turn it on.

What is the sl3-swm LNB?

This is the SL3-SWM LNB designed with an integrated single wire multiswitch (SWM) which allows you to have multiple satellite Feeds at Once.This LNB has 1 output for the Slimline dish from DIRECTV.The Slimline encompasses three LNBs to receive 99°, 101°, 103° degree satellites. Requires the SWM PI-21 21v Power Inserter – sold separately.

What is DirecTV?

DIRECTV is a premier television provider that delivers live and on demand video entertainment to consumer & business customers utilizing both satellite and Internet streaming technologies. DIRECTV is part of the AT family of TV, Internet and wireless products & services.

What channel is CMT on DirecTV?

Get your favorite channels on DIRECTV Channel Channel number ENTERTAINMENT CHOICE™ Country Music HD Television (CMT) 327 ✓ ✓ The CW Varies by location ✓ ✓ Destination America 286 ✗ ✗ Discovery 278 ✓ ✓

What channels are included in premium entertainment on DirecTV?

Premium Entertainment. DIRECTV offers the premium networks HBO, Cinemax, Starz and Showtime, as well as The Audience Channel, DogTV and MBC Drama HD. For movie lovers, we offer the Movie Extra Pack which offers 8 amazing niche movie channels. DIRECTV subscribers can watch recent blockbuster movies with DIRECTV Cinema.