Q. What satellite providers and satellites work with the DISH Playmaker antenna?
A. The DISH Playmaker antenna is exclusively compatible with DISH programming. The antenna can receive programming from DISH western arc, which includes satellites 110°, 119°, and 129°.
Q. Does the DISH Playmaker antenna automatically toggle between satellites?
A. Yes. As you change the channel, the DISH Playmaker antenna will automatically toggle to the corresponding satellite with no manual adjustments.
Q. Can I get HD service with the DISH Playmaker antenna?
A. HD programming is available. Keep in mind that in order to receive HD programming, you must have an HDTV as well as an activated HD receiver with an HD programming package (sold separately).
Q. How many receivers can I hook up to the DISH Playmaker antenna?
A. The DISH Playmaker antenna has one satellite output. One single-tuner receiver can be hooked up to the antenna.
Q. If I hook up two TVs to the antenna, can I watch any program on either TV?
A. No, the satellite system works with only one receiver. However, it may be possible to split the output so multiple TVs can show the same program.
Q. What receivers are compatible with the DISH Playmaker antenna?
A. The DISH Playmaker antenna must be used with a DISH Solo HD or DISH Wally receiver. Examples of Solo HD receivers include DISH 211k, 211, 411, and 211z receivers.
Q. What do I need to set up the DISH Playmaker antenna?
A. You will need a TV and an activated receiver with programming package. The antenna must be used with a DISH Solo HD or DISH Wally receiver; examples include DISH 211k, 211, 411, and 211z receivers.
Q. Can the DISH Playmaker antenna be mounted to the roof?
A. No, the DISH Playmaker is not designed for roof installation.