- Before anything is done, you must decide
where you want the dish to be mounted. First,
the installer will do a survey
to determine where the satellite is relative to your location. Then
he will give you the choices of locations. As well, he will want to
limit the exposure to the elements and "hide" the dish from
view as much as possible. At no time, though, will he compromise performance
of the dish.
second concern you should have is the route the cable must take
to reach the receiver and TV.
to think about - where is the nearest telephone jack? (Pay-Per-View
billing is uploaded to head office by telephone) Would it be a
cleaner job to install a phone jack near the receiver?
you want to record Dish programs with your VCR or other recording
you want to have Dish audio available through your stereo or surround
sound receiver? Is you're A/V receiver able to process video inputs & outputs?
S-Video inputs & outputs? Does your
VCR have LINE inputs (Stereo) or S-Video?
may want to consider pre-wiring
for a future second receiver or second
location for the initial receiver.
This can include telephone jacks too
a spare dish installed
at the cottage - and take
your city receiver with you.
the Tutorial for some pointers on installing
your own Satellite Dish. (If you get stuck, we'll answer E-mail or
telephone questions for free.) Of course, we'll come out on a service
call, should you need our help. We bill for time and materials; and
travel beyond 50 km. from our shop in Mississauga.
to satellite channels? Want to know what the new digital channels
are? They're all listed in a printable-friendly Channel
listing on two pages.
the Aim Calculator to discover azimuth and elevation settings
for any satellite and any location. Many cities are listed, but other
locations can be calculated if you know the longitude and latitude.
Who knows where the RV enthusiast might travel.
are based in Mississauga and provide quality installation services.
We also provide support by phone or by E-mail to
any D.I.Y. Installer.