Got Me A Dreambox!

homerjay

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#1
right people, its arrived, what do i do? :D only joking....

Question 1 of 'fookin loads'.
Its says 5600s on the front and the manual, but 5620s on the box and the serial sticker, is this right?
 

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#2
homerjay said:
Its says 5600s on the front and the manual, but 5620s on the box and the serial sticker, is this right?
Welcome to the DreamBox world - you'll be back!

Yes

They didn't do a different box/manual for the modified 5620s
 

homerjay

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#3
phew, thought i'd been robbed...

just remebered, said i'd take the missus to the pictures tonight!

DAMN, i wanna play with my new toy!!!
 

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#4
homerjay

When you get it up and running let me know how you did it, lol.

Just playing with mine too (DB5620S) that is :)

Cheers
 

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#5
Take your time... he says knowing I didn't!

Have you download any images other than the official one?
 

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#6
homerjay said:
phew, thought i'd been robbed...

just remebered, said i'd take the missus to the pictures tonight!

DAMN, i wanna play with my new toy!!!
treat her to a nice film on Taq or MultiV :)
 

homerjay

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#7
gameboy said:
Take your time... he says knowing I didn't!

Have you download any images other than the official one?
bloody hell calm down, i gotta whip the plug off hoover 1st...
 

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#8
homerjay said:
bloody hell calm down, i gotta whip the plug off hoover 1st...
That's 21 minutes - how long does it it take to fit a plug?

You should have broken it by now - had to go out to buy a null modem cable - come on you're letting the side down ;-)
 

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#9
at work at the min, and all our plugs are moulded...
 

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#10
homerjay said:
at work at the min, and all our plugs are moulded...
Bet you can't wait to get home....
 

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#11
just pulled the the sticky thing of the LED display and chopped the plug off...

woohoo!
 

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#12
question 2.

do i need a crossover cable or a hub, or can i just use my serial cable for now?
 

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#13
Use the Null Modem Cable if thats what you mean, just a little slower thats all.
 

homerjay

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#14
reet, home now, the fun begins....

plug on, no bedside lamp anymore... :)

got a null modem cable and have just aquired a adsl 4 port router. so null modem 1st ya reckon?

ere we go!
 

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#15
Gameboy said:
Take your time... he says knowing I didn't!
yep i didnt either lol

Homerjay said:
bloody hell calm down, i gotta whip the plug off hoover 1st...
lol, i had to convince the misses i need a motorised system... if i had said and i need that plug off the vac.... id would have had no chance hahah

You should have broken it by now - had to go out to buy a null modem cable - come on you're letting the side down ;-)
i agree, and you should also have had argument with the wife... shouted at the dogs!! sulked.... .. shouted why didnt i buy a manhatten!!! ffs.....oh and looked out of the window every 5 mins to see if the dish has moved hahahaha after going east and west for 3 hours :D
or was that just me :rolleyes:

homerjay said:
ere we go
RedDevil_UK crawls under his bed :)
 

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#16
not tryed null modem or network yet...

just done single sat (thor) works fine, got kiosk 1 on...

tryin to add sats now.................slightly more difficult though.

using goto x function, got lon/lat in but im buggered if i know what im doing.

i manage to move the motor, but only manually and im boloxed if i gonna go through and add every sat manually, unless i really have to...

ive done it using usals before on an *sat, all i did then was add a single sat (astra) then send it to 0deg and say 'search ya little bar steward' and it did!!! this dunt seem quite like that though, or am i doin sommit wrong...

need to open the manual really, but thats no fun!!!

45mins till i gotta take 'her' to meet the fockers...

ps if anyone fancies adding me to their messenger for a little one-on-one, feel free... mickwbarlow*hotmail.com
 

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#17
on motor setting tick both boxes, i use 50mv or whatever it is lol


you need to send all the channels over from your PC....its easier this way

then depending on the image (some work some dont??)
then just choose a channel, and the motor should just go to it... if your dish is aligned properly :)

if this dont work, you will have to do each sat manually hahahah... err sorry :p
 

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#18
homerjay said:
using goto x function, got lon/lat in but im buggered if i know what im doing.

i manage to move the motor, but only manually and im boloxed if i gonna go through and add every sat manually, unless i really have to...
Not having much luck either with the Autogoto function, I inputted my Lat/Lon, but just left it on the default East for the Longitude figure and North for the Latitude figure, same as you not sure what to select in here, as when I was using the SS2 plugin, didn't have to select North etc.

Let me know if you have any luck.

BTW, what image are you using ?

Cheers
 

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#20
Oh dear oh dear Homer, you are trying to do stuff that took me 6 months to sort out :) Anyway, welcome to the world of Dreamboxes!
 
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