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Old 09-13-2017, 11:05 AM   #1
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hopper 3

I have always taken my hopper and joeys from home while we are in Arizona for the winter. I set up an antenna on a tripod next to the motorhome and everything has worked fine. I am now upgrading to the hopper 3 and it sounds like you have to disconnect the hopper from the antenna while you get the antenna locked on the the signal. I don't know how to do this as the lnb is powered from the reciever. If anyone can tell me how to accomplish this I would appreciate it.
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goazugo, I think disconnecting the receiver as to do with the Winegard Traveler automatic dish.
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goazugo, I think disconnecting the receiver as to do with the Winegard Traveler automatic dish.
As stated. It only is related to using a Hopper3 on a Winegard Travlr automatic dish. If your vacation home has a tripod or fixed mount it does not matter. This is assuming of course you have the newer LNB installed for the Hopper3.
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I am assuming that I can connect the hopper 3 to the dish (and new lnb) and the receiver will power the lnb to tune in the satellites the same as my old hopper?????
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Old 09-13-2017, 12:41 PM   #5
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This is the recommended Winegard Travler and portable tripod setup for a Hopper 3. If you only use a tripod, then you don't need the AB switch.



NOTE: You don't have to disconnect/connect the Hopper 3. That only applied to a modified Winegard Travler. If you use a DPH42 switch with a standard Winegard Travler, then everything's hunky dory.
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