Downloadable Tutorials


20 Tuners connected to a SWM-16? It can be done!
Adding a Mini Genie Client
DIRECTV Remote Control Compatibility

Basic Installation of a Genie DVR
Installation of an HR54 Genie or H44 Genie Lite DVR

Installing a Band Stop Filter
Basic Coax Networking
Cascading two SWM32 Multiswitches

Installing a C41 Wireless Genie Client
Installing a DECA Broadband (Cinema Connection Kit)
Installing a DECA II on your DIRECTV receiver
Installing a legacy (4-wire) DIRECTV dish
Installing a SWM-enabled Slimline dish
Installing a 4K Reverse Band LNB
Installing a DSWM30 Multiswitch (Basic install)
Installing a DSWM30 Multiswitch as a replacement for older SWM
Installing a SWM-16 Multiswitch
Installing a SWM-8 Multiswitch
Installing a SWM-8 Multiswitch with a Round dish
Installing a SWM-32 Multiswitch
Installing a wired Broadband DECA
Installing a Wireless Cinema Connection Kit (Wireless Broadband DECA) Part 1
Installing a Wireless Cinema Connection Kit (Wireless Broadband DECA) Part 2
Installing an RVSATKIT Satellite Kit
Upgrading to DSWM30 Multiswitch or DSWMLNB (Compatibility Matrix)

Using a Cinema Connection Kit (Broadband DECA) to provide Ethernet to any room
Using a Genie to provide internet to other DIRECTV Receivers
Installing a DIRECTV amplifier and polarity locker

DIRECTV Tutorials

Enjoy Satellite TV in your RV!
The Ultimate Guide” to Upgrading your DIRECTV system
Choosing the right LNB for your DIRECTV dish
Aiming Your Satellite Dish with the SatLookLite
How to check Satellite Setup on your DIRECTV receiver
How to connect a Genie Mini Client or DIRECTV Ready TV to your system
A Guide to Upgrading to DIRECTV SWM Technology
Using DIRECTV’s Built-In-Self Tests on your receiver or DVR
How to use both HD and SD outputs on an HD Receiver or DVR
A Guide to upgrading your marine DIRECTV system
DIRECTV Error Codes and Diagnostic Instructions
How to set up your Winegard RoadTrip for DIRECTV

A Guide to Coax Networking
Advanced Coax Networking and Troubleshooting
Advanced C41W Wireless Genie Mini Client Troubleshooting
How far can you extend your DIRECTV system’s cables?

Using your DIRECTV Remote with your TV
Programming your DIRECTV Remote for RF mode
Advanced DIRECTV Remote Programming
Setting up Pandora on your DIRECTV DVR

Adding DIRECTV to your Bar or Restaurant

Antenna Diagrams and Tutorials

Frequently Asked Questions about Over-The-Air Antennas
How to Combine Two Antennas
Solid Signal HD-BLADE vs. Mohu Leaf
Solid Signal HD-BLADE vs. Rabbit Ears
Solid Signal HD-BLADE vs. Mohu Curve
Solid Signal HD-BLADE vs. Clear TV
Solid Signal generation 2 HD-BLADE vs. generation 1 HD-BLADE
HDX Amplifier gain curve
Solid Signal’s Guide to Choosing an Antenna
Understanding CEA Antenna Marks

General Tutorials

A Guide to Grounding
A Guide to Mounting
A Guide to Radio Frequency Bands
A Guide to Making RG6 Cables