WHITE PAPER: A Guide to Mounting

We specialize in carrying a diverse catalog of mounting hardware for any situation. We Sell Antenna Mounts for: Mounting hardware helps to get your antenna up high where signal is stronger. We carry one of…


What is Clear Motion Rate (or TrueMotion)?

Buying a TV today is hard. It’s even harder when you can’t find real answers. Samsung, Sony, Sharp, and other manufacturers have just started to walk away from publishing the refresh rate of their TVs and…


Why is 1080p/120 so Important?

Looking back at the first HDTVs, they weren’t that special. Sure, they looked better than old standard-definition models, but compared to today’s TVs, they weren’t anywhere near as sharp. Why? The difference is that most new…


What is IPv6?

It’s World IPv6 day. So what? So a bunch of transistorheads are having a party. Is that all there is to it? Actually today marks the biggest accomplishment since the internet came into being. As of…





AIM vs. BIRDOG: Meter Showdown

When it comes to a meter, you have a choice. SolidSignal.com offers several satellite meters, including the $389 Birdog USB Plus and the $499.99 Advanced Installation Meter. These two meters are different in price and features, and so we…



Is 4K right for you?

There’s been a lot of talk about 4K resolution lately and you may be wondering if it’s right for you. Let’s take a look at 4K and what it means to you today. What is…


A Brief History of Ad Skipping

With all of the hoopla over Dish’s Auto Hop feature, it seemed like a good time to review the history of ad skipping. If all you had was this week’s news, you might think that ad…


DIRECTV customers: Do your TVApps work?

If you’ve been a fan of DIRECTV’s TVApps, you might have noticed they’re not working so well lately. Numerous reports have been coming in all over the internet that TVApps return a message that the service…


AutoHop Explained

This is a transcript of the DISH instruction sheet on how to use AutoHop, the new technology that allows commercials in primetime programming to be skipped. Overview Autohop is a patented technology created by DISH…