Defined: The difference between Dish Pro and Dish Pro Plus technologies

DISH PRO

  • All components between receiver and LNBF must be rated to 2150 MHz and pass DiSEqC 22 KHz, also referred to as “Dish Pro Compatible”
  • Maximum distance between LNBF and furthest receiver is 200 feet for DP/DP Plus receivers, 150 feet for legacy receivers
  • Legacy receivers (four-digit model numbers) require a DP adapter.
  • DP LNBFs are compatible with DP Plus LNBFs and switches. Do not connect DP21 or DP34 in an installation with a DP Plus LNBF
  • DP Plus (dual-tuner) receivers require two cables from the LNBF or switch when connected to DP LNBFs and switches

DISH PRO COMPONENTS

DISH PRO RECEIVER MODELS

  • DISH 111
  • DISH 301
  • DISH 311
  • DISH 411
  • DISH 501
  • DISH 508
  • DISH Player-DVR 510
  • DISH 811
  • ViP211

DISH PRO PLUS

  • One cable per receiver, when DP Plus (dual-tuner) receivers are used with DP Plus separator. DP Plus Separator can only be used for DP Plus (dual -tuner) compatible receivers. DISH 322DVR 625, and ViP 622 model receivers come with a DP Plus Separator.
  • All components between receiver and LNBf must be rated to 2150 MHz and pass DiSEqC 22 KHz tone, also referred to as “DP Compatible”
  • Maximum distance between LNBF and farthest receiver is 200 feet for DP/DP Plus receivers, 150 for Legacy receivers (four-digit model numbers)
  • Compatible with DP LNBFs
  • Not compatible with DP switches
  • Legacy receivers do not use a DP Adapter

DISH PRO PLUS COMPONENTS

DISH PRO PLUS RECEIVER MODELS

Note: Dish Network Receiver Model Comparison

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