Installation Instructions for Direct TV: Doing-it-yourself...
Installation Instructions for Direct TV
Do-it-yourself: If you insist on doing it yourself, here's some information you should know
or could be of help.
Installation kits are available from most
satellite dish stores. These have all the basic hardware needs and
come with a book/video guide.
You will want a phone jack (working)
near the location you wish to put the receiver and find a spot on or
around your house which will allow an unrestricted view of the
Connect the dish to the
receiver requires you to ground the wire and run it from the outside
to the inside of your home. Pointing your dish correctly can be
done by going to
Direct TV's website and getting the correct azimuth (rotation)
and elevation (lift).
If you have completed all of this correctly
you should be in for hours of digital quality entertainment in the
comfort of you own home. Enjoy!