Dummies Guide to setting up Extrend / Clarke Tech ET9000 HD by Lee

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Dummies Guide to setting up Clarke Tech ET9000 HD by Lee


1. Install image.

Download a USB image file, eg Black Hole Image or PLI

Unzip the ET9000 folder to the root directory of a USB Pen Drive.
Power off Receiver with switch on the back
Insert USB Pen Drive into the USB socket on Receiver
Power on Receiver.
Image Update message will appear on the front display.
Press the OK button behind the front flap.
Image will now install from the USB Stick.
Receiver will reboot once the install is complete.
Image is now installed.

Remove the USB Stick.


2. Network

Connect an Ethernet LAN cable from your router to your ET9000 Ethernet port.
Press Menu
Select Set Up Press OK
Select System Press OK
Select Network Press OK
Select Network w i z a r d and press OK.

3. How to Setup Motorised Dish using USALS

First get your longitude & latitude info from dishpointer.com
Enter your post code into dishpointer.com and you'll get the correct Longitude & Latitude info for your location.
Example if I enter the following UK postal code: M2 5DB

I get the following Longitude & Latitude:
Longitude: -2.244
Latitude: 53.479

Press Menu
Select Setup Press OK
Select Service searching Press OK
Select Tuner configuration Press OK
Select Tuner A and Press OK

Configuration Mode: Simple
Mode: Positioner
Longitude: 53.479
NORTH
Latitude: 2.244
WEST

Press OK to save.

Press Menu
Select Setup Press OK
Select service searching Press OK
Select Positioner Setup Press OK
Select goto 0 Press RED Button

Dish should now goto 1w.


4. Upload a Channel List

Download a pre-configured channel list example catseye's

Unzip the Channel List to your local HDD.
Example C:\Catseye E2 Settings File 75 East-58 West

Use ET9000 Control centre to upload channel list to receiver.


How to setup Receiver with VBox II DiSEqC 1.2 Positioner.

If your VBox II already has the satellite positions stored and your changing from an old receiver to ET9000 then follow this procedure.

Write down your VBox II satellite position numbers. These are the numbers displayed on the front of the VBox II when moving to a
specific satellite position. These position numbers can also be found in your old receivers motor setup menu.

Example lets say...
Position 1 on VBox II = Astra 19e
Position 2 on VBox II = Eutelsat W2 16e
Position 3 on VBox II = Hotbird 13e

You get the idea...

First send the dish to Astra 19e using Vbox II.

On ET9000 Remote Press Menu
Select Setup Press OK
Select Service Searching Press OK
Select Tuner configuration Press OK
Select Tuner A Press OK

Now set Configuration Mode to Advanced. Use Left or Right keys on remote to select.

Configuration Mode: Advanced
Satellite: Astra 19e
LNB: 1
DiSEqC mode: 1.2

Scroll down to botton of the page with the down arrow on remote.

Stored position: 001

Press OK to store.

OK that's Astra 19e setup now to setup Eutelsat W2 16e

Now send the dish to Eutelsat 16E using Vbox II.

Select Setup Press OK
Select Service Searching Press OK
Select Tuner configuration Press OK
Select Tuner A Press OK

Configuration Mode: Advanced
Satellite: Eutelsat W2 16e
LNB: 2
DiSEqC mode: 1.2

Scroll down to botton of the page with the down arrow on remote.

Stored position: 002

Press OK to store.

OK that's Eutelsat W2 16e setup now to setup Hotbird 13e

Now send dish to Hotbird using Vbox II

Select Setup Press OK
Select Service Searching Press OK
Select Tuner configuration Press OK
Select Tuner A Press OK

Configuration Mode: Advanced
Satellite: Hotbird 13e
LNB: 3
DiSEqC mode: 1.2

Scroll down to botton of the page with the down arrow on remote.

Stored position: 003

Press OK to store.

You get the idea, now repeat for the rest of the satellites and your done
 
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