The Dish Network User's Resource
Information as announced on SatelliteGuys.US on Nov 13, 2005.
Availability / Upgrade Offers
- New and existing customers may order the 622 for a $199 upgrade on a lease plan.
- $100 ($10x10) rebate for new subscribers to Bronze or higher. Additional $100 rebate for new customers.
- Starting May 1, call the same number for an ownership upgrade: $699 receiver + $99 installation - $100 on return of 921.
- Purchase from Dish or a dealer.
- Quick Facts specifications sheet (DBSTalk, requires Acrobat Reader)
- Owner's Manual (dishnetwork.com)
- ViP622 on the Dish TechPortal
- HDTV DVR, announced at CES in Jan 2006
- 2 HD satellite tuners, 1 ATSC OTA tuner (TV1 only). All 3 can record HD simultaneously.
- TV1 - HD and SD output (HDMI, component, S-Video, composite)
TV2 - SD output only (HD recorded from tuner 1 or 2 is downconverted for viewing on TV2)
- Agile RF “Home Distribution” output with MTS for TV1 and TV2 on separate UHF channels
- 320GB hard drive, 200 hours SD or 30 hours HD
- Ethernet port may be used in place of phone line and for DishONLINE
- External storage (enabled 8/15/07, $39.99 one-time fee), any powered USB 2.0 hard disk drive up to 750GB
- Broadcom BCM7038 digital video decoder
- Does NOT include component or HDMI cable (usually)
- “ViP” means “Video over IP”
- Choosing Your Viewing/Recording Preferences (DBSTalk, requires Acrobat Reader)
- User tips
- Software history
- FIRST LOOK: 622 Review! (2/06, L350 software, SatelliteGuys.US)
- User Reviews (2/06, SatelliteGuys.US)
- Official DBSTalk ViP622 DVR Review (2/06, L350 software, requires Acrobat Reader)
- First 24 hours experiences upgrading from 921 to 622 (2/06, L350 software)
- CNET editors' review (4/10/06, L355? L356?, c|net)
- A Tastier Dish: Dish Network ViP622 (5/2/06, Extreme Tech)
- DISH Network ViP 622 (5/18/06, I4U News)
- EchoStar DISH Network ViP 622 HDTV DVR(8/06, L359?, Digital TV DesignLine)
- 2+4=MORE! (Winter 2006, DIGITAL TV & SOUND on newsstands)
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