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    • Screen Resolution

      Screen Resolution

      Screen resolution can be defined as the amount of information shown on a screen. Usually the more information on a screen, whether it is digital pixels or analog lines will cause an increase in the quality of the image. The higher the screen resolution will usually mean the better the picture quality. When talking about

    • Dish 300

      Dish 300

      Dish 300 was the first satellite dish receiver provided by the direct broadcast satellite television company, Dish Network, and was originally known as the “Dish Network Dish”. Dish 300 had a single LNB, or Low Noise Block, that was capable of receiving signals from the 119°W orbital location owned by EchoStar as well as the

    • Fiber TV

      Fiber TV

      Fiber optics have quickly become a namesake in our modern world of technology. First there was the fiber optic Internet connection, then there were fiber optic landline telephones, and now there is fiver optic television. Fiber optic television is easy to use, provides more functionality than cable and satellite television, is highly reliable, and has

    • How DirecTV and Dish Network Stop Signal Theft

      How DirecTV and Dish Network Stop Signal Theft

      Reducing Signal Theft by Blacklisting Access Cards DirecTV maintains a list of cancelled access cards. If an access card with a blacklisted CAM ID is utilized, you will receive the “Call Extension 745″ error message. Reducing Signal Theft with ECM (Electronic Counter Measures DirecTV and Dish Network engineers also broadcast hostile signals that instruct the

    • How to Use a Sony Walkman MP3 Player

      How to Use a Sony Walkman MP3 Player

      Before you can use your Sony Walkman MP3 player, you have to set it up and get music onto the device. To do this, insert the installation disc into the computer. Follow the installation to the end so that your computer can recognize the device, but also so that the SonicStage software is installed–this is

    • VGA to HDMI

      VGA to HDMI

      Before one can truly appreciate how to convert a video graphics array (VGA) to a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), one has to first understand what they are. Why make the change if one doesn't even understand what the two are. What is VGA? VGA started as a chip in the IBM computers. It was meant as

    • How Many Songs is 8GB?

      How Many Songs is 8GB?

      An 8GB device’s capacity varies depending on the device. A typical device can play MP3 files, but others can play a variety of file types which could easily occupy more or less space than the typical MP3. Most 8GB devices are designed to play MP3 files but can be different based on the manufacturer of

    • Satellite Finder

      Satellite Finder

      A satellite finder is a specialized signal-strength meter used to point satellite dishes and LNBs. There are two general classes of satellite finders: analog and digital satellite finders. Analog Satellite Finder Most analog satellite finders are inexpensive devices which simply display the strength of the received signal. To use an analog satellite finder, you point

    • Digital Camera Batteries

      Digital Camera Batteries

      Digital cameras are electrical energy consuming devices.  They will typically require the use of batteries to power them.  Digital camera batteries can come in many varieties which may be designed specifically for a manufacturer or brand. There are different kinds of digital camera batteries which are available for purchase.  Several are designed to be rechargeable

    • Is there a Dish Network TiVo?

      Is there a Dish Network TiVo?

      The TiVo is compatible with all Dish Network receivers that support IR control. IR control is provided all recent Dish Network receivers. However, there is no need to purchase a TiVo. Dish Network provides satellite receivers with built in DVR (Digital Video Recorder) capabilities. Dish Network provides two models of DVR receivers, one for standard

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