ViP®922 SlingLoaded™ DVR Receiver
Planned to Be Available April 7, 2010!
April 5, 2010
We are excited to announce that theViP922 SlingLoaded DVR receiver (the model ViP922), is planned to be available
April 7, 2010! The ViP922 receiver will allow for ahigh-definition (“HD”), DVR solution for a single TV. With the model
ViP922 receivers, customers can enjoy simultaneous, uninterrupted and independent TV viewing between the primary TV
in the house and remote viewing on a mobile device or laptop.
This next generation receiver offers the latest top-of-the-line features, including a sleek new user interface and integrated
Sling™ capabilities that make it possible to enjoy TV Everywhere™! Combined with 1080p Video on Demand and
stunning DISH Network HD programming, the model ViP922 receiver revolutionizes the way customers watch and enjoy
their favorite programming! For more information on the model ViP922 receiver, including pricing and features, please
continue reading below.
ViP922 SlingLoaded DVR Receiver
•Dual-tuner, one-TV receiver • Integrated SlingLoaded™ technology
•SD and HD output on TV1 • 1 terabyte (TB) hard drive
•Universal 32.0 UHF-2G configurable 4-component remote control
•Capacitive-touch front panel controls
Advanced New User Interface
The model ViP922 receiver features a graphics-rich user interface that is both stylish and functional. Exciting new features include:
•Colorful and distinctive tile-based menus (see left) make it easy for users to find what you are looking for with the click of a button.
•Easily navigate the programming guide, DVR and TV-viewing options.
•Quickly find your favorite channels with network logos and view poster art for movies and TV shows.
•Home Media allows users to access supported media, including pictures and music, from equipment on their home network (excludes streaming video).
Sling Media Placeshifting Technology for TV Everywhere
Customers can watch and control programming from their model ViP922 receiver on their laptop, desktop computer, or on
compatible mobile devices using a high-speed broadband Internet connection. They can take their DISH Network TV service with them almost anywhere – from the backyard to across the globe!
Using DISH Remote Access on their computer or SlingPlayer Mobile on compatible mobile devices, customers with a model ViP922 receiver can:
•Watch live or recorded television programming with remote-viewing compatible mobile devices and PCs, and no need to purchase a SlingBox
•Access their DVR’s My Recordings list
•Schedule DVR timers
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Compatible Mobile Devices– In order to view TV from the model ViP922 receiver on a compatible mobile device,
customers mustaccess their DISH Network online account at www.dishnetwork.com. Next, select the “DISH
Remote Access” link, then click “Go Mobile.”Once customers verify they have a compatible mobile device, they can
follow the on-screen setup instructions.
•For the full list of compatible mobile devices, please refer to the set up instructions under the “Go Mobile” link.
•The SlingPlayer App for the iPhone™ and iPod touch® is available for download from the iTunes App Store.
More Features of the ViP922 SlingLoaded DVR Receiver
There are even more great features available on the model ViP922, the receiver that won CNET’s “Best of CES
2009” in the Home Video category, including:
•The largest hard drive in the industry: a dual-tuner, one terabyte (TB) DVR with up to 1,000 hours of recoding time
(please note that this includes VOD content and therefore is not the total recording hours that are available for use by
•Powerful search capabilities, including the ability to quickly search thousands of listings across the Program Guide,
DVR and DISH On Demand with predictive search; search by program title, description or actor; and view search
results as a standard list or easy-to-read graphical layout.
•Outputs in 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i resolutions;
•Supports Picture-in-Picture (PIP) in Solo mode;
•DISH On Demand (VOD) and DishONLINE (IPVOD) compatible;
•Intuitive timer creation and DVR management allows users to categorize programming by groups (video source, title,
themes) or by content description (date, length, ratings and more); and
•Like the model ViP 722k and ViP 222k receivers, the model ViP922 receiver does not include a built-in over-the-air
(OTA) tuner, giving customers theoption to purchase an MT2 OTA Module accessory (Part #162303; MSRP $29.99;
Retailer price $25) if they wish to receive digital over-the-air broadcasts.
Pricing and Availability
The model ViP922 receiver will be available for both new and existing residential and commercial Public/Private
customers beginning on April 7, 2010.
•Not Available in Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands – Please note that at this time, the model
ViP922 receiver isNOT available for activation in Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Please
stay tuned for more information regarding the availability of the model ViP922 receiver in these areas in the future.
New Customer Upgrade Fee and Purchase Price
motions Receiver Upgrade** Receiver Upgrade**
Residential Plan A$200
* Only one leased model ViP922 receiver is allowed per account. Additional model ViP922 receivers may be purchased at MSRP.
** Please note that the upgrade fee is charged separately from any applicable “Technician Visit” fee. (The Technician Visit fee is $119 for Public/Private DISH’n It Up subscribers and $119 for MDU DHA-12 DISH’n It Up subscribers.)
†Except in Alaska and Hawaii
ViP922 SlingLoaded DVR Receiver Monthly Fees – Effective April 7, 2010
The following monthly fees may apply to accounts with a model ViP922 receiver:
•$10 DVR Service Fee – Charged in place of the standard $6 per month DVR Service fee.
•$17 Additional ViP922 SlingLoaded DVR Receiver Fee – Applicable only if the model ViP922 receiver is in the
secondaryposition on the customer’s account.
oPlease note that although the model ViP922 receiver is a single TV solution, the amount of the Additional
Receiver fee for the model ViP922 receiver is different from other single-TV HD DVR models because of the
several value-added features available on the model ViP922 receiver that are not available on other current DISH
More Information on Installing a ViP922 SlingLoaded DVR Receiver
Please see below for specific installation considerations that will be applicable to customer accounts with a model ViP922
•ViP922 SlingLoaded DVR Part Number #176646
•Only One Leased Model ViP922 Receiver Allowed Per Account – Customers will be permitted to have only one (1)
leasedmodel ViP922 receiver on their account. Customers may purchase additional model ViP922 receivers at
MSRP if they wish.
•Broadband Internet Connectivity Required – To enable full functionality of the advanced features of the model
ViP922 receiver, a high-speed broadband Internet connection via direct Ethernet or SlingLink is required.
oSlingLink is the New Name for HomePlug Turbo – Please note that we recently changed the name of the
HomePlug Turbo connectivity device to “SlingLink.” SlingLink uses the power lines in the customer’s home to
connect equipment, such as satellite receivers, to the broadband home network, and eliminates the need to run
new Ethernet cables.
oWhen selecting any receiver model in R*Connect, you will now be prompted to ask the customer if they currently
subscribe to a broadband Internet service. Please keep in mind that a broadband Internet connection is especially
important for the installation of a model ViP922 receiver.
−To ensure the best customer experience and minimize impacts to the customer’s current network and setup, it
is recommended that the customer have anexisting router already installed to a broadband Internet
oConnectivity Confirmation E-mail – When a model ViP922 receiver is selected on customer’s account, the customer will be sent an e-mail (shown on right) prior to their installation advising them that in order to enable the full functionality of their model ViP922 receiver, it will need to be connected to broadband Internet through their home router. The e-mail will also provide a link to a Connectivity Test Tool, which the customer should use to confirm that they have the proper home network.
oInstallation of Broadband Connectivity Equipment – Installation of the model ViP922 receiver includes the
installation of broadband connectivity equipment using a direct Ethernet connection or a SlingLink forno
•Solo Mode by Default – The model ViP922 receiver is a single-TV solution, and therefore will remain in single user
mode by default. The receiver will only go into Duo mode when remote viewing is in session. Once the remote
viewing session has ended, the receiver will return to Solo mode. Please note that the MODE button on the front of
the receiver willnot be enabled and installation of the TV2 physical outputs of the receiver is not supported.
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