How to Set Up a Coolsat 6000

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Coolsat 6000 is an FTA (free-to-air) satellite receiver. This product allows you to view available FTA channels without paying a cable/satellite subscription fee.

Things You'll Need

  • Coolsat 6000 remote control

Programming in the Satellite

  • Select MENU > DISH SETTINGS > SATELLITE and then press OK. This brings up the entire list of satellites. Scroll down to the satellite listed as 0.0E (blank satellite position) and press OK.

  • Select the following settings on the screen:
    LNB POWER is set to ON
    LNB TYPE is set to SINGLE
    LNB FREQ. is set to 10.750
    22KHz is set to ON or OFF (whichever is appropriate for your switch configuration)
    DiSeqC Switch is set to either 1.0 or OFF
    LEGACY SW is set to a value that is appropriate for your system

    Press EXIT, select YES and press OK to save the settings.

  • Select MANUAL SCAN (on the MAIN MENU Screen) and press OK.
    On the new screen:
    Go to FREQUENCY and enter a valid transponder frequency for the satellite that you want to add (if not sure just enter 11.700)
    Go to SYMBOL RATE and enter a valid SR (if not sure just enter 20.000)
    Go to POLARIZATION and select V or H (if not sure just leave it at default)

    Press EXIT, and the changes will be saved automatically.

  • Select MOTORIZED SETTING (on the MAIN MENU Screen) and press OK
    On the new screen:
    Go to DiSeqC MOTOR and select USALS
    Go to SAT DEGREE and enter the satellite position and press OK

    Press EXIT and changes will be saved automatically.

  • Go back at the MOTORIZED SETTING MENU, press the red button on your remote. A keyboard will be displayed, type in the name of your satellite and then press EXIT.

    Press EXIT again to go back to MAIN MENU.

Scanning Channels

  • Highlight BLIND SCAN (on the MAIN MENU Screen) and press OK. When your new satellite is highlighted in yellow, press OK to select it. Now press the VOLUME UP button on the remote to select the scanning parameter fields.

  • Highlight the TP frequency line at the top and press OK. Do not change the FROM frequency. Leave this set as 11.700. Change the TO frequency from 12.250 to 12.200 and press EXIT.

  • Highlight the SR and change this from FULL to DETAIL. Go down to PRESS OK and press OK to begin scanning.

  • Press EXIT (when it finishes scanning) and exit out of all menus and turn the power off the Coolsat 6000. Wait for five seconds and power it back on.

Tips & Warnings

  • These instructions are meant for adding a linear satellite. If adding a circular satellite, change the L.O Frequency to 11.250 and the TP Frequency to 12.000.

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