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Sun Direct - Signal Reception Problem

 
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  Arun
I am new subscriber of SUN Direct DTH Connection.The Quality of Channel Reception is amazing during regular weather, but during rainy time I have experienced off no signal Error (something like "E48 No Signal") appearing on the Television Screen.Once this happens, there is no resumption of Signal anymore and we will be able to watch the Channels only after switching Off and Switching On both the Television and the Set Top Box.I do not know whether this is how System Behaves in all the Cases, but Surely this is going to be a major SetBack if it happens to be the same in all the cases.


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SHIVA  
 
Dear Sir,
i am shiva from Krishnagiri. Your Advertisings SUN DTH Price
Rs-999/- Only. But the delear taken Rs-2100. Please cleare the price.
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Ashok  
 
I use Sun DTH and my problem is also similar to this. I see 'E48 NO signal" kind of error for most of the channels. I was able to see all Tamil channels listed when I received the connection. But then it became worser. Only Podigai, Makkal and Mega TV are clearly visible. I called their support in Bangalore during the first week of November and no response from them. Whenever you call, they'll say that they'll send it to the technical dept and they'll fix it. They'll ask you to keep the set top box in on mode for a day. nothing will happen. I contacted them after a month, yesterday. The person assisted me to upgrade a software through the set top box menu. He said that it will be corrected once the software gets downloaded. But nothing happened. The service is too poor. Atleast if the cable TV is not good, we can ask the cable operator when he comes for collecting the money. In this case, other than the customer service center, there is no other go.
 
Samething happen to me, i am not getting the signal, then i called the customer service, they told to call my local distributor, then i called my local distributor, the came and checked then he gave me another no to call technician, I tried to call the technician over 25 to 30 times. Once in a while he picks up my call and tells me that he is driving. Nearly 10 days, till i am not able to watch any channel, not able to get any person.
Thinking to cancel sun direct, but will not get refund.
 
Yes, I am also facing a similar problem. Since a week I am getting 'E48 - No signal'. When i called the customer care, they were telling me to do as per their instruction with the DTH remote. When it failed, they informed me to contact the local distributor. When i went to the distributor in person, they said their technician will be reaching me. It has become 5 days till now. No one from Sun DTH have come. I am feeling bad with Sun DTH now. I am able to watch only Podhigai, Makkal & Mega tv. I dont know really what these DTH people will do if these kind of things happens to them. They can prepare a FAQ sort of procedures and solutions and publish in the web. Hope they will become matured in near future.
 
E48-No Signal Error.

Yes. Iam also facing th same problem. All the time a error occurred that E8 No signal. I called customer care to chennai. They guide me to reset the factory setup. But still Iam sufferiing the same problem. Finally Scold customer care and I asked them to guide me to surrender the SunDirect Connection. I have no Idea. If anybody know about to complain at Consumer court, please guide me.

Suresh Kumar,
Pollachi,
Coimbatore-Dt.
 
sir,

Yes. Iam also facing the same problem. All the time a error occurred that E8 No signal. in navula tera and bindas chanels so please slave the problem,
 
sir/medam


i had taken sun dth connectin on21-12-2008, my smart card no R 411 350 388 79 since 15 days very poor quality some times strucked

from 14-02-2009 not working smart card showing E 16 errer on screen all chanels only dd chanen coming remaining showing E16 errorer i tried u r servicce center no not connecting plz rectify our problem and sent to mail my email plz give massage to my mobile no 09394424383


with regards
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g.bhupathy
 
sir

i lost my sundirect connection because of my low balance..now i purchase 100 rs card...i try (past two days)customer care number to recharge but the number is not available..pls help me to recharge my account
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Bhaskar  
 
I am also facing the same problem E16 services is currently scrambled, smart card number: r41056676798.
 
my card is-41056453131R'.E-16 signal problem buy no response from customercare;no phone connection.
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karthik  
 
I am planning to file a case in consumer court against the service level of sun direct. Is anyone willing to join me? If so send me a mail with your details like name and location and smart card number. I will include your cases also in my complaint against them.
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M.KUMAR  
 
My sundirect all ch e16 service is currently scrambled pls active sim no 40247012442
 
when i open t.v then it's write no signal.I want to know what is the min. signal intensity.
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C w joy  
 
i had purchased the sun direct package on 7/4/2009...till now i hadn seen any channel in my TV..its displaying e48 no signal. i had taken 1999.
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C w joy  
 
Hello sir,
I had purchased sundirect for rs.1999 on 7/4/2009...and i couldn able to see any channel in my tv for atleast 1 day...still its displaying that e48 no signal. please take necessary steps..so that i can see channels in tv.My Smart card s.i no is 41144342353.

my mobile number is 9650112544

land line number is 120-4298698.


plz do it soon...


regards,

C W Joy
N-620
Sector 25
Jal Vayu Vihar
noida
 
I had the same problem. We replaced the cable with the help of a local electrician and it worked. Now I am not having this problem. Yes, their customer service is the worst and it is very difficult to get their customer care line. Even nodal officers cannot be reached and e-mails sent to them will reach trash. Hence I resorted to a local technician to correct the problem.
During rains if this happens then surely the problem is with the cable as water may entered the cable.
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mcrajan  
 
Dear To day morning not see the chanel
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Vijay  
 
me too... not see channel...set top box no on... problem always like this...sun DTH wethu vettu
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samy  
 
This f**king thing is happening everywhere...The customer care is the worst and website utter waste.Any time u switch on the tv the error codes like E48, E52, E16 will appear...This will happen often during peak hours...
EAST OR WEST SUN DTH is the WORST...
 
often I am also facing the same problem E16 services is currently scrambled, smart card number41022891463R.my balance is 135, but 10 days as above the problem.

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