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SWM8 & Parts
(SWM Parts & Splitters)
SWM Chassis & Parts
for Large Installs

(Chassis, Amps & Parts for 9+ Tuners)
SWM Resources
& Wiring Diagrams

DECA Networking
Components

 

Single-Wire Multiswitch (SWM) - Resources and Reference Information
Links to SWM Resources Links to SWM8 Wiring Diagrams

DIRECTV SWM-8 Reference and Installation Guide

SWM Specifications Sheet

ADDITIONAL Specifications

SWM with Diplexer (for off-air, CATV, CCTV)

More SWM8 specifications, resources, and troubleshooting info

SWM Support Forum

Wiring Diagrams for One SWM (No DECA Router Package)

Wiring a SWM8 with 1 DVR and DECA Router Package

Wiring a SWM8 with 2 DVRs and DECA Router Package

Wiring a DIRECTV GENIE (HR34/HR44), 3 Clients (C31s) and DECA Router Package with a SWM8

Wiring a SWM with Inline Amplifier

Wiring Diagram for Two SWMs (using SWM E2 Expander)

Wiring a SWM with diplexers for off-air antenna or CCTV signal

Wiring Diagram for Two SWMs (using four 1x2 splitters)

Wiring Diagram for SWM and WB68 (6x8) or WB616 (6x16) (w/one 5LNB Dish)

Wiring a Polarity Locker and Amplifier with a SWM-Ver1 (Typical)

Wiring a Polarity Locker and Amplifier with a SWM-Ver2 (Used less frequently.)
(This equipment is rarely necessary in small to moderate residential installations. Contact us with questions, or if you have very long runs from your dish or if you want to wire multiple SWMs in a single installation.)

SWM16 Wiring Diagrams

Wiring a SWM16 with 8 DVRs (No DECA Router Package) (SWM Power connected to dedicated SWM16 port)

Wiring a SWM16 with 8 DVRs (With DECA Router Package) (SWM Power connected to dedicated SWM16 port)

DIRECTV GENIE Wiring Diagrams

Wiring a SWM16 with 1 Genie HMC (HR34/HR44) and 3 HR24s (With DECA Router Package) (SWM Power connected to dedicated SWM16 port)

Wiring a SWM16 with 2 Genie HMC (HR34/HR44) Home Media Center DVRs (No DECA Router Package)
(SWM Power connected to dedicated SWM16 port. NOTE: DIRECTV may no longer permit more than one Genie (HR34/HMC) on one account.)

Wiring a SWM16 with 2 Genie HMC (HR34/HR44) Home Media Center DVRs (With DECA Router Package)
(SWM Power connected to dedicated SWM16 port. NOTE: DIRECTV may no longer permit more than one Genie (HR34/HMC) on one account.)

General SWM 8 Features:

  • Provides eight (8) channels for supporting up to 8 DIRECTV satellite tuners
  • Built-in diplexer automatically combines off-air signals with DIRECTV satellite signals onto a single wire
  • With a SWM, only ONE LINE is connected into the back of an HD DVR. The satellite 2 input is NOT USED and two tuners are available from that single line.
  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use (power inserter must be located indoors or in a weatherproof cabinet).
  • Supports six (6) LNB inputs, for 5LNB HD dish (four inputs), plus two Flex Ports (95 sat and 72.5 sat)
  • DIRECTV-branded and approved power supply included
  • B-Band converters are NOT used with receivers connected to SWM
  • Maximum total distance from SWM to receiver: 300' max run with 1x2 splitter; 250' max run with 1x4 splitter; 200' max run with 1x8 splitter.


    Compatible With:

  • HR20/HR21/HR22/HR23/HR24/HR34/HR44 HD DVR Receivers
  • H20/H21/H22/H23/H24/H25 HD Receiver
  • H20 w/ .2042 Firmware Update
  • D12 / D13
  • R16 / R22 / R23
  • Other DIRECTV receivers (up to 3 tuners--uses "legacy" ports)

    Specifications:
  • Number of Input Ports: 6 Satellite & 1 Off-Air Antenna
  • DC Power: Power Supply (24Vdc, 2.1A)
  • Dimensions: LxWxH mm 167x145x35
  • Weight: 1.1 lbs
  • Operating temperature range: C -34 to +52 (-29 to 125.6F)

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