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|They no longer sell it. And it probably is impossible to add on an adapter that supports a new modulation scheme, as they can with the 6000. Not that I would expect them to do so even if they could.|
|When asked for a statement from Echostar on these rumors Echostar spokesman Marc Lumpkin had this statement.|
â€œEchoStar is working hard to increase its HD channel capacity to the benefit and enjoyment of its customers. We believe this goal can be best accomplished by adding an HD adapter to the DISH Network Model 6000. Unfortunately, this may make the combination Model 5000 with the HD adapter eventually obsolete, but, fortunately, the number of these customers affected is very small. EchoStar is still evaluating as to when it will convert to the new HD modulation format.â€
|It is just Scott's insider info in an article he conjered up partially confirmed by one of my acquaintences at E*|