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Modem locked to provider

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Oct 15th, 2009 at 2:37pm  
Hi,

Is there a way I can tell if a 3100 or 3100-NB modem has been locked to a specific provider's network? The modem I have is not connected to any dish at the moment and I am trying to determine if I can resell it as second hand equipment without any issues.
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Reply #1 - Oct 15th, 2009 at 5:21pm  
use the rlock command

example:

> rlock
Remote lock status: LOCKED

> rlock
Remote lock status: UNLOCKED
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Reply #2 - Oct 15th, 2009 at 5:25pm  
I thought RLOCK stood for receive lock?
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Reply #3 - Oct 15th, 2009 at 5:41pm  
telnet to your modem and type help. you will see a brief description of all the commands.


rlock           Locks the remote to work in a specific network


remotestate will show you if your receiver is locked(along with other status):

RXer Lock:        LOCKED





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Reply #4 - Oct 15th, 2009 at 8:52pm  
if its rlocked then you can sell it to a buyer who has modems that migh have blown up buc input or lnb input he culd use the parts to repair other unlocked modems
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Reply #5 - Oct 16th, 2009 at 12:09am  
Better yet, just prove ownership and iDirect might unlock it.
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