Question Cancelled Sky Q - Freesat via VU+

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  1. sniffer66

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    Hi, recently cancelled Sky Q as times are a little hard. I have an old VU+ Solo2 I used a few years ago and am going to go to Freesat using that.

    I'm a little rusty on setup on the VU box but am getting there. Installed latest Whoosh build and getting a few free (legit) IPTV channels, bouquets, Kodi etc. I'm now trying to get Freesat but am not getting a signal on either tuner. I have a feeling it could be that Sky swapped out my old LNB for one that isn't compatible.

    I'm hoping someone could confirm if this is likely to be the case and advise/link me to one that will work ok on the box.
    If so, are they easy to fit to the existing dish and cabling ?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Fred Smith

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    Sky probably installed a dual Sky Q compatible LNB, you will need a 'normal' Sky quad LNB assuming an oval Sky dish. Around £10 on Amazon or Ebay.
     
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    Yes if you have a Mk4 BSKYB dish.
     
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    Checked and I have. Thanks for the help
     
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    What a silly product title :D
     
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    Nearly as bad as 'Digital aerial' when referring to terrestrial TV.
     

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