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Looking for a 1080 dish????

Discussion in 'Televisions' started by hornydragon, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. hornydragon

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    Not being too savy on this subject, I've heard mentioned you need twin LNB's to pick up (presumably) two broadcasts - can you connect two LNB's to this dish (by the looks of it not!)

    How much of a bargain is this deal? How much would I be expected to pay elsewhere?
     
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    2 LNB's would be needed to pick up 2 sats, this is purely for getting a digital/analogue Sat including astra 19.2
    http://www.satcure.co.uk/accs/page2.htm#orbital80 £35+ so if you fancy playing with a PC for Hidef its a cheap option. Also Lidl are doing an FTA receiver for £49.99 if you fancy seeing what is out there other than $ly rubbish
     
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    OK , but where do I get the STB cos my pc's rubbish :laugh:
     
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    loads of places, we can supply them and so can jonathan smales a forum sponsor digital-safari £550 ish IIRC
     
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    Thanks :smashin:

    OK, so just buy the £20 dish, pay an installer to put it up next to my sky dish (how much should I pay for that?) , then plug and play the STB?
     
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    Yep have a look at CAI for installers, £50 ish depending on the install! the STB picks up 300+ channels, some are encrypted, but you gets loads of german ;) french, swiss and spanish channels to play with too.
     
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    Sounds appealing.....

    2006 for Sky HD is far too long to wait :)

    Dare I knock £600 off my projector budget to get this....?

    Money well spent- or dov you guy quickly get bored after the initial buzz?
     
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    nah get a dish and LNB perhaps the £50 receiver, have a play and see if price drops, we use ours for demo, never watched more than 20 minutes in a row!
    £600 more on a PJ is money far better spent!
     
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    £50 receiver?
     
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    lidl do a standard FTA box for £50 not hidef, but you can play with all other channels!
     

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