more than 4 satellite feeds?

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  1. cj

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    Is it possible to have more than 4 feeds from a single Sky digital dish, or do I need to put up another?
     
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    Sure.

    You will need either a Quad LNB or Quattro LNB and a distribution switch box.

    Have a look at this page http://www.brymar.co.uk/acatalog/Satellite_Distribution_Soloutions.html

    or http://www.sateuropa.co.uk/overview.asp?catid=1&subcat=11

    This lists the type of equipment you will need. Be carefull that you get the right combination though. Distribution boxes are designed for either a quad or quattro LNB (The difference being where the Hi/Lo V/H feed is controlled, with a quad LNB the distribution box controls the LNB. With a Quattro LNB, the LNB controls the Hi/Lo V/H feed).

    Guy
     
  3. DaveP

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    Alternatively, use a 90cm dish with twin offset quad LNB's probably cheaper!

    Dave
     
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    Hmmmm just emailed Brymar and they suggested either installing another dish (+ quad LNB) or

    "Your only other way is to use a standard 60cm (#25) dish witha 8 output
    lnb(#129) on - which will obviously need installing

    Regards"

    An 8 output LNB?
     
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    I still think my idea is better! (well I would, wouldn't I). I often wonder about quotes from professionala, at the end of the day they are in it to make money and won't necessarily suggest the cheapest solution.

    BTW, I know a quad on an off-set works OK as that's how I had mine set up when I had three sats from one dish.

    Dave
     

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