Quad LNB does it degrade the signal

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  1. meansizzler

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    OK I'm going to fit a Quad LNB to my sky digital dish, but will it degrade the signal, I have 60% signal strength on a signgle LNB does this mean I will have 60% signal strength on each of the boxes connected to the quad LNB or will it half...
     
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    No it won't degrade the signal. But as it is heavier than the single lnb, the extra weight might mis- align the dish very slightly (in theory at least). So check the signal quality after the installation.
    I think I'm correct in saying that if its less than 40%, then you might have problems.
     
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    Try to get as high a reading as possible. 40% will work OK, but if you are getting 40% on a day where there isn't a single cloud in the Sky, the signal will probably drop to 0% during a heavy rain shower, and you'll lose the picture.
     
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    Some good info about replacing your LNB on this page.
     

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