sky + dish help

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  1. jason t

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    hi i have got sky + with a standard dish but wanted to upgrade my dish to a 60cm would it be ok to use the old 60cm analogue dish or would a new 60cm digital dish be better??

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    The Quad LNB is matched to the oval shape of the SKY minidish (zone 1 & 2), you would probably lose the benefit of a larger dish by using a mis-matched LNB.
    So either use a Zone 2(60cm) SKY minidish or get a standard 60cm dish and a new LNB.
     
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    change the dish to a zone 2 as you can then still use the lnb on it and it will give you a better signal in bad weather.

    you could use a round 60cm dish but you would need to buy a quad lnb or 2 lnb with a 40mm collar
     
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    i have seen a collar that makes a 23mm lnb into a 40mm one and it can then be fitted to a offset dish !!! but what i am worried about is this wont be as good as a zone 2 dish which hopefully would fit on to my bracket that i already have installed (no more holes to drill)


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    yes go for the zone 2 as the holes should be the same in the bracket and add the quad lnb.

    the round dish would look out of place now against the other dishes in your street
     

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