Sky multiroom DIY help

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  1. JD GTE

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    need some help

    just got a new house & there is all ready a dish on the house for Sky but we want to run 2 seperate box's

    now i need to know how sky multi room is set up. is it just a case of splitting the the signal from the dish into the two box's or is it a bit more complicated than that

    when we rewired the place we have put in digital standared coaxal cable for getting the signal from the dish to the living room & 1 of the bedrooms where the 2nd box is going & both of these terminate in the loft where the cable from the dish comes in


    Any help would be really appriciated
     
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    It is possible to run two digiboxes by simply spiltting a single LNB feed but it is not a practical solution due to the way the digibox tuner needs to control the LNB when selecting the channel required.

    The cheapest option is to replace the single output LNB with a dual or quad LNB, these have multipule independent outputs each of which can be connected to a digibox and give the full channel selection without interferring with eachother.
     

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