Sky+ signal Quality <60%

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  1. vileda

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    Hi,

    Is it normal for a sky+ signal to never be better than 60% on input 1? Input 2 is always worse. This isn't usually a problem (apart when it rains hard) as my 32" Thomson TV handles a poor feed quite well, however I'm getting a Plasma on Friday and am worried that a poor signal may affect PQ.

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    a) Is this Signal Quality normal
    b) if not will Sky come out FOC to realign (or whatever needs doing)
     
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    The signal quality is 80% on LNB1 on mine and 90% on LNB2.

    Sky should come out FOC if your box is still under warranty, or if you have extended service cover, otherwise they will charge you.
     
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    Mines about 60% on both my sky+,i have no problems with PQ on my plasma or my projector.
     
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    Many thanks.

    The Box is only 4-6 months old so should be well within guarantee.

    I'll wait for the plasma to be installed and the wind to die down (no picture atm :mad: due to wind) before giving Sky a ring.

    thanks again

    Vileda
     
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    Cheers.

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    If you can reach your Sky dish, place your hand over the receiving end of the LNB (the bit nearest the dish). Don't pull on it ! If you can cover 50% of it with your fingers, and the picture is still OK, then (rule of thumb) the dish is OK.
     
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    If i wasn't getting a picture due to the weather i would still call sky.I have never had any picture problems let alone totally lost picture due to weather not matter how bad the weather is.
     
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    I'd normally agree but I still have a roof on top of my house which is better than 2 houses near me where their roofs are on the ground :eek: :eek: :eek: . the wind was really bad earlier today so I'll forgive it this time.
     

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