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Discussion in 'Sky Digital TV Forum' started by G.M., Oct 22, 2002.

  1. G.M.

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    Can any sky+ owners tell me if, when the new lnb is fitted to the dish, to enable use of the twin tuners feature is there 2 cables coming through the wall from the dish instead of 1?
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  2. DaveCheltenham

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    Yes there are G.M.; one for recording and one for normal viewing / live pause. They install a Quad LNB so you will have 2 spares.

    Hope this helps.
     
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    Or 1 spare if you have a mirror sub
     
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    Some installers are replacing the existing single cable with a twin cable in a single sheath although it considered inferior to having two seperate cables.
     
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    Thanks for the replies.
    regards,
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  6. DaveCheltenham

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    Surprisingly, it seems to work just fine.

    Mine was installed with about 25 metres of the twin which has the advantage of being neat and goes through a single 10mm hole. I get about 50% signal strength and about 75% signal quality on both channels.
     
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    I tried separate cables, being advised shielding more effective....
    I tried the other too, couldn't say any difference.
     
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    Hmmm I have about 75% strength and 90% quality on both.

    I have two seperate cables but I would put the difference down to dish alignment rather than cabling.
     

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