two sky boxes

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  1. bob1

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    Is it possible to run two sky boxes off one dish ,i bid on two sky boxes on ebay and won both (don't bid on ebay when drunk,it doesn't work),i might keep the one i have and one of those off ebay if you can run both.
    Thanks.
     
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    Yes, you can, You'll need a double LNB for two stadard sky boxes or a quad LNB if they are SKY+ boxes.
     
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    i might be wrong but i am sure that you cna purchase twin LNB's for Sky dishes anymore. This means you will need a quad i belivee they are approx £25.00 from most online retailers and are very easy to install.
     
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    The following is a quote from www.satcure.co.uk regarding twin LNBs:

    "Note: Most Twin-output LNBs for Sky minidishes are no longer available. Allegedly, BskyB removed them from the market because of technical problems caused by independents fitting them badly or to the wrong dishes. The good news is that we've been able to reduce the price of the Quad-output LNB so you can use that instead"
     
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    Neil just been on that site and i was dissapointed with the prices they want up to £60.00 for a quad when you can get one from DAS for £26.95 + vat and the site is easier to navigate url is http://www.dastv.co.uk/Shop.aspx
     
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    Just bought a quad LNB for A tenner.Alot of them were BUY IT NOW,for £13.
    Fitted it yesterday,very easy just swap it over.Now have Sky downstairs and upstairs off two seperate boxes.
     
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    General useful tip....

    Quad lnbs are a lot heavier than single lnbs, and extra weight can cause the dish's feed arm to drop. Check the signal quality after fitting one. If it's less than 40% then the dish will most certainly need re-aligning.
     
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    Are the Quads from E Bay guaranteed?
     

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