Best LNB?

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I was wondering what the absoulute best lnb for my 1.6m dish is, price does not matter but i want the best as i am trying to recieve viasat which disappers during the night, please help.
 

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By tweaking I mean improving the dish surface and maybe improving of the focal point of the feedhorn. You havent as yet confirmed what type of dish you have (nor how old it is ) . A change of LNB is not the best thing to do first of all.
 

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Best C120 Universal LNB is Invacom Twin.

Best WR-75 LNB is SMW X-Line, however you need a OMT and two LNBs for this solution.

Buy the Invacom and you will be set, i use it myself now.

However best thing would be to invest in a larger dish or a better one.

Difference between 1.6M and 1.8M isn't that much.
 

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ok, it is a fortec 1.6m dish, only 1 year old, any help? also i have bought a new lnb a 0.2, before i had a 0.3 and suddenly i get a little, very small, recpetion now on sirius during the night so i thought if i can get the best lnb i might be ok?
 

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Excuse me, but Fortec is crap, no wonder you don't get a signal.

Get a new dish is the first thing you should get.
 

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it is crap? it is fine during the day but at night does not work, can there really be a big difference between dishes? if so what make should I get, i can only go as big as 1.6 really.
 

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There is a huge difference between the dish manufacturers.

I would suggest you buy a Gibertini 1.5M or even go higher and buy a Channel Master 1.8M

The dish is very important, people beleive the LNB is everything, but without a good dish no LNB will help.
 

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I would recommend 1.8M anyway.....

This Prodelin is good

http://www.satshop24.de/pd1122714820.htm?categoryId=42

or this Andrew 1.8M if you scroll down the web page.

http://www.satellitesuperstore.co.uk/fixed-dishes.htm
 

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Likvid said:
There is a huge difference between the dish manufacturers.

I would suggest you buy a Gibertini 1.5M or even go higher and buy a Channel Master 1.8M

The dish is very important, people beleive the LNB is everything, but without a good dish no LNB will help.
ok well i will buy the lnb you suggested "C120 Universal LNB is Invacom Twin" as i can now see the picture on the channles i want but it just cracks at times so i only need 5 perecnt more signal, do you think that lnb can help me?
 

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I may be wrong here, but I dont believe Fortec actually make anything. Its a brand name, as is Manhattan.
 

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I may be wrong here, but I dont believe Fortec actually make anything. Its a brand name, as is Manhattan.
I beleive it's rebadged Jonsa dishes.....
 

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Wait, what is the f/d of your dish? would be waste buying a C120 LNB if it got a good f/d for a LNBF
 

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You can't get a better LNB than what you got.....

Checked it up for you F / D ratio
0.60


 

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Sirius is great here, just a 40cm dish and 24/7 reception O-Ha
 
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