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Help needed

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My Satellite Setup
sky Digital
My Location
UK
#1
Hi,
this has probably been asked before, if so i apologise.

My girlfriend lives in France and currently has an analogue system picking up the astra satellite at 19 degrees (i think ;-)

Is it possible to use her current equipment to pick up channels from sky digital. I realise the dish will need realigning but will the current lnb and box work or will one or both need replacing.

Thanks very much,
James.
 

4dbennett

lifes not a practice run
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SPIDERBOX 9000HD, 1.2 and Humax Foxsat HD,Hitachi L500HDD
Acer Aspire 5315 Lappy
My Location
torfaen south wales
#2
Lager Drinker said:
Hi,
this has probably been asked before, if so i apologise.

My girlfriend lives in France and currently has an analogue system picking up the astra satellite at 19 degrees (i think ;-)

Is it possible to use her current equipment to pick up channels from sky digital. I realise the dish will need realigning but will the current lnb and box work or will one or both need replacing.

Thanks very much,
James.
What equipment has she got m8

deep joy dave
 

Topper

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IDD CI24 ECONO MM Penta 1.20 Galaxy II
1.2Mtr Polar MTG yes it has been on the arc for 25 years and is now fixed on 13 East using two pairs of rusty molegrips. Unlike me they never groan but always perform.
My Location
Blackburn, Lancashire
#3
Lager Drinker said:
Is it possible to use her current equipment to pick up channels from sky digital. I realise the dish will need realigning but will the current lnb and box work or will one or both need replacing.
An analogue box will definitely 100% not work for Sky digital of that I am sure, the lnb is probably best changed anyhow as they do not last for ever and it may not be a true wide band lnb it is probably best to start again including new cabling.

By the way James welcome to the forum:)
 

wod

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1m channel master, jaeger smr1224, Inverto black ultra twin, technomate tm-1500ci, broken receiver vantage x221ci, New additions Skybox F5s and technomate tm-5402 HD arriving soon.
My Location
yorkshire
#4
new lnb, cable, sky receiver required and realigning to 28 degrees east

if its analogue could be pointing at 5west for the french channels