Is this dish any good

Mad Rat

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65cm dish for Sky+ linked to all rooms, all with own remote and magic eye. Second box in home office (no multi room subscription just use card from main box if needed) 3rd box in bedroom Freeview in other rooms. Free cable in dining room Two 53cm mi
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Leicestershire UK
#1
Hi

Is this a good quality dish?

_http://www.maplin.co.uk/module.aspx?ITAG=SPEC&ModuleNo=47161&doy=24m5#spec

:confused

Or is a Triax TD60 a better option?
 

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Technomate 5402 HD M2 Ci, DM7000s, Transparent 80cm Dish, Moteck SG2100 DiseqC motor, lots of legacy gear. Meters: Satlook Digital NIT, Promax HD Ranger+ spectrum analyser.
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Berkshire
#2
The Triax is much better built, they are pretty flimsy.
 

Mad Rat

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My Satellite Setup
65cm dish for Sky+ linked to all rooms, all with own remote and magic eye. Second box in home office (no multi room subscription just use card from main box if needed) 3rd box in bedroom Freeview in other rooms. Free cable in dining room Two 53cm mi
My Location
Leicestershire UK
#3
well call me stupid but I went for the Maplin, liked the retro amstrad look :-rofl2 and the triax folding arm put me off, I could imagine it bouncing up and down in the wind :eek:
 

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Technomate 5402 HD M2 Ci, DM7000s, Transparent 80cm Dish, Moteck SG2100 DiseqC motor, lots of legacy gear. Meters: Satlook Digital NIT, Promax HD Ranger+ spectrum analyser.
My Location
Berkshire
#4
No, it is fixed with a retaining clip, I use loads of them and they are pretty good for that grade of dish and way more substantial in build and performance than the Fortecstar dishes. At the end of the day though, if it receives what you want to receive, then fine. :)
 
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