Manhattan Plaza 550 CIP-IR ?????

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twin turbo

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Hi Guys/ Girls

Will this be a good receiver to buy? or will you buy something else in the price range of about 214 pounds for a receiver. What cams/ cards will work with this model? Can this receiver be modded to receive all the channels there is to receive in the uk and if i take this back to my holiday home in South-Africa will i be able to pick up some satellites over there? If i get a bigger dish say a 3.8 M will i be able to pick up satellites for BBC channels from South-Africa?

Sorry for all the questions but please help me out here!

Thanks a lot.

PS: Nice forum, if not the best.

John


My Details for my home in london:

Region Latitude Longitude Elevation Greater London 51.560 -0.016 19 m

My details for my home in South-Africa:

Region Latitude Longitude Elevation Guateng -26.100 28.250 1666 m
 
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Wouldn't be my choice, but many owners swear by them, plus a receiver with integrated positioner which is also patchable is hard to come by these days. :)

Unfortunately I'm not really sure what is receivable in South Africa, certainly not anything beamed at the UK, you may of course find English language channels in other packages, but certainly not the regualr BBC, unless it is World or Prime. :)
 
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twin turbo said:
Hi Guys/ Girls

Will this be a good receiver to buy? or will you buy something else in the price range of about 214 pounds for a receiver. What cams/ cards will work with this model? Can this receiver be modded to receive all the channels there is to receive in the uk and if i take this back to my holiday home in South-Africa will i be able to pick up some satellites over there? If i get a bigger dish say a 3.8 M will i be able to pick up satellites for BBC channels from South-Africa?

Sorry for all the questions but please help me out here!

Thanks a lot.

PS: Nice forum, if not the best.

John


My Details for my home in london:

Region Latitude Longitude Elevation Greater London 51.560 -0.016 19 m

My details for my home in South-Africa:

Region Latitude Longitude Elevation Guateng -26.100 28.250 1666 m
i have a st550 and is very very good sat box you can mod it i have at the moment with a trex cam and cerebro all of multi/tps/polsat/d+/premiere/cabo so you can get a lot with this box a lot are auto update aswell so no need to key it every day plus they have a hard drive aswell i have 160gig.
 
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don said:
i have a st550 and is very very good sat box you can mod it i have at the moment with a trex cam and cerebro all of multi/tps/polsat/d+/premiere/cabo so you can get a lot with this box a lot are auto update aswell so no need to key it every day plus they have a hard drive aswell i have 160gig.
Surely if it can be 'modded' then you dont need a MultiCam, just a card
 
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twin turbo

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Thanks Poeple, I bought the system and am reading up on how to install the dish as this will be my first installation, it looks pretty diffucult but with all the forum help i might get it right.

thanks once again.

Juan-dre
 
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that would be telling
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Channel Hopper said:
Surely if it can be 'modded' then you dont need a MultiCam, just a card
i use my trex cam because at the time manhattan didn't have au on polsat plus i also use it on my tm7755 and cerebro card will not work on the st with out a trex or other cam as it is ir.it can be patched but at the mo only polsat.cabo.multi.d+.tps.prem with cerebro, ONLY i wish all boxes were like that if only.
 
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