monoblock on Skystar2

ch3

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#1
Hello


I've installed a nice monoblock on my old Sky analogue dish and can receive Astra 19.2E and Hotbird 13E on my Lidl special receiver. Works a treat. Have tried to setup disqc on my Skystar2 card for this, but cannot get it to work. I get Hotbird, but not Astra. I've tried the Simple (2 port) and Discq (1 or 2) and configured the 2 LNB's from a pulldown list. Still can't get Astra this way.

Any ideas?

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#2
Try four way with A and B.
 

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Tried that again, but not a thing. Hotbird is fine, but Astra niet. All well on my receiver box, not SS2. :(
 

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Getting very, very odd now. I've been playing and I can get a few channels on Astra 19.2. I've tried swapping the monoblock around but still the same. On my Lidl receiver I can receive Astra Vision 2 at 91%. On Progdvb I cannot get it at all, despite being able to receive a small number of channels. Very odd indeed.
 

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#5
Can you take a screen shot of your satellite setup panel?
 

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Hi,

Not sure which bit that is...

It's a Lemon Monoblock, which is diseqc 1.2, and the Skystar 2 which is 1.1. Maybe that's the problem?
 

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#7
Which software are you using for the PC card, it will have an LNB/satellite setup panel and you can take a screen capture of the settings.
 

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Hi,

I've been trying DVB Viewer, ProgDVB and Alt DVB. Tried Hotbird and Astra 19.2 on all the possible LNB settings.
 

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#9
Going to move this thread the PC card systems section, as you need the attention of members with these cards.
 

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Thank you. I will post some screenshots tomorrow, although the settings change a lot! I've put the monoblock back on my Lidl receiver and it's getting Astra 19.2E and Hotbird 13E again very clearly. Hmm!
 

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Hi, not sure if this will help. I too have a lidl receiver and skystar2. The cable from the dish runs in to the LNB in on the Lidl box and then, from the LNB out runs to the PC. Sometimes I get no readings on the PC and if I switch the Lidl box off (unplug completely) the readings appear. On other occasions I have nothing then plug the lidl box in and the readings appear on progDVB. Don't quite understand how this works but one of the ways always does. May not be entirely relevant but thought it might help.
 
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