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homerjay

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#1
Hi

I currently have:

1. Skystar2 connected to 90cm dish facing 30w on rear of house
2. Digibox connected to 45cm facing 28.2e on front of house

When some nice people get seca2 working as a softcam i am hoping to move the 90cm dish to he front of the house and stick 2 lnb's on it (19.2 & 28.2, possibly a 3rd at 13e if possible)

Can i do this, what new equipment to i need to attach the lnb's. I have seen dishes available from Raven but i was hoping to use my existing equipment if possible?

Any help greatly appreciated

cheers
 

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#2
You will need a 15 degrees offset bracket for Eastern satellites, you then focus your dish on Hotbird and offset the other two.
 

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#3
cheers rolf, any chance of a link to where i can get one online?
 

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#5
cheers fella!
 

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#6
one last concern, how do i attach my sky quad lnb to the bracket???

 

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#7
It will not be easy, better to leave it on the original dish.
 

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#8
but am i allowed 2 dishes on the front of my house?
 

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#9
homerjay said:
but am i allowed 2 dishes on the front of my house?
I was told that you can (legally, in the UK) as long as they are mounted on the SAME BRACKET.

Madness...
 

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#10
According to planning guidelines no, but it only becomes a problem if someone complains.
 

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#11
PMSL! superb...

so if i bolt a piece of steel between the two bracket of the two dishes they will become 1 bracket! SORTED!
 

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#12
http://www.odpm.gov.uk/stellent/groups/odpm_planning/documents/page/odpm_plan_606331.hcsp

1 Do you live in a house that is not in a conservation area, a National park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or the Norfolk Boards?

Then you do not need to apply for planning permission to install a dish on that house, provided that:

there will not be more than one dish on the building or in the garden;
the dish does not exceed 90cm in size;
if the dish is installed on the roof, it does not protrude above the highest part of the roof;
in the case of an installation on a chimney stack, the dish does not exceed 45cm in size and is not higher than the highest part of the stack.
The 2 dishes on one bracket is an urban myth. :)
 

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#13
ok then, forget the 2 dish scenario, what NEW dish/lnb setup do i need for (13e &) 19e & 28e...
 

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#14
You just need a standard 40mm collar universal quad LNB.
 

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#15
40mm collar! ah now i know there is a standard i stand a chance.

i thought sky lnb's were different to other lnb's?
 

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#18
homerjay said:
40mm collar! ah now i know there is a standard i stand a chance.

i thought sky lnb's were different to other lnb's?
They are different...they are crap. :) Some are crappier than others. Personally I would use a non Sky, good quality LNB.
 
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