Multiple Lnb's on Motorised system ?

Rob T

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What is the feasibility of having more than one LNB on a Motorised set-up ? The thinking behind this is that I plan to have motorised system with up to 4 receivers in different rooms. Using a Quad output LNB would allow this, the only drawback being that they all only could receive channels from a single satellite at any one time. Could therefore using more than one LNB plus something like a Multiple Switch 2 x 4 or 4 x 4 which Globalcom switches do at www.globalcom.co.uk/communal/frame1 allow the viewing of different satellites from different receivers at the same time, or is this only really possible on a fixed dish system ?

Just trying to find out all the different possibilities open before I commit myself to one setup or another.
 

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As multiple LNBs would have to be preset, they would only marry up to other satellites at one point in the arc, the point you originally set them for, so not a workable idea.
 

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You could always have a fixed muti satellite dish as well as a motorised one in the same system
 
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I been thinking about having 2 lnbs on my motorised dish, one a quad band magnetic polariser type and the other a universal lnb.

So that when the centre lnb is on 23.5 east the universal is looking at 28.2 east.

Thinking about this because a Sky Digibox can't controll a quad band/polariser/feedhorn type lnb.

The other option is putting up a second dish and hope no one notices or complains. Trouble is my 1.2m channel master dish is up without pp and I don't want to push my luck.

David
 
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