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Second digibox install ? Newbe

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#1
Hi people, im Jon:D .

I was really hopeing that one of you techi lads could point me in the right direction after failing to install a second digibox:-doh!

I have "sort of" set it up in my bedroom. We have sky in one room in the house so have tried adding the second digibox for the freeview channels for now.
I have been told that you can run two boxes from 1 dish, so T'd into my dish cable? I now have the sky tv guide on both tele's, but now i select some channels on the origional box to read "no satellite signal". And the same with the new digibox?:-bash

It would be great if someone could help me complete my install corectly

cheers, Jon:-beer
 

rolfw

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Hi Jon and welcome to our forum. :)

What you need to do is get a quad LNB like This one mount it on your dish and run a second cable to your second receiver. By splitting the cable, you are causing conflicts between band and polarity, the single lnb has four possible states of reception, Horizontal, Vertical, Horizontal High band and Vertical High band and either receiver could be on any one of them, the quad LNB, effectively provides an LNB per receiver.
 

Zorba

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Or just watch the same channels on both boxes at the same time :confused