Selecting correct satellite finder

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#1
hai,

I plan to purchase a satellite finder kit. the specification stated that the input frequency is 950-2050 MHz and suitable for ku as well as c band. ku band range is lot higher than 2.05 GHz, so why are they claiming the unit is suitable for ku band tuning ?

hope somebody can clarify. thanks

azman
 

Lancelot

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My Satellite Setup
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125cm Gibbi with Channelmaster feedhorn and Inverto C120 twin.
36v H to H 62E - 61.5W
My Location
South central
#2
The LNB will do the conversion for you.
from Ku or C downwards so the finder will work fine. :)
 

Llew

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My Satellite Setup
Triple Dragon, Dreambox 8000, Echostar AD3000ip, TBS6522,6925,6983 PCie cards.
Gibertini 1.25m motorised dish driven by the AD3000, with either Inverto BU Quad or Norsat / XMW Ka LNBs . SMW 1.05m + 3 other dishes. Speccy: Promax HD Ranger+
My Location
The Flatlands of East Anglia
#3
azmanyu said:
hai,

I plan to purchase a satellite finder kit. the specification stated that the input frequency is 950-2050 MHz and suitable for ku as well as c band. ku band range is lot higher than 2.05 GHz, so why are they claiming the unit is suitable for ku band tuning ?

hope somebody can clarify. thanks

azman
The 950-2050 MHz is the local oscillator frequency after it has been converted from the ku band. The downconverted signal is the one your meter will be checking.

Llew
 
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