Technomate 5500 DAPCI receiver help

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I have the above receiver connected to a Fibo 90cm dish and universal Invacom lnb but am having problems with tuning, getting the dreaded ' no signal' message.

The 4 threaded F connectors viewed from the back coded as : A- top left, B- bottom left, C- top right and D-bottom right.

I have the dish connected to A, but am unsure of the connection for the analogue loop-through, although I believe this is B to C.

Assuming these connections are correct are there any settings within the menus which could be wrong, I have checked that the lnb power is on and it is set to universal.

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

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That sounds right, but I haven't set one up for a while. Are you sure that the dish is aligned properly on whichever satellite you are trying to receive?
 

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Hi Rolfw,
Thanks for the reply.

The dish is pointing at 0.8 deg ( due South ), as I have just reset the limits.

There is no response from Hotbird on 13 deg E, which is normally a huge signal with a good quality figure.

I have checked the output on A, with a digital volt meter, and this reads 13v DC, which correlates with data in the Technomate manual.

The cable used is new, foam filled type 100, as is the lnb.

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So this was a working dish before the Technomate?
 

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Hi there,

Yes, the dish / receiver were working perfectly before I packed the receiver away during a long period of decorating when I retired.

Now that the receiver is reinstalled I cannot receive any channels on the various satellites within +/- 40deg of due South.

The Fibo dish is set up entirely by latitude, which is very straightforward, and apart from any setup menu errors I may have made the 'no signal' message is a complete mystery to me.

If anyone with a similar receiver could confirm that the rear F connector settings are in fact correct ( see original posting ), this would at least eliminate one possibility.

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