Usb satellite receiver for laptops?

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wolfheart1981

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Hi,

I am going away on holiday in June and was wondering if someone could recommend a usb satellite receiver for my laptop please? My dad does have a portable satellite but he passed away 11th October 2018 and we do not know where he put it. So I was thinking of using a satellite receiver on the laptops instead please?

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Something like the PCTV DVB-S2 461e stick would be fine.
 
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I remember using a branded Pinnacle stick quite a few years back, which looked suspiciously like a Happauge, used a Montage 2022 tuner.

I'm not sure if they are still beng made though.
 
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wolfheart1981

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You're comparing the receiver you are linking to with what?
It's not a USB receiver.
 
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wolfheart1981

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Old sky dish now is used for freeview and freesat connected to LG Smart Tv (tv has a freeview and freesat tuner so can swap between them) (laptop msi ge60 2qd 16gb Memory , Nvidia Geforce 950M graphics card, 1 x 250 GB ssd drive 1 x 500 gb ssd drive.
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Hi,

Sorry my bad can you recommend a USB one with antenna please?
 
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Doesn't your laptop have WiFi?
 
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Hi,

Sorry my bad can you recommend a USB one with antenna please?
You were considering ordering an antenna in the other thread. Or are you looking for something bigger?
 
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wolfheart1981

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Old sky dish now is used for freeview and freesat connected to LG Smart Tv (tv has a freeview and freesat tuner so can swap between them) (laptop msi ge60 2qd 16gb Memory , Nvidia Geforce 950M graphics card, 1 x 250 GB ssd drive 1 x 500 gb ssd drive.
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Hi,

Sorry for the confusion, the other thread was for a dish and lnb set up, I am after something I can use with my laptop to get satellite with.
 
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Hi,

Sorry for the confusion, the other thread was for a dish and lnb set up, I am after something I can use with my laptop to get satellite with.

To receive satellite signals with a laptop, you need two things apart from cabling, a satellite dish and a USB satellite tuner device. You could use a Freeview USB device and receive terrestrial broadcasts, however for signals that are coming from a satellite in Ku band you need a dish.

Two models of USB tuner device that come to mind are the TBS 5925 and the TBS 5927.
 
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Hi,

Sorry for the confusion, the other thread was for a dish and lnb set up, I am after something I can use with my laptop to get satellite with.
The antenna is for WiFi - you will still need a dish to use with laptop and USB receiver
 
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Perhaps the O/P is actually after IPTV via his laptop, either that or he is just a wind up merchant.
 
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I did spot these combo (DTT, DSAT & cable) USB receivers on Amazon - considerably cheaper
 
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