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Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carole Feb 20. 8 Replies

Hi,Appreciate if someone could help me. I have installed a dish TV antenna and carefully aligned it according to the specs for Optus D1. When I connect the downlead through the Dish TV satellite…Continue

Freeview...UHF or Satellite

Started this discussion. Last reply by Murray Glue Feb 8. 2 Replies

I have purchased a Dish antenna which is proudly sitting on the roof, aligned approximately to the Optus D1 azimuth and elevation. I have a Pansonic TH-24A400Z TV purchased second hand and which is …Continue

 

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Carole replied to Murray Glue's discussion Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM
"Thanks Murray that makes me feel a lot better! I've also managed to resolve my problem with a bit of help on the phone from an expert, who managed to suss out that I needed to change the frequency to 11300. Finding out how to do this, as you…"
Feb 20
Murray Glue replied to Murray Glue's discussion Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM
"Please disregard the above. I got hold of a man with a tuning box with which we found that the dish was a fraction out of azimuth. All good now. Thanks for your comments."
Feb 20
Murray Glue replied to Murray Glue's discussion Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM
"I agree Carole, and I am a technician with experience in satellite tracking systems in marine environments. The manual is vague and not very helpful. I cannot for the life of me find where in the menus you are supposed to set up the LNB parameters.…"
Feb 20
Carole replied to Murray Glue's discussion Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM
"I don't find the manual at all simple to follow. It is written in technical geekspeak which those of us who only speak plain English struggle to translate. It also assumes a lot of knowledge which not everyone who doesn't have to deal with…"
Feb 19
Biggles replied to Murray Glue's discussion Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM
"Firstly you need to double check the Dish is accurately aligned to Optus D1. As far as I am aware the STB doesn't (and can't)  'step through the LNB Frequencies'. You need to check the frequency of your LNB on the Dish and…"
Feb 19
willis replied to Murray Glue's discussion Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM
"a satellite finder will give a strong reading if the dish is aimed at a tree,or the ground or the roof if you can't get a valid signal/ quality reading on maybe 12519 h back up on the roof"
Feb 19
Murray Glue replied to Murray Glue's discussion Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM
"I agree. I now have the TV and the S7070 box talking, and a thumping big signal on the satellite finder. But the S7070 says epty ( empty ?)  and when I start the installation menu it steps through the LNB frequencies then says Tuning Failed. I…"
Feb 18
Biggles replied to Murray Glue's discussion Dish TV and S7070rHD-XM
"Without the TV connected you won't be able to see the S7070 Menu on screen so you won't be able to check all parameters are correct. Most likely the LNB setting in the S7070 needs changing."
Feb 8
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Murray Glue replied to Murray Glue's discussion Freeview...UHF or Satellite
"Thanks, that is what I suspected. I feel silly having bought the TV on trademe only to find out that the TVs of this family are pretty well rubbished for picture quality by Consumer in its latest magazine review. When I receive it I will try it out…"
Feb 8
Biggles replied to Murray Glue's discussion Freeview...UHF or Satellite
"It doesn't have a sat tuner so you will need either a Sat Box between the Dish and the TV or UHF antenna direct to TV.."
Feb 7

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