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Antenna Power Overload Detected

Started this discussion. Last reply by Theageingrocker Aug 23. 5 Replies

Have a fairly new Dish TV S7070rHd-XM Satellite S2 Receiver STB with an older style satellite dish with big LNB.Was working okish some drift experienced on the higher channels like Prime etc.Over…Continue

Intermittent loss of picture and sound

Started this discussion. Last reply by Biggles Jul 7. 16 Replies

Hi there I've had a DTVS-1 STB working with a satellite dish for a few years now, but notice random picture freeze/ loss of picture and sound for about 5-10 seconds and not weather related.Sometimes…Continue

 

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Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Antenna Power Overload Detected
"Many thanks!"
Aug 23

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Dish TV Support replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Antenna Power Overload Detected
"Hi The message you have stated normally would indicate a short in the satellite cabling, or LNB. To test if the box is causing the issue you would just need to disconnect the satellite cable and see if the message still comes up. For further queries…"
Aug 23
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Antenna Power Overload Detected
"Yes it does dispappear."
Aug 23
Biggles replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Antenna Power Overload Detected
"Does the message disappear if you unplug the coax from the Dish? If so it will rule out the STB and indicates a problem with the cable or LNB."
Aug 23
willis replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Antenna Power Overload Detected
"Won't be the dish itself but lnb or cabling"
Aug 23
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Antenna Power Overload Detected

Have a fairly new Dish TV S7070rHd-XM Satellite S2 Receiver STB with an older style satellite dish with big LNB.Was working okish some drift experienced on the higher channels like Prime etc.Over night no signal on any channels and received message on screen after boot sayingAntenna Power Overload DetectedBought a new 60cm Dish TV satellite dish which I have replaced but still getting the Antenna Power Overload Detected after boot up.Any help gratefully appreciated.See More
Aug 22
Biggles replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Definitely, if reception is possible at your location. Terresrial is HD with multiple sound tracks (some channels) while satellite is really bad SD and 2 channel sound."
Jul 7
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Thanks Josh!"
Jul 7
Josh Hill ✔️ replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"If you can get Freeview HD reception (which you can check by entering your address here) then it best if you switch to UHF as you get more channels and better quality (HD) channels Josh"
Jul 7
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Do you think a move from satellite dish to UHF aerial in Pukekohe area would be a better move? Best Theageingrocker"
Jul 7
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Looks like it is one of the old Dishes? No drop outs all night and watching TV3 95% signal strength and 90% quality Best Theageingrocker"
Jul 6
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Thanks Paul, will check today. Curiously after fine tuning the dish Monday and getting a 95% signal strength with a brand new Dish TV STB, I switched back to my old DTVS-1 STB and started getting the problems with  a drop to 77% signal…"
Jul 5
Paul replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Hi Is your Dish an old sky dish with oval shaped LNB , if it is most likely its suffering from LNB drift the oval shaped ones  are known to fail. My neighbours had the same STB as you and Oval LNB I replaced it with another old  LNB I had…"
Jul 4
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Ok will do and many thanks Best Theageingrocker"
Jul 4
Josh Hill ✔️ replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Is it possible to PM Me a photo of some of the interference or maybe a video when it happens?It might the device iteself on it's end but if the Dish TV box does the same then I am unsure on other causes of this interference  Regards Josh"
Jul 4
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Originally it was inside a cabinet the TV and located on top of an old VHS player and next to a DVD/hard drive recorder. I then moved the STB outside the cabinet 2 months ago and onto a stand. The cables I've wiggled to check for dry joints or…"
Jul 4

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