Stuart Mackay
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New home, existing satellite dish and new Dish-TV S8100

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stuart Mackay Feb 26. 3 Replies

Hi all,Just moved into a new property in Wellington which has an existing Sky satellite (last tenants had sky so it works) an there is an existing coax cable connection which I have plugged into our…Continue

 

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Stuart Mackay replied to Stuart Mackay's discussion New home, existing satellite dish and new Dish-TV S8100
"Hi guys, Thanks for your replies, sorry it's taken so long for me to get back to you!  I've been trying to find the root of the problem but seem to be having little success.  The satbox was a return at the Warehouse, but they had…"
Feb 26
Biggles replied to Stuart Mackay's discussion New home, existing satellite dish and new Dish-TV S8100
"You probably need to change the LNB Frequency in your setup menu. If you can get on the roof you will find a label on the Dish's LNB that specifies the frequency. They are normally 10750 but some are 11300.  The frequency in the setup menu…"
Feb 21
Josh ✔️ replied to Stuart Mackay's discussion New home, existing satellite dish and new Dish-TV S8100
"Hi Stuart,  SKY doesn't block satellite dish's, I would check on a few things -  is there more than one coax cable coming out from the floor / wall of the house? You might have a UHF aerial on the roof which in a way would have a…"
Feb 21
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New home, existing satellite dish and new Dish-TV S8100

Hi all,Just moved into a new property in Wellington which has an existing Sky satellite (last tenants had sky so it works) an there is an existing coax cable connection which I have plugged into our new Dish-TV S8100.  However, when I try to tune the box, it doesn't pick up any signal and then says tuning failed.  The girl in the shop said we may need to contact Sky to get them to unblock the satellite, which seems a bit ridiculous to me.Any advice ?  A traditional aerial isn't really an…See More
Feb 21

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