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# 37973 22-Jul-2009 16:56
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there is a dish at the new house. Will the decoder remember all its settings, Or should i get a tech out to set it up?

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  # 238000 22-Jul-2009 17:42
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Didn't work for me when I moved houses in Wellington as the dish wasn't aligned correctly and the cable was too crap (apparently) for HDi. I would try it and see how it goes as they charged me for coming out....

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  # 238003 22-Jul-2009 17:47
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If the dish has been upgraded in the past couple of years to the dual throat one then for now no issues, however if its still got an old 11300LNB on it then it really needs changing.

Ultimately even the dual throat LNB will need upgrading to a quad output one with two down leads. If you call sky to do a move then they will bill you, if you just plug it in and it works then no cost. When you do eventually need the LNB upgraded to the quad output then they will pay.

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  # 238021 22-Jul-2009 18:53
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As Cyril explains, you can move it, if it works. Otherwise you'll have to pay sky $70 for a relocation fee.

Also, if you move it yourself, then have problems within the next year, they will make you pay a one-off $70 fee for sending out a sky tech to your house.



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  # 238048 22-Jul-2009 20:24
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Hmm thanks for the replies.

I think I will just play it safe and get the tech out.

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  # 238148 23-Jul-2009 09:21
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Wills1: Hmm thanks for the replies.



I think I will just play it safe and get the tech out.



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Make sure they upgrade your lnb and cable at the same time (quad lnb and multi-cable). That portion should be at no extra cost to you.




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  # 239810 28-Jul-2009 16:10
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Had the Tech out,

Quad LNB and multi cable run. What does that mean, or allow me to do exactly?

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  # 239859 28-Jul-2009 18:13
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Hi, currently it means nothing, latter in the year/early next if will mean that when Sky start using Optus D3 at 156E for extra capacity your HDi will see both D1 and D3 with no limitations. So nothing to get that excited about.

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