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Topic # 84264 27-May-2011 19:39
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I've got my signal from my dish coming into my house then going into a 4 way splitter like this http://dicksmith.co.nz//product/L4221/two-way-f-connector-75-ohm-splitter (that's only got two outputs mine has 4 out's)

I use two of the 4 one to the lounge for Sky and the other to my bedroom for free view.

I've just changed the TV and now I get a jumping picture and rain fade a wee bit.


Why would this happen? would a two way output work better than my 4? is my signal just too weak?

 

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  Reply # 474945 27-May-2011 20:48
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kiwis: I've got my signal from my dish coming into my house then going into a 4 way splitter like this http://dicksmith.co.nz//product/L4221/two-way-f-connector-75-ohm-splitter (that's only got two outputs mine has 4 out's)

I use two of the 4 one to the lounge for Sky and the other to my bedroom for free view.

I've just changed the TV and now I get a jumping picture and rain fade a wee bit.


Why would this happen? would a two way output work better than my 4? is my signal just too weak?

 


how old is your lnb ?




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  Reply # 474953 27-May-2011 21:01
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kiwis: I've got my signal from my dish coming into my house then going into a 4 way splitter like this http://dicksmith.co.nz//product/L4221/two-way-f-connector-75-ohm-splitter (that's only got two outputs mine has 4 out's)

I use two of the 4 one to the lounge for Sky and the other to my bedroom for free view.

I've just changed the TV and now I get a jumping picture and rain fade a wee bit.


Why would this happen? would a two way output work better than my 4? is my signal just too weak?

 


A splitter like that is NOT rated for satellite L band signal between 950 and 2150 MHz.




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  Reply # 475037 28-May-2011 08:02
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Yes the second link.

What is strange it that when i removed the AV cables from my freeview decoder it worked fine?
 

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  Reply # 475038 28-May-2011 08:14
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More details. Who terminated the RG6 runs. Are they radial crimps, hex crimps, push on F types. What decoder provides power to LNB?? What AV cables, scart to component, composite to composite??? What brand of Freeview decoder???





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  Reply # 475041 28-May-2011 08:28
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I'm in a geek hehe

Terminated the RG6?
Radial, hex crimps, ? F types?
LNB is on the roof and has been since i got the house 6 years (pre freeview) - i now have MySKY and some cheap Freeview thing we don't use which i got from trademe


AV cables? there are different types?

It's HDMI from MySKY into main telly then output AV back into the other TV

Dish cable is split under the house and goes to MySKY and Freeview - unplug free view feed at either decoder end or under the house and we loose everything???

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  Reply # 475042 28-May-2011 08:35
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What he's asking is;

- Who installed the splitter?
- Who installed the Freeview
- etc
- etc

More info please

Also, I presume Sky came and installed the mysky box?



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  Reply # 475053 28-May-2011 09:26
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The previous owner - they had multiroom
I did.


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  Reply # 475074 28-May-2011 11:36
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kiwis: I'm in a geek hehe

Terminated the RG6?
Radial, hex crimps, ? F types?
LNB is on the roof and has been since i got the house 6 years (pre freeview) - i now have MySKY and some cheap Freeview thing we don't use which i got from trademe


AV cables? there are different types?

It's HDMI from MySKY into main telly then output AV back into the other TV

Dish cable is split under the house and goes to MySKY and Freeview - unplug free view feed at either decoder end or under the house and we loose everything???


OK, so you are saying that DVB-S signal dies when RG6 (split DVB-S) run is disconnected from LNB IN on Freeview receiver??




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  Reply # 475078 28-May-2011 11:51
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Explain that again, this time talk to me like i'm a idiot :-)

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