Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


11 posts

Geek


Topic # 13142 24-Apr-2007 12:09
Send private message

According to Freeviewnz this can be done,  but there a technical glitch with using the 2 boxes off the dish but they have a diagram remedying it.

Anyone going to try?

Create new topic
6271 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 283

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 68290 24-Apr-2007 12:21
Send private message

The diagram does not quite remedy it, it simply is a work around. The solution is to wait, come early next month Sky is meant to move to Hpol, so both services will be on the same polarity, problem solved.

The workaround that FreeView show for will work under the present transponder polarity situation, however you can only use one of the boxs (Sky or FreeView) at any one time.

Cyril

2697 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 349

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 68294 24-Apr-2007 13:06
Send private message

Another alternative is to use the TV1 and TV2 feeds on freq. 12671 which is a vertical polarity feed on the free to air box, then both boxes work if you are viewing 1 or 2 on the free to air box.




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

4249 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 68

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 68295 24-Apr-2007 13:12
Send private message

So does that mean, when you have it on vertical it changes the voltage output to the LNB? from 18v to 12v?


2697 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 349

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 68302 24-Apr-2007 13:37
Send private message

Yes. See this thread for more details on H vs V polarity: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=34&TopicId=12986




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel introduces new NUC kits and NUC mini PCs
Posted 16-Aug-2018 11:03


The Warehouse leaps into the AI future with Google
Posted 15-Aug-2018 17:56


Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted 13-Aug-2018 13:47


Huawei to distribute nova 3i in New Zealand
Posted 9-Aug-2018 16:23


Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted 9-Aug-2018 14:47


Panasonic announces new 2018 OLED TV line up
Posted 7-Aug-2018 16:38


Kordia completes first live 4K TV broadcast
Posted 1-Aug-2018 13:00


Schools get safer and smarter internet with Managed Network Upgrade
Posted 30-Jul-2018 20:01


DNC wants a safer .nz in the coming year
Posted 26-Jul-2018 16:08


Auldhouse becomes an AWS Authorised Training Delivery Partner in New Zealand
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:55


Rakuten Kobo launches Kobo Clara HD entry level reader
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:44


Kiwi team reaches semi-finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:38


KidsCan App to Help Kiwi Children in Need
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:32


FUJIFILM announces new high-performance lenses
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:57


New FUJIFILM XF10 introduces square mode for Instagram sharing
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:44



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.