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DjShadow

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#19162 7-Feb-2008 17:39
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Is freeview (dvb-s) working for anyone else?
We're using a Hills box, had signal right through this afternoon now its not picking up anything.

We're sharing a cable with the sky decoder which has worked fine, dual throat LNB on the dish.

I have LNB type set to 10750 which has worked fine, its showing 100% signal strength but 0% qual.

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  #109128 7-Feb-2008 17:55
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Fine here in Wellington,weather too :o))

Have you tried rebooting?

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  #109129 7-Feb-2008 17:57
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yeah I've rebooted it but its not getting any signal qual....
is there a way to hard reset it?

Sky is working fine....

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  #109130 7-Feb-2008 18:05
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Have you tried disconnecting the splitter input and feeding it straight to the Hills box?
If that doesnt work then its in the settings or the box has died a death,you could always restore to default idf the above doesnt work



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  #109131 7-Feb-2008 18:10
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won't be able to try the other cable from the splitter until no one is watching sky..
how do you do that kind of reset?

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  #109186 7-Feb-2008 22:05
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Sky is Horizontal Polarity. If you are attempting to access vertical polarity transponders on D1 (13v dc to LNB), Sky on Horizontal (18v dc to LNB) will over-ride. Sky decoders will output LNB power even when powered down. When you get a chance unplug the Sky decoder and try again. It is the only way short of a power block splitter to stop Sky from taking control. Hope this helps.

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  #109308 8-Feb-2008 16:49
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I just tried pulling the plug on the sky box and getting the freeview box to do a re-scan, still no joy :( will get under the house tomorrow to check the cable connection

Update: I pulled the box out and tested it on the cable going into the sky box and I get signal, so I guess the cable must of come loose somewhere

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  #109328 8-Feb-2008 19:43
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It seems you are on the right track.

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