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#112875 24-Dec-2012 19:34

I just bought a new DVB-S86 freeview box on TM from Satellitepro in Auck which I connected to the cable from my sky dish. (unplugged the sky decoder and plugged in the freeview) . The description said it was pre-tuned to  Optus d1. I followed the installation procedure however I cannot get reception on any channel.  All it get is Bad Signal.  When I check the signal strength as per the satellite menu, it shows 86%. It shows d1 on the  screen as the satellite in use. I am at a loss as to how to fix this.  Can anyone help.

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  #737592 27-Dec-2012 10:11
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Also, you have mentioned several times that the dish is round - pretty much every sky dish is actually slightly oval (fractionally taller than wide).

It is the shape of the LNB (not the dish) that is important. The LNB is the little box that the wire goes in to that is on the end of the arm of the dish. The shape of the end that faces in to the dish is what is important.

Round = 11300 for both of your frequencies
Oval = 10750 for both of your frequencies

EDIT: Here's a site that has a few pictures of the various LNBs, so hopefully you can ID yours.

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