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  Reply # 891217 7-Sep-2013 10:02
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After some good advice, I got a freeview decoder and a cable which goes from the socket in my picture above to the satellite input on the decoder.

The issue is I have no single so it's obviously not looping back to the hub?

This is where is set up.

Any ideas?


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  Reply # 891264 7-Sep-2013 12:18
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kiwis: After some good advice, I got a freeview decoder and a cable which goes from the socket in my picture above to the satellite input on the decoder.

The issue is I have no single so it's obviously not looping back to the hub?

This is where is set up.

Any ideas?



As I said before, we don't have enough info to help you out.
If you don't know what sockets go where and how the hub is distibuted you/we have no idea what will work.
Presumably that wall socket in the picture is in your lounge where Sky is located?
What are the other two sockets under the two plugged in cables. Can't see the labels. Looks to me like the white one is your Sky dish and the other is rf out to the other rooms?
Have you tried unplugging the Sky lead and plugging the Freeview Sat box into the same socket? If you do that it must work.
You then need to find out if the sky dish is split off to the other rooms.
Why dont you just plug the TV into the wall and see if you can tune Sky on the analogue tuner then try the digital tuner and see if you can get Freeview UHF. That would be a start.
I still don't see why you want Freeview satellite when you appear to be in a Freeview UHF area. The UHF is in HD and satellite is not. Check details here
http://www.freeviewnz.tv/coverage.aspx
Are you able to get analogue TV on any of your TVs at the moment and can you get Prime and Maori on analogue. If you can then chances are you can already get Freeview UHF.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 891269 7-Sep-2013 12:39
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kiwis: Thanks, can I plug my dvb-s into the wall socket shown in my picture???


The "old school" sockets are Belling Lee and NOT used to distribute DVB-S from a sat dish. They are of course used to distribute either DVB-T (digital terrestrial) or RF modulated analog signals either from a set top box or an analog terrestrial transmission.




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