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# 140665 17-Feb-2014 08:56
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Can anyone identify what sort of LNB this is ?  I've bought a new house and I want to get my Vu+ Duo plugged in but I've not idea what settings to enter in for the LNB.

You can see it's a bit weathered, I'm assuming it is Sky provided ?




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  # 988653 17-Feb-2014 09:15
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Correct. And if its one of the original sharps, it may well be dead already (they died a lot)

Theres only 2 used here. 10750 and 11300  So you got a 50/50 chance of getting it right. Assuming its still aligned it'll work off the bat with 1, but not the other (or the range of 10750-11300 if it allows selection)

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  # 988669 17-Feb-2014 09:55
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10750 , or maybe 10745

 
 
 
 


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  # 988673 17-Feb-2014 09:59
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As Brunzy says, it's most likely a 10750 job. Note that a lot of these have been failing so keep that at the back of your mind. LNB's are very cheap these days for a basic model all the same...



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  # 988712 17-Feb-2014 11:05
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thanks!

It's just a single LNB yes ?

A quick google on partial info I get this as the specs :

SHARP 
Ku-LNBF 
BS1DAQ412A 
L.O.:10.75GHz 
11.7-12.75/12.25/12.75GHz 
950-2000/1500-2000MHz

I think I can get things going now ... assuming the LNB is alive :-)

Thanks!

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  # 988713 17-Feb-2014 11:06
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True, but if you buy a stock standard one you'll have to buy a new throat too

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  # 988794 17-Feb-2014 12:01
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Mark: thanks!

It's just a single LNB yes ?


Technically it's a dual, (which is why it's so wide), and uses a 22kHz tone to switch to the 2nd unit.
From a practical point of view though, it defaults to the first one in the absence of a tone, and this operates entirely as a single.

So yeah, you'll be right with those settings.
The alignment (assuming you haven't touched it) should still be fine for Optus D1, which carries both Sky and freeview.

Good luck.

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  # 989045 17-Feb-2014 17:29
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10750 LO frequency.

22kHz will switch to the secondary throat (C1/D3 assuming the dish is pointing in the original place).

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