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#192303 5-Mar-2016 20:07
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I'm having a nightmare with my freeview setup.


I established that I needed the Freeview Sattelite box after finding out that Hataitai, Wellington was not in the HD coverage region. Luckily the tenant in the apartment before us had Sky set up so after some searching I read that I was able to simply use the Sky sattelite dish for freeview so i purchased the Freeview Sattelite (Transonic version). 


Now in my apartment there are two wires coming into the house. Both are sattelite cables as they are the screw needle connections (i think called coaxial) one of these wires is connected to a Kingray TV amp that is plugged into the power socket with another coxial wire from the amp to nothing (see picture) this is what i assume is to be connected to FV Sat receiver. The other coxial wire coming from outside (black) is on its own. See photos.





Now I have connected both these wires (individually) into the receiver and done a scan (from initial setup and after factory restoring) and not only do no channels get picked up but the Strength appears 0% as does the Quality. 


I have done a full day of researching what i could possibly have done wrong but nothing seems to be working. I found a thread discussing the sattelite dish could potentially be set to the Sky LNB frequency but even changing the frequency does not pick up anything. 


My neighbours keep to themselves so Im thinking thats my last option to go door knocking


PLEASE HELP. I'ts also saturday and no freeview or dishtv or Transonic supplier is open to talk to meee



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Uber Geek

  #1506777 6-Mar-2016 10:23
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In your settings try:




LNB Lo: 10750


LNB Hi: 10750


22kHz: Off


LNB Power: Off


DiSEqC: Off


Some distribution systems in apartments don't need LNB power supplied - generally this is on, but some buildings may require it off.


22kHz should always be off, as should DiSEqC


LNB Hi & Lo should be the same, and depend on the LNB installed on the dish. 10750, 11300, 10700 are the most common, from most to least common.

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