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# 19753 28-Feb-2008 21:33
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OK so I have plugged my media centre into the existing cable that goes to an old sky disk (was there when we got the house). Using WinTV have set the scan to 1600 Optus D1, Low Osc 11300000KHz, High Osc 11300000KHz and LNB Switch to 22500KHz. Problem is I am not picking anything up.

So is there anyway I can narrow down if it is the LNB, cabling or both?? Or am I doing something wrong with the scan?

I can get analog TV and FM radio. I am using a couple of Haupppauge HVR-3000's







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  # 113671 28-Feb-2008 22:51
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Is your LNB 11300 or 10750?
Have you tried 10750000?



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  # 113686 29-Feb-2008 06:34
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In short I have no idea if what frequency the LNB is or even if it is dual pol or not.

Assuming that the switch is still 22500KHz then 10750000 did not pick anything up either. Had me hopeful for a minute thereCry







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  # 113839 29-Feb-2008 19:13
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OK climbed up on the roof and the LNB has 12.25MHz to 12.75GHz on it as well as KU so what does that mean?







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  # 113848 29-Feb-2008 20:05
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Check my blog : http://www.geekzone.co.nz/BarTender/3970 that shows you the different types of LNB's that Sky put on peoples houses... if it's oval then you need the LOF to be 10750, but you must have the 22Khz tone OFF otherwise the LNB will be looking at Optus C1 and not Optus D1, as the LNB uses the 22Khz tone to swap between the two throats.  Otherwise if you have a "Round" LNB then the LOF is 11300, and still have the Tone off.







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  # 113949 1-Mar-2008 14:34
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Well I am closer....

Found that the white cable coming into the lounge although the same color as the one leaving the dish was infact not attached to anything.

So now having found the right cable and running a scan I have found the channels but it is a slide show.. and using the single metre it is showing a signal strength of.. 0Cry Have had a bit of a play with the dish but have not been able to improve things at all.







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  # 114593 4-Mar-2008 16:15
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Well had someone come out and check the signal from the dish and replaced the LNB. All to no avail but doing a bit more research it looks like it might all come down to a IRQ conflict. Wish i had done more research before forking out to have someone fix a unbroken dish.







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  # 114643 4-Mar-2008 19:09
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Try the card in a different pci slot if available. IRQ conflicts will normally show up in the devices' properties under device manager. FYI I have this same card and it has never worked properly...stuffed tuner.


 
 
 
 




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  # 114660 4-Mar-2008 19:54
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Well got it sorted. After pulling out all the cards then putting one of the tuner cards in by itself making sure that worked then adding the other cards checking after adding each one. Now all I need to do is get the EPG hooked up and I will be away...







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