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Topic # 198463 10-Jul-2016 12:58
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Hello All,

 

Help please :) 

 

I've just recently moved house and I've plugged my freeview into the wall and I can only pick up TV3. All other channels say no signal.

 

This is the same freeview box in my old house it worked fine.

 

I've tried scanning other satellites but no luck.

 

Make: Dish TV
Model: DVB-S6800PLUS

Location: Belmont, Lower Hutt

 

Settings
Satellite Name - Optus D1_KU
Longitude (x10) - 17.4E
LNB Freq1 - 10750
LNB Freq2 - 10750
LNB Power - Auto 
LNB 22kHz - off
DiSEqC Switch - DisEqc1
Postioner  - Disabled
0/12 volt - 0
Program type - All
Transponder - 12456
Search - Auto

 

 

 

Has any one had this problem before?
Is it my dish that isn't pointing the right direction or is it my settings on the decoder? 

 

Cheers,

 

Sam

 

 


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  Reply # 1589130 10-Jul-2016 13:27
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I would suggest adjusting the LNB high settings to 113000 and rescanning. Possibly a 113000 head not just 10750


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  Reply # 1589138 10-Jul-2016 14:03
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If the LO was incorrect , he wouldnt get any channels, more likely the LNB has drifted


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  Reply # 1589157 10-Jul-2016 15:44
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Have you tried scanning other transponders or only 12456?

 

http://www.lyngsat.com/Optus-D1.html




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  Reply # 1589220 10-Jul-2016 19:16
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Oblivian:

 

I would suggest adjusting the LNB high settings to 113000 and rescanning. Possibly a 113000 head not just 10750

 



Tried that no luck :( 




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  Reply # 1589222 10-Jul-2016 19:17
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Brunzy:

 

If the LO was incorrect , he wouldnt get any channels, more likely the LNB has drifted

 



That's why I'm confused why would I only pick up one I thought it would be all or nothing. Not sure what you mean by the LNB has drifted.




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  Reply # 1589226 10-Jul-2016 19:23
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B1GGLZ:

 

Have you tried scanning other transponders or only 12456?

 

http://www.lyngsat.com/Optus-D1.html

 



 

I've tried a whole bunch of different combinations.


 

Tried 12483 also and that seems to pick up TV3 only also. 

 

Also if I change my longitude to 160.0E it only picks up TV3.

 

 

 

Thanks though


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  Reply # 1589229 10-Jul-2016 19:30
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The longitude/Satellite selection has no effect to a fixed Sky dish. Its pointing at 1 bunch of sats in the sky (cant be moved with a motor when selecting a different one), and 1 type of LNB stuck on the dish (not 3-4 heads to adjust)

 

The keys, are selecting the correct LNB head settings, and then doing a TP scan if possible. Drift, means what may say 15685 online, may to your LNB be on 15678. Close, but not as expected. So won't be found at the 'right' settings

 

 




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  Reply # 1589233 10-Jul-2016 19:45
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Oblivian:

 

The longitude/Satellite selection has no effect to a fixed Sky dish. Its pointing at 1 bunch of sats in the sky (cant be moved with a motor when selecting a different one), and 1 type of LNB stuck on the dish (not 3-4 heads to adjust)

 

The keys, are selecting the correct LNB head settings, and then doing a TP scan if possible. Drift, means what may say 15685 online, may to your LNB be on 15678. Close, but not as expected. So won't be found at the 'right' settings

 

 

 

 

Got it, thanks for that.

 

I've managed to pick up channel four now also with changing the LNB to universal. 

 

No luck on tv1 or tv2 though.


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  Reply # 1589259 10-Jul-2016 20:11
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Mstrkilla1:

 

 

 

Got it, thanks for that.

 

I've managed to pick up channel four now also with changing the LNB to universal. 

 

No luck on tv1 or tv2 though.

 

 

Try altering the LNB Freq up or down 5mhz at a time. i.e. 10755, 10760 or 10745, 1074.

 

If that works then you have LNB drift and it needs replacing. TVNZ is often first to disappear with LNB drift due to aging.


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  Reply # 1589965 11-Jul-2016 22:03
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Delete all your channel then do the scan, some receivers will skip saving channels if they are already loaded on the channel list.

 

 


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  Reply # 1590102 12-Jul-2016 08:58
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My daughter had same thing happen after moving .... just a couple of channels and nothing else.  We found that the sat dish and LNB had been sitting for a considerable time unused, so after much trial and tribulation (reseating cables, resetting skew etc) we simply purchased a new LNB and it immediately flew high and straight sealed




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  Reply # 1590282 12-Jul-2016 13:13
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Apsattv:

 

Delete all your channel then do the scan, some receivers will skip saving channels if they are already loaded on the channel list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Done that already, did a factory reset.

 

Did nothing.

 

 

 

Cheers,

 

Sam




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  Reply # 1590284 12-Jul-2016 13:15
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Rickles:

 

My daughter had same thing happen after moving .... just a couple of channels and nothing else.  We found that the sat dish and LNB had been sitting for a considerable time unused, so after much trial and tribulation (reseating cables, resetting skew etc) we simply purchased a new LNB and it immediately flew high and straight sealed

 

 

 

 

Awesome that sounds like what I should do. 

 

Would this one work? http://www.trademe.co.nz/electronics-photography/tvs/satellite-receivers/auction-1120075813.htm

 

 

 

Are they easy to install?

 

 

 

Cheers,

 

Sam

 

 


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  Reply # 1590302 12-Jul-2016 13:45
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Probably best to go for a single-throat 11300 LNB thesedays

 

I got mine from the Freeview Shop (known source and warranty etc), plus an adapter bracket because the dish had the old style dual-throat Sky LNB on it.

 

Very easy to install if you can access the roof and dish safely.  Usually just one cable to unscrew (clean the contacts before re-connecting is a good idea and check rubber boot is still water proof etc).  Skew instructions are on the Freeview web site (slightly different for a single than the old dual models).  The mounting bracket bolts into existing holes/slots, needs only a crescent wrench for fitting.

Hope this helps.

 

 


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