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#20683 2-Apr-2008 22:37
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I have a Freeview DVB-S6800PLUS Decoder plus MySky - when I connect them up to same Sat Dish - either using a Hills splitter OR running the Sat cable in and out of the DVB DEcoder - SKY loses channels 3, 21 (Sky movies 2), 34 (ESPN), 64 (CA)to "atmosperic conditions blah blah".  All other channels OK

The same Freeview Decoder on a shared dish with a Normal Sky Digital decoder has no such problems.

Anyone help? ideas? (a technical fault filed with Sky elicited NO response... didn't even have the courtsey to ring up & say they couldn't help.

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  #120628 2-Apr-2008 23:09
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make sure that you have only one device set to power the LNB. If you use a Hills splitter, you will notice there is a side that has 'power pass' written on it.

I suggest you put the powered side as the Sky decoder. Then on your Freeview box, turn the voltage off. This is generally done in satellite/LNB settings. Possibly annoted with something like H/V or something.

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