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# 213893 17-Apr-2017 21:28
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I write to seek help. I got rid of sky subscription. I had bought myself a Freesat V8 Golden: a DVB S2 and a DVb-T box. Connected it to the sky antennae. Yes, the box and dish can see Optus D1.


I am trying to set this up -- but end up with only 4 channels. Done this multiple times -- without success.


Maybe someone with more experince than me in setting up these Freesat / PC boxes can guide me on the settings.




Please help -- before the boss (wife) kicks off for wasting money.





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  # 1766443 17-Apr-2017 21:47
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What 4 channels?

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  # 1767520 19-Apr-2017 18:43
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Hi Bigglz, 


The four channels I can get are:






I can see many others are "loaded" but cant view them




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  # 1767529 19-Apr-2017 19:03
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Are you seeing those channels from DVB-T or DVB-S?


If DVB-S, then those channels are spread across all the transponders you need, so you should be able to get all the other Freeview channels OK.


Perhaps posting the settings you have entered for both the DVB-T & -S config.

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  # 1767664 20-Apr-2017 07:00
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DVB-S only. I do not have a DVB-T aerial in the house that I have rented -- they say that this is a black spot and no signal comes here.




will have to dig out the settings and come back.

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  # 1767678 20-Apr-2017 07:56
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I'd suggest doing a scan of Optus d1. It lo Is like you are seeing the transponders you need, just not the channels. There should be a satellite scan or similar option.

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