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Topic # 56729 21-Jan-2010 23:06
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Can anybody out there help me? I recently got an new TV (freeview on board)...my wife asked the lady over the phone where it was coming from, what she needed to get it to work, and after discussion was told that our sky dish was adequate to run the freeview on the TV.
when the TV was delivered, the guy said "nah, that wont run of a dish you need a UHF aeriel or get a box, and that can hook up to your sky dish". after calling the local aerial guy, he said no you can't use a UHf where you are because you live in the hills...so we got freeview box to hook up to the sky dish. The box is a KAON K270 box and when plugged in, it could not get a signal - it turns out that after some investigating this whole thing, that when we got MY SKy last year, they upgraded the lnb on the sky dish to a LO freq (i assume 10.750 Mhz) and therefore is the wrong Freq for the freeview box.
So my question is - Can I still use this box with the Sky LNB? I thought maybe I could just change the LNB frequency on the box; am I on the right track, or should I just buy a Freeveiw LNB?

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  Reply # 292049 21-Jan-2010 23:24
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Absolutely. Look for a Menu button on your remote, and you are looking for Setup or Installation, which should then take you to the LNB setting for Optus D1, which is the Freeview and Sky Satellite.

Generally the number pad on the remote allows you to input LO settings. The LNB you have is a single LNB , 10750 Mhz

Go for it.


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  Reply # 292108 22-Jan-2010 09:27
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Hi,

The Kaon KSF-270 is designed to self install. It will automatically detect what type of LNB you have installed and will then tune the Freeview channels.

1) Carry out a "Factory Reset". It's under "Systems Settings" menu.
2) Follow through the "Easy Setup" guide for Languages & Time.
3) Select "Automatic Freeview Setup"

If the receiver says, 'signal not found', then please check the following:

1) Make sure you have attached the cable you have coming from the dish to "LNB In" of the receiver.
2) Your LNB.



AH

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