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Topic # 59003 24-Mar-2010 19:52
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I recently purchased a LCD with an in-built Freeview receiver.  I use to have Sky digital, but went to TelstraClear cable.  The Freeview site states you can use your Sky digital satellite to pick up the Freeview signal via a single power pass splitter (1 output to the receiver and the other to the Sky decoder).  My question is now that I'm without a Sky decoder, could I use my TelstraClear box to power the satellite and get my Freeview feed?  Has anyone done this?  Cheers

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  Reply # 310959 24-Mar-2010 20:32
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No.  Satellite and Cable are two different technologies.  The cable box will not power your dish.

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  Reply # 310962 24-Mar-2010 20:33
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BTW: I think you're mistaken anyhow.. TVs with a built in freeview reciever are DVB-T (Aerial on Roof) not DVB-S (Satellite Dish).

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  Reply # 310983 24-Mar-2010 21:17
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Appreciate the reply.  I guess I'll have to look at an UHF aerial then.  Cheers

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