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Needanerd

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#92849 7-Nov-2011 22:29
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Hi, would love any advice please
I have got a old sky dish on the roof and have got an aerial connected into a free view box

I have recently brought a new tv for another room so have brought a 4 way splitter from electus distribution, wv7385 and cut the aerial and added the splitter but neither of the free view boxes work now

Have checked the connections...
Could I have the wrong type of splitter?

Also there is a random screw on the Side of the box, does this need to be used?

The splitter is on the electus.co.nz website, sorry I can't add a link to this page because I am new

Thanku


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  #542294 7-Nov-2011 22:59
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Hey that code you posted appears to be a cable not a splitter.
Can you confirm the product code?

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  #542296 7-Nov-2011 23:02
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that part no seems wrong...

but if you got the following for $11.90 then yes, you got the wrong splitter as you need a splitter that will pass through the higher frequency for DVBT/DVBS:
http://electus.co.nz/productView.asp?ID=1339
4 Way TV Splitter - F Connectors - Die Cast These splitters are sealed and in a metal case with mounting bracket. They are suitable from 5-900mHz, VHF, UHF TV and FM radio. Requires F59 plugs...more

what you'll need a 4way version of the following. it does 5-2400MHz
http://dicksmith.co.nz/product/L4036/satellite-splitter-2-way-f-diode


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  #542365 8-Nov-2011 08:55
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Regs:
what you'll need a 4way version of the following. it does 5-2400MHz
http://dicksmith.co.nz/product/L4036/satellite-splitter-2-way-f-diode 

 


+1

This one says power pass all ports, which means either set top box can power the 'dish'. 

(If you don't get the all ports power pass option then one set top box needs to be on permanently to power the dish before any other set top boxes will work.)

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  #542367 8-Nov-2011 09:00
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Needanerd: Hi, would love any advice please
I have got a old sky dish on the roof and have got an aerial connected into a free view box



A little confused here.Your statement seems ambiguous.  Do you mean you have an old sky dish connected to a satellite freeview box or a sky dish but a UHF aeial plugged into the Freeview box??
If the former then as the other poster says you need a satellite splitter (0 - 2400mhz) not a UHF splitter.

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  #542369 8-Nov-2011 09:04
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Needanerd:
Also there is a random screw on the Side of the box, does this need to be used?

That's generally for earthing the unit and is not normally necessary.

It's not the reason it's not working for you.

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  #542439 8-Nov-2011 11:07
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When you say you "bought a new TV for another room", are you attempting to feed this TV with a split from your Satellite dish aerial feed?
If so, then this will not work as your TV works with Freeview terrestrial service and requires a UHF aerial signal and for you to be in an area where this service is available. A satellite connection won't work and you will only be compounding all the previously mentioned possible problems.

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  #542809 8-Nov-2011 20:23
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B1GGLZ:
Needanerd: Hi, would love any advice please
I have got a old sky dish on the roof and have got an aerial connected into a free view box



A little confused here.Your statement seems ambiguous.  Do you mean you have an old sky dish connected to a satellite freeview box or a sky dish but a UHF aeial plugged into the Freeview box??
If the former then as the other poster says you need a satellite splitter (0 - 2400mhz) not a UHF splitter.


I had the same reaction. It would be easier to assist you if you could spell out more clearly what (dish and/or aerial) you are trying to connect to what devices (eg main TV, second TV, set-top box), and how you are trying to do it.

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