Found 30th Dec 2009
Hi,

i bought a freesat hd box for upstairs. we already have sky hd downstairs. our sat dish has quad wire outputs and theres 2 left to use.

where is the cheapest installtion for adding a extra 2 wires for upstairs> if i but the wires myself is installation cheaper? its just the matter of drilling a couple of holes right? please advise.

thanks,

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just drill holes buy cable and fit in back of box same way as sky,can test freesat box on sky feed just take out of sky box and put in freesat,cable needed is standard rg6 i think mine is just ask bloke in cable/electrical shop he give u fixing too

Standard 75ohm Sat Cable
F Connectors
Cable Clips
Sturdy Ladder
Drill with Long Bit

That's it really.

Make it a shotgun cable for twin install...

Anyone know where to get them adapaters to put on dish so can get more than one wire out?

ebay lol get quad

Browni;3896505

Make it a shotgun cable for twin install...



yep that the 1 i got on sky+

Only one cable required for standard Freesat receiver.

Self amalgamating tape should be used on external connection to Dish LNB to avoid water ingress.:thumbsup:

Best buy is to stop on the street where you see a sky installer van (can't miss them with fancy paint jobs)
Offer to buy anything from a dish/lnb to a remote control including sky box and viewing card (probably not a sky+ box though)
They will almost certainly sell you cable and connectors at a fraction of the price you'd pay elsewhere.
My tame installer even comes to the house with stuff - I got his mobile number when he was here doing a job

Naeem786;3896524

Anyone know where to get them adapaters to put on dish so can get more … Anyone know where to get them adapaters to put on dish so can get more than one wire out?



You meaning an LNB or an actual Adaptor that will take the feed from LNB and split it?

If it's the latter, you'll only be able to watch channels on the same polarity on a seperate box (and it's not a solution for Sky+ or HD where you only have one feed either).

Original Poster

i dont have a drill o a ladder

shall i leave it to the professionals. how much you think they charge for drilling holes when i have the wires?

AHAD_THE_ONE;3902218

i dont have a drill o a ladder :(shall i leave it to the professionals. … i dont have a drill o a ladder :(shall i leave it to the professionals. how much you think they charge for drilling holes when i have the wires?



search ebay they have cable thing that goes intowindow sash when it closed so no need for drilling
shop.ebay.co.uk/ite…doZ

Original Poster

borofan78;3914106

search ebay they have cable thing that goes … search ebay they have cable thing that goes intowindow/_W0QQ_nkwZrg6Q20cableQ20windowQQ_armrsZ1QQ_fromZR40QQ_mdoZ[/url]



thanks, i clicked on the link and theres 0 results? forgive me for being a total newbie but what is a windows sash? is there a vid on youtube on how to put cable that goes in win sash?

cheers,

Original Poster

help!

Original Poster

oxter;3943410

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sash_window



i still dont understand on how you put the cable through the sash windows. is there demo on the internet that shows how to do this? cheers,
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