Question: Why do Satellite dishes have two cables?

Why does my directv dish have two cables? When the show you want to record begins, the DVR draws the signal through the second cable for recording, while the first cable allows you to watch a show on another channel at the same time.

Why do Sky dishes have 2 cables?

A Standard Sky box just needs one cable feed from the satellite dish LNB, but Sky+ and Sky+HD need two feeds from dish to box. Well, the Sky+ box has two tuners (to allow simultaneous viewing and recording of different channels) and therefore two feeds from the dish are required.

Why do I have 2 aerial cables?

To support the different applications they still have two connectors, but internally they connect to the same wire. Note: They would use different cable not because one cable didnt work at both frequencies, but to avoid issues with power combiners.

Do I need 2 Sky HD cables?

Sky+ and Sky+HD are available directly from Sky Digital and normally requires installation by a Sky installer. Your Sky+ box will need to have two cable feeds run from the Sky dish to the Sky+ Digibox.

How do I connect two receivers to one satellite dish?

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Can you run two satellite receivers one dish?

You cant connect a satellite dish to two receivers simply by using a splitter box. If you connect two receivers to the same dish, the two control signals will conflict. The way round this is either to use an L.N.B. with two or more independent outputs, or to use a blocker to eliminate the conflict.

What is the best cable for satellite TV?

RG6 coaxial cable An RG6 coaxial cable is best used for connecting a TV set or set top box to a TV aerial, satellite dish or satellite receiver. It is also used for the internet and digital video. RG-6 cables are made with a different kind of shielding and have a 75-ohm impedance, making them more effective for carrying GHz signals.

Is there a difference between coaxial and satellite cable?

Coaxial cable is perfect for broadcast television and satellite signals, which carry a huge amount of information and are very sensitive to outside interference. A satellite signal cable must carry signals from 2MHz to 3,000MHz. Compare that with an audio cable which just needs to carry signals up to 2 MHz.

Will Sky replace a rusty satellite dish?

Certainly Sky will replace your dish, if necessary, within the cost of their callout charge of £65.

What is the difference between TV cable and satellite cable?

Cable and satellite TV are different in more ways than just how they deliver television programming. Cable TV is less likely to be affected by the weather, but is typically more expensive than satellite TV service. Satellite TV signal can be disrupted by bad weather, but is usually cheaper.

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