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Can SAT be installed here?

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#1 OFFLINE   Artorture



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Posted 04 October 2009 - 07:43 PM

Can sattelite be installed in a house that already has basic analog cable?

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#2 OFFLINE   LarryFlowers


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Posted 04 October 2009 - 07:51 PM

Can sattelite be installed in a house that already has basic analog cable?

You can not run satellite and cable on the same wire.
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#3 OFFLINE   Movieman


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Posted 04 October 2009 - 07:54 PM

Had to same problem. My HOA provides basic cable and the internet if faster for me so I had to get new wiring installed for satellite. I read on here some diplexing that can be done but I dont think its worth the headache.

#4 OFFLINE   vtjman


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Posted 04 October 2009 - 09:34 PM

Can sattelite be installed in a house that already has basic analog cable?

For Dish Network, yes you can, I have it here in my house, and I still use the basic cable for our local government channel. The installer diplexed the the satellite signal and the basic cable in the attic.

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Posted 15 October 2009 - 08:25 PM

Diplexing is no longer approved by DirecTV. Just run new cable from sateilite to your recievers. Problem solved.

#6 OFFLINE   Mertzen


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Posted 16 October 2009 - 06:45 AM

I diplex my high speed and Sat. But it is purely DIY. YMMV and I do think there is a small slowdown in the internet speeds.
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