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Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:27 AM
Posted 20 January 2013 - 11:52 AM
Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:20 PM
For an SWM-8 you need a PI-29. If you're getting an SWM-LNB dish (which I think is a 3 LNB only, not a 5 LNB) it would be a PI-21.
SWM LNBs are available in both 3 and 5 LNB versions.
SL3 = 3 LNB, non-SWM.
SL3S = 3 LNB, integrated SWM switch.
SL5 = 5 LNB, non-SWM.
SL5S = 5 LNB, integrated SWM switch.
PI-21s are used for all SWM LNBs.
PI-29s are used for external SWM switches (SWM-5, SWM-8, SWM-16). The SWM-32 requires *2* power inserters, a 20v and a 24v, that are unique to the SWM-32.
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Posted 20 January 2013 - 07:44 PM
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Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:17 PM
Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:30 PM
I didn't realize that there was a 5 LNB SWM dish. Good to know.
The dish is the same, just a different LNB.
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