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Do I need a switch?

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Posted 08 May 2002 - 05:29 PM

I have DirecTV with a single receiver, dual LNB dish with one cable drop. I want to add another receiver.

I have to drop another line, do I need a switch or run the second receiver direct from the second drop?

Cable TV was so much easier.....


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Posted 08 May 2002 - 07:35 PM

You don't need a switch to add a 2nd receiver to a dual LNB. That's what the 2nd port is for. Just run a new drop to the new box. Simple.

Multiswitches are required when you want more than 2 rcrvs on a dual LNB or more than one satellite on a rcvr.



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Posted 08 May 2002 - 07:39 PM

Thanks HTguy. What I thought but, I've been wrong about sat up 'til now!!!


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