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Can SAT be installed here?

Discussion in 'General Satellite Discussion' started by Artorture, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. Artorture

    Artorture AllStar

    Feb 22, 2008
    Can sattelite be installed in a house that already has basic analog cable?
  2. LarryFlowers

    LarryFlowers New Member

    Sep 22, 2006
    You can not run satellite and cable on the same wire.
  3. Movieman

    Movieman Hall Of Fame

    May 8, 2009
    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. vtjman

    vtjman New Member

    Jul 24, 2009
    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.
  5. AZsatTech

    AZsatTech Cool Member

    Oct 13, 2009
    Diplexing is no longer approved by DirecTV. Just run new cable from sateilite to your recievers. Problem solved.
  6. Mertzen

    Mertzen Hall Of Fame

    Dec 8, 2006
    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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