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Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by squigy0, Jan 31, 2003.

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  1. squigy0

    squigy0 Guest

    I have the Hughes dish with Dual-LNB that DTV was giving to new subscribers back in September. Is there any reason why I wouldn't be able to put a Y-splitter into one of the LNBs on the dish so I just have one cable running into the house, and then put another one on the receiver end to split it back out to two inputs? Would a Y-splitter even be necessary on the dish side?

  2. boba

    boba Guest

    Satellite signals can't be split with standard splitters, they are divided with MULTISWITCHES. What you want to do is impossible with a reasonable cost. Satellites use voltage switching to determine which channels are sent to your receiver and you can't send two voltages on the same cable at the same time.
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