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Old 2017-04-11 , 10:43
Geoff D Geoff D is offline
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IF you are going to use the old HB cable connection, then it is important that the setting matches the physical cable connection. As you want to distribute RF to other viewing points and have an SLX splitter in place, the setting must be RF OUT on both decoders.

It does not matter at all what the setting is just from a HB point of view, BUT the setting must always match the physical cable connection.
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Old 2017-04-11 , 15:06
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Thanks guys.
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Old 2017-04-11 , 15:59
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Can I leave my Explora1 as the Primary decoder, and the Explora2A as the secondary decoder? Or does the 2A have to be primary?
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Old 2017-04-11 , 17:35
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Either way is fine, although the 2A can be better as the primary in some other considerations (that don't currently apply to you).
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