Forum > Decoders > Installation > 2A and 2p XV Pleasant surprise
Reply  
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 2017-11-20 , 17:47
idm1 idm1 is offline
Knows how to use a remote
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: East Rand
Posts: 62
Sadly the connection has failed, no longer working. Thanks for all the input from all. I will now have to run a hb cable.
__________________
1.2 meter dish, SLNB LMX 501, Explora 2a, Pace HD PVR 2P, Xtraview via rf ( for now ), Samsung PS51E6500, Samsung UA55K6000, Rotel RSP 1570 Pre/Pro, Myryad MXA 5150 power amp, Oppo bdp-83 bluray, Raspberry Pi (also used as a pattern generator), B&W 683 S1 front, B&W HTM61 S1 center, Castle Conway 3 surround, B&W ASW 610 Subwoofer.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 2017-11-20 , 17:57
Jan Horn's Avatar
Jan Horn Jan Horn is offline
Changes remote batteries daily
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Welkom RSA
Posts: 512
I may stand corrected and I am sure Geoff will correct me if I am wrong but a Diplexer behind the HD 2P may suffice.
__________________
Explora 2A + Pace HD PVR 2P XV LMX 501 SLNB 80cm Dish Vodacom Power Tab 10
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 2017-11-21 , 06:51
Optimist's Avatar
Optimist Optimist is offline
Changes remote batteries hourly
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: N/E JHB , Orig. Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 14,513
That's fine if the 2P uses a Unicable connection and the LNB cable distances aren't too long. I think the recommended max was 15m each, if over that then check older threads or wait for MC FS to confirm.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 2017-11-21 , 16:01
Geoff D Geoff D is offline
Technical Myriad
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: PTA
Posts: 16,480
You can use a diplexer behind the 2P. That way the HB via the unicable and LNB will be all that is required.
__________________
Easyview, UEC 4T HD PVR, SD PVR, XV
Spare decoders: SD PVR(2), PACE HD PVR 4T, DSD 660, 1110, 1131, Explora 1
2 unmentionable FTA decoders
Win 10 Pro (64-bit) version 1703, build 15063.138
1.2m antenna, 8-way universal LNB, 2x6 MS, FSM permanently connected.
MS Edge 40 with MSEdge HTML 15

Last edited by Geoff D; 2017-11-21 at 21:58. .
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 2017-11-21 , 18:59
MC Field Services MC Field Services is offline
Has mastered the i-Plate and DStv guide
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Posts: 335
when connected with a explora one than recommended 20m max using external diplexers but if your using an explora 2 than 50m is fine
Reply With Quote
Reply  
« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools
Display Modes
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads  | You may not post replies  | You may not post attachments  | You may not edit your posts
BB code is On  | Smilies are On  | [IMG] code is On  | HTML code is Off
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Surprise forum assistance Optimist General 1 2012-12-31 11:49