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Old 2018-02-10 , 14:31
huntalyv huntalyv is offline
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Question Mesh or Solid

So i am moving into new place and i just found out that there is a Mesh Satelite antenna can i use it for my Explora installation
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Old 2018-02-10 , 16:00
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Firstly, just a reminder that other than for an installation this South African forum is unlikely to be able to help you due to the many service differences between each country, so then best to phone your call centre or visit Zimbabwe's MCA's FaceBook page.

I won't be advising much re a mesh dish as I don't have much knowledge of that option, someone else may in the next couple of days.
If it comes with a C band LNB, that's useless for DStv.
The dish itself may be a better option if it's 1.2m or bigger, I think you just need to make sure that its LNB arm and bracket are suited for correctly holding and focusing the Ku band LNB's used for these services. And that the dish was installed properly and is in good order of course.

All the best with it :-)

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Old 2018-02-10 , 16:20
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Mesh antennas are almost always C-BAND and therefore not really suitable for ku-band.
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