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    Communal dish - 1 feed - dual signal (2 cores)?

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      Question Communal dish - 1 feed - dual signal (2 cores)?

      Hi all,


      I live in a flat with a communal dish. I only have 1 feed. I was told that the communal dish is running dual signal (2 cores) feed in a single cable and that I only need some sort of device to split the single cable dual feed into to cables and then connect the 2 cables to the sky box. - sorry but I do not know the technical terms.

      I've tried to google for it but could not find any thing. Can someone please help? What do I need to get to have 2 feeds connected to my box?


      Many thanks.


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      Re: Communal dish - 1 feed - dual signal (2 cores)?

      You could use a stacker/de stacker, as your signal is already stacked you would only need the de stacker section however without knowing what equipment is already being used I would be very cautious as what you buy may not be compatible and I have also seen varying results from people using stacker/de stackers.


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      Re: Communal dish - 1 feed - dual signal (2 cores)?

      The only way I know of combining two feeds into one cable and then expanding back to two cables is to use a stacker and de-stacker. There doesn't appear to be a standard for these devices so to operate correctly I would advise that both devices should be sourced from the same manufacturer.

      Stacker Destacker, 2 satellite outlets using 1 cable

      I think you will need to investigate further to find what is actually connected to the other end of the cable feeding your flat.

     

     

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