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Diplexer- Please help!!!


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#1 of 3 OFFLINE   Andrew P

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Posted January 24 2001 - 11:40 AM

I just purchased the Mitsubishi DST-3000 and it mentions that you must use a diplexer in order to combine satellite and antenna signals. All the radio shacks are out of diplexers so I purchased a signal combiner/splitter #16-2581. Will this work?? If not where can I get a diplexer in time for the game on Sunday??
Thanks,
Andy

#2 of 3 OFFLINE   R Benson

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Posted January 24 2001 - 01:57 PM

Don't use the spliiter/combiner. A diplexer will pass voltages needed for the LNB on the dish where a splitter won't. Any Satellite sales/installer should be able to get you one quickly. Hope this helps

#3 of 3 OFFLINE   Steve Tannehill

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Posted January 24 2001 - 03:03 PM

There was a satellite installer next to my Radio Shack and I was able to get a simple RCA diplexer for $8. You can also order it from a place like DishDepot.com, but you will have to pay for overnight shipping...it is probably easier to let your fingers do the walking and find a satellite dealer in your area. I lucked out...because I went to Rat Shack first and was turned off by their $30 diplexer...walked next door and got what I needed for a fraction of the price!

Best of luck!

- Steve




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