hdtv via directv wiring

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  1. JoanPablo_T

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    I did a quick search but was unable to locate the info I'm looking for. I recently picked up a HD dish for directv. Alignment is not a problem, I pulled the info off of Keohi.com and Directv.com. My question is though: do all the wires connect to a multiswitch? or how exactlty do the wires run. It would have all 3 lnb's for the 101/110/119 sats. Thanks guys!

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    well, I just figured it out. I had thought the LNB's had a total of 5 outputs. 2 on 2 lnb's and 1 on the third. Turns out only one has 2 outputs, and the other two have 1. For a total of 4. Which then go to the multiswitch as normal!


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    You are correct in that multi-sat dishes have four outputs but the newer models have a multi-switch built into them already. You would only need another switch if you need more than four outputs and you will need to get a cascadable switch. With a regular switch you will not get any signals from the 110 and 119 satellites.

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