NEW Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

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  1. BGonaSTICK

    BGonaSTICK Dodgy Geezer

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    'Cmon folks, post-up some pictures of your satellite hardware. It's always nice to see a few pictures of what other people are doing :D

    Don't be embarrassed if it doesn't look too professional, just take a look at some of our setups and you'll see we're not fussy! :p
     
  2. Jimdefruit

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    Re: Pictures of members dish setups please!

    Alright then.* I hung out of the window at great personal risk for this one.* Doesn't show very well without daylight on it, but the rust is pretty evident.
    Ok here's one I did later in daylight so you can see it.
     

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  3. Analoguesat

    Analoguesat manic midlander retired mod

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    Re: Pictures of members dish setups please!

    The pic with the 3 dishes shows a 43cm zone 1 Sky dish, which is used for experiments to see what I can get. (Normally lives in the coal shed! but may go onto 5W when Ive got a few minutes and get a warm weekend.)
    The middle dish is a secondhand 80cm dish which spends most of its life on 19E, although being mobile has seen service on most of the other satellites too. The dish on the fence is another secondhand 80cm dish which is locked off onto 13E. (this is out of date as there are now 3x80cm and a 1m here - pics when it stops raining!)


    The wall mounted dish is a second hand 60cm ex Sky analogue dish - originally from my parents house. It was rescued when they went digital) , It currently has a twin LNB on it, although I have plans to put a quad on it. One feed to the Digibox, the other to aTechnomate in the bedroom. Looking of course at 28E.

    Our AV kit - Panasonic 28" widescreen tv. Top of the pile of boxes is the Grundig GDS3000 digibox. Then there is a Panasonic video recorder, the Echostar 3000IPVA, and a Panasonic DVD player / Home Theatre System.

    The digibox and video sound outputs are wired up to the HTS, so I can listen to Planet Rock (Sky 861) and wind the volume up loud

    Also in pic are 2 Digisenders - one on the Sky box, the other on the Echostar, so we can watch Sky in the kitchen, and the Echostar in bed.* And finally an Aiwa music centre.
     

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  4. Analoguesat

    Analoguesat manic midlander retired mod

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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    Heres an up to date picture of the dishes in the back garden.

    Left to right

    1m on 16E. This one was new.
    (on the tyre) 80 cm on 19E (donated from a lad I work with)
    80cm on 13E (came out of the local woods and had been badly bent)
    80cm on 5E (donated - had been jumped on by some kids....)
     

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  5. dohouch

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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    Very new to this game, more a radio listener. Anyway somebody moving house let me have their old sky set up with box
    which you can see behind and higher up.* That went well and easy. I think I was a bit* lucky. No meter, but lots of neighbours along the rowe with Sky dishes.* Then I scrounged this big grey dish, more like volunterring as scrap collector as it had no boom. Dish size 105cm X97cm and 8.7 deep. So I made up something adjustable in wood, just to find focal length.* Can now make boom up in metal.* Want to mount 2nd LNB for Hotbird* 13E, main is now on Astra 1, and keep Sky dish for 28E. and DISEqc the 3 LNB's now to see if I can scrounge a switch, even though I see them for sale for Euro 14.
    P.S. Yes thats a christmas tree stand, screwed to the footpath with wall-plugs. Sorry apart from Sky Box I bought a Topfield Fe4000 FTA on Ebay.ie for Euro50 incl.postage. That put me over budget for the rest of this year.
     

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  6. noikz

    noikz John Ross Ewing

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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    Might as well add myself to the list finally. :)
     

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  7. Yorks

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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    Nice setup noikz, errrrm............... think you've got everything covered there.

    Yorks :smile:
     
  8. Robbo

    Robbo Satellite mad

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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    Very impressive noikz:righton:
     
  9. nanochickin

    nanochickin Well-Known Member

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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    I think you may be able to just about squeeze a Rizla up the side of the 7020 if you try mate :grin:
     
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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    noikz have you got aircon? are you in the uk??
     
  11. noikz

    noikz John Ross Ewing

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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    Yeah Stevo, just one of those cheap(ish) DIY kits from B&Q. Fitted it 2 years ago and still works a treat. Heats/cools and dehumidifies. :righton:
     
  12. crossbones

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    Re: Pictures of members dish/receiver setups please!

    Very nice set up noikz :)
     
  13. Robbo

    Robbo Satellite mad

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    All posts that had lost pictures have been deleted.

    C'mon, lets have some more pics in here.

    Robbo:righton:
     
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    Here is my 1.2m Fibo Gregorian. And control center inside :)
     
  15. Tee_111

    Tee_111 Moderator Staff Member

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    Crossbones nice setup there mate, bet your not misssing out on any channels!!
     
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    crossbones Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Tee, no there`s not many channels that I dont get ;)
     
  17. wod

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    crossbones, doesn't the house get in the way with any satellites as it looks close ?

    my dish setup in the below pic

    24 inch t&k brackets, triax td88 dish, moteck motor, smart titanium lnb

    hoping to get my channel master dish up sometime
     
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    @wod, no mate, I did think it would have, but turned out ok.
     
  19. nanochickin

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    Well heres my little setup :grin:

    In the Living Room we have a Dreambox DM-7020si, A Phillips 755 DVD/Video Combo and a 25" Sanyo Nicam TV

    Upstairs we have a Technomate 1000D Super, A Pace 2500b Sky Digibox & a Pace 1000 VM Cable box connected to a Matsui 14" TV/DVD combo. (Both the Sky & Cable setup are legit just in case your wondering) :D

    The cablebox is only there so i don't have to go downstairs to move the dish in the morning. This should soon be resolved by the fitting of aother dish solely for 28.2e :)

    The dish is a 90cm Global Orbit 90R with an MTi Supremeline 0.2db Twin Lnb and a Motek SG2100A Digipower H-H DISEqC motor :grin:

    I will have to post some of the setups i do at work on here, some of them are a real headf**k when it comes to working out the electronics side :D Sorry about the quality of the pics, i will redo them at a later date :(

    :cheers:


    Nano
     
  20. Yorks

    Yorks Nook in footer

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    My second motorised dish.

    Here are some pickies which were lost during the recent move to our new home. (SH to TW) :grin:

    My 88cm dish at the rear of the house can only get from 45E as far as 8W due to next doors house!

    Intially I put up a second dish on the side of the house near the front for 30W (static). It has now crept right around the corner onto the front and latched itself onto the porch - and sprouted a motor too. The wife couldn't believe it when I told her what had happened!

    With this second dish I can get 12.5W to 58W.

    The dish is a Raven Aries 80cm. The Motor is a Moteck 2100A. The pole is a 2" galvanized scaffold pole, painted matt black to look like one of those professional Sky installation jobbies. :tongue:

    Yorks :smile:

    First pic. shows dish pointing at 12.5W. Unbelievably pulling everything in, though it looks like next doors roof is in the way.

    Second pic. scewed round onto 58W.
     

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