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V9s to Sly+HD

Discussion in 'General Satellite Discussion' started by Roadrunner79, Dec 20, 2016.

  1. Roadrunner79

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    Hi, as a newbie with zero Tech. knowledge of my new V9s openbox I need some basic connecting info.
    1/ Told by my supplier that provided that I use only one device at any one time I can use a 2way splitter to connect both the Sly box and the V9s box to the Dish LNB.
    2/ My problem is that I find that I have 2 leads coming from the LNB to "Dish imput 1" and "Dish imput 2" on the Sly box.
    3/ Which of these imputs ("1"or"2") do I connect the 2way splitter to.
    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. The Old One

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    Bad Idea to use splitters, Best to run a new cable direct from your LNB on the dish straight to box - if you are not bothered about recording on your Sly Box
    you can use The Dish input 2 cable as this is only used for the recording side of your sly Box

    you can use both devices and switch from your V9 to sly box
     
  3. cactikid

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    tell your supplier he is an idiot you never add a splitter into sat connections unless you want to blow something,live power comes through sat cables and oooo i forgot may happen .play it safe add more cables as required and/or upgrade lnb if needed.
     
  4. Roadrunner79

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    The Old One and cactikid
    Thanks for your quick replies. That's what I needed to know.
    Great Forum
    Roadrunner79