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how would i go about inserting a power booster into coax line to help my STB out? can i use a directv power inserter?
 

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Depends on what you need the extra power for. A motor or power hungry LNBs. If you add power into the coax then you lose the use of voltage switched polarity control in LNBFs.
 

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well i have a titanium c1-pll with one coax ran from lnb to stb nuthing else in line. i didnt know if i would need more power bc i know the stb doesnt put out much power itself. no motors at all
 

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In this case you can not use power insertion. You should have plenty of power for this setup. If the STB has a problem with powering that LNBF then you need a new STB.
 
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ok. so what would make my signal go up and down? what i mean by that is my signal goes from 70% to 30% and just keeps jumping back and forth and wont stay on one percentage. sometimes it will just go right away too aka lose the signal completely
 

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Need to have specifics there. All channels on all satellites? There are known issues with ALI chipset receivers and reception of H&I and Decades on 101W that can be described like that.
 

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You probably mentioned this before...but which receiver do you have? Which transponder(s) on which bird(s) is this happening?

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it is 101w that i am having the problem with. im listen to the music channels on 4080 V 30000 and yes i know they are scrambled but can still hear the audio but its crackly. i can get it in nice but dont last long.

ke4est im using hdvr3500
 

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Dish out of tune or more dish needed maybe.
If you think your STB is not powering your LNBF then a powered Zinwell 4x8 will fix that issue. But you would need a c2-pll
 

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I'll look into sadoun but I think your right about not selling them anymore.

Hank123 I think your on the right track about dish needing to be bigger grrrr lol story on my life
 
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