Using 2ghz splitter to add 3rd tuner feed? Dish 500/300? (1 Viewer)

sclaws

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I've been trying to come up with a (cheap) interim sat signal distribution solution in case the 921 shows up before Superdish. Right now I have 2 receivers (6000; 510), a legacy Dish 500 Twin LNB and a Dish 300 for the 61.5--no DishPro LNBs or switches yet...here's my question..

Both available combined outputs from my legacy dishes are used by my current receivers. Would it work if I picked up a Monster Cable 2ghz RF splitter, connected the line out of the SW21 to the splitter, then fed those outputs to the 2 tuners? I guess I'm assuming 'no' due to the voltage switching, but I don't know for sure...have never tried it.

Can anyone knock me off this idea? Is there another alternative other than waiting for Superdish or upgrading my LNB's?
 

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You are correct the answer is not because of the voltage and because of the switching needed to switch between satellites and transponders.
 

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