Tv and dish

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  1. Spidermonkey

    Spidermonkey Read Only Funster

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    have been looking at tvs and dishes etc - does any one rate a fixed dish at an expensive cost ovrr a cheaper freestanding dish. We don't watch that much tv so it seems the cheaper option would work with a decent dish comments welcome pls
     
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    When you say fixed dish do you mean manual or automatic?
    Only advantage I can see in a fixed manual over a portable is you don't get wet if it's raining.
     
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    I use one of these connected to an old camera tripod.

    works very well.


    Sky mini dish
     
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    I had a Sky dish set up on a Tripod and I now have a auto searching dome on the roof.

    Both do exactly the same job, equally well.

    One cost approximately 30 times more than the other.

    It is a lot to pay for "convenience". I could set the mobile dish up in 3 or 4 minutes, but it was a pain if it was raining and a little bit of a nuisance if you are travelling every day setting up and dismantling.

    You pays your money and makes your choice.....:thumb:
     
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    Hi Spider it depends if you plan to go abroad, UK an Ariel will do I just clamp a £10 one from Wilkinsons to the bike rack, but abroad a dish is the option. Peter
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    thanks

    Thanks everyone. think i'll go down the manual dish road mainly due to price - anyway it never rains here - she says listening to it hit the roof
     
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