Aug 222015

The difference between a QUAD LNB and QUATTRO LNB

LNB stands for Low Noise Block Downconvertor. The LNB converts high frequencies down to lower frequencies – hence the “downconvertor”. This conversion by the LNB is required to enable a satellite receiver to decode the signal into video and audio, because the frequencies transmitted by a satellite are too high to be decoded by a set-top box.

There are different types of LNB, (offset, prime focus, Ku and KA band), as well as differences in the number of ports an LNB can have.

There are single port LNBs, as well as twin (two), quad (four) and octo (eight).

But there are also QUATTO LNBs which sometimes are confused with QUAD LNBs.

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