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How to Repair a Sky , Freesat ,cable or Aerial cable When cut in two .

Repair that Sky, Freesat or
Aerial Cable Yourself

This web page will show you
an easy and inexpensive way to repair a
Sky or Aerial cable when cut in two, yourself! 

We also supply the parts
for you to carry out
this inexpensive repair yourself as well.

Picture of Sky/Freesat cables that have been cut

This repair will cost you just a Few pounds
and a few minutes of you time.

You start by cutting the ends off the broken cables for a clean cut.

  You will need to put a
satellite Connector on the
ends off each of the broken
cables and its good to
start with a nice straight edge.

Don't worry when I say
satellite connectors as
this repair is for Aerial as well as
Satellite cable. 

You will now need 2 satellite
connectors as in the picture below

Picture of " F "Connector also known as a satellite connector

How to put Satellite Connectors on the ends of the clean cut cable

Cut the sheathing (the outer casing) off the cable about 1 inch from the end of the cable and pull the outer casing off.
Then pull the braiding back over the cable and
 cut the plastic around the center core back about 1/2 inch.
When you have completed this the cable should look like the picture below.

Picture of cable ready to fit a satellite connector

You then push the satellite
Connector onto the end of
the cable and turn
the Connector Clockwise.
You will find as you do this the
Connector will tighten onto
the cable.

Picture of how a satellite plug fits onto cable

You should end up with the
satellite Connector on the cable looking
like the picture below

Picture of satellite connector fitted to cable

The center core of the
cable should be like the
picture above.
 If it's longer just snip it off.

Next you will need a
satellite cable inline connector.

Picture of satellite cable inline connector

The satellite inline connector
will allow you to screw the satellite
connectors onto each end
which will in turn connect the
two cables you have put the satellite
connectors onto. 

Pictures of how the satellite connectors fit
onto the cable to join it together
and the
Self-Amalgamating Tape
wrapped around to make
the connection weather proof. 

If the connection is being used Outside
You will have to put the
Self-Amalgamating Tape
on the connection
to weather proof it.

If You Buy a Kit from us
you will get the special
Self-Amalgamating Tape
as part of the Kit

Please watch the video
below if you are  thinking
of buying one of our kits to
give you some tips on how
easy it is to install.

The self-Amalgamating Tape
is a special tape that has a waterproof
coating and gives a good water tight seal.

 It is much better than plastic insulating tape.

Our repair kits are inexpensive, a quality product and only take a small amount of your time to install using our easy install instructions.

If you want a solution to your DIY problem, delivered  Free of charge


 Why don't you give our Kits a try.

Kathy From London tried one of our Kits
and sent the following email

Thanks for sending so promptly
I'm feeling pleased I fixed it myself
Thanks for your on-line instructions

All the DIY Kits below are sent by
first class post for a fast
next day Delivery

For Payment you can use

Number 1 Kit

Only £2.99

This kit has all the
parts to carry out an easy Repair
to a Single
Aerial or Sky cable

Number 2 Kit

Only £4.89

This Kit can be used if you have two cables from a
Satellite Dish. 
Two cables are used if you have a Sky or freesat recorder box.

Number 3 Kit

Only £4.89

This Kit Can be used
with Twin cable or
what is called in the
trade sky (Shotgun cable)

See the picture below 

Picture of sky twin
shotgun satellite
cable with connectors

Used also on a Sky HD Plus Freesat
Recorder Boxes. 

Why do we need a third Kit?

This kit is for the shotgun
twin cable because the
cable has a smaller
dimension than a single cable.
A standard Satellite cable
is around 7mm round
whereas shotgun twin cable
is made up of two 4mm
cables joined together.

So, this means you
need a smaller satellite connector
This is called a shotgun F connector

Kit 3 has the
smaller shotgun " F " connectors