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Will the dish and box work in 'Freesat mode' or has it been programed only to work with Sky? . . . I presume the TV will needs retuning in the menu to Freesat?

Sorry if this is the wrong forum . . . CJSF

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No text . . . wonderful, try again?

 

Here we go again . . . I have a new Sky + HD box and two wire dish, all up and running, for what I want, its a rip off, personal opinion.

I can extract myself from the contract, but can keep the box and dish, will the box work as a 'Freesat decoder', presuming I reprogram the TV menu?

Or will I be advised to buy a dedicated Freesat box?

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RE: Sky Box?

It'll work fine, don't worry about it. You won't be able to record any longer though, so if that's important you will need to get a freesat recording box.

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The_Lhc wrote:

It'll work fine, don't worry about it. You won't be able to record any longer though, so if that's important you will need to get a freesat recording box.

Thanks The_Lhc, all depends how much Sky want for the box and dish, the paper work says £59???  But if I invoke my 30 day option to 'get out', they may get difficult?  (The Sky Box I have does record sky?)  Not questoning you valued advise, I dont have a clue.  The man in the shop was very insistant that we needed the two wire dish, associated with recording . . . I thought? doh:doh:

Alternative; £250 all knobs and whistles, Freesat box from Hughes Electrical.

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It you cancel within the 30 day cooling off period, Sky will usually want the box back, you keep the dish though.

The point The_LHC was making is, is that recording on a Sky box requires an active subscription, so when you cancel you lose the function to record, and access to any programmes that you've recorded.

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It you cancel within the 30 day cooling off period, Sky will usually want the box back, you keep the dish though. The point The_LHC was making is, is that recording on a Sky box requires an active subscription, so when you cancel you lose the function to record, and access to any programmes that you've recorded.

Thanks all, exactly the infomation I wanted.  Happy New Year, CJSF

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