multiroom

  1. Johnmcl7

    Do Sky still require phone lines connected to Sky boxes for multiroom?

    I've been having a dig through the forum but I've not found any recent topics on this which is not surprising given the age of the boxes. I have a Sky HD 1TB box and a really old basic Sky box in another room which are both connected to phone lines and I remember a long time ago getting nasty...
  2. J

    Sky Q MultiRoom questions

    Could you help me with a few questions about Multiroom? 1. Can you watch the same recording, at the same time on different boxes? I often have 2 or more TVs on when I am working around the and because I currently split the HDMI I have the same thing on, on every TV and I like it this way.. Any...
  3. M

    Using multiroom to feed ethernet connection

    Hi, For a while now I have had Virgin Media's Oomph package which includes multiroom - this is all setup and working. I want to move my PC into the room where the 2nd wall socket is and have a 2nd ethernet connection. Is that possible by buying a modem and/or speaking to Virgin?
  4. T

    Virgin multi room installation help (urgent)

    Hi all, My other half has virgin media into her living room, currently building a kitchen extension and she would like to put a TV in the kitchen diner area, so we want to know how the multi room installation actually works. I have tried looking on the virgin media website, called them and the...
  5. J

    Recreate Sky+ Multiroom with HDMI splitter or go with SkyQ?

    Following my earlier questions about SkyQ, I wonder if I should be thinking about this even more, so I hope you don't mind me asking another question. I am a Sky customer since day one and have always had Sky in some form (even before it was Sky). I used to use COAX and Magic Eyes to get TV...
  6. A

    Multiroom audio/home theater build advice

    Hi, new to the forum as I thought this is literally the only place where I can get an answer to my needs. Have lost many nights sleep because of this and can't take it no more :) I know which passive speakers I will use for my system, but need advice on amplifiers/receivers and how to make...
  7. MyronAub

    Upgrading Sky+ Multiroom to Sky Q Multiroom

    I currently have 3 x Sky+ boxes feeding 9 rooms via HDMI and using coax Magic Eyes for control. Am I right in thinking that I can upgrade to a Sky Q box and 2 x Q Minis and achieve the same thing by buying 9 x Sky Q infrared controllers and adding 3 x infrared transmitters (e.g. Philex SLx...
  8. P

    Ideal minimum broadband speeds for watching 4k content.

    According to a few sites on Google when I’ve tried looking at recommended speeds, a lot say 25 MBPS. But at the moment my Broadband speed is generally between 9-15 MBPS, and often find that just watching a 1080p on YouTube will pause a lot as it buffers. And just watching something that’s around...
  9. A

    Custom streamer

    I already have 3 rotel a-12 stereo amp. The original purpose for these amps has been cancelled, and i want to use them to make a multi-room audio system. I plan to use a windows based server to store the music and connect to this pc all the 3 amps via USB, so I can select every amp as a...
  10. D

    multiroom options and opinions.

    Hello all. At the moment downstairs I have a Yamaha as300 with a teufel connect. I have plugged a hard drive into the teufel full of flac files. The teufel is handy because it has chromecast built in. Downstairs I also have a Sony tv and sound bar with chromecast built in. Upstairs I have a...
  11. V

    Cancelled multiroom but it still works

    Hi all. Bit of background We cancelled multiroom when we moved house 6 years ago and never plugged the multiroom box back in. We have since upgraded to sky q (1 box only) I have just plugged the old box (sky hd) back in with the intention of setting up freesat however my full sky package is...
  12. J

    Question Roberts Multiroom set up

    Hello, Just wanted to know if an S2 Roberts wireless speaker can be paired with a Roberts R100 wifi/Internet radio for a left /right set up or multiform set up. They are both discontinued now and Roberts haven't replied to me. They are both part of the R-Line series. Didn't want to buy in...
  13. O

    Question Sky+ Multiscreen Viewing Card Still Possible To Use Despite Being Years Old?

    Hi everyone, I would really appreciate some advice on something that I cannot seem to find an answer to anywhere. Basically, a number of years ago we were intending to get Sky+ Multiscreen installed where we live and something unfortunate occurred where we went through all of the necessary...
  14. Lee5579

    Best way to get multiroom

    I currently have a Sky+ HD box plugged into a Sony 4K TV in my lounge. That then has a HDMI splitter that goes up to the loft into another HDMI splitter and out to 3 bedrooms (non 4K TVs). I am aware I'm not getting 4K from Sky through my current set up. Since buying the Sony 4K TV the signal...
  15. Mizzymooma

    Question Multiroom setup issue, How to get full 7.1 DTS, Atmos in main room whilst also using zone 2 to feed small stereo kitchen TV.

    So I have my Denon x3500 working great, really happy in most circumstances. I am using an Xbox for general media consumption. Netflix, Amazon, Disney and Bluray. We like to have whatever show we're watching piped through to the Kitchen TV whilst being on the main screen. Now I've come to terms...
  16. W

    Need help w/ multiroom setup

    So let me preface this by saying my level of knowledge past a 5 channel surround sound system is very limited. Anyway, we just bought a house that was previously wired with speakers in every room. We are looking to use just a few of the sets for the kitchen, deck and den. From what I...
  17. mabu

    Starting an AV32R 7.1 + 3x Multiroom setup, how many power amps?

    Hi, I'm starting a full 7.1 + multiroom setup using my AV32R-DP and 2 of the 100x5R + a Rotel RB-990BX because it still slightly sounds better... How many power amps can be connected to one AV32R pre-out? Looking at the impedance of inputs and outputs that is 47 Ohm pre-Out on the AV32R and 47...
  18. S

    Multiroom Upgrade advice

    Hi, this is a first attempt at multiroom audio for me so bear with me. I have moved into a new house which has a fairly old 4 zone multiroom system (Living Room, Music Room, TV Room, Kitchen Zone with 2 outdoor speakers) run off a Russound A-H41 hub with keypads in the 4 zones. I think the...
  19. A

    WF100 // Sat // Cable // Virgin Connections

    Hi Team, Hope you're all keeping well and looking forward to the festivities. I am in the middle of a new build pretty much and having my electrician coming in early Jan for first look. I have got most things sorted and have a very helpful hand from someone on the forum who is helping me with...
  20. Thunderbird_010

    Question Sky Multiroom Question

    My parents have the old sky q 1tb box and have the multiroom subscription and 1 mini box. They want to get another mini box for my sisters bedroom but am I right in thinking that you can only watch live TV on 2 tvs unless you have the 2tb box? Would you be able to watch a recorded program or...
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