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    Three TVs, one Sky HD+ box and IR extenders

    Hi. I have three floors in my home. On the ground floor is my Sky HD+ box and one TV. The other two floors also have a TV each. I want to be able to use the Sky remote controls in each room to control the Sky HD+ box. I have an HDMI splitter on the ground floor which routes the signal from the...
  2. W

    Sharing SKY HD via coax to bedroom TV

    I live in a new build house with a TV coax socket in the living room and in master bedroom. I investigated the setup in the loft and found it's a one in two out system, one being the aerial and the two out being the wall sockets via a coax splitter using screw on F connector (as in those used on...
  3. Edgie70

    Question Optical on soundbar via TV or sky HD

    Hi all , quick question, my TV and sky HD both have optical out and I'm wondering is there any benefit of using one of the other to run my sound bar via the optical , would the TV be better to use or direct from the sky HD box ?? Thanks
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    Q80R HDMI cable blocks live signal from Sky HD+ box but recorded stuff OK?

    Hi all, Just got a Samsung Q80R. When I connected my Sky HD plus box no signal on the TV showed. After doing some tests with a smaller TV alongside I found out that when I connect an HDMI cable to the Q80R it takes out the signal on the Sky box and no live TV BUT I can play back recorded...
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    Q80 R seems to block Sky HD+ signal with HDMI cable

    Hi all, Just got a Samsung Q80R. When I connected my Sky HD plus box no signal on the TV showed. After doing some tests with a smaller TV alongside I found out that when I connect an HDMI cable to the Q80R it takes out the signal on the Sky box and no live TV BUT I can play back recorded...
  6. reevesy

    Question having to reset sky hd box nearly every night ?

    hi all, posting on behalf of my elderly mum....her sky hd box keeps playing up on an almost nightly basis,.... basically in the evening when she goes to turn it on all shes getting no picture or sound.....un plugging it....waiting and plugging it back to reset it and it then works fine for the...
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    Can a Sky HD box be connected through a 4K Dvd player or home cinema amp with 4k up scaling?

    I've just upgraded my home cinema amp to an Onkyo with 4K up scaling. I've linked the sound to my LG TV, working fine. However, is there a way for me to connect the Sky to the Onkyo to benefit from it's picture upscaling? If that's not possibly could I achieve the same end with a 4K DVD player...
  8. ima poster

    Question 49XE9005 sound dropping for second or two from SKY HD+ box

    When watching live or recorded TV from Sky HD+ satellite box (not Q), the sound periodically disappears for 1-2 seconds every few minutes and less frequently the picture freezes. I have replaced the HDMI cable with a new one to no avail and so wondering if the latest S/W update (carried out a...
  9. Roger Weir

    LG Magic Remote Missing Sky HD Record Button

    Hello Just got a LG OLED55CX model. Quite nice too. I’ve paired the Magic Remote (MR20GA) with my Sky+ HD box, all fine, but when going through the Sky EPG, I find there is no button on the remote to Record, the equivalent of the Sky R, button. Also missing is an info button. I was really...
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    Firmware update for Samsung Sky+ HD box?

    I have bought a Samsung Sky+ HD box but the firmware is stuck on version R008. I understand that these boxes are no longer supported and that the last version of the software to be rolled out to these models is R010. I believe the DR streams are also no longer active for these boxes. My...
  11. paul_round

    Sky HD to Sky Q

    Finally thinking of upgrading to Sky Q. Currently have a 2TB HD box and a multiroom sub. We have our broadband through BT and have to use extenders as we have a large, old house with solid walls. I do remember back when Sky Q first came out, these type of properties proved a challenge, is it any...
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    Moving from Sky HD to Sky Q

    As a long standing sky customer I've been offered a Sky Q 1tb box free with free instillation. I currently have a 2tb HD box that has been absolutely faultless over the years but the box is old now and the draw of UHD is tempting. I don't really want to lose all my recordings on the box and 1tb...
  13. Vickbl25

    Sky hd box to connect to a hd ready tv with no spare hdmi slot on tv free

    Hi i want to connect my Hd+ skybox to my tv but all my hdmi slot are being used up. Both units are hd ready.the tv got other input ready such as scart, s-video component and composite. What is the best way to get a hd resolution without spending loads on converter? What are my options and if i...
  14. scatterbug

    Question Sky HD disk dead - options

    Hi all. My SkyHD box has a disk issue meaning I receive signal but can't record, access the planner or use catch-up services. Given Sky no longer sell the HD boxes I've previously tried to go to SkyQ. However, on the day of install the engineer wouldn't do the LNB swap. Our dish is on the...
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    Question How to distribute Sky HD over coax and control with Magic Eye?

    Hi, I'm looking to distribute Sky HD from my upstairs bedroom over an existing coax connection to the downstairs living room TV and am getting quite confused as to the options available. At the moment I'm distributing the analogue signal to the downstairs TV from an IO link connected to the Sky...
  16. L

    Connecting Sky HD to pub speakers - help needed

    Hi Everyone, Any urgent help would be greatly appreciated as hoping to sort this in time for the 6 nations this weekend (we're really busy!) I have 2 50" HDTVs and a prjector running off 2 Sky HD boxes. We have an audio system for the music (played off a tablet which goes through a 3 zone...
  17. B

    Lg c65 and sky q picture quality

    Hi We bought a lg c9 65 inch tv and set it up with our old sky hd box and the picture was super sharp. really impressive we have now upgraded to Sky q free as part of the deal and the picture doesn’t appear to be as good. I checked the sky q box and it’s set to ultra he 2160 what can I do to...
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    Sky HD box sound output much lower than other HDMI channels

    So I bought a Hisense TV a week ago and hooked it up via an optical cable to my existing surround sound system. When I toggled through the HDMI inputs for example PS4, Netflix etc via my TV the sound volume from the Sky HD box was markedly lower so much so that to compensate I have to turn the...
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    Sky Q Coax spec vs Sky HD

    Hi, just had a sky q install attempt hampered as one of the existing cables failed test. Have run without issue for nearly 5 years sky hd and signals on both cables have good strength and quality on hd box. I understand different signal from sky q lnb but just wondered if anyone knows if a...
  20. Drax1

    Sky HD box Sound Drop Outs For BBC1 HD channel

    Couldn't find an existing thread about this but there seems to be a fair few people posting on Sky's own forum. The problem is this - Whilst watching the spectacular Seven Worlds One Planet live through my Sky HD last Sunday, I experienced 1 second audio drop outs around every 30 seconds or so...
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