Can Sky Q IR remotes be paired with a specific box?

Stephen_C

Member
Hello,

I have an unusual (perhaps) situation. I need to distribute two Sky Q boxes to 5 TVs. After much thought, the most budget friendly option (from both an equipment, and programming perspective) seems to be two HDMI - DVB-T modulators (the Technomate one, with IR), cascaded, with Magic Eyes at each TV. I will put the Sky Q boxes on two distinct channels on the TVs.

The Sky Q boxes are in a distant location (central AV rack), so Bluetooth remote control isn't an option. So, for control, I hope to use two Sky Q IR remotes at each TV (as I said, there's no budget for much in the way of programming, otherwise I'd use something more sophisticated!)

My question is - can the Sky Q IR remote be paired with a box, so that it doesn't affect any boxes not paired? If not, my scheme falls apart!

(For context, I've been asked to implement a simple, reliable, low cost (always the same!) way to watch either of two Sky Q boxes on five TVs. If there was budget, I'd use Just Add Power gear, and do it 'properly'. Sadly, that's not an option here.)

Thanks for reading.
 

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