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Can't get Nicam Stereo Sound on Sky Digital Please Help!

Discussion in 'Sky Digital TV Forum' started by mcoupeloon, Jul 23, 2002.

  1. mcoupeloon

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    Needed a way of getting Sky through my Sony HS1 projector so have just bought a new Sony vcr with nicam stereo.
    I am using a normal video lead with magic eye for input.
    When the video auto tunes for channels all the normal ones play with nicam, but the one channel for sky is in mono!
    Any ideas?
     
  2. Starburst

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    SKY do not use NICAM.
    Never unless you have NO choice use the RF lead for viewing SKY, you should always use a scart connection which carries the stereo sound or the s-video (If you have it) with the twin phonos carrying stereo to an amplifier.

    I am assuming the "video lead" you mention is the RF cable:)
     
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    The Sky digibox RF output is mono.
    Try connecting a scart lead to the vcr from the digibox, then select the appropriate AV on the vcr instead of the RF channel, this will loop stereo through. Of course, Sky does not use Nicam, so don't expect a Nicam indicator to light.
     
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    Starburst posted while I was eating a steak and mushroom pie.:)
     
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    BTW you do need to connect with scart, the phono outputs are mono on most STB's. Why? Why does superman wear his pants outside his trousers?
     

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