Sending Sky Round The House

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  1. KERRYBR

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    I am having sky+ and multi room installed next Monday (switching from NTL).

    I intend having the sky+ in the lounge plus the extra box downstairs also in the next room for the son and me to watch footy etc. I would also like to have sky in the bedrooms but am not sure the best way to achieve this.

    I could run a solid cable upstairs but it would look crap and I dont think the misses would be too impressed by having a cable clipped to the wall, plus the bedrooms have laminate floor so it would be differcult to run.

    I am considering a wireless setup but am I right that the remote extender would not work, so I therefore could not control either of the boxes from upstairs unless I run a cable. Has anyone tried a wireless option and does it work ok ?

    any help gratefully received
     
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    I have no problems with a wireless transmitter and the remote channel changer.
     
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    Thanks Lynx but which ones are you using ?
     
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    All in One, picked up from Safeway for ~£20. A word of caution though, it's composite only.
     
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    thinking of getting a AEI Digisender Gold, can anybody recommend one
     
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    Maplins have a sender on offer at the moment - £39 works fine for my +(including remote operation). If you look at the senders they sell, not all work with NTL or +, often revealed in the FAQ on a product. They will also sell multiple receivers.
     
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    I use the maplins one trasmitting to 2 additional rooms and it works a treat

    The only prob u get with wireless senders is that they go mental when the microwave is on!
     
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    Try plugging it into the telly and not the microwave :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
     
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    Sorry, couldn't resist.

    I know what you mean :thumbsup:
     
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    are the maplins ones scart connection only as I only have 1 scart on the tv but also have red/white/yellow inputs available
     
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    They are Scart. The FAQ for the senders list what you need. The unit has a small socket, not unlike a headphone. The supplied lead plugs into it & has a scart at the other end. The leads are available with Av type jacks as an extra (Scart included as standard).
     

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