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whats the best sky option

Discussion in 'Sky Digital TV Forum' started by RATMARK, Jun 27, 2002.

  1. RATMARK

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    im due to move soon
    my question,
    Ive had a panasonic sky box since digital was launched,it lock out quite a bit know,needs rebooting etc
    Do i
    1,take it with me ,have it installed at new house
    2,go for a new dish /box
    3,go for sky +

    so if new whats the best one to get if i go to an independent installer and hopefully get a chance of choosing which make
    is there any way i can use the second box in another room,Cant put up two dishes as the new house is a Barn and is a listed building and we have had problems getting permission to put 1 up
    is sky + worth the extra wedge per month
     
  2. Confucius

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    You can get a single dish with a quad LNB - obviously enabling installation of up to 4 stbs.

    Sony box is pretty good - though producion has ceased I'm told.
     
  3. DaveP

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    You sound as though can afford it so go for the Sky+! You won't regret it and you'll get a quad LNB with that, the engineer will feed a cable from it to your existing box in another room, I think it costs £25 extra.

    Cheapest option, if it's a barn and not a barn conversion ;) is to take out a new subsidised installation at your new address. I think that's £20 now!

    DaveP
     
  4. Lex

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    Using a second box costs £12 per month. For this you will get (on your second box) everyting your recieve on your first (main) box.
     
  5. Starburst

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    You don't have to have the "mirror" subscription on the second box though. You can get a FTV card for BBC channels/ITV1/ch4 and c5 or just leave the digibox as a FTA reciever but since the FTV card is FREE to UK license payers that's the better option:)
     
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    Personally, rather than paying the £40 re-installation fee, you may as well get a new subscription. As you'll get a nice new up to date box as well (their much faster now). If at a later date you then want to get your old box connected, you can contact sky and do so, for a bedroom etc. :)
     
  7. lynx

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    Exept he isn't entitled to one.From Sky's t+c's
     
  8. BoilingPoint

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    He's moving(ed) address, so get his misses to sign up under her maiden name, it's not exactly unknown .... There are always ways around the rules, as long as you're willing to be flexible. ;)
     
  9. RATMARK

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    cheers boiling ill think ill have a go at that one
    should move in avout two weeks cant wait living out of cardboard boxes at the moment everythings packed all my amps ,spkrs etc
    how boring is sound out of a two spkr t.v
     

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