Using old Sky +HD Box

  fredbraz 16:22 PM 01 Dec 10
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I am using my old Sky+HD box to receive FreeSat. Is it possible to use this box to record programs? If so how?

  dms_05 08:42 AM 02 Dec 10

The record/playback features are active when you have a Sky subscription. You can pay £10/month for them to activate theses facilities without a full Sky TV subscription. However if you chose the cheapest Sky TV subs you then get free broadband and telephone calls so it would make sense to take that route.

If you don't want Sky then the best way to proceed is to buy a Freesat PVR for about £220. You would loose a few channels compared to using the Sky box with its expired Sky Viewing Card.

So the answer isn't straight forward if you still want to record programmes!

  morddwyd 19:40 PM 02 Dec 10

"So the answer isn't straight forward if you still want to record programmes!"

Yes it is.

You can't.

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