You might get a glossy magazine every month, but what do Skyreally think of your custom?
"Give me a f**king name on a direct debit and it's mine for life," - Sam Chisholm, former boss of BSkyB.
Perhaps you responded to an offer like the one blow that promised a gratis Sky+HD box (for new customers taking their first Sky+HD package) with free standard set-up
But you were so excited with the thought of a £50 M&S voucher that you didn't think to follow each of the little daggers and little stars to quite read all the terms and conditions:
So, your twelve months of commitment are over and, for reasons of budget (or politics) you have decided you want to keep all the features of Sky+ - live pause, high definition, extended electronic programme guide, series record, and recording two programmes at once whilst you watch another - but don't want to fork out every month on top of your TV Licence - and you still get hundreds of free TV channels
Remove the Sky+HD box and put the Freesat+HD box back in the same position.
Then reconnect the cables: the mains power cable (1) - but not to the wall just yet, screw the two satellite dish links (2) and (3) and connect the HDMI cable (4) to your HDTV. If you had one, reconnect the digital audio connection (5).
If you have an Ethernet router, you can connect it to the Freesat+HD box at this point (5).
With everything in place, turn on the mains power and power up the Freesat+HD box.
Matt: No problem, and hope that the info provided will make it somewhat easier to come to a decision with regards to which system suits best your requirements. However, should any further advice be required, then please do not hesitate to ask.
On the subject of RF outputs, I feel that the manufacturers of Freeview or Freesat boxes are inclined to adopt the attitude that analogue is a dying, if not already dead, mode of reception, and as such why spend money catering for it by incorporating analogue RF modules into their digital receiving equipment