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If you are accustomed to watching your television from satellite, Sky+ is almost worrying familiar.

If you are accustomed to watching your television from satellit
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If you are accustomed to watching your television from satellite, Sky+ is almost worrying familiar. The award-winning remote control has some new buttons, there are a few new blue menus, and where you may have used the auto-view facility to plan your viewing in advance, you can now press a different red button and the programme is recorded for you.

Sky+ is inexpensive to purchase (by comparison), and currently requires a monthly subscription, and a working satellite connection and telephone line to function. The boxes are very reliable and support all the usual interactive services, and are the only devices that can be used with subscription channels.

Simple to use and fully supported by Skys customer helpline, single programmes or whole series can be recorded. Watching a recording whilst making two others is quite normal, combined with series links and the ability to place bookmarks puts you in full control.

You can pause and rewind live TV, forward and rewind at up to 30 times normal speed and copy programmes to a connected VCR too.

Help with Which system?
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Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Mr David Wiggins
11:35 PM

Where Is ITV 4+1 On EPG
OnSky It Is Not Good At All Itv 4+1 Should Be Free On To All People On Sky And FreeView Tv So AnyOne Can Watch It . It Is Bad I Do Hope ITV 4+1 Get Back On To Sky Now

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Mr David Wiggins's 3 posts GB flag
Wednesday, 30 March 2011

8:39 AM

Mr David Wiggins: ITV4+1 is not in the Sky EPG.

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Briantist's 38,905 posts GB flag
Thursday, 14 April 2011
7:36 PM

there seems to be plenty of Sky+ boxes for sale on Ebay etc
I have Freesat can these be used as a recorer without a Sky subscription ?


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Andy's 1 post GB flag
Les Nicol

8:55 PM

Andy - No - Sky disable the record - pause play - facility, on these Plus receivers when subscriptions are terminated.

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Les Nicol's 991 posts GB flag
Wednesday, 19 October 2011
9:23 PM

I have sky + HD. I have just bought a normal Sky HD box. I have plugged it in my TV to check it works. It says no signal being recieved. Is this because I have sky + set up or could box be broken?

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donna's 1 post JE flag
Thursday, 20 October 2011

7:17 AM

donna: Did you plug the box into the satellite dish?

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Briantist's 38,905 posts GB flag
Friday, 27 June 2014
cathy bell
8:54 PM

what can i do my skyHD box will not turn on when i switch on the power the red button turns from red to orange i do not get green

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cathy bell's 1 post GB flag
Saturday, 28 June 2014

7:25 AM

cathy bell: If you are referring to switching the box back on again after it has been unpowered for a few hours then are you leaving it long enough to reset itself? as some Sky+ HD boxes can take 3 or 4 minutes before the orange indicator will turn to green.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag

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