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Old 31-01-2006, 21:07   #1
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Sky TV in another room - please help!

I have Sky digital in the living room and would like it also in my bedroom. I have a spare sky digibox (without viewing card). What do I need to do to enable me to watch sky in both rooms?
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Old 31-01-2006, 22:05   #2
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sounds like you need sky multiroom, or run a cable from the same box into other room and use a magic eye to change channels?
without paying extra you will only be able to get freeview on the second box, even that might cost.
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Old 31-01-2006, 22:07   #3
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sounds like you need sky multiroom, or run a cable from the same box into other room and use a magic eye to change channels?
without paying extra you will only be able to get freeview on the second box, even that might cost.
So if I join the two boxes with a cable can I watch all the Sky channels on the 2nd box? (What's a magic eye?!)
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No you dont join two boxes.....You run either a scart or rf lead from the main box to the second room telly and buy a magic eye that changes channel on the main sky box.

Unless of course you want to watch something in the bedroom and the missus wants to watch some thing different in the front room, then you need a multi room subscription costing Ł10 a month, i think that includes a new box and card? im not sure on that.

MAGIC EYE HERE CLICKY

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Ok cheers for that!
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I'm moving out of my Mums into my own house sometime next month. I am looking to get multi room, Sky + front room & normal sky our bedroom. I want to be able to watch the sky feed in the attic bedroom as well as the kitchen. I am useless with wiring so I wonder what the best way to do this ?

Would the sky installer do this at an extra cost ? (how much roughly ?)
Would an electrian do this quite easily ?

cheers for any advice.
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I have a wireless video sender attached to the Sky box's 2nd scart output. And the receiver in the bedroom
I can use the remote in the bedroom too
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tell me how tpr ?? (thicko here)
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a small wire goes from the sender box to over the infra red bit on the sky box.

Then when you use the remote in the bedroom by pointing it at the AV receiver it changes the channel on sky.
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