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Old 21-05-2009, 08:33   #241
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Yep - got mine this morning. Received pack on Monday and e-mail on Tuesday.
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Old 21-05-2009, 11:44   #242
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could someone please explain what the heck are these emails and black envelopes?
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Old 21-05-2009, 11:57   #243
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Basically Sky explaining that the new HD guide and software are coming to your box very soon. Still haven't got a new viewing card though. When are they due?
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Old 21-05-2009, 13:46   #244
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could someone please explain what the heck are these emails and black envelopes?
Have you got SKY HD?
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Old 21-05-2009, 15:23   #245
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Yes - with a Samsung Box. Installed 2 weeks ago
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Old 22-05-2009, 07:33   #246
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Can anyone give an update on which is the BEST HD box

Hi

I am about to request an upgrade from SKY+ to HD

Can anyone provide an updated list of ALL HD boxes that are provided by SKY, which is the best and any known faults/problems with any of them.

thanks

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Old 22-05-2009, 07:39   #247
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Basically Sky explaining that the new HD guide and software are coming to your box very soon. Still haven't got a new viewing card though. When are they due?
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Haven't had that then.
Actually I got an email about this even before I had my install
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Old 22-05-2009, 07:47   #248
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Can anyone provide an updated list of ALL HD boxes that are provided by SKY, which is the best and any known faults/problems with any of them.
Wouldn't make much difference as you rarely get much control over what box you get, its a case of whats in the van and the installers get just about as much of a choice when it comes to loading the van.
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Old 22-05-2009, 08:38   #249
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I am about to request an upgrade from SKY+ to HD

Can anyone provide an updated list of ALL HD boxes that are provided by SKY, which is the best and any known faults/problems with any of them.

thanks

Paul

As has been said, its hit and miss.
To be honest though, the majority of issues you read/hear about are mostly blown out of proportion. You'll only hear about those with issues and not from those people that have had no problems at all.
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Old 22-05-2009, 08:40   #250
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Had my first "No signal" bug this morning.
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Old 25-05-2009, 13:38   #251
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Well I got a samsung box in the swap over so happy there.....but when are the samsungs getting the epg?
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Old 25-05-2009, 13:47   #252
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I have the Pace box and got the new EPG version this last week. Have to say it is nice but one really annoying bug for me is that you cannot turn off the front panel indicator for playback. You turn it off in the options and it still displays on playback and it is really distracting!
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Old 27-05-2009, 18:06   #253
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Is ITV HD gone again? I've added it as a channel but all I ever get is the no signal recieved message (not the no ITV HD broadcasting now type message).
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Old 27-05-2009, 18:27   #254
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Just checked and Channel "10510" is working fine on my box.
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Old 27-05-2009, 18:42   #255
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Not on mine
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Old 27-05-2009, 18:48   #256
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I take it you've deleted and retried?

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Old 27-05-2009, 19:07   #257
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Not on mine
Still on mine, and I also have a Pace box, one thing I've noticed though is that since the new EPG the HD channels don't seem as Sharpe as before, anyone else notice this, or is it just me
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Old 27-05-2009, 20:11   #258
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Sky+HD upgrade question!

Thinking of upgrading from Sky+ to HD!
My system at the moment is:

Toshiba 42X3030D
PS3
Samsung HT-x30 home cinema system

Couple of questions:
i) As my Toshiba has only 2 HDMI's will I need a switcher to connect to Sky+HD?
ii) I will probably be changing my home cinema system in next few weeks before Sky gets upgraded. Will I need a new system that has 2 HDMI sockets instead of just the one I have on the Samsung HT-x30?
iii) How will the upgrade affect the use of my optical cable into the back of the ps3?

Please please be patient with me, as I'm still a bit of a novice with Home Cinema! Thanks!
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Old 28-05-2009, 07:38   #259
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I take it you've deleted and retried?
yes

Not noticed any lower quality from the HD channels though
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Old 28-05-2009, 16:03   #260
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Ok, just removed it and added it again along with another random channel from the same search and it worked. Weird!
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