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Forum: Sky Yesterday, 13:28
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Besides removing the HDD from the box there is no...

Besides removing the HDD from the box there is no way to fully format the HDD on any Sky+ or Sky HD+ box. System reset is the nearest and is equivalent to quick format on a PC but merely deletes the...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 02-05-2015, 13:35
Replies: 34
Views: 1,287
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Again you show your lack of knowledge on this...

Again you show your lack of knowledge on this subject - there has never been a Humax SD freesat box.
Forum: Freesat 01-05-2015, 22:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By davemurgatroyd
One major problem with DVB S RPG is no...

One major problem with DVB S RPG is no transponder broadcasts the full EPG (usually either only the channels on that transponder or possibly with other channels on that broadcasters boquet. So to get...
Forum: Sky 30-04-2015, 13:34
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Same here on BBC1/2 HD and no HD showing in the...

Same here on BBC1/2 HD and no HD showing in the programme synopses but Channel 4 HD is OK.
Forum: Sky 29-04-2015, 14:04
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By davemurgatroyd
What happens when they cannot show a programme on...

What happens when they cannot show a programme on the +1 channel due to rights issues - way too complicated an idea to cope with such things.
Forum: Sky 27-04-2015, 15:00
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Yes all Sky+ boxes SD & HD

Yes all Sky+ boxes SD & HD
Forum: Sky 27-04-2015, 13:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By davemurgatroyd
What make and model of Sky+ box (on white sticky...

What make and model of Sky+ box (on white sticky label underneath) - essential info on this sort of query? Could be any of numerous faults including but notlimited to failing HDD or ailing power...
Forum: Sky 26-04-2015, 23:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By davemurgatroyd
What make and model of Sky+ box (should be on...

What make and model of Sky+ box (should be on white sticky label underneath) - essential info on this sort of query? Could be any of numerous faults including (but not limited to) failing HDD or...
Forum: Technical 21-04-2015, 00:36
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Sky stopped all support for the Sky+ Thomson...

Sky stopped all support for the Sky+ Thomson boxes (yours from its version number is between 10 and 12 years old and well past its sell by date) over 3 years ago and just replace customers faulty...
Forum: Technical 20-04-2015, 21:18
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By davemurgatroyd
First note that the "phone lead" is in fact a...

First note that the "phone lead" is in fact a modem lead and there are two different types (not sure which is the correct Sky one) one with "crossed" connections and one with "direct" connections,...
Forum: Freeview 15-04-2015, 00:03
Replies: 48
Views: 5,760
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Esther will not be coming - she has resigned from...

Esther will not be coming - she has resigned from Thats Media.
Forum: Sky 10-04-2015, 23:00
Replies: 655
Views: 83,740
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Eurosport is NOT part of the Sports Pack - it is...

Eurosport is NOT part of the Sports Pack - it is in the Variety and Family Packs (and iin HD in the latter) so if you cancel Sports you will not lose Eurosport 1 & 2.
Forum: Technical 08-04-2015, 21:41
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Kingofsat does tend to get updates quicker than...

Kingofsat does tend to get updates quicker than lyngsat but often suffers from inaccuracies.
Forum: Sky 08-04-2015, 21:38
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By davemurgatroyd
There is no separate tab now if your box is...

There is no separate tab now if your box is internet connected - the push downloads are still there scattered across the various categories. If you are not connected then it has been renamed to "Best...
Forum: Sky 07-04-2015, 18:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By davemurgatroyd
As Sky's On Demand uses "progressive download"...

As Sky's On Demand uses "progressive download" rather than direct streaming it requires access to the HDD and so requires a minimum Sky+ subscription for BBC iplayer and a TV subscription for the...
Forum: Technical 06-04-2015, 16:44
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By davemurgatroyd
|If it ever worked at all (from a website over 9...

|If it ever worked at all (from a website over 9 years old) it does not work on HD+ boxes. For some time now the software has been changed - the box does not return (and cannot be made to) to the...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 04-04-2015, 14:49
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By davemurgatroyd
These boxes can download up to 21 different EPGs...

These boxes can download up to 21 different EPGs (for different countries from the web - they do not use either the freesat or Sky EPG broadcasts but like virtually every FTA box use the broadcast...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 04-04-2015, 14:41
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By davemurgatroyd
That is misrepresentation by the sellers and is...

That is misrepresentation by the sellers and is up to freesat to approach ebay, gumtree etc and complain

Why would you expect the manufacturers site to be of help - they sell the boxes as FTA with...
Forum: Sky 03-04-2015, 23:47
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Series links will only appear after the programme...

Series links will only appear after the programme is listed in the EPG. Has the box been recording since the programme finished with you watching another channel OR recording two programmes at the...
Forum: Sky 03-04-2015, 23:37
Replies: 44
Views: 3,943
Posted By davemurgatroyd
You may own the hardware but you do not own all...

You may own the hardware but you do not own all the software to run the PVR features - the part that is on the viewing card that is turned on by the subscription. There is nothing stopping anyone...
Forum: Sky 03-04-2015, 18:29
Replies: 44
Views: 3,943
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Yes mine work in DRX890s with latest firmware.

Yes mine work in DRX890s with latest firmware.
Forum: Sky 03-04-2015, 02:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By davemurgatroyd
That is the basic multiroom option - you can...

That is the basic multiroom option - you can specify the HD+ boxes at additional cost. Basically any Sky box can be used as the multiroom box.

Yes


The phone line is no longer required for...
Forum: Sky 03-04-2015, 00:14
Replies: 329
Views: 38,937
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Try this article ...

Try this article http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/20/breaking_fad_ses_uhd_4k_concerns/ plus the statements with their last quarterly report denying the rumour published in the Telegraph...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 02-04-2015, 21:28
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By davemurgatroyd
It depends on what you are connecting it...

It depends on what you are connecting it to.

Cable from dish to lnb in
Cable from either HDMI or scart socket to TV (depending on whether your TV has HDMI input socket)USB cable from external HDD OR...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 02-04-2015, 21:07
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By davemurgatroyd
Wrong it is a single tuner with full PVR...

Wrong it is a single tuner with full PVR capability downloading various EPGs for different countries from the web. It records both SD and HD to usb HDDs or memory sticks. I have one and although not...
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