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Forum: Sky 22-10-2013, 22:34
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
Probably a combination of both. The I/O port only...

Probably a combination of both. The I/O port only has 5V on it (200mA I believe); I'd take a guess it comes down to the spec of the DC<->DC converter that boosts the voltage to 9V within the I/O link...
Forum: Sky 22-10-2013, 13:50
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
Simplest solution would be a PSU + power injector...

Simplest solution would be a PSU + power injector ( http://www.gionlineshop.co.uk/product_detail.php?code=F100549&product=DCI%20DC%20Inserter&sm=3 ), as then you don't need to worry about wiring up...
Forum: Sky 22-10-2013, 13:36
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
No - this is a separate issue related to the I/O...

No - this is a separate issue related to the I/O link - it only provides enough power for a single magic eye, so if your SPC4 / F140 are currently being powered by the RF2 port you would need power...
Forum: Sky 22-10-2013, 13:19
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
You'd probably need one PSU / power injector each...

You'd probably need one PSU / power injector each place you have an I/O link - basically the I/O link only provides enough power for a single magic eye, so whatever is connected directly to the I/O...
Forum: Sky 09-10-2013, 17:56
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
It still seems unbelievable that Sky would...

It still seems unbelievable that Sky would disable the RF2 power output globally with no way to re-enable it. They're still selling magic eyes on http://accessories.sky.com/ after all!

But I wonder...
Forum: Sky 30-08-2013, 12:27
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
https://twitter.com/duskycontrol/status/3680675564...

https://twitter.com/duskycontrol/status/368067556411596801 has a screenshot.

You'll be lucky to get an iO link anywhere at the moment (unless you want to pay 80 quid on ebay), sounds like new stock...
Forum: Sky 29-08-2013, 18:14
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
Hehe. They seem to be upto 80 quid now. I've...

Hehe.

They seem to be upto 80 quid now.

I've got a brandnew one sitting here; if anyone wants it for 80 let me know ;-)
Forum: Sky 29-08-2013, 15:21
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
There was still stock on ebay & amazon when I...

There was still stock on ebay & amazon when I checked last night, but they will set you back an eye watering 60!
Forum: Sky 15-08-2013, 17:43
Replies: 128
Views: 39,042
Posted By jogu
Ahha, thanks for the update guys. I had quick...

Ahha, thanks for the update guys. I had quick scout around but doesn't seem to be anywhere us "end users" can order one yet!
Forum: Sky 15-08-2013, 16:55
Replies: 122
Views: 17,140
Posted By jogu
Not sure if people have already seen it, but...

Not sure if people have already seen it, but there's some pics and specs I just found here for the new...
Forum: Sky 15-08-2013, 16:51
Replies: 128
Views: 39,042
Posted By jogu
It seems likely that he's talking about an...

It seems likely that he's talking about an Amstrad DRX-595 - I've not see the new wifi box on sale anywhere yet.
Forum: Sky 04-07-2013, 19:46
Replies: 304
Views: 58,266
Posted By jogu
With one of these, you can add an RF2 port of the...

With one of these, you can add an RF2 port of the DRX-595:

http://www.gionlineshop.co.uk/product_detail.php?code=F101972&product=iO-LINK&sm=3


As to the original information, I believe it has been...
Forum: Sky 18-10-2012, 09:27
Replies: 78
Views: 21,658
Posted By jogu
http://www.sky.com/products/kit/wireless-connector...

http://www.sky.com/products/kit/wireless-connector/ has now updated to show the new one, so I guess they've finally run out of the old one.
Forum: Sky 26-09-2012, 12:56
Replies: 178
Views: 26,756
Posted By jogu
Satbuyer seem to have the...

Satbuyer seem to have the specs:

http://www.satbuyer.co.uk/sky-drx896-sky+hd-digibox-2tb-1-5tb-personal-space-p193.html

300 quid from them!
Forum: Sky 27-08-2012, 15:26
Replies: 441
Views: 61,427
Posted By jogu
Ahh, I see. Interesting ;)

Ahh, I see. Interesting ;)
Forum: Sky 27-08-2012, 10:13
Replies: 441
Views: 61,427
Posted By jogu
That would be where the "Watch from last viewed"...

That would be where the "Watch from last viewed" option appears if you've already started watching a recording. :)
Forum: Sky 15-01-2012, 17:17
Replies: 5
Views: 2,761
Posted By jogu
It wouldn't really be a good solution. As...

It wouldn't really be a good solution. As MatthewColeran commented you'd need one with IR transmitters on it, which are not easy to attach to the DRX595 nor that reliable.

We've designed a 'magic...
Forum: Sky 12-01-2012, 14:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,908
Posted By jogu
It's actually fairly simple. By default (the...

It's actually fairly simple. By default (the remotes can be reprogrammed):

The Sky+ remote sends Sky+ commands

The Sky+HD remote sends Sky+HD commands


The Sky+ box accepts only Sky+ commands; it...
Forum: Sky 19-03-2011, 10:54
Replies: 212
Views: 31,141
Posted By jogu
It replaces the magic eye.

It replaces the magic eye.
Forum: Sky 16-03-2011, 20:26
Replies: 212
Views: 31,141
Posted By jogu
As a workaround, you could replace your magic eye...

As a workaround, you could replace your magic eye with one of these:

http://www.letsautomate.com/12261.cfm
Forum: Sky 30-12-2010, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 4,277
Posted By jogu
2 is "special" for some reason - see this...

2 is "special" for some reason - see this thread:

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1365992


... and yes, my sky+hd is also terribly slow these days, I mainly notice it when...
Forum: Sky 07-11-2010, 14:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,323
Posted By jogu
Further investigation suggests that the scart...

Further investigation suggests that the scart connection is just to enable the SkyTalker to play it's audio over the TV speakers, so I guess it really is quite a basic device that just "talks" the...
Forum: Sky 02-11-2010, 08:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,323
Posted By jogu
Certainly an interesting looking device - does...

Certainly an interesting looking device - does anyone know exactly what this can do and how it works?

It looks to have an RS232 connection, so is presumably mainly using the data output for the Sky...
Forum: Sky 11-10-2010, 14:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By jogu
Well for an hour or two yesterday I was! (The...

Well for an hour or two yesterday I was! (The original bug report was a bit more "obscure" than my above description) ;)
Forum: Sky 11-10-2010, 08:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By jogu
Thanks for all checking it out, guys! I guess...

Thanks for all checking it out, guys!

I guess Sky somehow broke it when doing the new EPG.

I first discovered this because one of our customers reported it (long time readers may remember that I...
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