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Using an old SKY digibox for Freeview ?

I have upgraded to SKY+ but now have a spare digibox. I have heard that that these can easily be used as a freeview box for another TV set.
I have tried connectinbg etc and all connects fine but of ciurse there is no satellite cable for that TV.
Is ther a way to use this box for Freeview channels ?
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Re: Using an old SKY digibox for Freeview ?

You have a smartcard for that box ?, cause without that card, you won't see any of the channels at all.

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

Re: Using an old SKY digibox for Freeview ?

Yes, the decoder can be used as a FTA box. Quite simlpy replace a single LNB to your dish, and run another cable to the decoder.

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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