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I want to be able to control my Sky TV + box with the remote control but on a second TV in a different room. The complication is that some years ago I had a booster box fitted in the loft from which cable runs to each of the rooms I might want to watch TV in .This was fine watching Terestial TV, but now I want to buy a device which will allow me to control Sky remotely. Do I buy a Magic Eye as advertised on Amazon or an AV sender as being sold by Aldi this week?? Your help would be much appreciated. Tony, a.thelwell@sky.com

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