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Watching another channel while recording

Hi there,
just wondering when recording off sky how can we watch a different channel.
Ie: recording channel 21 off sky but want to watch channel 23???
thanks
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    can you watch another channel while recorder

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Hi there! Sorry but you can't unless you have My Sky/HD recorder. The sky decoder is simply a one channel watch decoder. You can only record a sky channel and watch the channels normally provided via your VHF and UHF aerials connected to the decoder or vice versa.
My Sky fixes that although you cannot record to a dvd disc on this thing and the privilege comes at a price of course!

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