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    Connect Sky + HD Box to Sky Router to access On Demand using Apple AirPort Express

    This is a discussion on Connect Sky + HD Box to Sky Router to access On Demand using Apple AirPort Express within the Sky On Demand forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; My sky broadband router is too far away to connect my sky + hd box via ethernet. I understand that ...

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      Connect Sky + HD Box to Sky Router to access On Demand using Apple AirPort Express

      My sky broadband router is too far away to connect my sky + hd box via ethernet. I understand that the sky wireless adaptor would be one solution but I have an Apple AirPort Express which I would like to use via ethernet cable direct to the tv box. The network screen currently states that the connection to the router has failed and there is no IP address displayed. Any help would be much appreciated.

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      Re: Connect Sky + HD Box to Sky Router to access On Demand using Apple AirPort Express

      Do you have DHCP switched on in the AAE? If so it will probably not work. You will need to use the Sky router to allocate the addresses. Connect with ethernet, give the AAE a fixed address, reserve this in the Sky router, make sure the DHCP server is switched off in the AAE, plug your box into the AAE and it should connect. I have much the same set up using a Dlink router.

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