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    Amstrads Yet?

    This is a discussion on Amstrads Yet? within the Sky Anytime + forums, part of the Sky On Demand category; Is there any news when the Amstrads will get Anytime +? I have done Software updates till I am blue ...

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      Amstrads Yet?

      Is there any news when the Amstrads will get Anytime +?
      I have done Software updates till I am blue in the face,


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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

      Specifically which model Amstrad do you have?

      What version of software have you installed?

      My Amstrad DRX890 works with Anytime+

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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

      I've just been browsing the Sky Help forum and it appears that there is still no date available on this.

      There are quite a few posts there if you wish to take a look, so you are very much not alone.

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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

      I take it you have requested it by calling into sky as it needs adding to your package. It's not automatic as Sky need to check the eligablity

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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

      It is not a question of being eligible, the boxes are not capable of being upgraded to the new firmware

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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

      There appears to be a lot of mixed views on this issue, and everyone seems to be telling different stories. Yes I registered for it on line, but now youíre saying my box will never have it because you say itís inferior because itís a few years old??. Please can we all try to agree? Otherwise whats the point.

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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

      It seems definite that the Thomson STBs are never going to work with Anytime+. Reports on this forum seem to confirm that members have been able to replace them with an Amstrad DRX980 for a good discount.

      I haven't seen any reports of owners of the Amstrad DRX780 having the same response.

      Whilst the 780 is not compatible with the latest firmware, there is no news about whether or not the 780 will get an equivalent update in due course. It is assumed that it will once they've ironed out the bugs.

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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

      but now you’re saying my box will never have it because you say it’s inferior because it’s a few years old??
      No one is saying the Amstrad 780 will never be done, Sky are still working on firmware which will work with the box, at the moment they have not succeeded.. You can keep up to date and ask Sky questions directly if you go here - Sky Help Forum - Sky Anytime+ - Help & Support from the Official Sky Forum

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      Re: Amstrads Yet?

      Software update last night and network connection ready

      Sky still showing that my stb isn't suitable though, how long does that usually take?

     

     
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