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    Temporary use of Sky HD box at another address

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      Temporary use of Sky HD box at another address

      Apologies is this has been asked before, but couldn't find an answer using the search.

      I have a Sky+ HD box at home, primarily so I can watch the F1 races in full and live.
      I have been invited to stay with some relatives for the weekend who have Sky+ (not HD) and was wondering if I was to take my HD box and viewing card and connect it temporarily at thier house, would I be able to recieve my HD channels?

      I understand that some functionally may be lost if the other address only has a single LMB, but that a small sacrifice compared to having not getting to see the first race live.


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      Re: Temporary use of Sky HD box at another address

      You would receive everything that you currently receive, but as you say, if they only have a single lnb output then you will lose the plus part (recording).

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      Re: Temporary use of Sky HD box at another address

      If they have Sky+, they should have 2 connections to the dish, unless they are flat dwellers with a communal dish.

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      Re: Temporary use of Sky HD box at another address

      As confirmed above, yes it will work, but you will need to set your STB to 'Single Feed Mode' and your relatives wouldn't be able to record anything whilst you are with them.

      Using your Sky remote press <Services> 0 0 1 <Select> then press <Down> to highlight the 'Single Feed Mode' option. Change it to 'On' and press <Green> to save the settings.

      Personally I would suggest that you consider installing Sky Go on your Laptop, Tablet or Smart Phone if this is possible and watch the F1 coverage that way. If you have a HDMI connection on your Laptop, then you could connect this directly to their HD TV, provided that they have one.

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