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    Going to upgrade my SKY+HD box to a 1TB..will old box still work?

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      Going to upgrade my SKY+HD box to a 1TB..will old box still work?

      Hi

      Im thinking of taking sky up on the upgrade of our SKY+HD box to a 1TB version.

      Im wondering though as that means we will then have a spare SKY+HD box can we connect that upstairs and still use the recording features of it only on the free channels eg BBC HD??

      I realise if the kids want disney channel etc up stairs on it ill need to get multiroom as well for another 10 a month but i dont really want to be increasing my monthly subscription anymore than it is now!

      They currently have a Humax FoxSat PVR up there which does all this but frankly its nowhere near as simple to use as the sky+hd one + series link is hit and miss on the humax.

      thanks if you can help, ive been googling but it comes up wioth conflicting answers.


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      Re: Going to upgrade my SKY+HD box to a 1TB..will old box still work?

      Not possible. Need either multi room or a Sky+ subscription. Both cost 10 quid.

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      Re: Going to upgrade my SKY+HD box to a 1TB..will old box still work?

      As Exdee has already stated, it isn't possible to do what you have asked.

      In order to make or watch any recordings, you need either an active subscription (i.e. multi-room) or you can pay 10 to enable the Sky+ features.

      Obviously the 2nd option would be useful if you only wanted to cancel your main subscription since it is the same price as multi-room.

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