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    Sky+ cards swoppable?

    This is a discussion on Sky+ cards swoppable? within the Sky Viewing Card forums, part of the Sky & Sky+ TV category; If i have a sky+ box installed downstairs and also have an old sky+ box upstairs (both connected with dual ...

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      Sky+ cards swoppable?

      If i have a sky+ box installed downstairs and also have an old sky+ box upstairs (both connected with dual cable to the same dish, can i take my card up and downstairs and watch my subscription channels in either room?


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      Re: Sky+ cards swoppable?

      In a word no! The card is keyed to the box, some channels may work but premier channels ie movies and sport certainly wont and I dont think the record facility will work either.

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      Re: Sky+ cards swoppable?

      I thought maybe as much, no problem just considering different options - thankyou

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      Re: Sky+ cards swoppable?

      What you're asking for is Multiroom - 10 a month extra - you get 2 cards.

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      Re: Sky+ cards swoppable?

      NO

      what i was asking for was to be cheap! lol

      at least i know that my cunning plan has been thwarted

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      Re: Sky+ cards swoppable?

      It would work if the card was in the box when you took it upstairs

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      Re: Sky+ cards swoppable?

      Absolutely ridiculous post that you should be ashamed

      I'll ignore that stupid idea and stick to my plan B.........

      ...............I'll bring the bed downstairs

      on a serious note its handy to know the card is linked to the box, i always thought if the sky+ box packed up i could just get hold of another and it would work

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      Re: Sky+ cards swoppable?

      i always thought if the sky+ box packed up i could just get hold of another and it would work
      It would, after you phoned Sky to get it paired to the box. I think they would get annoyed if you phone every night to get it paired when you went to bed.

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      Re: Sky+ cards swoppable?

      Consider this then; I upgraded from Sky+ to Sky HD 4 months ago, got my new card last week which I put into the HD box and all is fine. Then put the old card into the Sky+ box (which I didn't flog) and guess what? Recording features all work ok - don't have premium channels, but have a fully functional Sky+ box . . .

     

     

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