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    Sky+ box noise and password

    This is a discussion on Sky+ box noise and password within the Sky+ forums, part of the Sky & Sky+ TV category; Have just had Sky+ installed after having an old NTL box previously. The Sky + box gives off a constant ...

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      Question Sky+ box noise and password

      Have just had Sky+ installed after having an old NTL box previously. The Sky + box gives off a constant low level winey/buzz noise (the NTL one had no noise, although I appreciate there is a difference). I don't think there is anything wrong with it, although it's not very pleasant to have in a small living room like mine. Is this noise something that all the SKY+ boxes have? because it's not very pleasant. Would be grateful to know others experience.

      Also.. anything the Sky+ box records (not pay per view porn even!) and then considers 18 certificate I cannot view. Because it asks me for my pin number. I can't find any documentation telling me what my pin number is! Can anyone help me on this one too?

      Many thanks.


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      Hi - The default PIN is the last 4 digits on your sky card if memory servers

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      Re: Sky+ box noise and password

      Hi Bemuso

      I never noticed any noise with my Sky plus box, although my HD box is quite noisey. I believe it is the fan, so perhaps a similar thing for you?

      The PIN is often set to 0000 or the last four numbers of your viewing card. If niether of those work you can ring Sky and they will reset it for you to a number of your choice.

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      Re: Sky+ box noise and password

      Thanks I'll give that a try.

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      Re: Sky+ box noise and password

      Try switching off instant rewind in the Sky+ set up menu (unless you particularly want it of course). If this is on the box is constantly recording, which means the hard disc is working, which creates noise and heat, which means the fan has to switch on creating more noise. Always switch to standby at night as well.

     

     

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