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    Sky+ box crashing

    This is a discussion on Sky+ box crashing within the Sky+ forums, part of the Sky & Sky+ TV category; I have a Pace V1 Sky+ box which is now 4 years old. I've periodically had problems with the record ...

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      Sky+ box crashing

      I have a Pace V1 Sky+ box which is now 4 years old. I've periodically had problems with the record / playback crashing which has required a full reset. However, this is now happening more and more regulalry - twice in last 2 weeks. Its a real bind since I loose all my saved programmes in the planner.

      I spoke to Sky who took me through the rebuild etc, but they also did a remote health check on the box and report it as in good working order. The disc seemed to be OK although running slightly hotter than normal.

      Two queries please :-

      Any idea what could be causing these more regular failures ? At 4 years, is the box maybe past its sell by date ?

      I'm toying with going to Sky+ HD. Does this use the same dish and LNB array, in which case can I just buy an HD box and connect it to the existing LNB outputs, and register with Sky for HD ?


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      Andrew


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      Re: Sky+ box crashing

      Sounds like the hard drive is fsiking, I had similar problems with mine, easy fix, fit a new drive, you can get them at a good price and with a much better capacity.

      A SkyHD will fit directly to your system, all you will need to do is to ring Sky and pair your card to the new box.

     

     

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