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    Installing Sky+ as multiroom yourself...

    This is a discussion on Installing Sky+ as multiroom yourself... within the Sky+ forums, part of the Sky & Sky+ TV category; So I just rang Sky about getting Sky+ Multiroom, and they said 200! So I think I'm going to install ...

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      Installing Sky+ as multiroom yourself...

      So I just rang Sky about getting Sky+ Multiroom, and they said 200! So I think I'm going to install it myself. We already have a Sky+ box spare and the LNB is 4 way. Is it just a case of running a shotgun cable from the dish to the multiroom, getting a new card and pairing it up?


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      Re: Installing Sky+ as multiroom yourself...

      Pretty much, but you must make sure that both boxes are also connected to your phone.

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      Re: Installing Sky+ as multiroom yourself...

      You don't need to use shotgun cable, standard satellite cable will work although you will need to drill two holes.

      Easy to do, certainly not 200. A local company may do it for 60-80.

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      Re: Installing Sky+ as multiroom yourself...

      Quote Originally Posted by Smithy99 View Post
      You don't need to use shotgun cable, standard satellite cable will work although you will need to drill two holes.
      Or one bigger one
      I'm a big fan of shotgun cable - much neater.
      As Smithy says tho its nowhere near 200 of a job.
      Dont know the size of your house tho if its pretty normal I reckon you could do it yourself for 20ish.
      20m White Twin Satellite Shotgun Cable Sky Plus & Clips on eBay, also, Other Satellite Cable, Satellite Cable Freeview, Consumer Electronics (end time 08-Feb-09 12:08:32 GMT)
      Check his listings, does various lengths and colours.
      That was from a quich search, there are plenty of others.


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      Re: Installing Sky+ as multiroom yourself...

      Hi, will sky allow you install your own box?
      How do you obtain a viewing card?
      My daughter wants sky in her room and has asked me if i can install it for her but i didn't sky allowed you to do this.

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      Re: Installing Sky+ as multiroom yourself...

      Yes, you can install it yourself, A fresat card is 20.00, or if you wanted you could just run a fed from the RF2 output of the current receiver to her bedroom, this will allow her to watch the same Sky channels as downstairs.

     

     

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