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#1
Quick and simple question.....:)

Can the DBox2 be used on Sky+, or at least using the same dish?:confused

Any help appreciated!
 

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scuj1 said:
Can the DBox2 be used on Sky+, or at least using the same dish?:confused
:-Welcome1

You're confused? - think I'm more confused!

Is the DBox not a cable receiver?

If so, then the dish is for satellite only and therefore would be no point in connecting the DBox to the dish or Sky+.

You can use the dish for another satellite receiver thought the Sky+ box but you wouldn't get anything that Sky+ box doesn't already get.

Unless you want the Free-to-air channels in another room.
 
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You're right in what your saying that the DBox is a cable receiver but I've heard that it can do more or less what the DreamBox does.

And i think I may have wasted £100 on Ebay on one for Sat! :-doh!
 

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Completely different transmission types. Put it back on ebay and try to recoup your losses, then put the money towards a decent SATELLITE receiver :D
 
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Analoguesat said:
Completely different transmission types. Put it back on ebay and try to recoup your losses, then put the money towards a decent SATELLITE receiver :D
there are two type dbox`s one is for cable and one for dbox sat.. you can recieve some eurpean chanels with it if its sat if its cable you cna get ll cable chanels with it provided you got the right iemige { sprtster}
 
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