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Hi

I have standard Sky digital with a Pace digibox.

I can only record the programme that I am watching which isn't a lot of fun when my wife wants me to record dancing on ice while shes at work.

Is there anyway round this. I'm probably just being a bit dense but any help would be appreciated.

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Does your box have 2 tuners?
 

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At the risk of being extremely stupid - how would I tell?
 

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technophobe said:
At the risk of being extremely stupid - how would I tell?
It would be a Sky+ box with two inputs from either a twin or quad lnb
 

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you could always get a free view box, then use that to record her ice prog. you will only be able to record free to air stuff then, while u watch what ever you want on the sky box.
 

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technophobe said:
I can only record the programme that I am watching which isn't a lot of fun when my wife wants me to record dancing on ice while shes at work.

Is there anyway round this. I'm probably just being a bit dense but any help would be appreciated.

Unless you also have a terrestrial aerial and tuner that can receive the channel,

Leave the receiver on the correct channel and hit 'record' on the remote. Do not change channel during recording.
Who knows, you may get to enjoy the programme :p
 

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I don't have a terrestrial aerial so a freeviewbox is not an option.

Is there such a thing as a dual tuner box that even a complete novice like me could use?
 

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technophobe said:
Is there such a thing as a dual tuner box that even a complete novice like me could use?
I beleive i have already answered that it is called sky +
 
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