URGENT! Which box should I buy?

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Hi there!

I'm looking into buying a SKY digibox.
It's actually very urgent, as I need to bring it with me to Denmark on Wednesday.
I've been looking on www.digibox.net, and I found these three digibox, all cost £85.

PACE 2200
PANASONIC TU-DSB20
GRUNDIG GDS200

Which one should I go for?
My Dad wants to watch ARY Digital, and the free channels (BBC, ITV, Channel 4 + 5)

I've been told not to buy the old Amstrad box.

Is £85 the average price?

Hope someone please can help me ASAP, as it's veeeeeeery urgent.

Cheers!
 

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#2
I would personally go for the panasonic and its probably best for fringe reception. As for price, that seems OK.

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Isnt there some rule about deregulated boxes for ther BBC cards ?
 
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Thanx for the answer. Very quick reply.

I've got one more question.

I just called ARY Digital, and they told me that if I want to watch their channel through a out-of-contract digibox, I would have to register the box with SKY.
The women from ARY which I spoke to, said that the box had to be registered with SKY, otherwise they wouldn't be able to send the signal out to the box, when I received the viewing card.
She also told me that she thought it would be free to register the box with SKY.

Then I called SKY, and they said that if I wanted to register with SKY, I had to subscribe to the minimum package.

Is that really true?

Do I have to subscribe BOTH to ARY Digital and SKY?
 

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Sorry my experience if limited in this (and I dont know the Ary Digital requirements)

Any one else ?
 

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#6
It may be that as Sky administrate the system, they insist on a minimum package. As with CH, I have no experience of this channel.

Rolf
 
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