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newbie with a few questions

Discussion in 'Digital TV - UK & Europe' started by notatroll, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. notatroll

    notatroll Member

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    Hello All

    before yesterday i hadnt heard of dreambox, cardsharing et al so I have a few questions.


    My current setup consists of paying mr murdoch £80+ pm for two boxes each with twin tuners & pvr option.

    I'm looking to cut this down somewhat, and stumbled upon sites like this. My current thinking is to cut down the base package on one box, and purchase a linux box + subscription to get the other channels.

    Firstly I'm after a recommendation on equipment.

    Ideal would be a like for like replacement, so 2 x dual tuner pvr with hard drive.

    These look expensive from what i have seen so maybe 2 receivers, one with pvr might be the way forward. Must work with the current normal sly dish.
    i new to this and linux, but not new to PCs and pretty technically minded.

    Recommendations for UK based reputable suppliers of clones and/or genuine receivers would be especially welcome.


    Secondly i'm looking for recommendations on packages. Standard entertainment & football would be the main areas of intererst with english commentators if possible.
    I have seen the ebay adds for the dodgy service providers but assume there must be (at least a slightly) more legal way of accessing the same content. Again would ideally use the quad sly lmb & dish, but do have a 2nd sly dish that could be pointed elsewhere.

    cheers all
     
  2. fintannl

    fintannl Regular member

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    to benefit from multiroom services you would have ditch sky boxes completely and buy alternatives. forum already suggest ideas on boxes. if you are willing to read a bit then you will find what you need
     

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