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totally new to this if anyone can help please

Discussion in 'Digital TV - United States & Canada' started by kaged5, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. kaged5

    kaged5 Member

    Sep 17, 2007
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    i am looking into buying a dreambox 500c.

    i have virgin media standard package, so would i just plug the dreambox 500c in and then take the cable that is now going into my ntl box out and put it into the dreambox.

    would i have to flash the box, i do not know what this i but i see it in all the topics about these boxes.

    whould i be picking up all the channels like the sports and movie channels.

    Where would be the best place to get one and the arverage price.

    i seen somewhere about some boxes are clone and some are genuine and that genuine boxes last longer is this true?

    i am in the cardiff area if this makes a difference of what channels i would pick up.

    sorry theres a lot of questions any help would be much appreciated
  2. cactikid

    cactikid Active member

    Jun 2, 2007
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    i have read a post about a dreambox and i think it might have been a tuner problem. always get as much info before u buy.
    ntl box cable to dreambox.
    u have a virgin box nothing in it blank.
    pc needed null modem cable rs232 to dreambox
    box should contain cd
    download info from pc to dreambox
    scan in channels from n*l or whoever ur with
    plenty of boxes of clones buyer beware warranty 28 days!
    plenty of people here to advise u
    different areas receive slightly different chs.

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