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Topic # 100270 6-Apr-2012 15:19 Send private message

Hi,

I have an old satellite receiver here (Pace DSR620-GM) which is currently picking up a whopping two channels, Prime and "Preview". The box has Sky firmware on it. Is there a way to add more channels, such as the Freeview channels? I've had a look through the menus but can't find much; is there a "secret" menu somewhere? Or is it possible to flash generic firmware onto it? 

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  Reply # 606139 6-Apr-2012 15:46 Send private message

So this is an old sky box, and you dont have a current subscription?

Its owned by them, and has firmware from them, so i doubt that you'll be able to use it as a regular freeview satellite box unfortunately



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  Reply # 606143 6-Apr-2012 15:49 Send private message

I've never had a subscription; I bought the box several years ago through the "Prime-only" service; a one-off fee for a dish and receiver. It's mine, not Sky's. If the firmware can't be reflashed then so be it; it's been gathering dust for a couple of years and I was just wondering whether it was worth doing anything with it.

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