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Topic # 101768 8-May-2012 13:19 Send private message

We are about to move out of our house and into the in-laws while our new house is built. We have MySky HDi and paid the one-off $599 fee so don't want to cancel Sky while we're there as I'm sure we'd have to pay for it again when we reconnect. The in-laws already have Sky, so my question is, if we move in can we get a tech to just put in another jack on the wall in the room we'll be in and connect ours up to use the same dish?

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Steve

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  Reply # 621650 8-May-2012 14:01 Send private message

Should be able to. Talk to Sky. There is no technical reason it won't work.

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  Reply # 621656 8-May-2012 14:16 Send private message

I did exactly this while I moved back in with my parents for 8 months. They already had RG6 being distributed around the house so I just put a splitter on the satellite feed and sent it to their original MySky box, and then to my MySky box in my bedroom.

Never had any problems.




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  Reply # 621702 8-May-2012 15:03 Send private message

Awesome cheers guys

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  Reply # 622147 9-May-2012 12:07 Send private message

I hope you are designing your new lounge/TV viewing area so you don't have as much screen glare as your existing place ;-)



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  Reply # 622159 9-May-2012 12:29 Send private message

Satch: I hope you are designing your new lounge/TV viewing area so you don't have as much screen glare as your existing place ;-)


Hahaha touché, Satch! Very hard to eliminate it altogether with plasma but yes special consideration will be given to optimising the viewing this experience for the new build.

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  Reply # 622161 9-May-2012 12:31 Send private message

steve98:
Satch: I hope you are designing your new lounge/TV viewing area so you don't have as much screen glare as your existing place ;-)


Hahaha touché, Satch! Very hard to eliminate it altogether with plasma but yes special consideration will be given to optimising the viewing this experience for the new build.


Nice :)

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