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  Reply # 671545 12-Aug-2012 19:31 Send private message

I use a pair of 5.8GHz ones that a friend got for an aborted camera on a plane project to beam mine out to the portable set. noisy as hell and very spotty reception. Probably would be solved with some better antennas.

For remote return I have a cheap set of 433MHz things. First lot failed with the mysky but the second lot that were sold as being mysky compatible work a treat. They do crap all over the 433MHz band when there are CFL's on in the room making my weather station not work.




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  Reply # 671684 13-Aug-2012 09:15 Send private message

Our house got robbed a few weeks ago and the bastards took our mysky remote (but left the decoder). I went into the Palmerston North sky branch and they were real nice about it and actually gave me a new one for free (I was initially quoted $25).

Just head into one of the local branches and see what they say.




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  Reply # 671736 13-Aug-2012 11:30 Send private message

You an also try this:

http://jaycar.co.nz/productView.asp?ID=AR1735&keywords=remote&form=KEYWORD

It's for the Foxtel IQ box, which looked exactly the same in interface when I was in aussie last week.
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  Reply # 674402 19-Aug-2012 22:10 Send private message

I'm running my sky to the bedroom via cat6 and hdmi baluns with a remote extender. I wanted an extra remote for the bedroom and went to the Sky office here in Palmerston North. I told the lady behind the desk about my setup and that I wanted another remote, she just smiled blankly and asked if I wanted to pay cash ($25) or charge it to my next bill...........Bob's your Aunty.


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