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Topic # 204807 18-Oct-2016 14:58
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I just had Sky installed (mySky +).  Is there a way I can program the sky remote to control the TV volume on my Sony Bravia TV instead of the decoder volume?





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  Reply # 1653004 18-Oct-2016 15:39
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Sky have black versions of their MySky remote for Hotel/Motels etc which you are able to reprogram the buttons to your TV controls.

 

 

 

Call and ask for one


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  Reply # 1653139 18-Oct-2016 20:17
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why not just set the tv volume then use the sky remote to change the volume?


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1653171 18-Oct-2016 21:03
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Sky will not send a black one out

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  Reply # 1653336 19-Oct-2016 09:42
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Whys that Wingbat?


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  Reply # 1653337 19-Oct-2016 09:44
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Jase2985:

 

why not just set the tv volume then use the sky remote to change the volume?

 

 

 

 

Because when you change input you get an ear full & will affect the other rooms volume if they are connected




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  Reply # 1653339 19-Oct-2016 09:48
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illicit:

Jase2985:


why not just set the tv volume then use the sky remote to change the volume?



 


Because when you change input you get an ear full & will affect the other rooms volume if they are connected


Exactly. I have multiple inputs across multiple rooms and all the others control the tv volume.




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  Reply # 1653341 19-Oct-2016 09:51
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On the Vodafone tv remote you could program volume pass through. This meant the remote would adjust the TV volume not the PVR volume.




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  Reply # 1653356 19-Oct-2016 10:25
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my Sky remote wont alter the volume as its running through an amp but it will mute the Amp when you push the mute button on the remote, no idea why.





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  Reply # 1654638 19-Oct-2016 19:42
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vexxxboy:

 

my Sky remote wont alter the volume as its running through an amp but it will mute the Amp when you push the mute button on the remote, no idea why.

 

 

 

 

in audio see if the audio setting is set to Dolby, that would explain the audio issue. Set to mpg/pcm and you will regain your volume control.


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  Reply # 1654640 19-Oct-2016 19:43
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illicit:

 

Whys that Wingbat?

 

 

 

 

They are a for commercial use only (as far as I am aware) and I called sky to make sure and the (slightly useful csr) confirmed it. take that with a grain of salt.


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  Reply # 1654657 19-Oct-2016 20:01
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One of the aftermarket replacement foxtel/sky remotes that a friend bought had the volume feature on it, and they are not that expenive off ebay.





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  Reply # 1673254 18-Nov-2016 00:18
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You might find something useful if you look in the products of aftermarket. But I'm sorry, I don't know for sure. Cause I never used mysky. You should contact with them about it first.


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  Reply # 1678531 27-Nov-2016 21:48
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wingbat45:

 

They are a for commercial use only (as far as I am aware) and I called sky to make sure and the (slightly useful csr) confirmed it. take that with a grain of salt.

 

 

Which is remarkably customer unfriendly of Sky. What reason would the possibly have to randomly refuse to sell a remote to residential customers, which they stock and happily provide to other customers, when all that achieves is preventing a paying customer being able to make their decoder play nice with their other equipment?


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  Reply # 1678535 27-Nov-2016 22:14
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They would have to support them if they sold them, whereas commercial installs usually have someone doing any hardware changes etc anyway that can deal with the config of the remote.





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  Reply # 1679110 28-Nov-2016 21:15
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JimmyH:

 

wingbat45:

 

They are a for commercial use only (as far as I am aware) and I called sky to make sure and the (slightly useful csr) confirmed it. take that with a grain of salt.

 

 

Which is remarkably customer unfriendly of Sky. What reason would the possibly have to randomly refuse to sell a remote to residential customers, which they stock and happily provide to other customers, when all that achieves is preventing a paying customer being able to make their decoder play nice with their other equipment?

 

 

 

 

Just trouble. Eventually they will do it I am sure but it will cause more issue than you would think.

 

 

 

 


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