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Topic # 229151 9-Feb-2018 13:39
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Hi team,


 


As above I am looking for an all in one box with recording that has the ability to take a mysky card. I just took note of my bill which includes 3 decoders for which I pay $15 per box to enable the recording function. If I could save $45 per month on the 3 boxes I would be stoked! I have seen some alternative boxes but they all seem to be related to RV / Caravan scenarios and don't offer recording or online content.


 


Appreciate your time and thoughts here.


 


cheers


 


Harv


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  Reply # 1961421 21-Feb-2018 11:02
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the Vu solo2 will do what your sky box and a little more, eg kodi and some other add ons  


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  Reply # 1963159 23-Feb-2018 19:27
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Can you get one in Nz or have to buy from over seas?

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  Reply # 1963226 23-Feb-2018 23:21
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I assume it is against SkyTV's Ts and Cs to plug their Sky Card into an unofficial box.




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  Reply # 1963319 24-Feb-2018 10:03
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As coach Klein would say. What they don’t know won’t hurt em. (The Waterboy). Yeah not sure...I guess if it works be more bang for your buck

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  Reply # 1963578 24-Feb-2018 17:57
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fprfalcon: Can you get one in Nz or have to buy from over seas?

 

Both , there is a seller here in NZ and can get out of Europe through Ebay


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  Reply # 1963580 24-Feb-2018 18:00
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sonyxperiageek: I assume it is against SkyTV's Ts and Cs to plug their Sky Card into an unofficial box.

 

Assume??,

 

Its a valid subscription with a Mysky box, just card is read in a card reader, and its easier to use too boot


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  Reply # 1963581 24-Feb-2018 18:00
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And obviously you don't have the cards once you give the decoders back.


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  Reply # 1963583 24-Feb-2018 18:04
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Correct the card goes back with the decoder, if you could just have the card and no decoder it could be a option for some.


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  Reply # 1963587 24-Feb-2018 18:14
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Spyware:

And obviously you don't have the cards once you give the decoders back.



You keep the decoder. Just don't pay the $15 for record, that's the benefit.
As other ones record without the fee.

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  Reply # 1963590 24-Feb-2018 18:25
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it was the box that came with install off the deal for $40/month with sport,


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