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# 39994 22-Aug-2009 19:52
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So I'm looking at getting a second HDi box. I currently have one MySkyHDi and one MySky SD.

I initially got the MySky SD and paid the $600 or so and I'm currently paying the $15 p/m for the HDi. If I swap the SD for another HDi, do I have to pay another $600?





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  # 250062 24-Aug-2009 12:37
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Yep, we have just done the same. ( Amex Rewards - thank you ) Paid the $600 with free install or you can pay $99 install and $15 a month for ever ( on top of your multiroom ) It worked out cheaper in our situation than wiring for HDi to the room from the other HDi just in materials, plus having two HDi decoders is better than one.

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  # 250074 24-Aug-2009 13:17

Hi,

I have just upgraded my second decoder to HDi (had 1 MySky HDi and 1 MySky SD) and it only cost one-off $49.95 (there was no change to the ongoing monthly fees as I already pay for the HD ticket)

 
 
 
 


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  # 250093 24-Aug-2009 14:34
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I'd love to get a second HDi for the bedroom, but far too noisy




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  # 250327 25-Aug-2009 11:50
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Dinuir: Hi,

I have just upgraded my second decoder to HDi (had 1 MySky HDi and 1 MySky SD) and it only cost one-off $49.95 (there was no change to the ongoing monthly fees as I already pay for the HD ticket)



How did you wangle this? 


I currently have 1 MySky HDi and 1 MySky SD. 


I just rang sky, and asked them how much to upgrade from the MySky SD to HDi (so I would have 2 MySky HDi Boxes).  


Sky say, it would be a $99 one-off cost, plus $15.00 per month recurring. This is even though I already have the MySky HDi. 


So, how do I get the deal you have secured? Sky don't seem to offer that. 














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  # 250329 25-Aug-2009 11:57

wreck90:

No secret. I rang and asked for the price to upgrade the bedroom MySky SD to MySky HDi (already had MySky HDi in lounge). They gave me the price $49.95 and I went ahead with it.

I got MySky SD when it first launched (paid ~$500 up front). When MySky HDi launched, i paid the one-off ~$100 to upgrade and I also took the multi-room offer (move original MySky SD into bedroom).

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  # 250672 26-Aug-2009 14:06
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Dinuir: wreck90:

No secret. I rang and asked for the price to upgrade the bedroom MySky SD to MySky HDi (already had MySky HDi in lounge). They gave me the price $49.95 and I went ahead with it.

I got MySky SD when it first launched (paid ~$500 up front). When MySky HDi launched, i paid the one-off ~$100 to upgrade and I also took the multi-room offer (move original MySky SD into bedroom).





I am in the same situation as you , I paid the mysky $600 3 years ago??, then, the $49 HDi upgrade (last year) and took  multi-room. 


I just rang sky again (for a 2nd try), and it gets worse from the other day. . . this is what they could offer...


option1: rent 2nd hdi box.


Installation: $99
Monthly HD rental: $15
HD content fee (for 2nd box): $10


Option 2: Buy 2nd hdi box
Installation $600
HD Content fee: $10


So, in both cases, you must pay an extra $10 a month to receive HD content on the 2nd HD box. 


I guess you got lucky, had your first invoice yet? I"d keep my head down if I were you :)


One thing though, I find the sky billing system the worst i've seen. They bill some in advance, some not, and credits don't match up on the right bills.  


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