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Topic # 64355 14-Jul-2010 02:15
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A new box, similar to a dreambox is out, called a vu-duo.  Its a twin tuner PVR, can take any size hard drive upto 2TB and also supports a mysky smartcard to watch/record sky channels including HD.  I bought one from the UK and its by far better than the mysky box I have.  Can also download recordings from it over the LAN to my pc and play them using vlc player.  If you're sick of the lack of space on a mysky box then get one of these.

[Moderator edit (MF): DISCLOSURE Later in this thread this user says he's now a New Zealand reseller]


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  Reply # 351195 14-Jul-2010 02:31
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what version of windows are you using on your pc ?

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  Reply # 351229 14-Jul-2010 08:59
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Where did you get it from? Can you post a link to more information?
Thanks 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 351242 14-Jul-2010 09:19
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  Reply # 351312 14-Jul-2010 11:22
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wiredr: what version of windows are you using on your pc ?


Windowsw xp, but it doesnt really matter what os you use.  If you have vlc player installed then you can playback the recorded TS files, the HD recordings are very clear on a computer lcd monitor.  The vuduo also has a built in file server so you can map its hard drive to your windows machine as a drive letter.  I sometimes use my vuduo as extra storage when my pc's hard drive runs low on space.

Satlink is the dealer for these units, I am also one of the resellers if anyone is looking to buy one, just waiting on first shipment to come in, they will be on trademe and on a website im making final adjustments to.

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  Reply # 351387 14-Jul-2010 13:54
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i have just purchased one $775.00 free shipping should be here in a day or two .

might have to make other plans for the weekend .



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  Reply # 351454 14-Jul-2010 16:07
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tkr001, I cant reply to your pm because you aren't accepting pm's. Can an admin please advise this user as they are pm'ing me but I cant reply.

"Error: This user prefers not to receive private messages"

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  Reply # 351528 14-Jul-2010 18:47
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illicit: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=vu-duo+nz


that link just brings up a search page . could you please re post with a proper link. ?
oh and also  aprox how much did the box end up costing in nz $ ?



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  Reply # 351535 14-Jul-2010 19:06
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Bought mine for just under $1k NZ, after conversion and including shipping from the UK. Satlink NZ has a bulk lot on the way, should be here by 28th July from what ive heard, I am also one of their authorised resellers. Also got website up now www.satgear.co.nz. or can pm me and will advise once we get them in.

Stock will be limited because they are quite popular and I already have quite a few pre orders from people on other forums.

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  Reply # 351547 14-Jul-2010 19:51
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you might want to get someone to proof read your website ;-)

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  Reply # 351667 15-Jul-2010 00:50
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does sky support 3rd party boxes eg for example if i wanted to get rid of my sky HDi would i be able to keep the smart card with the HD sub on it ?




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  Reply # 351699 15-Jul-2010 08:37
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wiredr:
illicit: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=vu-duo+nz


that link just brings up a search page . could you please re post with a proper link. ?
oh and also  aprox how much did the box end up costing in nz $ ?


I hope your being sarcastic Laughing

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  Reply # 351701 15-Jul-2010 08:43
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illicit:
wiredr:
illicit: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=vu-duo+nz


that link just brings up a search page . could you please re post with a proper link. ?
oh and also  aprox how much did the box end up costing in nz $ ?


I hope your being sarcastic Laughing


maybe www.jfgit.com might work?

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  Reply # 351720 15-Jul-2010 09:13
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l43a2: does sky support 3rd party boxes eg for example if i wanted to get rid of my sky HDi would i be able to keep the smart card with the HD sub on it ?


Certainly not.


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Reply # 351723 15-Jul-2010 09:21
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wiredr:
illicit: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=vu-duo+nz


that link just brings up a search page . could you please re post with a proper link. ?


And that is the whole idea. It's a joke - telling you how easy it is to search for something if you want.





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  Reply # 351734 15-Jul-2010 09:33
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So if one brought this, they would be still paying $25 (standard decoder costs) + $15 decoder upgrade each month, as the MySky decoder card is different to the standard one. Ours was swapped when we upgraded.




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