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# 68298 18-Sep-2010 18:38
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Hi all,

We just bought a new TV today, everything is running hunky-dory except for one thing.

When we initially got MySky, the install tech set it up somehow so that pressing the standby button for MySky also turned the TV on and off. It meant we only had to use one remote, since we essentially just use the TV as a digital monitor and send the audio to an external amp.

I found the following guide that shows you how to do it on the UK model, but the TV button it mentions in that PDF is the AV button on ours, and the sequence of keypresses it mentions to allow you to put in the TV brand code, don't work - the LED doesnt even flash appropriately.

Can someone enlighten me as how how I can do this process with the NZ remote?

Many thanks,


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  # 381673 18-Sep-2010 19:16
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There was some discussion on this on geekzone a long time ago. I don't think the NZ mysky remotes have this firmware. I think the Australian mysky remotes that you can get at Dick Smith Aus would do this.



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Wannabe Geek

  # 381680 18-Sep-2010 19:40
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Thanks for the reply. My comment is that the tech had ALREADY had this functionality set up and working with our old TV - i'm trying to figure out how he did it so I can replicate with our new one.


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  # 381804 19-Sep-2010 10:37
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Let us know how please..when you find out.

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  # 381892 19-Sep-2010 14:31
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See if this is of any use:
Can't try it, I don't have MySky, but years ago I did find a way of reprogramming the channel assigned to the TV button of the standard STB.

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  # 382014 19-Sep-2010 20:59
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Anyone confirmed yet if this works?

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  # 382046 19-Sep-2010 22:24
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The linked articles all point to the same code presses (press TV, then hold Select + Red, wait for 2x LED blinks, then input 4-digit brand code).

I've tried this, pressing AV which is in the TV button spot on our MySky remote. However, even mirroring the above doesn't work (don't even get the 2x flashes) so i suspect the keypress sequence is different for the NZ remote.

I've googled extensively and found nothing so I thought to try here. Next i guess i'll just have to call the Sky tech dept and see if they know, will post as soon as i have a result. 

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  # 382069 19-Sep-2010 23:33
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I'd suggest to go for Logitech Harmony remote.

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