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Topic # 87097 19-Jul-2011 20:11
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I had the Sky tech around to install my Sky Plus as my second decoder and he was very interested in whether there was a phone jack to plug the Sky Plus into, which their wasn't.

I was very curious about this as why should they care, turns out that if there is no phone jack the decoder is setup differently.

Two days later I have checked the 'On Demand' movies and there are none!. 

Will this let me use ALL the space on my Sky Plus without a third of it being set aside for On Demand?


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  Reply # 495535 20-Jul-2011 05:36
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On Demand movies take a few days to turn up because it is a two-stage process. Movies are recorded in the background and hidden. Each movie has a 'reveal date' and the UI will show them after that date. In practise you'll have two groups of movies recorded at any time: currently visible and the next group.

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  Reply # 495536 20-Jul-2011 06:18
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No phonbine means you simply won't be able to order PPV without calling the 0800 number. Movies will still download to the box.


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  Reply # 495545 20-Jul-2011 07:38
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It would be nice if they let you use the network connection at the back of the box if you were happy to plug it into your network with internet access instead of insisting on a phone line.

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  Reply # 495557 20-Jul-2011 08:09
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Hmmm, I better check my IP phone on my N-DSL connection to see if I can plug an analogue Sky digital box in here :)

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