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# 209050 10-Mar-2017 10:14
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I have an LG Smart TV (2015, model 49UF770V) hooked up to a Sky decoder, connected to a Denon AVR using HDMI. The AVR is then connected to the TV's ARC HDMI port. It's the standard, small Sky box (new, but not their HD one)


My LG remote (Magic Remote) is able to control various devices once you tell the TV what kind of device (i.e. brand name and model) you're trying to connect. The trouble is, I haven't been able to determine those details - there are no apparent markings on the Sky box. The only thing that looks like a brand name is 'DVB' stamped on the rear. I tried the obvious guesses when trying to setup the LG remote to control the Sky box, but none of them control any aspect of the Sky transmission : channel, volume etc. 


Is what I'm trying to do even possible? 


Would love to get rid of that clunky Sky remote!



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  # 1734301 10-Mar-2017 11:32
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Which Sky Box is it? Ive had no end of trouble (in the IR) department with the new My Sky Box (the Kaon NS1120-500).


None of my universal remotes will learn the commands.



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  # 1734305 10-Mar-2017 11:36
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It can only be a Kaon as there are no others.



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  # 1734306 10-Mar-2017 11:37
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Well, I've examined the box and can't determine anything from that. I called Sky and they said it was an 'Avon' box - that isn't even listed in the LG TV's list of set-top box makers. The TV claimed to be controlling a 'Broadcom' STB, with SIMPLINK supported and 'Universal Control Configured for STB' however there was certainly no control going on, and 'Broadcom' isn';t listed in the TV's list of makers either....

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  # 1734309 10-Mar-2017 11:40
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Its a Kaon NS1120-500 as are no others.



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  # 1734311 10-Mar-2017 11:41
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Hi Ross


Thanks for the tip - tried telling the TV that I was connecting a Kaon STB and scrolled through the 16 remote types whilst mashing the Magic Remote's buttons, hoping that the Sky STB would respond.....nothing. 

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# 1827742 23-Jul-2017 17:34
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I found the answer to your issue as I had the same problem so wanted to share it with you.

As you discovered the LG smart remote won't work with the SKY new decoder selecting any of the KAON remotes on the LGTV menu despite the fact it's a KAON 1120. GRR!

But I note the sky remote control is the same for both the myskyHDI and the new Kaon 1120 box ( I have second room and two decoder on site). The myskyHDI is a PACE unit.

So select PACE as the brand of settop box in the LG TV set up and select control type 13.
Voila! The LG TV remote will now control the (Kaon 1120) Sky set top box.

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  # 1828098 24-Jul-2017 08:36
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^^^ Correct they use the same iR codes & remote

My Sky = Pace TDS850NNZ


SkyBox = Kaon NS1120


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  # 1848929 19-Aug-2017 19:25
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Does anyone know what the details are for the Vodafone TV box, the cable version?


I believe it is named the T Box, and there is no details I can see on manufacturer. Also trying to get it working on an LG tv. Wondering if I can add extra mappings to its list of supported set top box mappings.

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