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Topic # 26490 24-Sep-2008 11:04
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I have my TV wall mounted, with my sky box in the office room behind the wall where the TV is mounted.  I use an IR remote sender on top of the TV to control sky, but the wires go straight through the wall to the TV. (my living room is pretty teeny so having no cabinet with digibox, xbox in there etc saves quite a bit of room.)
So far, so good.
 This might sound like a stupid question, but is there any reason Mysky HDi will not work with this setup?  I can’t think of any reason why not, but I don’t know enough about it to say for sure.

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  Reply # 166795 24-Sep-2008 17:01
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I can think of a reason, and that is the IR pulses for Mysky HDi i believe are very short or something, they are known to cause issues with universal learning remotes, so i would imagine some IR senders may have issues also.

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  Reply # 167034 25-Sep-2008 12:59
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Try moving the IR eye around in front of the MySkyHDi receiver window. About 30mm direct out in front works for me.

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  Reply # 167045 25-Sep-2008 13:45
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I don't have it installed yet (tomorrow hopefully!).

I was wondering if I should have considered it before booking the installation.

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  Reply # 167103 25-Sep-2008 16:37
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I use MySky HDi with a remote sender, no problems at all. In fact, IMHO it works better than my old SD box did. I have an 'All-In-One' brand remote sender, it's about 5 years old now.

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  Reply # 167287 26-Sep-2008 10:04
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I remember the original UHF boxes had different remote IR styles that made them incompatible with some learing or remote sending gear.  From the sounds of it, the new my sky and hd boxes are more standard which is good.

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  Reply # 167333 26-Sep-2008 13:05
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well, I got it installed this morning.  I haven't been home to play around with it, but the wife reports that it all seems to be working ok. Cool

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