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# 210302 21-Mar-2017 22:25
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Anyone want an Igloo box (you could potentially use it for a Sky discount)


Pick up only in Napier - make me an offer.



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Master Geek

  # 1745617 22-Mar-2017 10:31
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I've got one of these too - picked up for $1 in garage sale. Can you reflash them as something useful?

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  # 1745647 22-Mar-2017 11:17
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I've got one of these too - picked up for $1 in garage sale. Can you reflash them as something useful?



If they have been plugged in they will have a software update to make them a freeview box.  The igloo service has closed down so you can't get the bonus channels anymore.




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  # 1745694 22-Mar-2017 12:14
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The unit I have for grabs is already flashed with the new software, so does work as a freeview box.  It's pretty underwhelming though as a freeview box - and I'm not sure if the live pause still works.  (Although a DishTV unit is much better if you want live pause / recording programmes).


It'll most likely be useful for someone who wants it as a case for a project, or a SkyTV discount.





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