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Topic # 112901 26-Dec-2012 20:03
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Hi there,

Finally making the jump to a flatscreen tv with in built freeview.  We currently have Telstraclear TBox with all the channels (excl Sport and movies), we also have an old sky dish on the house.

Question - Will the freeview decoder within the tv work, or will the tbox provide this feed ? If so is this feed encrypted or can it go out to another tv, or directly to the tv ?..mak sense ?

If the Tbox was to go, can the existing sky dish be used with the TV's inbuilt freeview decoder directly ??



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  Reply # 737475 26-Dec-2012 20:05
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Just plug the tbox into your tv. The tuner in the tv will work for Freeview Terrestrial and nothing else (Sat, Sky)

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  Reply # 737476 26-Dec-2012 20:19
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As above, just plug the TBox into your new TV and you'll get all the channels.

However, if you get rid of the TBox, then you will need a UHF aerial to receive anything on your new TV. The satellite dish cant be used by your TV directly, although you could buy a separate Freeview satellite decoder instead of installing a UHF aerial.


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  Reply # 737483 26-Dec-2012 20:54
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To use the built in Freeview|HD decover you need a UHF aerial.

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