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# 213806 13-Apr-2017 10:43
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We're doing it! Sky is going! I'd really appreciate any advice to do with what set up I need to take it's place. I've got a Samsung smart TV, 100Mb internet speed, a cabinet with some space, and no real idea where to go next.

 

I want to be able to do everything the sky box can do, plus be able to move recordings off the recording device if I want to. More interested in a quality device rather than anything cheap and nasty. Cheap and quality is always good though.

 

Thanks for any help you can give me.


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  # 1764451 14-Apr-2017 16:41
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Hi, We use a Panasonic BluRay HDD recorder to record Freeview HD.  Works just like MySky and have programmed the Harmony remote to skip the normal length ad breaks.

 

 

 

Fanpass is a bit of a ripoff but better than wasting $100 month in, month out and we use that selectively for sports that we want to watch.  Have not regretted ditching Sky a couple of years ago and saved a fair bit since then.

 

 

 

In terms of NAS Synology or QNAP are probably the best choices.  Both have pretty comprehensive suites of applications that make them useful.

 

 

 

Cheers.


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