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Topic # 228989 2-Feb-2018 08:39
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Hi, have recently got my Solo2 up and running and now have Sky,

 

Where can I find the settings needed to used the valid blue sky card (ending in 4450),

 

regards

 

Mav.


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  Reply # 1950669 2-Feb-2018 12:30
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Try searching Geekzone

 

'Vu Solo Sky Card' found plenty of info for me.




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  Reply # 1950689 2-Feb-2018 12:53
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I did thanks, but nothing i can understand


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1950752 2-Feb-2018 15:14
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Mavarick:

 

I did thanks, but nothing i can understand

 

 

I don't think there are any settings. I think you just need the appropriate NZ Firmware installed.

 

http://www.freeviewnz.com/html/help_desk.html   

 

http://www.freeviewnz.com/html/vu-_solo.html

 

 




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  Reply # 1950789 2-Feb-2018 16:04
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Thanks B1GGLZ ,

 

Had seen that site, but earlier it was not the up to date image I thought it was, but seems to be so will give a go later

 

regards

 

 




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  Reply # 1950869 2-Feb-2018 19:00
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I have downloaded,

 

Mostly all working however I still some set advice, as sky channels are still blocked, (show key symbol. when it switched to that channel)

 

thanks

 

 




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  Reply # 1951164 3-Feb-2018 15:36
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Thanks to Peter at Satlink, it turns out my card cannot be decoded, bugger,


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  Reply # 1951264 3-Feb-2018 22:50
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If you have one of the new decoders, the cards used in those all seem to be usable in third-party card readers.  I had to update Oscam to handle my new card when I got the new decoder, but my patch has long since been incorporated and current Oscam versions should work.  So maybe your Vu Solo2 needs a software update to get a recent version of Oscam.  You also do need to specify the boxid=xxxxxxxx line in your oscam.server file, where the xxxxxxx is the hexadecimal conversion of the boxid found in your Sky box's system menu somewhere.




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  Reply # 1951321 4-Feb-2018 11:14
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Seems my NZ07 card should work as per the satlink webpage,

 

still need to explore more as its its new to me, my 3rd party box is a VU solo2 with NZ firmware.

 

@fe31nz, will PM sometime soon for some explainations

 

regards

 

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1951452 4-Feb-2018 16:00
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Hi Maverick.

 

You shouldn't have any problems configuring the Solo2 to be used with your Skycard.

 

Have had a Solo2 for past 3 years running via Oscam.

 

Basically all you need to correctly configure is the CAID for Sky 096A

 

BoxID I never had to worry about at all.

 

 

 

Cheers:

 

 

 

EDIT MOD: please respect company names as per our FUG




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  Reply # 1951527 4-Feb-2018 17:39
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Rentakill:

 

Hi Maverick.

 

You shouldn't have any problems configuring the Solo2 to be used with your Skycard.

 

Have had a Solo2 for past 3 years running via Oscam.

 

Basically all you need to correctly configure is the CAID for Sky 096A

 

BoxID I never had to worry about at all.

 

 

 

Cheers:

 

 

 

EDIT MOD: please respect company names as per our FUG

 

 

 

 

And that is what i dont know how to do :(

 

 




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  Reply # 1958939 16-Feb-2018 09:28
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Finally got it working in the end, thanks for all the help. if you have a later sky card (NZ07K***) I now have relevant files

 

cheers


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