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My Sky box has expired. If I buy one of the freeview HD boxes, will it have a slot for my sky card?

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Don't think a Freeview one will pick up the Sky channels but it will receive digital Freeview as the satelites are in the same postion.

Sky will replace with a re-conditioned box with a limited guarantee or you can get one on ebay.

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Don't think a Freeview one will pick up the Sky channels but it will receive digital Freeview as the satelites are in the same postion.

Sky will replace with a re-conditioned box with a limited guarantee or you can get one on ebay.

Yup, if its the old normal resolution sky boxes you can get them dead cheap as most people are moving to HD boxes.

Their old Sky boxes are pretty much paperweights after moving to HD boxes....

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My Sky box has expired. If I buy one of the freeview HD boxes, will it have a slot for my sky card?

Phone up SKY and tell them you are leaving to join Virgin, Sky may talk you into a free HD box!

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Phone up SKY and tell them you are leaving to join Virgin, Sky may talk you into a free HD box!

I tried that approach when my Sky+ box went tit's up but they didn't bite. They tried to sell me an upgrade to Sky HD when I didn't own a HD TV and then it was only to go on a waiting list for HD as they had a shortage of boxes.

Bought a Sky+ box on ebay for £30, coupled it up and rang Sky to pair it with my card - all sorted in 10 mins.

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My Sky box has expired. If I buy one of the freeview HD boxes, will it have a slot for my sky card?

Freeview is to get tv via an ariel and will not pick up sky.

Or are you thinking of freesat which is a different system again?

(I am not sure if a freesat system can be configured to get sky)

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"Freeview is to get tv via an ariel and will not pick up sky."

Does this mean it will only pick up soaps?

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The freesat channels are listed here http://www.freesat.co.uk/ . You can use your Sky dish as the signal comes from same Astra satelites that Sky use. Depends if you want the sports, movie and soft porn channels that sky charge for or just the free stuff.

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"Freeview is to get tv via an ariel and will not pick up sky."

Does this mean it will only pick up soaps?

Has anybody ever told you that if wit was shit you'd be constipated :):D:D:D:D:D

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My Sky box has expired. If I buy one of the freeview HD boxes, will it have a slot for my sky card?

they are desperately trying to convert everyone to HD right now so you WILL be able to get an HD box for free, however they will sting you for £10/month for HD. Honestly, I think it's worth paying for the brand new box, bin it off in 12 months time. £120 for a new HD box or pay £50ish for a box on Ebay.

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