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Tv/sky question

Postby dbz864 » 13 Dec 2017, 08:47

Hi, I'm about to fit a new television to the wall. Ive got a sky box thing and want to put it somewhere out of view, preferably the other side of the wall that the television is mounted on. I obviously want to use the remote control to operate the sky box, im guessing it won't work as it will be shielded by the wall. Someone told me a while back that you can get a cable with a sensor type thing that from sky box to television that the remote will trigger . Does any body have any knowledge on it, if its possible, im very behind the times on technology. Thanks adam
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Re: Tv/sky question

Postby marlinowner » 13 Dec 2017, 10:45

If you have an android phone (don't know about iphone) and a sky+ box connected to wifi then you can use your phone as a remote via the sky+ app.
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Re: Tv/sky question

Postby lefty67 » 13 Dec 2017, 17:39

Think you might need something like this Adam.
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Re: Tv/sky question

Postby chewbacca » 15 Dec 2017, 23:11

We have a sky q mini box quite literally throw behind the tv so it's balanced on the tv wall mount. It's pointing at the ceiling. The remote works fine. IR bounces all over the place. :)
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Re: Tv/sky question

Postby camperclan » 17 Dec 2017, 13:43

Yes as lefty67 says thats the gizmo you need, follow the instructions remember to switch on the 9V supply on sky box in installer menu and tune in spare analogue channel on tv to pick up the sky box....simples :D
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