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  1. david price

    david price

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    Anyone know if you can put a satellite freeview reciever on an old sky sat dish ?
    If so any make recommended?
    Dave
     
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    Yes you can
    any they all seem reliable and cheap as chips these days:thumb:
     
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    If your tv is built for hd then you will need freesat box that puts out hd....Humax do a good one...Dave
     
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    Yes you can, the dish is pointing to the same group of satellites for both sky and freesat. Make sure that you get a HD receiver though.
     
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    "Freesat" is the service provided by satellite from Astra 2 group and run by BBC/ITV consortium. "Freeview" is terrestrial digital TV and not compatible with any satellite dish. v There is also a "Free To Air" receiver which will receive any free broadcast satellite signal form just about any satellite in the sky.

    Freesat can give you access to the BBC and ITV HD channels but you need a HD receiver and a HD compatible TV connected via a HDMI lead although you could still connect them via SCARt but won't get the HD quality.

    D.
     
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    I can recommend the Humax Foxsat box, very easy to use, brilliant functions and it can handle BBC I-player.

    Bill
     
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