What connections do I need for Sky TV?

You can order Sky TV without taking broadband from Sky, but you will need a broadband connection (from any provider you like) if you want to make the most of all the features Sky TV has to offer. You’ll also need a satellite dish installed on a south-facing wall of your house.

What are the connections on a Sky box?

Sky + HD box connectivity is summarised below:

  • Two LNB inputs – Connects the box to your Sky dish via two coaxial cables.
  • Aerial input – Connect your TV aerial (if you have one) to this socket.
  • RF Output 1 – Connects the Sky HD box to your TV’s aerial socket.

How do I connect my Sky box to New Zealand?

Screw the cable into ‘SAT IN LNB 1’ on the back of your Sky box until it’s finger tight. HDMI cable (Preferred): If you have an HD-ready TV, plug the HDMI cable into the HDMI socket on the back of your box and the other end into an available HDMI port (take note of the port name) on the back of your TV.

Why can’t I record two shows on Sky?

Re: I can’t record and watch different channels on Sky+ If you have two inputs going into the box then the single feed mode needs to be set to off. What are your signal strengths like, this can be found via services > settings > signal. The white bars need to be at least half way across on both inputs.

Does Sky Q use the same cables as Sky HD?

Yes, Sky Q still uses the same cables, but you might consider getting another satellite cable if you currently have one to enhance your viewing experience.

Why does Sky Box have 2 inputs?

Why is this? Well, the Sky+ box has two tuners (to allow simultaneous viewing and recording of different channels) and therefore two feeds from the dish are required. You can’t simply buy an adapter to convert one feed into two, as the box sends signals to the dish to ask it to change polarity.

What is the Sky starter package?

Sky Starter has 46 channels including all the free-to-air channels and costs $24.91 per month, while Sky Entertainment has 18 channels – including UKTV, Jones, Living Channel, Discovery, Vibe and BBC World – and costs $25. Customers will have to buy Sky Starter – but only that – in order to buy any add-ons.

How do I check my Sky cable Connection?

Login to your account to check on your current balance and payments or, Text BILL Account Number and send to 23662.

What is the difference between Sky cable and Sky direct?

Sky Cable’s cable services are different from Sky Direct, which uses satellite technologies to air television shows. Sky Direct has about 1.5 million subscribers throughout the country.

Why can’t I record anything on Sky?

If your Sky+ box is not recording it’s best to carry out a planner rebuild. For this, your Sky box will need to be switched on and show a picture on your TV. You’ll also need your Sky TV remote control to access the settings on your Sky TV box. Next, press ‘0-0-1’ on your remote control keypad and then press select.