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Advice on Wireless Senders for SKy

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Hi all, I have sky and am looking to use a wireless 'sender' to bounce the picture to my upstairs TV, however I have no idea what to buy. Im looking to be able to watch and change channels on th… Read More
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9y, 9m agoPosted 9 years, 9 months ago
Hi all,

I have sky and am looking to use a wireless 'sender' to bounce the picture to my upstairs TV, however I have no idea what to buy.

Im looking to be able to watch and change channels on the box upstairs, from sitting downstairs.

Can anyone reccommend a good quality one from experience, or know where I can get one at a good price.

So far I have found a couple but im clueless

thanks ppl
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9y, 9m agoPosted 9 years, 9 months ago
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#1
I got one, but it didnt work, apparently theres a real problem if you have a wireless internet connection
#2
Really?

I spoke to a colleague who has both and they said they dont have a problem.

Can you not just transmit on a different channel/Frequency?
#3
I have a wireless internet connection and my wirless sender is about 10 feet away from my wireless router. I have no trouble with interferance.

I bought a DigiSender unit (is probably the most expensive at the moment) but it is great for what it does. I fitted a One4Al sender to someones house the other day and it was ok, but needed a lot of moving about to get the sound to stop crackling.

It also depends on the distance you are wanting the unit to send the information across to.

A mate of mine bought a X-Sender from Bid-Up-TV the other day and he wants me to set it up for him tomorrow. He paid £25 for it.

Will let you know how I get on tomorrow if you like.

They do a job, but just dont expect miracles with the cheaper units.
#4
07sanchez
Really?

I spoke to a colleague who has both and they said they dont have a problem.

Can you not just transmit on a different channel/Frequency?

You can set the channels on the senders and on the wireless router...

So yeah, if they are far enough apart on the spectrum, it shouldn't cause a problem.
#5
If you are happy to run a cable from your Sky box to 2nd TV, you could use a magic eye, it connects to the RF2 connection on your Sky Box and then to the aerial socket on your 2nd TV.

Cost under a fiver + the cost of aerial cable.

You can then change Sky channel at the 2nd TV location.
#6
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If you are happy to run a cable from your Sky box to 2nd TV, you could use a magic eye, it connects to the RF2 connection on your Sky Box and then to the aerial socket on your 2nd TV.

Cost under a fiver + the cost of aerial cable.

You can then change Sky channel at the 2nd TV location.



Its a good thought, but looking to do it wireless
#7
I recently got a wireless setup and the picture was awful, it wasnt cheap either at £89.99.
#8
Get the tecknica one from Tesco, currently £22 I think. I've got 2 sets and the picture quality is perfect. You can use your remote through it too so you can change channels on the second tv.
#9
This was one from Maplins does exactly what you want but bit pricey.
http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=44469&C=Maplin&U=SearchTop&T=SENDER&doy=10m8
#10
http://direct.tesco.com/q/R.100-5494.aspx

Does what you want and it's only £27 plus 5% quidco! Think they're £22 in store so maybe worth a quick check there first?

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