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    Sky Samsung HD receiver no signal problem

    Hi - we have just tried to install a new Sky HD box (Samsung) with our white Freesatfromsky card - but without success. We just get the "no satellite signal received" message. We have a 1.9m dish - and the card works fine with our old non-HD Sky box. We have simply replaced the scart leads with the HDMI leads - any ideas what else we can do? Thanks

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    Hi

    I have moved your post to a thread on its own rather than posting it on a thread from some months ago.

    With or without the Sky card you should always be able to receive some channels, BBCHD, BBC1HD and some ITV1HD regions are free to air and require no sky cards to watch them. So the card is not an issue.

    SkyHD boxes are designed to be used with two cables from the satellite dish / LNB ot the receiver, which allows, with a Sky subscription, the ability to watch one channel and record another at the same time. As you only have a "freestafromsky" card, then the recording functions will not be working, so a second cable is not required.

    So, you will probably have attached a single cable only to the HD box, onto input 1.
    However, the box is actually looking at the input 2, where there is no cable attached, for the information it needs from the satellite to boot up.
    Luckily, the Sky HD box has a "single cable" mode option, and you must enable this, top make the Sky box work with a single cable.
    You can access this option by going into the "secret" installer set up menu - services, 0, 0, 1, select, and the option is at the bottom of the page. Enable this, save, the box will boot up, and then the box will only use the input 1.

    And you ma have to help your Sky box boot up by changing the dfault transponder frequency, like you may have had to do on your standard box. It too is in the "secret" installers set up menu.

    Hope this helps
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