Why is my Sky HD not working?
Firstly, try resetting your sky box with a simple reboot. To do this switch off the Sky Box directly from the mains and do this for all connected devices (this may include your internet router). If the reboot was successful the light on your Sky Box will be green and the Sky Welcome channel will appear on screen.
How do I get my magic eye to work with Sky HD?
- Turn off the power to your Sky box.
- Plug iO Link into iO port on the back of your box.
- Connect the iO Link to the TV Link using the coaxial cable.
- Turn the power back on. ( Wait 3-4 mins before trying to take your Sky box out of standby)
How do I format my Sky Plus HD box?
- Turn on your Sky + box.
- Press the “Services” button on your Sky+ remote.
- Select the option “System Setup”
- Access the hidden menu by pressing “0 then 1 then select” on your Sky+ Remote.
- Select “Full System Reset” – (Please ignore all other options under this menu)
How do you know if your Sky box is faulty?
The blue/green circle lights will move anti-clockwise and record/ play lights start flashing on/ off. As the lights go off, the box is rebooted. You will only see the red light on the box. Wait for 3 minutes before switching on the box using the remote to see if the problem has been resolved.
What lights should be on my Sky HD box?
The standby light on the front panel is red when your Sky±HD box is plugged into the mains but turned off. The light is green when your Sky±HD box is on. The light is amber when your Sky±HD box is in standby. To save power and money, please put your Sky±HD box into standby mode when you’re not using it.
How do I find the secret menu on my Sky HD box?
There are a few settings in the SKY HD box which are contained in a hidden menu such as the activation of the RF2 port which is used for distribution of the SKY channel to other screens. To access this menu, press the following button combination: Press ‘Services’ and then press; 0, 0, 1, and then ‘Select’.
What is RF2 output from Sky?
The box’s RF2 output supplies both Sky and a freeview aerial input to a TV distribution amp connected to 3 TV’s. A Scart cable supplies a close TV and we have an HDMI link to our main TV in an upstairs home office. All the remote TV’s are equipped with TV links to feed back Sky remote signals.
Why has my Sky Magic Eye stopped working?
Re: Magic eye suddenly not working The most likely cause is poorly fitted plugs at one or both ends of the coax cable which runs from your Sky box to the TV upstairs. You can check that the magic eye isn’t faulty by plugging it directly into the rf2 socket to see if it then !
What RF channel for Sky best?
The default RF channel number for a Sky box is UHF channel 68. It should be a case of tuning your TV into channel 68, and you’ll be able to watch whatever TV channel your Sky box is tuned into.
Where is the reset button on Sky HD box?
- Press and hold down the red reset button located behind the My Sky panel at the front of your box.
- Hold this down until all the lights appear on the box, then release.
- All the lights will turn off and the box will go through a reboot.
- The reboot should take approx.
Where is the backup button on Sky Plus HD box?
The backup button is on the top of your Sky+HD box. Keep pressing down the backup button.
What is a Sky TV link?
The Sky TV Link is a dongle that plugs into a second TV set and has an infrared receiver. Point a Sky remote at the receiver, and it sends a signal down the aerial wire back to a Sky box and changes the channel. Where do I get a Sky TV Link? Sky TV Links are available from: Maplin.co.uk Argos How to connect a Sky TV Link
Why can’t I connect my second TV to my Sky Box?
Socket:Make sure that you have connected the TV Link to the RF2 socket on your Sky box, as the RF1 socket is not powered. Cables:Make sure that the cable connection from the RF2 socket to the second TV is continuous – no breaks or disconnections.
What happens if my Sky+HD box fails?
The Sky+HD boxes are no longer being manufactured so if your box develops a fault Sky will most likely try to convince you to move to Sky Q. If you don’t move the replacement box you will most likely receive will be a refurbished DRX89x model with a short warrantee.
Why is my tvLINK not working?
Your tvLink may not work reliably if you use two or more cables joined together, so try to use a single length. If, at the back of your Sky box, you see one port labelled I/O Port, you’ll also need a small device called an iO-Link (available from Sky Accessories ).