Tuning in other channels on your Sky box or Sky+ box

By: Daltontv.ie  05/12/2011
Keywords: channels, satellite equipment

DTV Audio Visual Ltd accepts no responsibility for the availability of channels mentioned below, or the malfunction of satellite equipment after using the instructions below, or any information contained in this web site.

Go to the Services menu by pressing the Services button on the remote, the following screen appears…

Scroll down to SYSTEM SETUP with the arrow keys on your remote, and then press select, or simply press the number 4 key.  The following screen apears…

Scroll down to ADD CHANNELS with the arrow keys, and then press select, or simply press the number 4 button.  The following screen appears…

  • Enter the Frequency using the number buttons.  (The dot is inserted automatically.)
  • Using the up/down arrows, move the yellow highlight bar down to Polarisation, then use the left/right arrows to change the polarity.
  • Using the up/down arrows, move the yellow highlight bar down to Symbol Rate, then use the left/right arrows to change the symbol rate.
  • Using the up/down arrows, move the yellow highlight bar down to FEC, then use the left/right arrows to change the FEC
  • Using the up/down arrows, move the yellow highlight bar down to Find Channels and press the Select on your remote.

  • The box will now search for new channels, and a list will be displayed.
  • Using the up/down arrow key, move the yellow highlight bar up or down to the channel you want to save.
  • Once the desired channel is highlighted, press the yellow button, this will add a check mark to that channel.
  • Add a check mark to all channels you wish to save.

  • Press the Select button to finish.
  • Press Select again and you will be returned to the ADD CHANNELS screen.
  • Repeat the above procedure with other setting for other channels.

To watch the channels you’ve just saved, press the Services button, scroll down to OTHER CHANNELS and press Select.

Sky+ customers please note that live pause/recording does not work on these channels.

Keywords: channels, satellite equipment

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