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Looking for a box

Discussion in 'Openbox Satellite' started by RyanMitchell, Dec 5, 2016.

  1. RyanMitchell

    RyanMitchell Registered

    New to this so bare with me.
    I know people that have bought an open box software that gets you Sky TV but they say you need a satellite dish.
    I don't have a dish so I'm looking to see if anyone knows a virgin box you can get that allows you to get sky without a dish.
  2. bees

    bees VIP Member

    If you have VM broadband you can buy a cable box
    and a line from a cable server and you basically get the same
    results as a sat box but with glorious HD :yes!:

    Have a read here
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2016
  3. Bigdrinks

    Bigdrinks TK Veteran

    If you mean Virgin Media cable instead of satellite? Then yes! A little research of this forum will teach you everything you need to know about cable boxes and how to get setup.

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  4. RyanMitchell

    RyanMitchell Registered

    a boy at my work has bought the Zgemma box and says it works very good, would that suit for
  5. dangerous

    dangerous TK Veteran

    Depends on budget and if your wanting to record programs whilst watching other channels
  6. bees

    bees VIP Member

    Zgemma H2H has a sat tuner and a cable tuner
    so if you are only using the cable tuner personally
    I would go for the Miraclebox mini hybrid flashed with Openvix.

    Vu+ solo V2 has two cable tuners so that would allow you to record one program
    and watch another.

    But it all usually comes down to what your budget is.
  7. RyanMitchell

    RyanMitchell Registered

    How much is the miracle box??
    And does the quality lag etc like is it a stream??

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    And can the miracle box work with BT?
  8. bees

    bees VIP Member

    £90, picture quality is fantastic.

    You need a live cable feed into the house and any internet provider.

    Most use a VM broadband only package to ensure your feed isn't cut off at the box in the street.