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    • evergreen
    • By evergreen 10th Jul 17, 9:48 AM
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    Sky magic eye help please
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    • 10th Jul 17, 9:48 AM
    Sky magic eye help please 10th Jul 17 at 9:48 AM
    We have put a different TV in our bedroom and I have unplugged the aerial and magic eye from the old TV and plug it in new one. The light is on on the magic eye but the new TV does not seem to have Sky anywhere. Any advice on how we can get this working please?
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    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 10th Jul 17, 10:00 AM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 10:00 AM
    guess it will be the rf channel number?
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    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 10th Jul 17, 10:04 AM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 10:04 AM
    try tuning sky stb via rf only ie remove scart or hdmi temporarily
    then retry tv link

    or a simpler test is switch off rf power from stb settings re boot stb inc power then switch on rf power again though the rec ledyou mention sounds like tv link is already receiving 9.5 volts as required.
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    • chrisw
    • By chrisw 10th Jul 17, 12:37 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 12:37 PM
    You need to go in the tv settings and do an autotune or tuning scan of the analogue (not digital) tuner. Since most stations are now digital rather than analogue, the Sky picture should be the only station that's detected. Then save it to tv memory.

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    • DavidP24
    • By DavidP24 10th Jul 17, 2:37 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 2:37 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 2:37 PM
    You provide no information about the TV you had and the TV you replaced it with.

    When was it last working, did it stop working?

    I think you need to go over your setup again

    https://www.sky.com/help/articles/watch-sky-in-different-rooms#6e2d2f5fbd-tvlink

    http://www.aerialsat.com/customer/help-and-support/sky-tv-link-magic-eye/how-to-install-a-sky-tv-link-magic-eye.html

    http://www.trade-works.co.uk/blog/2011/08/installing-a-sky-magic-eye/
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    • Chrishazle
    • By Chrishazle 11th Jul 17, 9:47 AM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 9:47 AM
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    • 11th Jul 17, 9:47 AM
    What Chrisw said!
    RF2 out from your Sky box is an analogue signal, not digital, whereas everything else coming in to your new TV is digital. I had the same problem when I first installed a loft distribution amp and a cable from RF2 out to the amp to get Sky in 2 other rooms.
    Put the TV on in analogue mode then do a setup scan. You may find the picture is crappy, you can experiment with changing the RF2 out channel in the Sky box then repeating the TV setup scan to see if the channel change improves things.
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