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For a multitude of people, a Sky box makes an important addition to home entertainment. Sky’s pay television service can trace its roots to the 1990s, when it began to offer premium subscription channels over and above the usual programming.



In 1998, the company launched its first digital service, which required the use of the Sky box to gain access to a plethora of channels and entertainment that was not available in the normal formats. If you want a cost-effective way to gain access to premium entertainment, a Sky box may be the right choice for you.

  • Sky plus hd box

    Sky plus hd box

    £20.00
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    Sky plus hd box with remote control.
  • SKY + PLUS HD BOX WIFI - 500GB - AMSTRAD DRX890W BUILT IN WIFI ON DEMAND

    SKY + PLUS HD BOX WIFI - 500GB - AMSTRAD DRX890W BUILT IN WIFI ON DEMAND

    LATEST 2016 WIFI MODEL NEXT-DAY DELIVERY 5YR WARRANTY
    £44.49
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    Good condition drx890- w 500gb wifi built in. Contents include:- DRX890-WHD Digibox with massive 500GB (250GB for personal use) Please note the boxed supplied will have the wps button on the fascia as...
  • SKY PLUS hd box DRX890C with genuine remote control

    SKY PLUS hd box DRX890C with genuine remote control

    £4.50
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    Selling the old sky box after getting Virgin. Scratches on the top as shown. No HDMI cable but does come with the sky power plug.
  • Sky Plus HD Box DRX780UK

    Sky Plus HD Box DRX780UK

    £10.00
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    Model number Amstrad DRX780UK. Sky+ HD Box with remote control and power lead. Hardly used - good condition. Can collect in person if desired.
  • SKY PLUS + HD BOX WIFI 500GB WPS DRX890W/WL LATEST MODEL BUILT IN WIRELESS

    SKY PLUS + HD BOX WIFI 500GB WPS DRX890W/WL LATEST MODEL BUILT IN WIRELESS

    £41.99
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    Free P&P
    • 182 watching
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    Sky hd + box drx890w/wl latest wifi model 3d-on demand compatible 500gb. Latest built in wifi model with the wps button on the front, press this and connect to your broadband router in a different roo...
  • AMSTRAD DRX550 STANDARD SKY BOX

    AMSTRAD DRX550 STANDARD SKY BOX

    £9.99
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    + £6.99 P&P
    AMSTRAD DRX550 STANDARD SKY BOX to sell. Can receive free to air programmes. What you see is what you get. Happy bidding!
  • SKY BOX NEW REMOTE + LEADS FULLY REFURBISHED FLOW STANDARD SKY BOX

    SKY BOX NEW REMOTE + LEADS FULLY REFURBISHED FLOW STANDARD SKY BOX

    AS NEW / 24 MONTH WARRANTY lIMITED OFFER / FAST DEL.
    £39.98
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    We at Chigwell Satellite Pride ourselves on our ability to supply Sky Digital Boxes and equipment at a price that is competitive and also supply a service that is second to none our Sky Boxes are Mint...
  • AMSTRAD DRX550 STANDARD SKY BOX

    AMSTRAD DRX550 STANDARD SKY BOX

    £4.99
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    + £7.90 P&P
  • AMSTRAD DRX550 STANDARD SKY BOX

    AMSTRAD DRX550 STANDARD SKY BOX

    £0.99
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    Only selling as upgraded to Sky Q. Used but works fine. Two other boxes also for sale. Remote control, power lead, scart lead and phone cable included. Collect from Rotherham.
  • Sky Box - Standard with lead (no remote)

    Sky Box - Standard with lead (no remote)

    £8.00
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    Working but no longer required - Thompson Sky Standard Box,(DS14214C) with electrical lead. Sorry no remote. I believe you can pick up standard channels if you have a satellite dish.

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About Sky Box

There have been various incarnations of the Sky box, since Sky began broadcasting in the UK in the late 1990s. Over the years, these have become more advanced and loaded with more features. Here are some of the things to look out for. Sky+ One of the greatest televisual innovations of all time, Sky+ enables users to record, pause and rewind broadcasts. In addition, it allows users to record all episodes of a particular series at the touch of a button. To access Sky+, users must have 2 separate coaxial cables connected to their dish, as well as a valid Sky+ package. Storage Many Sky boxes come with a built in hard drive for storing programmes. Depending on the model, this ranges from 250GB ? 2TB of storage. It's worth noting that if you plan to watch a lot of HD content, this takes up a lot of storage space, so invest in a box with as big a hard drive as you can afford. HD/3D Sky broadcasts selected channels in HD and 3D. However, to access this content, you will need to have a compatible television set and the relevant Sky package. On demand and catchup services Certain Sky boxes enable users to access a library of on demand and catch up services, which are streamed over the internet. To access this, you must have a valid Sky subscription and connect your Sky box to a wireless router. The latest versions of Sky boxes are equipped with built-in Wi-fi, which prevents users from having to connect to their router via an ethernet cable.