You Can Use An Old Sky Box For Freesat?
If you don’t want to purchase a new Freesat box you could use an old Sky box to connect your satellite dish to your TV for free satellite services.
Can I use an old sky box for Freeview?
It is not possible to plug an aerial into a Sky Digibox to receive Freeview channels because the boxes have not been designed this way. You will continue to get the full Sky EPG listings; you just will not be able to watch subscription channels.
Can I use a Sky dish as an aerial?
You only get freesat from Sky from a Sky dish, you can’t use it like an aerial. If your TV has a satellite input then it’ll work but it’ll be a different connection.
Can I connect satellite dish directly to TV?
Connect one end of the coaxial cable to the back of your satellite dish labeled “LNB” Plug the other end of the HDMI cable in to your TV (not your dish receiver). Most televisions have more than one HDMI port, so choose the one you prefer. Finally, turn on your TV and press the satellite button on your remote.