Is Sky Q better than Sky HD?
The main Sky Q box replaces the traditional Sky+ or Sky+HD box under your TV.
There are two boxes available, the 2TB model being the more advanced with 12 TV tuners, allowing recording of up to six channels while watching a seventh (the rest are used for other features, including one reserved for live 4K UHD events)..
Do you need an engineer to install Sky Q?
Every Sky Q Main box has to be installed by an engineer, no known exceptions.
Does Sky q need to be connected to a phone line?
Re: Do I need a phone line for Sky Q? @DavB you do not need a landline but you require an internet connection.
Does Sky q need a new dish?
People with newer dishes won’t have to have the whole dish replaced, just a new LNB (Low Noise Block Downconverter, to give it its fancy name). The Sky Q Home area, the heart of the system.
Can I use my old Sky dish for Sky Q?
Sky Q & Sky Off Same Satellite Dish – Including Freesat To run Sky Q and normal Sky or Freesat at the same time off a satellite dish. You will need to instead of installing a wideband LNB, install a Hybrid LNB instead. There are couple different makes and models but essentially, they have the same final result.
Do you need extra cables for Sky Q?
For Q you need two sat cables from dish to the main Q box only. Currently the main box Is the only UHD one so the one probably in yiur main viewing room typically usually further at point from the dish. The mini boxes don’t have any sat cables and are designed to send data over Wi-Fi to each other.
Is a sky Q dish different?
The Sky Q System works in a different way to the standard sky System so they use a different LNB. If you look up at your dish you will find they have fitted a Sky Q LNB like the one pictured above. One of the main differences youwill see is that the new LNB only has two cable connections that go to your new Sky Q Box.
Does Sky fix your dish for free?
Sky may run through some troubleshooting with you on the phone but if it doesn’t help, will arrange an engineer visit. If the engineer thinks the problems lie with the dish, they’ll replace it. There’s no charge other than the standard callout charge of £65.