Sky To Replace Massive Amounts Of HD Boxes

Posted: Feb 18 2009, 7:12am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:07pm CDT , in Home Entertainment


This story may contain affiliate links.

Buy This Now On Amazon

After a flaw was discovered by the manufacturer of Sky+ HD receivers Sky has found itself in the unenviable position of having to replace 90,000 boxes that are in use in homes. The flaw in the boxes has to do with internal cabling between components.

Sky stresses that there is no safety risk to consumers. All affected owners will be given three months free programming for Sky's HD pack when the box is replaced.

The boxes needing replacement are from the first produced by Pace with model numbers 9F3001, 9F3002, 9F3003, and 9F3004. The replacement program will take around three months to complete. Sky says that the boxes in use can be used normally until engineers drop by to replace it.

Via BBC News

This story may contain affiliate links.


Find rare products online! Get the free Tracker App now.

Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Pomsies, Oculus Go, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News


The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Tech and Car expert Shane McGlaun (Google) reports about what's new in these two sectors. His extensive experience in testing cars, computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at




comments powered by Disqus