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m403pp

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Hi everyone - just after some advice - have just bought a campervan that has a satalite dish on the roof, and has the SKY box/reciver attached to it, I can purchase the freeview sky card but woundered what a Dreambox500s might offer, or not, against the freeview card from Sky, would anyone recommend the Dreambox500s it's size is attractive as space is a luxury and also was looking at converting to DC feed for use on the leisure batteries , can also pickup other satilites as the dish can be moved easily - any advice much appricated
 

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the only way a dm500s would be beneficial over the official sky box would be if you had a broadband feed to the caravan which is very unlikely

id go for a freesat box for caravan
 

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Surely it is possible to use the S*y freeview card in the Dm500S and if you are not bothered about just recieving the free channels than I can't see why you would need broadband. Also if his dish is big enough it should also be able to recieve free foreign channels so I would have thought it was probably better to go for the Dm500S.
 

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if using the 500 and a sat card with say cccam you will get all the chans there freesat card gives you also it will update with cccam so no need to put it back in a sky box to update if it was me i would go for the 500 or some thing like it as you can always use it for othere sats if you want
 

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I agree with tel ewestum, whats the point in losing the epg and simplicity of a standard box to go for a not so stable or simple dm500? Everyone has different opinions but we are talking about caravan use. I'd go for the epg, simplicity & stability.
 
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