[access-uk] Re: Sky Talker

Aedan,

When you spoke to Sky, did they say you could actually buy the Sky Talker and 
they would ship it to you in the Republic of Ireland?. I spoke to them and they 
said they wouldn't.

Mark

On 4 Jun 2011, at 13:59, Aedan O'Meara wrote:

> Hi Tony,
> Many thanks for the compliments. Always glad to help.
> Sky assure me that the Talker will work here as well.
> Always willing to experiment.
> It was Eleanor who suggested I join this list. So far very impressed with
> it. 
> Take care. 
> Aedan. 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> tony sweeney
> Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 1:06 AM
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Talker
> 
> Aedan you have given so much learning to folk like myself on the vip 
> students list.
> 
> Your contributions are great indeed!
> 
> Really appreciated the one on Yourtube/Youtube.
> 
> Trust that you will get that Talker sorted but it won't be easy!
> 
> Sorry Mod going off topic a little bit now.: I'll leave it at that!
> 
> best, Tony Sweeney
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Aedan O'Meara" <aomeara@xxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 12:11 AM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Talker
> 
> 
>> Hi Peter,
>> Interested and have contacted you off-list.
>> Aedan.
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
>> Of
>> Peter Holdstock
>> Sent: Friday, June 03, 2011 10:31 PM
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Talker
>> 
>> I'll sell mine for £50 including postage and give instructions on how to 
>> set
>> 
>> it up if interested.
>> 
>> Peter
>> 
>> -----Original Message----- 
>>> From: Aedan O'Meara
>> Sent: Friday, June 03, 2011 10:13 PM
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Talker
>> 
>> Hi Peter,
>> Sincere thanks for prompt reply.
>> As I am fairly committed to Sky for all the Science and nat Geo channels I
>> saw some discussions about the Sky Talker. I hope they improve it for the
>> plus box which I got primarily to quick record interesting items.
>> I have written up a tutorial on using the Sky controls blindfold. I am not
>> happy that it is reliable as the buttons change function depending where 
>> you
>> are in the menus.
>> I gather the Free to air box got an awsard from Which.
>> I assume the anyone buying the present Sky Talker addon will get a free
>> upgrade in teh Autumn.
>> If anyone is willing to sell off their unit I would be willing to take a
>> chance.
>> Kind regards
>> Aedan.
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf 
>>> Of
>> Peter Holdstock
>> Sent: Friday, June 03, 2011 9:37 PM
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sky Talker
>> 
>> I don't think the sky talker works properly with the Sky HD service yet. 
>> But
>> 
>> when it does work, it does make it easier to record and playback but it's
>> not that great. It only tells you the programme details you are watching.
>> I've actually cancelled my sky subscription on that basis as I found
>> accessible free sat equipment was more useful and meant I could watch more
>> tv even though less is on offer because I can read the guide, set series
>> links and deal with clashes etc.
>> 
>> Peter
>> 
>> -----Original Message----- 
>>> From: Aedan O'Meara
>> Sent: Friday, June 03, 2011 9:25 PM
>> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [access-uk] Sky Talker
>> 
>> Hi all,
>> New to this list.
>> As a totally blind subscriber to Sky TV since their digital service 
>> started
>> I would like to know what people think of the Sky Talker. I recently got 
>> the
>> HD service with the Sky plus box for the family but would like to be able 
>> to
>> record and replay items better than I can at the moment.
>> Kind regards to all
>> Aedan O'Meara.
>> 
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