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Published Categorized as enviro, television

sky auto standbyNot often do I have something nice to say about $ky. But this time the $avings are yours and the environment! The digibox will now go on auto standby night & day if not used for a period, cutting 14-18volts of power to the LNB on the arm of your dish, Sky expect to reduce their (your collective) carbon footprint by 90,000 tonnes (a year?).

Telly addicts fear not you can turn off auto standby. Sky explain “if you regularly watch TV in the early hours of the morning it is possible to permanently switch off Auto Standby by using an option in the Settings menu of the Sky Guide. Go to Services, 5 – Sky+ Setup, Auto-Standby: set to off”