Non-Freesat Mode - How to use it, What you can get. - Freesat Spares

Non-Freesat Mode - How to use it, What you can get.

This is all about extra channels on the astra 2 network (the system used by Sky & Freesat).

On all freesat branded boxes you have an option to switch the mode of your box to NON-FREESAT, this will allow to manually tune other services not on the Freesat Channel lists.

Its very easy to switch to the Non-Freesat, just enter your boxes menu, now depending on your model you may see the Non-Freesat (or STB Mode on Humax) option in the first level, but if you don't, just open the Setting option, then select the Non-Freesat.

You can then use a list like this very handy one on Wikipedia 

Then by using the Channel Search / Manual TP and the table of channels from the wiki link above.

For example If you wanted to watch Sky News Arabia, you enter these transponder.

Freq: 12148

Pol: H

Symbol Rate: 27500

FEC: 5/6 (not always needed, can be set to auto)

The box will search and show you any channels on this Transponder.

Add as many extra channels as you wish.

Kids Free to Air on Freesat Astra 28

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