Sky MINI SD501 Wireless Connector
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The easiest step of all is achieved when your Sky box comes with built-in Wifi. You will find that many of the newer boxes will come with this as standard, but if you have an older model, as many of us still do, you will need to perform the actions listed in either the wired or wireless section above to connect the WiFi to your Sky box normally.
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Step 6:Once your Sky Q Mini Box has connected to your main Sky Q TV box or router, you should be able to access live TV and other features in any room with a connected Mini Box. Sky Mini Box Dimensions / Specs So, say goodbye to tangled cables and embrace the freedom of wireless connectivity with the Sky Wireless Connector. It’s an essential accessory that enhances the viewing experience and makes your entertainment journey even more enjoyable. FAQs For Sky Q Mini boxes where you want to stay wireless, follow the reset instruction above. When you get the ‘Step 1 of 4 screen’, press Select on your remote control. Then, move to your Sky Q main box and press the WPS button on the front (the one with two arrows) until the light flashes. This will let your Sky Q Mini box join your Sky mesh network.
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A Sky Wireless Connector is a device that allows you to connect your Sky box to your home Wi-Fi network. It works by creating a wireless connection between your Sky box and your internet router, eliminating the need for a physical Ethernet cable. Setting up a Sky Wireless Connector is a straightforward process. First, connect the Wireless Connector to your Sky box using an Ethernet cable. Then, plug the Wireless Connector into a power source using the provided power adapter. Next, navigate to the network settings on your Sky box and select “Wireless Connector” as the connection type. Follow the on-screen instructions to connect the Wireless Connector to your home’s wireless network. Once the connection is established, you can start enjoying on-demand content wirelessly. As robust as this system is, problems start to occur if you want to make changes. One of the most common ones is that people think that their Mini boxes are connected to a 2.4GHz network, so reset them, only to find that they can’t see their existing 5GHz network. This is entirely normal, as your existing 5GHz network doesn’t have the Quality of Service (QoS) or mesh networking abilities that Sky Q needs. This is why a hidden network is created.
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An SD501 connects for both power and broadband via the box's USB port, as @TimmyBGoodposted, so if your box doesn't have a USB port, an SD501 definitely isn't compatible. I think I recall that some earlier Sky+HD boxes (possibly DRX780, Pace and Samsung boxes?) that do have a USB port aren't compatible either.
If this doesn’t fix your problem, then you can phone Sky and talk to them about getting a Sky Q booster. Much like an additional satellite in a mesh system, a Sky Q booster gives another repeater in the system.