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Dumb question: aerial connections to TV by Another John
Sorry for interrupting this august body with a question so simple but ... Our TV (Sony Bravia) gets its aerial feed via the PVR (Humax Fox T2). Owing to its continuing Green Screen problems, the Humax is frequently powered off (via the switch on the back of the box). The TV picture then...
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October 2nd 18 08:00 PM
by Terry Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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out of focus by Bill Wright[_3_]
Just watched Walking Britain's Lost Railways, the one about the Sheffield to Manchester line. Many times during the programme the picture was out of focus. I don't mean as an arty effect; this was accidental. Sometimes focus was regained but often quite long shots were blurred from start to...
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October 1st 18 03:33 PM
by Bill Wright[_3_] Go to last post
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Humax PVP-4000T mislaid recordings by Bill Ward[_2_]
We have a Humax PVP4000T that my wife uses to record programmes on and watch others on iPlayer.. On Wednesday from 5am until around 10pm our fibre internet connection was down due to an Open Reach problem. As she could not watch one that she wanted to on iPlayer she went to her recorded...
September 29th 18 06:20 PM
by Bill Ward[_2_] Go to last post
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easdale by Bill Wright[_3_]
http://tx.mb21.co.uk/gallery/easdale.php How come the support arms ('cradles') are in the same plane as the elements? Why are the cables so untidy? Bill
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September 29th 18 05:25 PM
by Mark Carver Go to last post
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Reception problems during heavy rain? by Bill Wright[_3_]
My aerial has a clear sight of Emley Moor and my distribution system normally delivers a perfect signal to all the TV sets and recorders. However, during the freakishly heavy rain in the early hours of today our reception suffered a long series of brief break-ups. This observation is based on...
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September 29th 18 05:01 PM
by Mark Carver Go to last post
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Labgear Tri-Boom Mast Digital Aerial (or similar) by [email protected]
First post - I have a TV aerial that looks the same shape as the Labgear Tri-Boom Mast Digital Aerial - https://www.screwfix.com/p/labgear-tri-boom-mast-digital-aerial/60215 The topmost part of the rear reflector (?) wobbles by about 25mm as it appears to rotate at its connection point to the main...
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September 29th 18 03:17 AM
by Bill Wright[_3_] Go to last post
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"August" brand set-top boxes (my quest for an STB that ...) by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
(I'd have tacked this onto my previous thread but it has expired here.) I have been looking for a T2 ("HD") STB that: 1. does AD (audio description) 2. records to USB stick 3. has a SCART output with little success: the AD being the main problem - not so much that boxes don't have it, as that...
September 29th 18 12:16 AM
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BBC solves World Cup streaming delay by Phi
BBC Research & Development said it has now managed to "eliminate" the delay. However, its software is not ready to be rolled out to the public yet. Live TV watched online is often behind by several seconds because it takes longer to reliably send video over the internet than to broadcast...
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September 28th 18 10:39 PM
by Chris Youlden[_7_] Go to last post
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September 25th 18 09:25 AM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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Strange behaviour of my Humax DTT box by Bill Wright[_3_]
It came on claiming that there were no programmes on the hard drive. After rebooting it appeared to work normally. It obeyed instructions and played the first of the three episodes of a programme it had recorded. However when that recording came to an end the machine switched (apparently...
September 24th 18 08:50 AM
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T2 ("HD") set-top box wanted, which ... by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , "J. P. Gilliver (John)" writes: So Brian's claim that "they all do AD" is still not proven. I still have yet to see evidence that any of these do AD - or, infuriatingly, any _real_ evidence that they don't: o August DVB415...
September 24th 18 08:48 AM
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Dennis Norden and Frank Muir on Desert Island Discs in 1960 clip fromNewsnight Obituary by AnnieslandJohn[_2_]
Was sorry to hear about Dennis Norden - always enjoyed him on Alright on the Night. BBC2 Newsnight TX: 19.IX.2018 showed a black and white clip with Dennis Norden and Frank Muir jointly choosing their own music as they were to be marooned together on the titular Desert Island. The black and white...
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September 23rd 18 10:55 AM
by charles[_2_] Go to last post
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More fun with subtitles by Davey
During the 1 pm news bulletin today, the BBC's subtitles included: "..during these negotiations, the Queen is a Reptile". They might not like her, but that is somewhat extreme. -- Davey.
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September 20th 18 11:09 PM
by Laurence Taylor Go to last post
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C55 and C56 - result by Scott[_4_]
I asked some time ago whether a Group B aerial would receive these multiplexes when my main transmitter was reconfigured. Perfectly reasonably, I was advised to wait and see. I can now report that I am getting 100% quality on both, albeit lower signal than other channels. No new aerial required.
September 20th 18 06:49 PM
by Scott[_4_] Go to last post
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558 by Bill Wright[_3_]
The number of emails since the last clean out reached 558. That made me think back to Lazer 558. Then it struck me that I didn't know whether the 558 was metres or kHz. I mean, most times common sense will tell you, but there's this bit of the medium wave where the numbers overlap. I'm no good...
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September 20th 18 03:03 AM
by Bill Wright[_3_] Go to last post
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Another Panasonic TV software update! by Jeff Layman[_2_]
After nothing for 2 years, we get another one 6 weeks after the previous one, this time to "Improve network applications" whatever that means. What is a little bit annoying is that the update message suddenly appears, and you are unable to use any apps until the update has been installed -...
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September 18th 18 08:20 PM
by DerekF[_2_] Go to last post
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TV audio improvement for a slightly deaf person by Bill Wright[_3_]
I have a friend who struggles to hear the telly. She is not all that deaf but has a deaf aid. At present she has a newish flatscreen telly with very poor sound quality. I'm wondering what I can do for her. She tried a gadget she got from RNID that is supposed to feed the TV sound into the...
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September 13th 18 05:54 PM
by TonyGamble Go to last post
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TV mystery by Scott[_4_]
My neighbour came up and said her TV had stopped working after the retuning day. I was sceptical that the changes would have the effect of removing all the channels, but the TV said 'no signal'. I carried out a full rescan and still got 'no signal'. I got my decoder box, plugged it in and got a...
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September 12th 18 10:52 PM
by Max Demian Go to last post
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PBS on Freeview 94 by Bill Ward[_2_]
Retuned but cannot get this channel on either of our Humax youview boxes. We are in East Sussex. There is nothing between 85 and 100. Bill.
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September 12th 18 09:00 AM
by Martin[_3_] Go to last post
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Quite a Contradiction by John Hall[_2_]
From today's Daily Telegraph: "Artificial Intelligence is a greater concern than antibiotic resistance, climate change or terrorism for the future of Britain, the incoming president of the British Science Association has warned. "Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of physics and public engagement at the...
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September 10th 18 09:42 AM
by Martin[_3_] Go to last post
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