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Unseemly truncation of Gentleman Jack by Bill Wright[_3_]
What's going on? It started late and finished late. Even with five minutes' padding I lost the climax (in several senses as it happens) so I had to fart about with iPlayer to avoid disappointment. Why do they do this sort of thing? Why were they running late? Why doesn't the EPG get altered?...
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Yesterday 08:49 PM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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Is SKY Q available on broadband yet. by Bill Ward[_2_]
From 2019 Sky will also be launching a version of Sky Q that works over broadband internet only. A Sky Q app will be launched that will be available on smart TVs, third-party set-top-boxes - likely Roku, considering Sky has a part-share in the company - and portable devices. Sky claims it will...
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Yesterday 08:07 PM
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OT: reprocessing mono by JNugent[_5_]
On 19/06/2019 16:45, NY wrote: "JNugent" wrote in message ... What also looks odd is to see film or tape being fed to/from the "inside" side of the spool (ie the right of the left-hand spool and the left of the...
Yesterday 07:24 PM
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1080i vs 1080p by Scott[_4_]
Why is the football being shown in 1080i? I thought 1080p was more suited to movement and 1080i to scenery. No witty comments about women's football please !!!
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Yesterday 04:13 PM
by Mark Carver Go to last post
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They've done it again - not updated the EPG by Dickie mint[_2_]
They really are running the asylum! Following the beeb taking over EPG compilation and the resultant cockup, programme timing changes tonight on BBC2 haven't been changed in the EPG. Of course it could be my Humax? Gardeners' World was at 8.30 pm Looming Tower was at 9.30pm. Tonight
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Yesterday 03:45 PM
by tim...[_2_] Go to last post
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Power Cut by pinnerite
Yesterday we awoke to three problems. My wife had no email access. This was pinned down to a power cut (Pinner area) at sometime in the night. That meant the all-singing and dancing Netgear R7000 Nighthawk Dual-Band AC 1900 Wi-Fi router had been knocked out. As usual although the power had...
June 22nd 19 07:41 PM
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OT: reprocessing mono by Bill Wright[_3_]
On 18/06/2019 21:38, Java Jive wrote: I'm sure we all remember the wagon wheels appear to be turning in the wrong direction in westerns, too. ... that's a stroboscopic artefact* -* which I could explain, but it's complicated No it isn't. It's merely that spoke A in Frame 2 is...
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June 22nd 19 12:42 PM
by Bob Latham Go to last post
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Sky Q by Jeff Gaines
Had the Sky Q box (and new LNB) fitted today. Nothing remarkable except the engineer had to drill the wall for a fitting to hold his ladder in place before he could go up it. Is this the new norm? -- Jeff Gaines Wiltshire UK All those who believe in psychokinesis raise my hand.
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June 21st 19 04:12 PM
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OT: reprocessing mono by Laurence Taylor
On 16/06/2019 19:22, NY wrote: I've also seen modern reconstructions of archive scenes where a reel-to-reel (audio) tape recorder is playing or recording backwards - ie with the tape running from the right-hand reel to the left-hand one. I had a tape recorder that was arranged that way...
June 20th 19 04:22 PM
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SOT: Have I got no news for you by Jim Lesurf[_2_]
In article , Max Demian wrote: On 19/06/2019 15:54, Jeff Gaines wrote: On 19/06/2019 in message Martin wrote: 21% spoilt their voting papers in the last...
June 20th 19 09:23 AM
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HDD trouble by Pamela
On 12:09 19 Jun 2019, T i m wrote: On Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:15:30 +0100, "[email protected]" wrote: On 19/06/2019 09:04, T i m wrote: On Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:15:40 +1000, "Rod Speed" wrote: snip
June 19th 19 09:19 PM
by Peeler[_2_] Go to last post
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Al-Jazeera HD by pinnerite
My aerial faces Crystal Palace. Recently, we were advised to retune to channel 235 on 31 May. Since then Al-Jazeera is certainly there but in SD. The original HD channel on 108 is dead as a dodo. Does anybody know if AJ HD will pop up somewhere else? --
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June 18th 19 03:58 PM
by Scott[_4_] Go to last post
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STV HD by sintv[_2_]
You now need a card to pick up STV HD on freesky 103. Have to now watch SD on 973
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June 18th 19 09:57 AM
by Scott[_4_] Go to last post
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Look !, no hands (aeriel actually) by Andrew[_6_]
The recent rain has made TV reception a bit iffy in my house. I am 10 miles from Midhurst and the 15 element group C/D aerial blew down in 2000 so I lashed it up in the loft with some string as a temporary measure .... 19 years and many transmitter retunes later and Quest is impossible (LCN 29 I...
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June 18th 19 09:16 AM
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You're nearly all still here. Amazon Fire USB stick question by madge
I was given a Version 1 Amazon Fire USB stick for free but no remote, the giver can't find it down the back of the sofa?? Is it really worth buying one of the Hong Kong 7.50 remote copies on ebay? Thanks in advance.
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June 15th 19 11:18 PM
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Aerial operation by [email protected]
I am aware of the theory of aerial dimensions - wavelength, speed of light, and such, but what I am having real trouble visualising is the actual physical function of these things. Can anyone help? Tuned radio waves are photons of a particular frequency, and they are produced by an alternating...
June 15th 19 10:05 AM
by Jim Lesurf[_2_] Go to last post
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Has your electricals been recalled? by Adrian Caspersz
The thread about "Crackly fizzy (mechanical ?) noise from TV ?" has prompted me to look this up. https://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/product-recalls/ "The average success rate of an electrical product recall in the UK is just 10-20%, this means that there are potentially millions of...
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June 14th 19 08:15 AM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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Handbrake... by Jim Lesurf[_2_]
I'm about to update a couple of machines by giving them a new SSD and installing a newer version of the distros I prefer. Doing this on another machine recently has raised a couple of questions in my mind when using Handbrake to convert DVD iso images into convenient AV files. Q1) Where does...
June 12th 19 03:40 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_2_] Go to last post
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One cable from satellite dish, three F-connector cables to living room by NY[_2_]
My new house has three cables with F connectors and one with a Belling Lee connector. The F-connector ones all seem to be satellite, though I've only got one receiver at the moment so I can't test what happens if I try to tune to two different channels on two different cables (assuming channels...
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June 11th 19 05:59 PM
by R. Mark Clayton[_2_] Go to last post
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"Rabbit" video extender - 80s technology by jamie powell
Visiting a uni friend at her parents' house today, I was intrigued to find an 'old-skool' video extender device installed in her bedroom. Branded 'Rabbit' and dated 1985, the system consists of two silver boxes - a mains-powered one in the lounge with phono composite video and stereo audio...
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June 10th 19 07:43 AM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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