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PVR reliability by Jeff Layman[_2_]
About 15 months ago my trusty Humax 9200T, then 5 or 6 years old, started playing up. I decided a new PVR was required. After looking around, I got an Echostar Ultra Slim Box HDT-610R. The hard disk failed after 6 months. Fortunately I'd bought it from John Lewis, who refunded the full...
April 19th 14 11:12 PM
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Do speakers go off with age? by Norman Wells[_7_]
I was just curious to know if loudspeakers go off with age. I have a pair of Bowers and Wilkins DM1's which were quite well regarded when I bought them, but that must now be over 40 years ago. Do speakers have a limited life? Have they come on much over the years that would make replacing...
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April 19th 14 06:59 PM
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Snails and aerials by Brian Gaff[_2_]
I ws outside yesterday with a sighted person, and we were trimming back some shrubs. On looking up she said, there are three snails on your aerial. Apparently they must have climbed all the way up the side of the house, then the pole onto the aerial. Igave it a shake from the window, and two...
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April 19th 14 05:51 PM
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Not exactly tv, but.. by Brian Gaff[_2_]
I was listening on the band 137Mhz to 138Mhz this morning. On there are satellites which seemingly are transmitting pictures sounding not unlike old fashioned Fax Machines. After some research I understand these are sending pictures of the earth under where they are orbiting. The strengths are...
April 19th 14 05:22 PM
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On topic probably, Help Required by madge
I was at a bootfair a couple of weeks ago and a chappie was selling Seagate pipeline hd mini 320 gb laptop size sata drives I bought three of them, (cheap). Probably removed from a branded Digital Terrestrial PVR/DVR as he had a few of those on sale as well. My problem is they are recognised...
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April 19th 14 03:54 PM
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Long wave etc by Stephen[_6_]
"Ar" wrote in message ... On 14/04/14 13:13, wrote: You've given yourself the answers Brian. Large aerials and low bandwidth. Both go directly against modern requirements. The first part may be true,...
April 18th 14 02:56 AM
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Black Boxes by Ashley Booth[_2_]
Brian Gaff wrote: Some of these items still use Wire recorders, not tape as tape melts in a fire. The one I saw looked more like a red egg than a black box, so wondered why they were called the latter. Brian To see what's in a 'black' box see a teardown of one...
April 14th 14 07:51 PM
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BBC Radio 4 by Y Dangle
Some time ago I posted about http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/bbc_radio_fourfm not remembering the volume level when revisited. Although they never properly answered my complaint, BBC now seem to have fixed the problem. Y. --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast!...
April 14th 14 06:27 PM
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BBC News in the dark? by Victor Delta[_2_]
Did anyone else find the studio in last night's BBC1 10pm News bulletin very dark? It was as if some of the lights had been turned off (economy measure?). The effect was particularly noticeable in shots of Clive Myrie (and Gary O'Donoghue at Westminster). All the other VT feeds etc. were...
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April 13th 14 10:28 PM
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Radio for blind people by Max Demian
RNIB's Insight Radio on Freeview 730. Makes sense I suppose. Makes me wonder why Classic FM don't have a Freeview channel, or is the RNIB very rich? Some charities are, you know. Freeview TV must cost a lot more than radio, so how do all the rubbish channels (BONANZABONANZA, CBS Reality, POP,...
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April 13th 14 10:21 PM
by charles Go to last post
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Anything in "digital signal boosters"? by Another John
Is there anything in these here "digital tv aerial boosters"? (ISTR that the analogue equivalents of some years ago were just so much ju-ju.) (Dunno if it makes any difference, but we only use Freeview.) Our secondary TV (bedroom) doesn't get a very good signal, and rather than repeatedly...
April 12th 14 10:58 PM
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Its not you its the server. OT by Brian Gaff
Eternal September is down as I write. 400 NNTP server unavailable. Try later! Configuration: Account: Eternal September server Server: news.eternal-september.org User name: retina1 Protocol: NNTP Port: 119
April 12th 14 06:22 PM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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London Live by Mark Carver
For those of you wondering what this flagship station of the new local TV network is like, and thinking you might be missing out on something fresh and original, well, you can decide from this 2 minute clip:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJpUNx1mqE8 -- Mark Please replace invalid and...
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April 11th 14 09:23 PM
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Belise.. by Brian Gaff[_2_]
Anyone know if they have gone digital, as a friend bought a so called digital portable tv over there and it seems to be anologue. I did point out that there are plenty of crooks out there, many running the country, but th the set has a mysterious usb connection on the case. Brian -- From...
April 10th 14 08:09 AM
by Stephen[_6_] Go to last post
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Using Ad Blocker by Derek F[_4_]
I installed Ad Blocker a few days ago. Since then four sites have objected to my not wanting to see their adverts. Can they legally do this? Their message. "It seems that your computer is running Ad Block software. We will soon be preventing ad-blocked access to our 4oD Programmes To deliver...
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April 8th 14 11:36 PM
by Martin[_3_] Go to last post
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Odd subtitles by Davey
Just finished watching The Iron Cross on BBC2, and all through the film, there were very brief, as in one frame long, subtitles appearing. They were comments, such as 'In foreign language', and suchlike, instead of dialogue, but totally useless, being so fast. Weird. -- Davey.
April 7th 14 03:21 PM
by Davey Go to last post
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BBC iPlayer shows to be made available for 30 days by Java Jive[_3_]
That's very useful for me ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-26888421# -- ========================================================= Please always reply to ng as the email in this post's header does not exist. Or use a contact address...
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April 6th 14 03:17 PM
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On new channels on Freeview by Brian Gaff
So here we are then, First there was Bonanza Bonanza, then London Live, now Movies for Men and CBs Reality. What is the point? I'm ignoring Pop the kiddies channel for mow as I'm not really the right age to know if its good or not. So Bonanze Bonanza is already running repeats of their stock...
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April 6th 14 12:44 AM
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TOT - but interesting. by Woody[_4_]
I had a WD 320Gb HDD fail in my laptop last weekend and it is only about eight months old. I had a dig on the WD site and found it has a two year guarantee, so I went through the RMA process and returned it to an organisation in Swindon. I got an e-mail from WD on Friday afternoon to say my...
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April 5th 14 09:37 PM
by Paul Ratcliffe Go to last post
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C4 tonight at 8.30... by Bill Wright[_2_]
....promises to investigate overpriced HDMI leads. Bill
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April 5th 14 06:46 PM
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