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New LG TV - PCMCIA slot? by David[_20_]
Just taken delivery off a LG 55SJ850V and opened the online manual. The apertures include one labelled as a PCMCIA slot. Now I'm used to that from previous generation laptops (before USB became the default) but hadn't seen it as a TV interface before. Previous TVs have a CAM slot (which I have...
August 3rd 18 05:14 PM
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Which Freeview channel for BBC News (SD)? by Maurice[_3_]
Although we normally use Freesat, there are occasions when we need to flip over to Freeview, e.g. to watch the rolling BBC News that is on Freesat 212 (and which has in recent months turned into something of a USA-centric chat show Mon-Thurs!). When in Cornwall earlier this month we found BBC...
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August 3rd 18 04:10 PM
by Maurice[_3_] Go to last post
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I wonder if.. by Brian Gaff
Panasonic have an update for one of their dvd/cd players which I have, sorry cannot read the number, as it has an annoying bug on cds that ducks the sound at track markers on any cd, even ones that play continuously on most cd players. The only way to get an update in is either via a usb or...
August 2nd 18 09:07 PM
by Jeff Layman[_2_] Go to last post
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Dead air by Davey
A couple of mornings ago, the Radio 4 FM signal was dead. Maybe some others were as well. It was ok on Freeview, but we don't have a TV set in the kitchen, nor in our car. While watching BBC1 a little later, there was a local news bulletin, and we thought that would be a great opportunity for the...
August 2nd 18 02:51 AM
by Graham.[_12_] Go to last post
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summat up wi t'traffic reports by Bill Wright[_3_]
The traffic reports on the northern BBC locals had broken up audio at lunchtime. There must be a common element. Bill
August 1st 18 07:29 PM
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extended warranties on electrical items by Bill Wright[_3_]
The new freezer came with an envelope containing the instructions and so forth. There was a large label on the bag: REGISTER NOW!" This would 'activate the free one year guarantee'. This seems to do no more than duplicate our statutory rights. In the bag was a glossy brochure offering 'Peace of...
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July 31st 18 12:08 PM
by Bill Wright[_3_] Go to last post
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New TV choices by David[_20_]
I'm semi seriously looking for a new TV at 42" or larger. I've looked at Richer Sounds (amongst others) who are usually a good benchmark. I've also walked around a John Lewis store. As far as I can tell at the moment there are a load of HD Ready TVs (I bought my first one over 10 years ago) at...
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July 29th 18 05:22 PM
by R. Mark Clayton[_2_] Go to last post
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Completely off topic by Bill Wright[_3_]
5.30am this morning. I was asleep and dreaming when a very loud buzzing noise woke me up. There was something in my left ear. It's surprising how quickly you can wake up in such circumstances. I batted my ear and the buzzing thing came out and landed on my upper arm, where it stung me. It was a...
July 29th 18 09:50 AM
by Norman Wells[_7_] Go to last post
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Youtube aspect ratio by Graham.[_12_]
Has anyone else noticed that in the last few days the viewport is nolonger fixed at 16:9 and seems to be complient to the actual material? -- Graham. %Profound_observation%
July 29th 18 03:12 AM
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Log Periodic aerials have shot up in price by Andrew[_6_]
Just noticed that these seem to become a lot more expensive since March. Are people profiteering or is there another factor ?.
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July 28th 18 10:12 PM
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Don't tell em (Rivington) Pike by Graham.[_12_]
Sky News reporter up on Winter Hill this morning telling us that the fire-fighters were keeping the flames away from "A telecom station serving six million people" -- Graham. %Profound_observation%
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July 27th 18 07:54 PM
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Who is responsible for levels? by Brian Gaff
I'm noting more and more on Freeview and to some extent on the internet feeds that radio and tv sound is all over the place. is there no way to fix this issue over all the broadcasters? One might have thought that given the digital nature of distribution some kind of peak monitoring would raise...
July 26th 18 11:16 AM
by tony sayer Go to last post
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green subtitle background by Bill Wright[_3_]
I watched the programme about N Yorks police tonight and because some speech was indistinct subtitles had been added. These were white on a solid green background rectangle. It was very effective I thought. Bill
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July 24th 18 01:36 PM
by Roderick Stewart[_3_] Go to last post
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SOT What's wrong with 'Phi's' posts? by The Other John[_3_]
Pan shows the subject line and author, then shows the line count: 1394 at 09:38 and 2326 at 10:09 but fails to read the body. Is Pan rejecting them because of the high line count? -- TOJ.
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July 23rd 18 05:07 PM
by Bob Latham Go to last post
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BBC iPlayer 4K by Michael Chare[_5_]
How do you ensure that you are watching a BBC iPlayer broadcast in 4K - where available? My 4K Samsung TV is not shown on the BBC's list of supported 4K TVs. To whom in the BBC can I complain? -- Michael Chare
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July 23rd 18 04:13 PM
by Terry Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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Electronic device recovering after hot environment? by Bill Wright[_3_]
We have a VHF/UHF amplifier (quite an expensive one) that the builders covered with glass fibre in a loft. The air temp in the loft was 48C so God knows what it was inside the amp, but it was dead and it burnt the fingers of the person who discovered it. Thing is, it has now been on soak test...
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July 22nd 18 07:12 PM
by Kellerman Go to last post
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Freeview to close in 2025? by Scott[_4_]
I was reading some stuff about Freeview closing in 2025, which I did not quite follow. Is anyone aware of this storyline?
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July 21st 18 11:26 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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hi-fi by Bill Wright[_3_]
Here's how to turn your phone into a hi-fi player https://www.dropbox.com/s/81rondjlt3c1nf1/IMG_2125.jpg?dl=0 Bill
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July 19th 18 07:17 PM
by Woody[_4_] Go to last post
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CPC search engine is ****e and general ramble by Bill Wright[_3_]
Search for freezer alarm; nowt Search for fridge alarm: several products intended for freezer use. I'd given up so I had a look on Amazon. But then thought to try 'fridge' on CPC. Ended up buying three from CPC for less than two would have cost from Amazon. Oh and I've bought two 17Ah gel...
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July 19th 18 04:12 PM
by Paul Ratcliffe Go to last post
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random but need to know by [email protected]
Does anybody know if cello tv is its own make or is it in with something like Samsung, lg ect
July 19th 18 03:27 PM
by Brian Gaff Go to last post
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