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Newbie question by John
My Amstrad ski digibox has gone to the great digibox land in heaven. Ok what are my best options, Sky quoted £65 to come and check out my system , and anything they find not working will be replaced for no other cost than this initial £65. Is this a good deal? I'm a Sky multi channel...
September 30th 03 07:41 PM
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Sky + question by JPick
If I purchase the sky box alone, do I have to inform sky to change any subscription details, Thanks, John
September 30th 03 12:20 PM
by Mark Carver Go to last post
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Free-to-view progs on Astra by nc
I'm about to buy a new tv, it will be one with either terrestial digital built-in or one with both that and sky tuners (i.e. the Panasonic one). I don't have a Sky digibox and am unlikely to subscribe to the sevice so my question is: are there any free-to-air channels on Sky (Astra) other...
September 30th 03 12:10 PM
by nc Go to last post
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Sky + question by JPick
If I purchase the sky box alone, do I have to inform sky to change any subscription details, Thanks, John
September 30th 03 08:09 AM
by JPick Go to last post
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'F' Connectors - I know why they are called 'F' by Des
Before I lashed out any money on an expensive aerial amp, I thought I would buy a couple of 'F' connectors from Maplin just to see how easy they are to fit. A couple of web-sites that I have looked at say to twist the outer braid into a pigtail, twist it clockwise back onto the cable and screw the...
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September 30th 03 02:18 AM
by Bill Go to last post
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Important news For all webmaster,newsmaster by Martin. S
wrote in message ... To all webmaster,newsmaster To fight Copyright and illegal usagers of Newsgroups it's recommand to set all you News server to receive and send only 32 kbytes of article for all newsgroups (250...
September 30th 03 01:59 AM
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Electronic programme guide. by sixeightsevensix
My EPG only tells me what's on next, allowing me to set a reminder for it. Digital cable used to let me set reminders up to week in advance. Is this my receiver or are all boxes the same?
September 30th 03 12:51 AM
by Simon Slavin Go to last post
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support question: DVRec/Nova-T (PCI) -> DivX by Default
I have successfully coded to a DivX file from an MPG one that was generated by my Nova-T. I have all the filters installed and the conversion process appears to have went smoothly. But I can't seem to be able to play the output DivX file. It doesn't seem to be in a valid format for either WMP9,...
September 29th 03 11:55 PM
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If Freeview website says "not available", is that final? by Miles
We currently live in an ntl cabled area, but will soon be moving house to an area where cable is not available. Since our little one would be very upset if he can't watch Cbeebies any more, and I don't particularly want to pay for Sky, I checked the freeview website for availability at the new...
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September 29th 03 11:37 PM
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Digital TV too complex for viewers, says study by Mike Terry
By Tom Leonard, Media Editor (Filed: 20/09/2003) Millions of viewers do not want digital television because they find it too "laborious and demanding" even to change channels, a study said yesterday. The elderly and short-sighted find it hard coping with the complicated remote control and...
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September 29th 03 09:44 PM
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cool by sixeightsevensix
My receiver software has just automatically updated: cool!
September 29th 03 08:37 PM
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Sky plans Channel 6 by madge
http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/media/story.jsp?story=445166 Richard Freudenstein, chief operating officer for BSkyB, said his company would start what rivals are calling Channel 6 if viewers increasingly turned to Freeview -- "Free flow of information has a price and responsible Internauts" The...
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September 29th 03 08:22 PM
by Charlie Pearce Go to last post
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[OT] Telewest Pace Box Software Upgrade & Red Dot by slim
hi all, apologies if this post is ot here, any suggestions of where it ought to go would be appreciated if it is. i have a pace digibox for my telewest cable tv. they updated the software today, as they promised they would in a recent mailshot. one of the results of that upgrade is that now when...
September 29th 03 06:44 PM
by slim Go to last post
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Daewoo Software scan by Dazza
According to setpal's website, software scan was today from 10am. My box has scanned but apart from picking up 2 new channels (heat & mojo) has not updated the software - anyone else been succesful? Daz -- "A clear intellect, close attention to detail and a little scientific knowledge will...
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September 29th 03 05:58 PM
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Is this true - or are Dixons head office completely wrong?? by Andrew Manuel-Warner
I was in the Dixons shop nearby to where I work today and had an interesting chat with one of the guys who works there, who claims that they all had brochures on Freeview products and channels etc, BUT they have been told as of the end of this month - ITV, Channel 4, Five, ITV2 and ITV News will...
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September 29th 03 05:48 PM
by austin500 Go to last post
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Pace twin is unreliable by Tiscali
It's a great device, but it doesn't quite work. The picture and sound are top quality. We hardly ever watch live TV now, as we always have a stock of stuff ready for us to watch when we want it. But... If you plan to record something that you must not miss, forget it. At some point, you will...
September 29th 03 05:22 PM
by jrg Go to last post
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OT Cheap DAB recievers by David
We have one of those second goods/ Pawn Shops, called Cash Onverters, think they are nationwide, they have a lots of repacked/tested new Accoustic Solutions goods in. These include the DAB tuner at £59, the matching amplifier is £49. -- Regards, David Please reply to News Group.
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September 29th 03 02:58 PM
by Stuart Go to last post
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Newbie Telewest questions by Servalan
I'm think of getting Telewest digital cable, as I already have their phone and broadband, but am completely new to digital TV and have a few questions that I'd be grateful for assistance with... 1) I have an old (about 15 years but still an excellent picture) Panasonic 4:3 TV and I wonder how the...
September 29th 03 01:14 PM
by Anuk Su Namun Go to last post
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dvrec and virtual dub clarification by Scrofula
COMPRESSION You may easily and quickly edit the resultant avi's in Virtualdub to remove adverts or other garbage see Virtualdub documentation for details. this is the bit i am having difficulty with. the virtual dub online pages don't offer much help that i could see the automatic processing...
September 28th 03 11:37 PM
by Scrofula Go to last post
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BBC Parliament on Freeview by Paul S. Jenkins
Something rather odd I've recently noticed on BBC Parliament: Admittedly it's not a channel I regularly watch, but a couple of days ago I noticed that when switching up the channels (including Parliament), for a fraction of a second the screen displays another two quarter-screen images, then...
September 28th 03 10:34 PM
by PaulJ Go to last post
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