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Forum: Freesat 16-08-2014, 12:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,005
Posted By Pollensa1946
To be fair, when it opened around Nov 2012...

To be fair, when it opened around Nov 2012 (shortly after launch of the 1000S) it was staffed by the team that had developed the box, and they were genuinely looking for feedback. However, when what...
Forum: Freesat 12-08-2014, 10:19
Replies: 7
Views: 2,005
Posted By Pollensa1946
I don't think I ever saw a sensible, useful reply...

I don't think I ever saw a sensible, useful reply from the staff on that forum. The users/posters yes, the staff...hopeless. No great loss other than it gives Freesat an opportunity to continue to...
Forum: Freesat 11-08-2014, 16:21
Replies: 25
Views: 4,827
Posted By Pollensa1946
I'm surprised at you Faust. You're the one that...

I'm surprised at you Faust. You're the one that when you first got your box said "it brings a smile to my face every time I switch on" and "I know a whiner when I see one" (in reference to any...
Forum: Freesat 10-08-2014, 10:45
Replies: 25
Views: 4,827
Posted By Pollensa1946
I'm merely drawing attention to the disparities...

I'm merely drawing attention to the disparities in what was said by Freesat themselves in two different press releases.
Forum: Freesat 09-08-2014, 09:14
Replies: 25
Views: 4,827
Posted By Pollensa1946
1.85 million people, or 1.85 million households...

1.85 million people, or 1.85 million households and 3.85 million viewers, as claimed...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 19-07-2014, 09:45
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Pollensa1946
Alternatively simply buy a generic receiver, with...

Alternatively simply buy a generic receiver, with hard disk inside or add a USB hard disk outside.
Here for example...
http://www.satellitesuperstore.co.uk/cat.htm



Depends whether that is a...
Forum: Freesat 08-07-2014, 21:20
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By Pollensa1946
You will need a co-ax cable between rooms, which...

You will need a co-ax cable between rooms, which your postings elsewhere state you cannot do.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 28-06-2014, 17:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By Pollensa1946
The 1000 is in a black casing and requires an...

The 1000 is in a black casing and requires an external dongle for wireless connection to your router. The 1010 is in a white casing and comes complete with built in wireless.
Forum: Freesat 15-02-2014, 15:15
Replies: 50
Views: 8,052
Posted By Pollensa1946
If that's the case then Freesat could come right...

If that's the case then Freesat could come right out and say it and kill this and other discussions stone dead. The fact that they haven't is maybe in itself indicative that it's more complex. Or...
Forum: Freesat 15-02-2014, 13:16
Replies: 50
Views: 8,052
Posted By Pollensa1946
I guess any discussion on this topic is...

I guess any discussion on this topic is speculation. I framed it as a question though, simply because I may be away from home and maybe the smart thing to do is to set my 1000S to a power-on/off...
Forum: Freesat 15-02-2014, 10:04
Replies: 50
Views: 8,052
Posted By Pollensa1946
So far as I can see this discussion has not...

So far as I can see this discussion has not answered the question...
What happens with a box that is left powered off during the transition period of the two satellites and misses a s/w update maybe...
Forum: Freesat 11-02-2014, 10:01
Replies: 1,347
Views: 199,260
Posted By Pollensa1946
See...

See here...
http://community.freesat.co.uk/t5/Help-and-advice/Home-Transponder/td-p/14758
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 05-02-2014, 15:13
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Pollensa1946
The AV button on the 1000S R/C has no function. ...

The AV button on the 1000S R/C has no function. What is it for? Excellent question. Answer, who knows.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 10-01-2014, 10:06
Replies: 135
Views: 16,473
Posted By Pollensa1946
I have some sympathy with that view. There are...

I have some sympathy with that view. There are two issues here...
1) Is this feature required, or keenly sought by users. I never missed it before and if I want to watch the HD version I know how...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 09-01-2014, 19:40
Replies: 135
Views: 16,473
Posted By Pollensa1946
Well I confess that when I first used the Watch...

Well I confess that when I first used the Watch in HD I was thoroughly confused by the redisplay of the EPG rather than immediately switching to full-screen display of the HD channel. Now that I...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 27-12-2013, 19:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By Pollensa1946
I see a somewhat similar problem on my 1000S...

I see a somewhat similar problem on my 1000S connected to my Panasonic E5B TV on HDMI1. I have to power on the TV first then the Humax. If I power on the Humax before the TV is fully booted up then...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 14-11-2013, 18:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,677
Posted By Pollensa1946
Glad you got a result. I complained about...

Glad you got a result. I complained about exactly that a year ago after launch and was fobbed off with a reply that they were satisfied with the advertising. I clearly made the mistake of...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 03-11-2013, 11:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,734
Posted By Pollensa1946
Explained...

Explained here...
http://myhumax.org/forum/topic/sound-problem-1
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 01-11-2013, 09:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By Pollensa1946
+1, it's completely normal for the 1000S models. ...

+1, it's completely normal for the 1000S models. Just a poor implementation of the banner display.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 08-10-2013, 21:00
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By Pollensa1946
That's the key. ITV Player is blocked in NI and...

That's the key. ITV Player is blocked in NI and Scotland postcodes due to an agreement between ITV and UTV/STV not to intrude in their territory.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 28-09-2013, 10:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,677
Posted By Pollensa1946
As per...

As per here...
http://myhumax.org/forum/topic/full-freetime-england-wales-only
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 28-08-2013, 16:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,601
Posted By Pollensa1946
Same on the 1000S. This is an example of trying...

Same on the 1000S. This is an example of trying to do everything not very well syndrome that seems to infect Humax PVRs.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 26-08-2013, 14:11
Replies: 14
Views: 2,104
Posted By Pollensa1946
Yes I guess I must be. It was the fact that my...

Yes I guess I must be. It was the fact that my Samsung arrived with a "HD Ready" sticker on the screen and the user guide says it has resolution up to 1080i. That information being in line with the...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 26-08-2013, 09:28
Replies: 14
Views: 2,104
Posted By Pollensa1946
That's understandable given that other posters...

That's understandable given that other posters here, quite correctly, describe 1080i broadcasts as Full HD, while shops describe 1080i sets as HD Ready (example being my Samsung bought 5 years ago). ...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 25-08-2013, 10:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,540
Posted By Pollensa1946
+1 from me.

+1 from me.
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