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Forum: Sky 21-04-2014, 10:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,269
Posted By Deacon1972
Last time I looked I had about 5 shows (same...

Last time I looked I had about 5 shows (same series) where each one had three stacks, the EPG is a real mess....

In addition to that, some series have no episode numbers in the synopsis, so that'll...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 20-04-2014, 11:46
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Deacon1972
There was a big fire at a PCB factory at the...

There was a big fire at a PCB factory at the beginning of March which produces the boards for the Samsung S5, are you saying there is another fire?
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 19-04-2014, 09:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By Deacon1972
Even with screw terminals I have seen receivers...

Even with screw terminals I have seen receivers trip out, from a stray stand to cables which have had far too much insulation stripped off wires have actually been touching.

Physically checking wire...
Forum: Sky 17-04-2014, 16:25
Replies: 658
Views: 87,739
Posted By Deacon1972
Still using remotes, how old fashioned. :D Not...

Still using remotes, how old fashioned. :D

Not used one for what must be over 12 months now, I find my tablet or mobile so much easier operating the TV, Sky boxes, amp, media player, and laptop.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-04-2014, 15:46
Replies: 300
Views: 30,491
Posted By Deacon1972
HTC One..... Messages - Contacts Icon - Options...

HTC One.....

Messages - Contacts Icon - Options (three dots) - Select All.....:-)

iPhone (3gs) will send to all but you have to enter all contacts manually with the + icon.
Forum: Sky 17-04-2014, 10:17
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Deacon1972
Have you tried rebooting the box, this normally...

Have you tried rebooting the box, this normally restores normal viewing....
Forum: Sky 16-04-2014, 16:51
Replies: 658
Views: 87,739
Posted By Deacon1972
Are you disappointed that more than a few weeks...

Are you disappointed that more than a few weeks have passed or the wording now says next few months but previously said weeks?

I've just got the update on one of my boxes, both are 895's, I can't...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 16-04-2014, 12:47
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By Deacon1972
Cables are also connected to the speakers...

Cables are also connected to the speakers themselves, a receiver will still shut down if it detects a short here, not just the receiver end.

Could be a stray strand which has touched when...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 15-04-2014, 14:01
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Deacon1972
Tell them to give them a ring, you inevitable...

Tell them to give them a ring, you inevitable find they will deliver for an additional cost, I've had clearance/store only offers delivered with no problem.

If they insist its only collection only,...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 10-04-2014, 12:18
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Deacon1972
Just an update in case anyone else suffers the...

Just an update in case anyone else suffers the same problem...

Did a BIOS/driver update but to no avail, found out it was Win7 and the auto detect, feature which can not be disabled, a way around it...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-04-2014, 23:29
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Deacon1972
After doing a bit of searching on the Intel site...

After doing a bit of searching on the Intel site it does look like its a known issue, an update on BIOS and/or reinstall of an older driver seems to fix it, son will give it a go tomorrow.

Thanks...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-04-2014, 20:36
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Deacon1972
Using the HDMI out for audio and video, video...

Using the HDMI out for audio and video, video gets passed through the amp, audio is decoded by the amp. HDMI required for HD audio....

I would say if you want the amp to do the video switching and...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-04-2014, 17:29
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Deacon1972
HD audio controller issue

Helping my son sort the audio out on their new PC...

PC connected to a Denon amp via HDMI, all works OK until they change source, i.e want to watch Sky, because when they switch back to the PC input...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 07-04-2014, 09:21
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Deacon1972
I was helping my son last night configure...

I was helping my son last night configure sound/video settings on their new PC, one of the settings we made was similar to this.......

Double click volume icon in task bar, on the top of the volume...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 05-04-2014, 12:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,901
Posted By Deacon1972
If you could get Netflix on the TV I don't know...

If you could get Netflix on the TV I don't know if it would pass DD+ or even DD5.1 to your receiver.

Have you a desktop PC/laptop you can connect to the TV, providing your device has...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 05-04-2014, 09:49
Replies: 19
Views: 1,901
Posted By Deacon1972
In what respect have Lovefilm/Netflix have to get...

In what respect have Lovefilm/Netflix have to get their act together?

Don't know much about Lovefilm, but Netflix has a huge library of 5.1, in 1080p too, they have also started 4k streaming, their...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 03-04-2014, 15:53
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Deacon1972
Better the rears being 4ft behind you than on the...

Better the rears being 4ft behind you than on the wall with the sofa against it.

The amp will determine the levels/distances and delays which will give good surround f/x.

All speakers on the same...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 03-04-2014, 12:18
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Deacon1972
The Sony system is not a true wireless system -...

The Sony system is not a true wireless system - the rear speakers plug into a receiver which is placed at the rear of the room, the receiver also requires a power source.

Phillips system 600. :o
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 02-04-2014, 23:46
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By Deacon1972
If decorating why not hide the wires? You can...

If decorating why not hide the wires?

You can run the wires under the carpet or use micro trucking on laminate/wooden flooring, channel wires in walls where required.

There's plenty of help too...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 01-04-2014, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By Deacon1972
Don't waste your money, the resolution is very...

Don't waste your money, the resolution is very low, only 800x480.

Your money will be better spent on a second hand HD ready PJ, for 20-30 extra you could pick up something like an Optoma HD65, if...
Forum: Sky 20-03-2014, 16:23
Replies: 658
Views: 87,739
Posted By Deacon1972
The solution would be to make sure text entries...

The solution would be to make sure text entries are the same for every episode in the series. :D

Nice to hear they ate working on it, cheers for the info ;-)
Forum: Sky 20-03-2014, 15:52
Replies: 658
Views: 87,739
Posted By Deacon1972
What frustrates me is the inability to customise...

What frustrates me is the inability to customise my personal planner, sky introduced the stacking system to tidy up/make navigation simpler, it's not had the desired affect, not here anyway, I have...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 02-03-2014, 11:30
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By Deacon1972
Forum: Sky 20-02-2014, 17:24
Replies: 47
Views: 2,623
Posted By Deacon1972
This is where the old Thomson box had an...

This is where the old Thomson box had an advantage, it carried HD over component as well as SD at 576i.

Only way to get 576i now is via scart, which some prefer to SD 576p over HDMI.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 19-02-2014, 17:31
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By Deacon1972
The 2010i's are not a sealed unit, they are a...

The 2010i's are not a sealed unit, they are a bass reflex system, basically the have a hole in the back of the speaker housing, main driver and port tubes are matched together to extend bass...
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