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Forum: Freesat Yesterday, 20:56
Replies: 1,138
Views: 489,131
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Channel removed from Freesat 6th Jan 2015.

Channel removed from Freesat 6th Jan 2015.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 16:19
Replies: 17
Views: 337
Posted By grahamlthompson
You just plug it into the modulator input socket...

You just plug it into the modulator input socket at one end and the aerial in to the other socket on the attenuator. It will only fit one way.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Yesterday, 15:54
Replies: 17
Views: 337
Posted By grahamlthompson
You may be overloading the modulator input, if...

You may be overloading the modulator input, if the amp is variable try turning down the gain. If not fit a variable signal attenuator. to the modulator...
Forum: Freesat 03-03-2015, 21:02
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By grahamlthompson
Just checked on a Foxsat-hdr (60cm dish...

Just checked on a Foxsat-hdr (60cm dish Midlands), both tuners 100% signal 100% quality.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 02-03-2015, 18:43
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By grahamlthompson
In many cases you can use a PC to change the file...

In many cases you can use a PC to change the file container format, in some cases you may have to recode the container contents.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 02-03-2015, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By grahamlthompson
The Humax freetime boxes have a DLNA client so...

The Humax freetime boxes have a DLNA client so the answer is a qualified yes. However without knowing what the video files contain some may not work. Generally mpeg compressed content (eg mpeg2,...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 26-02-2015, 18:52
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By grahamlthompson
The OP can record one channel and view (but not...

The OP can record one channel and view (but not record) any other. To be able to do this requires two working inputs. The foxsat will not work at all if no signal on lnb 1 in. If no signal on...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 26-02-2015, 17:48
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By grahamlthompson
Something's wrong. You should be able to record...

Something's wrong. You should be able to record any two channels and also watch a third sharing a transponder with either recording (any third channel if the recordings are from the same...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 25-02-2015, 10:49
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By grahamlthompson
I have a 2GB WD AV-GP drive in mine. (The...

I have a 2GB WD AV-GP drive in mine. (The original drive was a Seagate pIpeline). Unfortunately it's not possible to transfer existing recordings to new drive.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 24-02-2015, 12:31
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By grahamlthompson
Have you tried powering off the unit at the mains...

Have you tried powering off the unit at the mains for 15 Minutes. It's very easy to change the HDD if it's had it. It's worth trying to reseat the hard drive connectors first (The case screws are...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 20-02-2015, 21:06
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By grahamlthompson
Same argument, if it works, it works 100% or not...

Same argument, if it works, it works 100% or not at all (there's a small area in between that the picture might break up into a pixelated mess) That's the whole point of digital.

Your cable is...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 20-02-2015, 20:58
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By grahamlthompson
There is no such thing as a 4K HDMI cable. A...

There is no such thing as a 4K HDMI cable. A high speed HDMI cable is capable of 4K transmission. If your existing cable works then there is nothing you can do to improve it.

The cable has to...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 19-02-2015, 13:11
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By grahamlthompson
Try setting a manual recording with some built in...

Try setting a manual recording with some built in padding.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-02-2015, 17:07
Replies: 32
Views: 1,782
Posted By grahamlthompson
Have you tried removing it altogether from the...

Have you tried removing it altogether from the circuit ? If the signal is too strong turning it down will not prevent the amplifier front end getting swamped.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-02-2015, 15:19
Replies: 32
Views: 1,782
Posted By grahamlthompson
Try a signal attenuator, you may have too strong...

Try a signal attenuator, you may have too strong a signal.

http://www.screwfix.com/p/vhf-uhf-variable-attenuator/29190
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-02-2015, 09:49
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By grahamlthompson
My Panasonic TV (TX 47AS802B) has twin freesat...

My Panasonic TV (TX 47AS802B) has twin freesat tuners (freetime) and twin DVB-T2 Freeview+ tuners. It will record any two Freesat and Freeview channels in any combination to a usb drive.

Current...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 15-02-2015, 22:45
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By grahamlthompson
Perhaps at long last ITV-HD has finally...

Perhaps at long last ITV-HD has finally incorporated 5.1 audio. I will try and record the next movie in the Bond sequence from the next movie in the series (Do you know what the next episode in the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 15-02-2015, 22:03
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By grahamlthompson
That has to be a first. ITV-HD has not had any...

That has to be a first. ITV-HD has not had any 5.1 content for a very long time (It's 2.0 perhaps with Prologic encoding). As it happened I tuned to it to watch (on Freesat) and it did not sound...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-02-2015, 17:54
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By grahamlthompson
I have these phones. They have a toslink input...

I have these phones. They have a toslink input as well as analogue inputs. they decode DTS and ac3. (they do have a 5.1 decoder and PLIIX )

Zoom in on the phones you can see the led's indicating...
Forum: Freesat 12-02-2015, 15:26
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By grahamlthompson
Sky and Freesat are the same channels, Only...

Sky and Freesat are the same channels, Only difference on a sky box you access via the Sky epg and on a Freesat box the Freesat epg. :)

If there was issues with the actual satellites or the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-02-2015, 20:06
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By grahamlthompson
A folded dipole (a half wave loop) will appears ...

A folded dipole (a half wave loop) will appears as a short circuit, a straight dipole as open circuit when measuring DC resistance....
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-02-2015, 18:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By grahamlthompson
le anyway If you have a 4K TV, the TV itself...

le anyway

If you have a 4K TV, the TV itself will upscale. Never quite sure what the advantage is in including it in HD Blu-ray player (Unless of course the scaler is superior to the TV, which...
Forum: Freesat 09-02-2015, 13:03
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By grahamlthompson
HD channels use ac3 audio SD channels use MP2...

HD channels use ac3 audio SD channels use MP2 audio (output as pcm stereo). The Foxsat volume control on the remote will normally only affect SD volume output.

There is two ways to sort this...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 06-02-2015, 16:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,428
Posted By grahamlthompson
A loudspeaker where a coil of wire in a magnetic...

A loudspeaker where a coil of wire in a magnetic field is used to provide a force to move a cone from a fluctuating current in the coil requires a constant magnetic field strength. In the absence...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 06-02-2015, 14:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,428
Posted By grahamlthompson
How would you get any sort of power from an...

How would you get any sort of power from an amplifier speaker terminals ? I assume you mean a speakers permanent magnets could be replaced by an electromagnet. This would mean a permanent...
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