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Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-12-2010, 12:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Greyowl
That may well be the case, but it's interesting...

That may well be the case, but it's interesting router manufacturers advise against firmware updates via wireless.
I wouldn't want to risk bricking a 100+ unit to test the theory having already lost...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-12-2010, 11:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Greyowl
I've experimented with various setups to get TV...

I've experimented with various setups to get TV streaming working with my Sony Blu-ray player.
In my opinion, order of preference is :
1. Physical cable connection
2. Homeplugs
3. Wireless
There are...
Forum: Sky Broadband 07-12-2010, 11:53
Replies: 16
Views: 3,783
Posted By Greyowl
Dynamic Line Management. The line settings are...

Dynamic Line Management. The line settings are adjusted automatically for up to 10 days in order to optimise the connection.
Sometimes it results in a better speed, sometimes it totally screws up the...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-12-2010, 11:40
Replies: 94
Views: 12,455
Posted By Greyowl
"Look Around" was a genuine show. I think "Look...

"Look Around" was a genuine show.

I think "Look Around You" with Peter Serafinowicz was a spoof of the educational program "Experiment".
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 23-11-2010, 12:21
Replies: 9
Views: 2,191
Posted By Greyowl
Try ringing Sky on 08442 410 515 . If you've had...

Try ringing Sky on 08442 410 515 . If you've had Sky less than a year they'll send you a replacement free.
I think replacements after 12months use are 28.
Either way, it's pot luck which router you...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 23-11-2010, 12:04
Replies: 9
Views: 2,191
Posted By Greyowl
Ah yes, up to 10 days of good old DLM, followed...

Ah yes, up to 10 days of good old DLM, followed by the call to Sky to setup the line properly afterwards...
I'd agree with using inSSIDer to check for channel conflicts first.
There are quite a few...
Forum: Technical 03-11-2010, 20:52
Replies: 22
Views: 2,425
Posted By Greyowl
New update for Sony VTX-D800U ?

I switched on my LG 26LD350 in the spare room half an hour ago to get a message saying a new update was available.
I've just checked the DTG update site to see what update version was available for...
Forum: Sky Broadband 28-10-2010, 21:41
Replies: 24
Views: 4,859
Posted By Greyowl
I think both our routers are reporting wrong...

I think both our routers are reporting wrong attenuation.
According to a speed checker, my line which an Openreach engineer said was 3.809m long equates to atten 53db which I think a non-Sky router I...
Forum: Sky Broadband 28-10-2010, 19:53
Replies: 24
Views: 4,859
Posted By Greyowl
Hi Matt, Yes I've been through all of the...

Hi Matt, Yes I've been through all of the above.

ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed 2368 kbps 800 kbps
Line Attenuation 50 db 30 db
Noise Margin 7 db 11 db

No audable noise on the...
Forum: Sky Broadband 28-10-2010, 12:08
Replies: 24
Views: 4,859
Posted By Greyowl
I feel the same way. I pay for unlimited which is...

I feel the same way. I pay for unlimited which is great for BBC iplayer..etc but can only get about 2.5 meg, despite the Sky supplied router stating I have a line attenuation of 50db !
Forum: Broadband Internet 26-10-2010, 22:19
Replies: 37
Views: 5,079
Posted By Greyowl
85 and 200 homeplugs should co-exist on the same...

85 and 200 homeplugs should co-exist on the same mains supply ok, but will only talk to units running the same speed.
I'd suggest plugging homeplug units straight into the mains sockets at the wall....
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 20-10-2010, 10:17
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Greyowl
It's an "Open" firmware for the router developed...

It's an "Open" firmware for the router developed by independent users. ( not created by a router manufacturer ) it usually has a lot more features and tweaks than the standard firmware.
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 19-10-2010, 19:45
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Greyowl
The Buffalo you quote is not a true N router,...

The Buffalo you quote is not a true N router, just a tweaked G router :
http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/wireless-routers/266005/buffalo-wbmr-hp-gn

Regarding the reviews on Amazon for the Linksys, the...
Forum: Sky Broadband 19-10-2010, 18:45
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Greyowl
Then it will look something like this...

Then it will look something like this :
http://kb.netgear.com/app/products/model/a_id/2328
Forum: Sky Broadband 19-10-2010, 15:15
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Greyowl
What does the label say underneath the modem ? As...

What does the label say underneath the modem ?
As far as I'm aware Sky sent out the white Netgear DG834GT first followed by the Netgear DG934G/Sagem Fast 25@4 which both have black cases and look...
Forum: Sky Broadband 19-10-2010, 14:32
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Greyowl
If she is with Sky Broadband she already has a...

If she is with Sky Broadband she already has a wireless router.
The routers Sky supply have internal aerials.
There should be a small card supplied in the box with the router stating the router's...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 18-10-2010, 19:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By Greyowl
I've been looking for something similar for a...

I've been looking for something similar for a while.
My parents have a Sony BDP-S370 Blu-ray player which has Internet TV streaming , BBC iplayer ..etc built into it.
Sony are releasing a stand-alone...
Forum: Sky Broadband 30-08-2010, 16:27
Replies: 9
Views: 12,904
Posted By Greyowl
I believe some Sky staff are currently trialing a...

I believe some Sky staff are currently trialing a N router.
So hopefully we won't have much longer to wait.
Forum: Broadband Internet 16-08-2010, 11:41
Replies: 35
Views: 2,281
Posted By Greyowl
I believe the reason that some countries have...

I believe the reason that some countries have higher average speeds is also due to the population location.
South Korea may have far more people as a percentage living in high rise housing, which in...
Forum: Sky Broadband 15-08-2010, 22:16
Replies: 6
Views: 3,797
Posted By Greyowl
No, it's 54g . Apparently some Sky staff are...

No, it's 54g .
Apparently some Sky staff are trialing an N router at the moment, but no other details seem to be available...
Forum: Sky Broadband 07-08-2010, 18:46
Replies: 7
Views: 2,870
Posted By Greyowl
It sounds like your phone extension cabling is...

It sounds like your phone extension cabling is picking up interference and effecting the speed.
Best option is to fit a filtered faceplate to the master socket.
This will allow you to use telephones...
Forum: Sky Broadband 06-08-2010, 12:51
Replies: 66
Views: 11,184
Posted By Greyowl
1.Sky could set your line for speed/reliability...

1.Sky could set your line for speed/reliability using that setup.
If the speed increases dramatically, there is a wiring issue with your phone extension cabling as beerhunter2 mentions.
This is for...
Forum: Sky Broadband 06-08-2010, 11:26
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Greyowl
Each telephone socket that is used (master &...

Each telephone socket that is used (master & extensions) should have a filter fitted first. ( should be 3 supplied in box from Sky ).
The output of the filter will have a telephone socket for...
Forum: Sky Broadband 06-08-2010, 10:38
Replies: 66
Views: 11,184
Posted By Greyowl
http://www.skyuser.co.uk/forum/view-master.html

http://www.skyuser.co.uk/forum/view-master.html
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 06-08-2010, 06:11
Replies: 39
Views: 7,702
Posted By Greyowl
http://www.amazon.co.uk/ and type Zyon Z660 ...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/

and type Zyon Z660 into the search.
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