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Forum: Sky 23-01-2015, 18:00
Replies: 157
Views: 12,269
Posted By webbie
... and with the price of hard disks being so low...

... and with the price of hard disks being so low these days, I think it would be crazy not to include one on the 4k box.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 23-01-2015, 14:17
Replies: 29
Views: 1,672
Posted By webbie
Can't you take the drive out and back it up on a...

Can't you take the drive out and back it up on a computer using hard drive caddies? Or a dual caddy with backup function built in (no computer required)?
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 22-01-2015, 21:17
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By webbie
Google Vestel city to see where most of the cheap...

Google Vestel city to see where most of the cheap tvs are made.
Forum: Sky 21-01-2015, 12:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By webbie
Sky aren't going to have a competitive service...

Sky aren't going to have a competitive service like netflix on their box.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-01-2015, 19:43
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By webbie
What's this got to do with capacitors leaking??!!!

What's this got to do with capacitors leaking??!!!
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-01-2015, 00:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By webbie
So you know personally every installer sky use?...

So you know personally every installer sky use? Not one of them is an engineer?
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 13-01-2015, 21:40
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By webbie
I saw a lot of Polaroid tvs on the news on black...

I saw a lot of Polaroid tvs on the news on black friday. I hope the retailers will see sense and not repeat it. Let the Americans keep it.
Forum: Sky 13-01-2015, 17:17
Replies: 25
Views: 2,544
Posted By webbie
I wouldn't have thought that recordings would...

I wouldn't have thought that recordings would shorten the life - it's constantly recording anyway for the rewind to work?
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-01-2015, 13:43
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
I'll get it right soon!

I'll get it right soon!
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-01-2015, 13:34
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By webbie
I'm sure both the players and the disks will...

I'm sure both the players and the disks will start off expensive - blu-ray players were 500+ pounds and disks 40 early on. That's why people opted for PS3s as they were cheap just for the blu-ray...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-01-2015, 13:24
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
Well spotted pavier. CherylFan you will need a...

Well spotted pavier.
CherylFan you will need a lead like...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-01-2015, 00:10
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By webbie
Pop into Richer Sounds and ask. They do...

Pop into Richer Sounds and ask. They do multi-region dvd players so they may be able to help.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-01-2015, 21:06
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
Yes, it looks like it does have an s-video out...

Yes, it looks like it does have an s-video out socket on the back. Good news! Here's the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-01-2015, 20:24
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
OK - let us know how it goes!

OK - let us know how it goes!
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-01-2015, 17:27
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
CherylFan, you could try what I posted in 38...

CherylFan, you could try what I posted in 38 above. if you want to improve the picture quality you could try a rgb to s-video converter connected to your recorder and use the s-video input on the USB...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-01-2015, 14:33
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
If all you've got is an hdmi output, it is...

If all you've got is an hdmi output, it is harder. But that was the point - they don't want you to do it, especially not in high definition. The studios didn't like video recorders - thay didn't want...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-01-2015, 13:36
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
You could try something like...

You could try something like this:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/ClimaxDigital-VCAP302-Converter-Maker-easy-recording/dp/B003PSI73G/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1420896288&sr=8-4&keywords=video+capture
The...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-01-2015, 01:06
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By webbie
Here's a three way one which can also switch...

Here's a three way one which can also switch scart as...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-01-2015, 01:03
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By webbie
The switchbox has (say) 4 HDMI in, 4 optical ins...

The switchbox has (say) 4 HDMI in, 4 optical ins and one HDMI out to the tv and 1 optical out to the amplifier. You route all your HDMI video equipment through it, and use the optical for the audio...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-01-2015, 20:44
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
I don't know much about the standalone capture...

I don't know much about the standalone capture boxes - I presume you mean the rocket. Avermedia do a similar one. I don't know if the audio is captured in 5.1 on these.
I imagine it should work -...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-01-2015, 19:47
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
No need for the hdmi to component adapter these...

No need for the hdmi to component adapter these days. Use the correct chinese made hdmi splitter and feed the output from that straight into the hdmi in on a hauppauge colossus in a pc. All done...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 09-01-2015, 13:27
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
... and sky even give you a copy facility to...

... and sky even give you a copy facility to record many programmes overnight to an external hdd/dvd recorder so they can't complain when people use it!
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 08-01-2015, 21:20
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By webbie
Verbatim certainly used to use at least two...

Verbatim certainly used to use at least two different suppliers - one was OK, but the other wasn't so good. Anyway, the best disks available are ones that are made by Taiyo Yuden - you can find them...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 07-01-2015, 13:02
Replies: 55
Views: 4,023
Posted By webbie
If you are going to use multiple dvds you should...

If you are going to use multiple dvds you should use different "makes" of dvd in case one make tends to fail before another. But even doing that is not straightforward as different "makes" may use...
Forum: Sky 02-01-2015, 19:19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,887
Posted By webbie
As your skybox is quite new, it should have eco...

As your skybox is quite new, it should have eco mode option. If you press services on your remote, you should see the sky+ setup menu. At the bottom you should see Standby mode. If you navigate to...
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