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Forum: Freesat 27-09-2014, 20:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,758
Posted By Pollensa1946
Thanks. It seems popeye13's reading ability is...

Thanks.
It seems popeye13's reading ability is about on a par with his polite use of the English language.
Forum: Freesat 27-09-2014, 09:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,758
Posted By Pollensa1946
Not even Freesat claim...

Not even Freesat claim that...

http://www.joinfreesat.co.uk/strong-quarterly-growth-freesat-pay-viewers-switch-freetime/

...looks like it's you with the woody, which is kind of creepy.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 23-09-2014, 16:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By Pollensa1946
My memory is excellent and I'm certain they...

My memory is excellent and I'm certain they did.



What future would that be?



I never mentioned server function in the HB, only the HDR.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 23-09-2014, 09:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By Pollensa1946
The promises go back further than that. The HDR...

The promises go back further than that. The HDR was launched in Oct 2012 and promised the future availability of a server facility, and the possible HB to HDR client/server interaction was discussed...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 21-09-2014, 21:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By Pollensa1946
If you accept the clumsy, clunky, badly designed...

If you accept the clumsy, clunky, badly designed UI, and the fact that Freesat seem oblivious to all user criticism of same, then the box is now pretty rock solid in its performance. Personally I...
Forum: Freesat 16-08-2014, 12:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,060
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: 2,060
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: 26
Views: 6,155
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: 26
Views: 6,155
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: 26
Views: 6,155
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: 747
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: 1,021
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: 1,524
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: 8,300
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: 8,300
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: 8,300
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: 200,152
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: 844
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: 16,876
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: 16,876
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: 1,033
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: 1,692
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: 1,857
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: 1,145
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: 1,113
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.
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