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Forum: Sky 30-12-2010, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 5,874
Posted By jogu
2 is "special" for some reason - see this...

2 is "special" for some reason - see this thread:

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1365992


... and yes, my sky+hd is also terribly slow these days, I mainly notice it when...
Forum: Sky 07-11-2010, 14:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By jogu
Further investigation suggests that the scart...

Further investigation suggests that the scart connection is just to enable the SkyTalker to play it's audio over the TV speakers, so I guess it really is quite a basic device that just "talks" the...
Forum: Sky 02-11-2010, 08:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By jogu
Certainly an interesting looking device - does...

Certainly an interesting looking device - does anyone know exactly what this can do and how it works?

It looks to have an RS232 connection, so is presumably mainly using the data output for the Sky...
Forum: Sky 11-10-2010, 14:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,641
Posted By jogu
Well for an hour or two yesterday I was! (The...

Well for an hour or two yesterday I was! (The original bug report was a bit more "obscure" than my above description) ;)
Forum: Sky 11-10-2010, 08:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,641
Posted By jogu
Thanks for all checking it out, guys! I guess...

Thanks for all checking it out, guys!

I guess Sky somehow broke it when doing the new EPG.

I first discovered this because one of our customers reported it (long time readers may remember that I...
Forum: Sky 10-10-2010, 16:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,641
Posted By jogu
very weird skyhd bug - pressing "backup" followed by "2" gets ignored

Hi all,

Just found a very weird seeming bug in the sky+hd boxes:

If you press "backup" on the sky remote when just watching TV normally (no red dot on screen, no search & scan banner etc), then...
Forum: Sky 23-07-2009, 10:53
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By jogu
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Forum: Sky 23-07-2009, 10:53
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By jogu
[QUOTE=coopermanyorks;33986284]Well I bought 2 HD...

[QUOTE=coopermanyorks;33986284]Well I bought 2 HD boxes recently, @Thomson 011 box for 30 plus delivery 8.00) and a Pace @ 45 + delivery (8.00) bargains can be had and some peeps don't have a...
Forum: Sky 08-06-2009, 10:44
Replies: 5
Views: 2,046
Posted By jogu
Thanks Dave, that makes me feel slightly better...

Thanks Dave, that makes me feel slightly better :)

Let's hope sky get on top of these bugs quickly...
Forum: Sky 06-06-2009, 23:13
Replies: 5
Views: 2,046
Posted By jogu
new EPG + RF2/tvlink + sky navigator

Can anyone else reproduce this one? It's driving me nuts!

I've got:

Thomson Sky HD (model 902020, version 4E3006, OS 1.32B12, EPG sky+8.3.2)
tvlink in the bedroom connected to the RF2 port on the...
Forum: Sky 03-06-2009, 09:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By jogu
There's some actual figures for a few boxes...

There's some actual figures for a few boxes here:

http://www.dusky-control.com/power-consumption.shtml
Forum: Sky 24-03-2006, 17:07
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By jogu
do as tv.mark suggests, disconnect/powerdown...

do as tv.mark suggests, disconnect/powerdown everything, then reconnect it & power up again in the order the manual shows. Many people are reported you have to follow the order exactly or you'll have...
Forum: Sky 24-03-2006, 14:34
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By jogu
Check the RF2 power is on - 'services' '4' '0'...

Check the RF2 power is on - 'services' '4' '0' '1' 'select' to get into the installer menu.

If it is on, switch it off, save the settings/exit the menu, then switch it back on again.
Forum: Sky 30-12-2005, 16:06
Replies: 18
Views: 3,707
Posted By jogu
Does the TV link work when the gnome sender is...

Does the TV link work when the gnome sender is switched on? (ie. the mains PSU for it is plugged in & powered up)

Other people have suggested that switching everything off and reconnecting it all...
Forum: Sky 29-11-2005, 21:15
Replies: 18
Views: 3,707
Posted By jogu
I noticed something slightly interesting with my...

I noticed something slightly interesting with my sky gnome. The TV link only works when the power is connected to the gnome. If the power is off the tv link doesn't work... I wonder if the people...
Forum: Sky 13-11-2005, 20:21
Replies: 71
Views: 6,197
Posted By jogu
Not a problem :) I'd appreciate a credit if you...

Not a problem :) I'd appreciate a credit if you use those details in anything you develop/release!



That sounds *really* interesting, I've found the same myself :(. Do drop me an email if you get...
Forum: Sky 12-11-2005, 15:23
Replies: 71
Views: 6,197
Posted By jogu
I've written up what I know...

I've written up what I know now:

http://www.heenan.me.uk/control-sky-from-pc/gnome-protocol.html

Any additions/corrections more than welcome.
Forum: Sky 12-11-2005, 12:23
Replies: 71
Views: 6,197
Posted By jogu
;) Hehe, thanks :) How about spilling some...

;)



Hehe, thanks :)

How about spilling some beans then? what sort of customised sky remote? What's good about your controller?

(Do you have a website somewhere? I'd imagine there are some things...
Forum: Sky 11-11-2005, 01:49
Replies: 71
Views: 6,197
Posted By jogu
I did post some other hints elsewhere :) (ukha...

I did post some other hints elsewhere :) (ukha list probably)



Yep. It's 57600 8N1 serial data.

The packet types are (you'll have to excuse me for presenting this in C code):

{...
Forum: Sky 10-11-2005, 16:16
Replies: 153
Views: 23,149
Posted By jogu
I suspect the winner will be someone sky charge...

I suspect the winner will be someone sky charge stupid amounts to ship gnome to, or someone sky won't ship gnome too ;)
Forum: Sky 10-11-2005, 03:07
Replies: 71
Views: 6,197
Posted By jogu
Huh, you mean you've not figured it out yet? It's...

Huh, you mean you've not figured it out yet? It's really very trivial ;)



Who needs feedback? RF2 commands are completely reliable :-)


(PS. \x0A<packet length>
<data type><data len><data>
<data...
Forum: Sky 09-11-2005, 14:44
Replies: 153
Views: 23,149
Posted By jogu
Mine does work fine with a tvlink... but lots of...

Mine does work fine with a tvlink... but lots of people seem to have problems :-(
Forum: Sky 09-11-2005, 13:59
Replies: 71
Views: 6,197
Posted By jogu
I've *definitely* got a gnome and TV link working...

I've *definitely* got a gnome and TV link working together.

Double check the RF2 power is still on maybe (and try switching it off then on again)? Unless sky have two different models of gnome, one...
Forum: Sky 07-11-2005, 11:53
Replies: 153
Views: 23,149
Posted By jogu
The sounds ok for me. As good as you'd get from a...

The sounds ok for me. As good as you'd get from a similar sized radio/gettoblaster type thing. (It's basically two fairly standard 2" speakers iirc).
Forum: Sky 03-11-2005, 19:29
Replies: 153
Views: 23,149
Posted By jogu
For info, I tried this, I got 8.7V on the back of...

For info, I tried this, I got 8.7V on the back of the digibox, and also 8.7V after the gnome/a few metres of cable/one of my controllers all in series.
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