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Forum: Netflix 25-01-2015, 00:29
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By avit_now
On my broadband connection (76mbps ish) it...

On my broadband connection (76mbps ish) it generally takes anywhere between 2-10 seconds to buffer before playing uhd content with Netflix, although it seems less on Amazon uhd content.
Forum: Netflix 03-01-2015, 20:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By avit_now
Yep, I was very impressed. I only started...

Yep, I was very impressed. I only started watching it really as its one of the few things in uhd 4k. The picture was stunning, but I'd have watched it whatever the quality!
Forum: Netflix 03-01-2015, 20:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By avit_now
If either your screen is big enough, or your sit...

If either your screen is big enough, or your sit close enough some 4k content can be absolutely stunning! The early stuff that's been converted from film doesn't seem brilliant to me, a marginal...
Forum: Netflix 26-12-2014, 14:14
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By avit_now
I've got a lg 4k tv and Netflix uhd content is...

I've got a lg 4k tv and Netflix uhd content is still working fine, I haven't had to upgrade my account, as the higher fee is for new 4k subscribers I believe. I did recently have an app update....
Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 22-06-2014, 11:11
Replies: 3
Views: 2,268
Posted By avit_now
I'm not sure about sat stb. But presuming the tv...

I'm not sure about sat stb. But presuming the tv has a hevc decoder and Netflix. And you have an adequate internet connection. You will be able to stream breaking bad and house of cards in 4k.

Nev
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 11-02-2014, 19:42
Replies: 46
Views: 5,686
Posted By avit_now
Thanks for all the feedback, with the European...

Thanks for all the feedback, with the European specs still up in the air, I will probably leave it for the time being. I probably should have explained that I hire out av equipment including,...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 02-02-2014, 14:13
Replies: 46
Views: 5,686
Posted By avit_now
I'm not worried about not having usable tuners....

I'm not worried about not having usable tuners. As I only ever use stb's.

Thanks for the duty calculator very handy! It does add a fair amount, but it helps if you're vat registered ;-) you're...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 01-02-2014, 15:38
Replies: 46
Views: 5,686
Posted By avit_now
The tv contains a hevc decoder and is preloaded...

The tv contains a hevc decoder and is preloaded with netflix. So should be good to go from day one for 4k content over ip. The bitrate is approx 15mbps via hevc.

I'm also sure sky won't take too...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 01-02-2014, 15:34
Replies: 46
Views: 5,686
Posted By avit_now
Most consumer electronics these days have a...

Most consumer electronics these days have a switch mode psu, if not I have a step down transformer. The power hz affecting the refresh rate of the tv is a thing of the CRT past as far as I'm...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 01-02-2014, 14:15
Replies: 46
Views: 5,686
Posted By avit_now
Information, costs and advice on importing a 4k tv from the USA

Firstly before I start I realise if I wait, I will be able to get a 4k tv in this country at a not so wallet busting price. But I don't like to wait :)

Right, I'm contemplating getting a vizio p...
Forum: Sky 26-09-2013, 10:38
Replies: 113
Views: 15,926
Posted By avit_now
thanks

I don't want the thread to get clogged with posts of thanks. But I feel I must pay credit to RR for all his hard work over the years.

From more of a lurker than a poster, it is greatly appreciated,...
Forum: Sky 02-06-2013, 17:37
Replies: 10
Views: 8,082
Posted By avit_now
If it has component input, you could set it up...

If it has component input, you could set it up like I have on slingbox pro. Sky hd to a neet hdmi splitter, one input for tv, the other goes a hd anywhere box, which converts hdmi to component and...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 02-06-2013, 17:08
Replies: 399
Views: 26,032
Posted By avit_now
I don't know that tv, so correct me if I'm wrong....

I don't know that tv, so correct me if I'm wrong. But if its 26" you will struggle to tell the difference between sd and hd.

Also how far away are you sitting from the screen?
Forum: Sky 10-02-2013, 13:22
Replies: 161
Views: 36,082
Posted By avit_now
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2012/0089997.htm...

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2012/0089997.html

Found this by chance, interestingly it talks about sharing with pcs running windows connect..
Forum: Sky 23-01-2013, 20:38
Replies: 28
Views: 4,789
Posted By avit_now
i have a sky (amstrad) 1.5tb box that is about...

i have a sky (amstrad) 1.5tb box that is about 14 months old. and i also have have a sound dropout problem which seems to have developed after the the big EPG launch... to be honest i don't watch...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 23-06-2012, 12:11
Replies: 2
Views: 3,466
Posted By avit_now
Only has component in though, so not that good...

Only has component in though, so not that good for any hd tv service in the uk....

Although you could buy a hdmi 2 way DA, a HD fury and component breakout cable to get it working... if it does...
Forum: Sky 17-06-2012, 21:53
Replies: 52
Views: 9,033
Posted By avit_now
Freeview does sometimes use 1080p/25fps which I...

Freeview does sometimes use 1080p/25fps which I don't think is technically full hd either. Surely that would be 1080p/60fps if we are going to be pedantic.

Totally agree though freeview hd is poor...
Forum: Sky 12-06-2012, 16:36
Replies: 54
Views: 36,942
Posted By avit_now
I presume this is just for ananlogue terrestial...

I presume this is just for ananlogue terrestial broadcasts though?
Forum: Sky 01-06-2012, 17:48
Replies: 22
Views: 5,351
Posted By avit_now
This is just a guess, but I would assume that it...

This is just a guess, but I would assume that it going to be along the same lines as a forwards and backwards epg. Using anytime content linked to previous epg data.

This has been rumoured for the...
Forum: Freesat 28-04-2012, 10:07
Replies: 34
Views: 20,723
Posted By avit_now
Yep it's essentially the same box, just...

Yep it's essentially the same box, just rebranded. Have a look on joinfreesat (http://www.joinfreesat.co.uk) I believe they have review.

For my two pence worth I would go for a refurb foxsat. I have...
Forum: Sky 13-04-2012, 08:26
Replies: 145
Views: 18,683
Posted By avit_now
I actually noticed a couple of episodes of the...

I actually noticed a couple of episodes of the petrol age with Paul McCann on sky Atlantic where broadcasting in Dolby digital ex, although in my amp it did only signal 3/2.1 . So I guess it's just a...
Forum: Freesat 13-04-2012, 08:11
Replies: 14
Views: 3,631
Posted By avit_now
It has been happening for a fair old while. I...

It has been happening for a fair old while. I think c4 is affected aswell.

It happens on my sky hd box aswell.

I think I am acutely aware of it as I have a 42" screen and I sit within the 4x...
Forum: Sky 05-04-2012, 19:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By avit_now
I get the same on sky only channels. I think it's...

I get the same on sky only channels. I think it's always in the overscan area ( I have overscan off) so not many people see it.
Forum: Freesat 23-03-2012, 17:07
Replies: 146
Views: 38,337
Posted By avit_now
A bit confusing this..... It's the an email from...

A bit confusing this..... It's the an email from graham north from humax. It says freeview then freesat and talks about a transponder change, not mux.

Could be good sign of a new service(s) on c4s...
Forum: Sky 15-02-2012, 22:49
Replies: 193
Views: 22,776
Posted By avit_now
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