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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 17-07-2015, 15:35
Replies: 1,245
Views: 60,118
Posted By cp2
I have decided to defer upgrading to Win 10. I do...

I have decided to defer upgrading to Win 10. I do not want forced updates maybe at inconvenient times.
I have seen an article that despite the option to control updates being blanked you can still...
Forum: Freeview 22-12-2010, 18:57
Replies: 29
Views: 4,440
Posted By cp2
DVB-T2 is the future

DVB-T2 is much more space efficient and ideally all channels should be broadcast to this standard in order to offer the opportunity for more channels or more bandwidth for existing channels.
However,...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 20-11-2010, 23:40
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By cp2
This may not appear to be important now but take...

This may not appear to be important now but take a look at what battery the camera takes. A rechargable battery pack that can be removed for recharging is a better long term buy than one that uses...
Forum: Freesat 26-09-2010, 10:09
Replies: 14
Views: 3,432
Posted By cp2
I think the elgato info answers my question....

I think the elgato info answers my question. Thanks for that.
Is this change deliberate or will it be changed back?
I'm not finding that recoding (using VideoReo) reduces the quality significantly it...
Forum: Freesat 25-09-2010, 22:10
Replies: 14
Views: 3,432
Posted By cp2
Has the BBC HD codec changed?

Last week I recorded Mad Men on my PC (Hauppauge satellite card) using DVBViewer. Although DVBViewer would play it correctly Nero Showtime showed it with a smeared/ Dali effect, as did VLC, making it...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-08-2010, 20:57
Replies: 38
Views: 2,585
Posted By cp2
However, I believe that MD to PC transfers are...

However, I believe that MD to PC transfers are not retrospective. So, pre-Hi-MD recordings cannot be transferred and if you have a significant library and you can only transfer them in real time you...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-08-2010, 16:51
Replies: 38
Views: 2,585
Posted By cp2
I got the MD to record plays off the radio. It...

I got the MD to record plays off the radio. It was so much better than cassettes - over 4 hours on one disc without having to turn it over.
But MP3 is much better for this - direct to the PC...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-08-2010, 08:12
Replies: 38
Views: 2,585
Posted By cp2
I used minidisc as it was a significant...

I used minidisc as it was a significant improvement over cassette tape but I agree that is now obsolete. Which is why I have a Sony minidisc recorder deck, a portable player and quite a few discs...
Forum: Freeview 23-08-2010, 21:18
Replies: 3,145
Views: 318,790
Posted By cp2
Automatic. First an apology. I now realise that I...

Automatic.
First an apology. I now realise that I bought mine from Scan their reference LN26406 - description: 5 Port Edimax ES-3205P Super-Mini (fits in your palm) 10/100 Switch (Auto-MDI/MDI-X/Flow...
Forum: Freeview 23-08-2010, 18:11
Replies: 3,145
Views: 318,790
Posted By cp2
Re BobCat1942 query on Homeplugs Are the two...

Re BobCat1942 query on Homeplugs

Are the two PVRs near to each other? If so you should be able to use the same HomePlug by adding a network switch. You would just need a network cable between the...
Forum: Broadcasting 29-07-2010, 08:08
Replies: 41
Views: 3,055
Posted By cp2
Primetime TV. Web or Sky box £4.99 Channel 408 I...

Primetime TV. Web or Sky box £4.99

Channel 408 I think (box currently tied up so I cannot check).
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 04-06-2010, 16:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,668
Posted By cp2
There is an article in July’s What Hi-Fi that...

There is an article in July’s What Hi-Fi that attempts to answer the question – “Can changing an HDMI cable make a difference to your kit?”
They demonstrated three systems to a panel but, unknown to...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 10-04-2010, 20:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,078
Posted By cp2
VideoRedo Plus have bought out a H264 version....

VideoRedo Plus have bought out a H264 version. Granted, it is still in 'pre-release' mode and there are promised features missing at the moment but they are getting there and their forum shows that...
Forum: Sky 22-03-2010, 22:36
Replies: 41
Views: 6,345
Posted By cp2
I had the pixelation problem on my PC's Hauppauge...

I had the pixelation problem on my PC's Hauppauge satellite card too, so looks like a general transmission problem.
Forum: Sky 01-01-2010, 08:31
Replies: 60
Views: 31,728
Posted By cp2
Scanning through the Blackmagic ad there seems to...

Scanning through the Blackmagic ad there seems to be no mention of HDCP compliance and bit is a fairly certain bet it doesn't support this. If so, DRM would stop Sky recording in high definition.
Forum: Sky 07-12-2009, 14:11
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By cp2
Sky feedback request

The DOGS are bad enough and the advertisement of the next programme whilst the credits are running can be tolerated, but last night on both House and Fringe up pops a message BEFORE the closing...
Forum: Freeview 03-12-2009, 21:21
Replies: 343
Views: 44,568
Posted By cp2
Have re-tuned a couple of TVs in Leyland. They...

Have re-tuned a couple of TVs in Leyland. They were getting Viva on Channel 48 (Welsh transponder) but they were sorted after using the install option on the box (i.e. delete all channels and start...
Forum: Freeview 02-12-2009, 13:48
Replies: 343
Views: 44,568
Posted By cp2
Didn't resort to the manual. Used the 'aerial out...

Didn't resort to the manual. Used the 'aerial out until past half way' method and, after trial and error on the insertion timing, banished the Wales transponders.
However, when switching the TV on...
Forum: Freeview 02-12-2009, 08:08
Replies: 343
Views: 44,568
Posted By cp2
Just re-tuned my Panasonic TV. S4C has taken...

Just re-tuned my Panasonic TV. S4C has taken channel number 4. Channel 4 is at 8. Don't even know if I can adjust this. May have to find the manual.
Forum: Sky 16-10-2009, 07:46
Replies: 13
Views: 5,901
Posted By cp2
I recently queried this too and was told that it...

I recently queried this too and was told that it was a bug in the new EPG that had been previously mentioned in one of those long, meandering threads that happen on such subjects.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-09-2009, 17:29
Replies: 25
Views: 3,743
Posted By cp2
I also have the SACD version of Tubular Bells. I...

I also have the SACD version of Tubular Bells.
I also have an SACD release of Rachmaninov Piano Concerto 2/ Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini taken, according to the sleeve notes, from the original...
Forum: Sky 19-09-2009, 14:46
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By cp2
Thanks. Some of these threads get long and take...

Thanks. Some of these threads get long and take trips into the scenery.
Forum: Sky 19-09-2009, 11:06
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By cp2
Hole in EPG listings

I have a ‘unrecalled’ Pace HD box.
Looking at my planner on Saturday morning I noticed that I had some programmes in my planner for next Thursday with no programme synopsis so I looked in the EPG and...
Forum: Sky 11-08-2009, 07:59
Replies: 31
Views: 5,034
Posted By cp2
No it is the ASUS Xonar HDAV 1.3 Slim - it has...

No it is the ASUS Xonar HDAV 1.3 Slim - it has HMDI in/out, S/PDIF co-ax and optical in/out (one socket). No analogue sockets at all.
Forum: Sky 10-08-2009, 18:45
Replies: 31
Views: 5,034
Posted By cp2
I've recently read a review in Computer Shopper...

I've recently read a review in Computer Shopper about a PC card that has HDMI input and HDMI output and adds the audio stream to the HDMI output to the highest available standard, something sound...
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