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Forum: Freesat 23-06-2015, 13:15
Replies: 448
Views: 56,449
Posted By deadhorse800
But H and V on same frequency means a weaker...

But H and V on same frequency means a weaker signal, requiring higher FEC (and therefore reducing bandwidth)
Forum: Freesat 22-06-2015, 01:22
Replies: 448
Views: 56,449
Posted By deadhorse800
Interesting - please explain!

Interesting - please explain!
Forum: Technical 12-06-2015, 01:07
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By deadhorse800
Progressive download vs streaming

Is Sky the only box to use progressive downloading (vs streaming) for on demand content?
(i.e Is Sky the only service that can cope with an infinitesimally slow internet connection?)


What about...
Forum: Freesat 02-01-2015, 10:16
Replies: 448
Views: 56,449
Posted By deadhorse800
How so?

How so?
Forum: Freesat 03-02-2014, 10:36
Replies: 39
Views: 7,022
Posted By deadhorse800
Miss neighbours at 6pm so catch up on +24 at 6pm...

Miss neighbours at 6pm so catch up on +24 at 6pm tomorrow and miss the new episode on at the same time.
Forum: Technical 02-02-2014, 01:25
Replies: 99
Views: 15,060
Posted By deadhorse800
Find it hard to believe Freesat boxes are...

Find it hard to believe Freesat boxes are designed to only pick up data from a single transponder. It was always known that 28A, with a different frequency plan from other satellites, only had a few...
Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 02-02-2014, 01:15
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By deadhorse800
Ah, makes sense now, this is very interesting....

Ah, makes sense now, this is very interesting. thanks for taking the time to explain, much appreciated.
Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 31-01-2014, 11:28
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By deadhorse800
So is the problem with the compressor that takes...

So is the problem with the compressor that takes the stream down to 192kbps, or whatever? I don't understand how it can do such a bad job. There is a computer in my loft that could do it better -...
Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 29-01-2014, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By deadhorse800
Cheers for info. Is this Omnia processor problem...

Cheers for info. Is this Omnia processor problem unique to satellite, or also affects DAB, internet streams etc?
Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 29-01-2014, 11:07
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By deadhorse800
Talk free and/or commercial free music radio at 19.2

Any recommendations for talk free and/or commercial free music radio at 19.2 east? Genre doesn't matter so much as mainly looking for background music to work to. I currently enjoy TSF Jazz, but has...
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 28-01-2014, 22:13
Replies: 41
Views: 5,519
Posted By deadhorse800
Is this easy to do?

Is this easy to do?
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 27-01-2014, 11:01
Replies: 41
Views: 5,519
Posted By deadhorse800
I understand there is a separate method on...

I understand there is a separate method on (some?) Humax boxes for adding BBC1 HD regions to the full epg? can anyone confirm?
Forum: Technical 26-01-2014, 02:57
Replies: 35
Views: 2,763
Posted By deadhorse800
thanks. What about upgrading my Inverto lnb from...

thanks. What about upgrading my Inverto lnb from premium to Ultra? I assume the difference between these two model is how effectively the LNB picks up the signal, rather than the strength of signal...
Forum: Technical 25-01-2014, 12:49
Replies: 35
Views: 2,763
Posted By deadhorse800
Inverto premium 2x (ordered the Ultra, but being...

Inverto premium 2x (ordered the Ultra, but being Spain they sent me the wrong one and I couldn't be bothered sending it back).

Do you think the opticum would be better on a 120cm than the inverto...
Forum: Sky 24-01-2014, 03:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,438
Posted By deadhorse800
cheers

cheers
Forum: Freesat 23-01-2014, 18:54
Replies: 52
Views: 4,926
Posted By deadhorse800
I meant if I can't get 2E and, for example, 2F...

I meant if I can't get 2E and, for example, 2F carries only BBC1 HD Scotland and BBC2 HD Wales. So this is useful to know, cheers.
Forum: Freesat+ Recorders 23-01-2014, 00:25
Replies: 17
Views: 5,492
Posted By deadhorse800
How do you mean the pc version works better? Do...

How do you mean the pc version works better? Do you have a Humax box with Freetime?
Forum: Sky 22-01-2014, 16:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,438
Posted By deadhorse800
Which Freesat and Sky box models do you have?...

Which Freesat and Sky box models do you have? (interested because i live in fringe area and need good signal). thanks
Forum: Technical 22-01-2014, 15:59
Replies: 35
Views: 2,763
Posted By deadhorse800
Could go larger, but to be honest rain is pretty...

Could go larger, but to be honest rain is pretty uncommon here. Just interested as adds to pros and cons of switching to Freesat.
Forum: Technical 22-01-2014, 11:23
Replies: 35
Views: 2,763
Posted By deadhorse800
Could switching from a Sky box to Humax reduce rain fade problems?

I;m in Valencia with a standard issue Sky HD box, by Amstrad, and a 1.2m dish. I can pick up 2F all the time, but in rain the signal is usually lost. I'm thinking of switching to Freesat anyway, so...
Forum: Freesat 21-01-2014, 12:25
Replies: 52
Views: 4,926
Posted By deadhorse800
I wondered if this would be an option if it turns...

I wondered if this would be an option if it turns out I can't pick up 2E here in Valencia (2F is ok). Is it easy to do?
Forum: Freesat 05-01-2014, 13:30
Replies: 1,347
Views: 207,518
Posted By deadhorse800
Yes, the illegal VPN rebroadcasters would like...

Yes, the illegal VPN rebroadcasters would like nothing more than a collective broadcaster clampdown on proxies etc. Perhaps this is why they haven't gone down the blocking route yet, the alternative...
Forum: Freesat 04-01-2014, 10:50
Replies: 1,347
Views: 207,518
Posted By deadhorse800
This is highly likely IMO. TVcatchup and National...

This is highly likely IMO. TVcatchup and National Lottery already know when a VPN is used and block access. There;s not only rights issues for the BBC, but bandwidth costs also.
Forum: Sky 04-01-2014, 10:30
Replies: 10
Views: 2,006
Posted By deadhorse800
Is full app control from anywhere possible in the...

Is full app control from anywhere possible in the future?
Forum: Sky 03-12-2013, 23:22
Replies: 7
Views: 3,833
Posted By deadhorse800
Don't downloaded programs get deleted on the same...

Don't downloaded programs get deleted on the same date?
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