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Forum: Humax 30-12-2010, 19:57
Replies: 9
Views: 2,111
Posted By nvingo
Out of curiosity, is the time displayed at the...

Out of curiosity, is the time displayed at the instant of trying to power-on from standby the correct time?
Forum: Topfield 29-12-2010, 21:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,655
Posted By nvingo
I can't understand how the Topfield can have...

I can't understand how the Topfield can have overrunning recordings.
MyStuff "sets" the timer.
Extend keeps recording until the tuner is needed for another recording, or six minutes (default) after...
Forum: Topfield 29-12-2010, 19:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,655
Posted By nvingo
Shrek at 14:25 on 23/12 for me resulted in a...

Shrek at 14:25 on 23/12 for me resulted in a runaway recording, ending 17GB later at about 23:30 when I stopped it manually. Every programme transition was bookmarked.
I've not experienced this prior...
Forum: Humax 24-12-2010, 16:46
Replies: 38
Views: 7,483
Posted By nvingo
Big-les asked if the adapter had any jumpers. The...

Big-les asked if the adapter had any jumpers.
The SATA drive+IDE/SATA adapter combination acts as an IDE drive, and to connect on a two-drive IDE cable must provide means to configure as master,...
Forum: Humax 24-12-2010, 16:43
Replies: 35
Views: 3,240
Posted By nvingo
I think this is the most reasoned response. In...

I think this is the most reasoned response.
In the past, two upgradeable systems come to (my) mind.
Philips CDi. This was released without the FMV (full-motion video) capability but this could be...
Forum: Technical 19-12-2010, 22:07
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By nvingo
To clarify, is that viewing on the laptop screen,...

To clarify, is that viewing on the laptop screen, or connected to the TV ?
Forum: Humax 04-12-2010, 21:38
Replies: 11
Views: 3,108
Posted By nvingo
Polarizing filters ??

I don't believe anyone has proven this concept, but it was suggested in response to a similar query.
You would need three polarising filters.
Place one over the receiver of the PVR on the 'left',...
Forum: Humax 27-11-2010, 21:35
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By nvingo
Just to balance the view, my PVR9200 has only...

Just to balance the view, my PVR9200 has only channels from one transmitter stored, and I very occasionally see "one minute recordings" which are always from the scheduled start time upto the actual...
Forum: Topfield 07-11-2010, 22:05
Replies: 22
Views: 4,377
Posted By nvingo
As I understand it, the standard Toppy has 40...

As I understand it, the standard Toppy has 40 timers for individual events.
Mystuff can have many more than 40. All it does, is to copy the next 40 pending events into the Toppy's 40-event memory...
Forum: Humax 03-11-2010, 16:07
Replies: 14
Views: 3,974
Posted By nvingo
From as little as 15 (or from about 100 for a...

From as little as 15 (or from about 100 for a BluRay player).
With the DVD connected by scart cable to the Humax PVR second scart socket, simply activating the DVD player is enough to view its...
Forum: Freeview 03-11-2010, 15:55
Replies: 43
Views: 3,962
Posted By nvingo
I have a 1920x1080 screen in a 22" TV. Used...

I have a 1920x1080 screen in a 22" TV. Used almost exclusively as a PC monitor, the resolution is a benefit.
I expect DVB-T2 tuners will eventually be included in such sets.

It is a DVD combi....
Forum: Technical 01-11-2010, 18:53
Replies: 118
Views: 10,262
Posted By nvingo
My parents had 405-line TV before we moved, but...

My parents had 405-line TV before we moved, but there was no VHF aerial at the new home so the TV was left behind. We had several months without a TV - 1977.
Christmas came with a 14" mono Philips,...
Forum: Technical 31-10-2010, 21:50
Replies: 10
Views: 2,073
Posted By nvingo
Acknowledged. :cool:

Acknowledged. :cool:
Forum: Technical 26-10-2010, 18:47
Replies: 10
Views: 2,073
Posted By nvingo
Did you do a factory reset before said retune?...

Did you do a factory reset before said retune? Maybe the default "country" selection has changed. If so, the UK LCNs may not be part of the spec to which the TV is now operating.
Forum: Technical 07-10-2010, 20:31
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By nvingo
Fine if STBs are used but not the occupants could...

Fine if STBs are used but not the occupants could already have IDTVs and not need the STBs at all.A modulated RF output is not needed to pass the signals from the aerial to downstream receivers. Most...
Forum: Technical 07-10-2010, 20:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By nvingo
The answer is already here. But it's not USB...

The answer is already here. But it's not USB sockets on TV that you seek. It's LAN sockets (or socket-less WiFi, but a hard-wired connection is currently better) which gives the TV access to media on...
Forum: Humax 07-10-2010, 17:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
Posted By nvingo
They were changing the USB implementation from...

They were changing the USB implementation from client (connect to PC) to host (access USB drives).
I assume there was some reason it wasn't developed and the hardware removed from later production....
Forum: Humax 07-10-2010, 17:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By nvingo
It used to be that "AV" drives had thermal...

It used to be that "AV" drives had thermal recalibration turned off. In a PC, the HDD can carry out thermal recalibration during idle periods - or the PC could simply wait for the HDD to become...
Forum: Technical 06-10-2010, 22:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By nvingo
By the time you've bought 3 senders at (minimum)...

By the time you've bought 3 senders at (minimum) 20 each, plus the STBs, it'd be more economic, not to say convenient, to coax each room plus a distribution amp.
But yes most 2.4GHz videosenders...
Forum: Humax 06-10-2010, 22:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By nvingo
? Humax themselves provided the PVR9200TBX with a...

? Humax themselves provided the PVR9200TBX with a 320GB HDD. I'm sure upto 500GB IDE drives are available (though admittedly scarce now).
Forum: Freeview+ Recorders 05-10-2010, 18:28
Replies: 665
Views: 106,158
Posted By nvingo
You can. You could also watch any existing...

You can.
You could also watch any existing recordings by extracting (http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=905768&highlight=technotrend+extraction) them to a PC.
Forum: Humax 16-09-2010, 19:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By nvingo
That is with limited functionality :eek: of...

That is with limited functionality :eek: of course it won't record (or play back!) and cannot cache the EPG.

The OS (firmware) is never stored on the HDD, it is in flash memory.
Likewise all...
Forum: Humax 16-09-2010, 18:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By nvingo
Can you post which firmware version your 9300...

Can you post which firmware version your 9300 has, and whether all scheduled events are removed each time or just some ?
Just a guess here, but there was a version before the current v1.00.23 which...
Forum: Freeview 16-09-2010, 18:44
Replies: 52
Views: 8,285
Posted By nvingo
There's only yellow and blue left (and...

There's only yellow and blue left (and white/index on some receivers).

:D
Forum: Freeview 15-09-2010, 21:33
Replies: 52
Views: 8,285
Posted By nvingo
Startext was the proper method, but some VCRs...

Startext was the proper method, but some VCRs could use VidoePlus+ to set PDC events.

VideoPlus+ codes become longer with higher channel number, higher date, and more obscure programme slot.
Try...
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