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Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 22-06-2014, 11:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
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: 5,178
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: 5,178
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: 5,178
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: 5,178
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: 5,178
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: 15,751
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: 6,864
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: 25,307
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: 35,712
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: 4,348
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: 3,362
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: 8,618
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: 34,994
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: 5,304
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: 19,509
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: 18,472
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: 3,559
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: 1,571
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: 37,794
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: 22,578
Posted By avit_now
Click this link...

Click this link...
Forum: Sky 13-02-2012, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 2,497
Posted By avit_now
I had the original HD fury which i used on my old...

I had the original HD fury which i used on my old Humax Foxsat HDR freesat box with my old pioneer plasma. worked like a treat.

I only ever had problems when i tried to use a pc and played back copy...
Forum: Sky 06-12-2011, 10:32
Replies: 230
Views: 43,273
Posted By avit_now
I am positive they could! I have seen the tender...

I am positive they could! I have seen the tender ppt, which was done by a design agency, so I'm sure they would have done the figures before they started spending money on the...
Forum: Freesat 06-12-2011, 09:03
Replies: 2,888
Views: 538,562
Posted By avit_now
Sorry neda_turk I must try harder. I'm working...

Sorry neda_turk I must try harder.

I'm working away from home and My Internet connection is really slow ??:cool:
Forum: Freesat 05-12-2011, 19:22
Replies: 2,888
Views: 538,562
Posted By avit_now
Maybe some of us can't type as quickly as...

Maybe some of us can't type as quickly as you:cool:
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