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Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 00:20
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By Winston_1
Don't complicate things with a loft box. You say...

Don't complicate things with a loft box. You say you don't need return feeds. So a dish with an octo LNB will give you 8 feeds. Triplex the TV, FM, and DAB aerials together and use a simple...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 00:09
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Winston_1
So you need 4 satellite feeds, 3 TV aerial feeds,...

So you need 4 satellite feeds, 3 TV aerial feeds, and one FM/DAB feed.

One satellite dish with a quad LNB will give the satellite feeds. You need a TV aerial, FM aerial and DAB aerial. Depending on...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-07-2014, 20:07
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Winston_1
Hoover is not a verb, something you can do. It is...

Hoover is not a verb, something you can do. It is the brand name of household electrical goods such as washing machines etc.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-07-2014, 17:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By Winston_1
Panasonic have at times been pretty crap for...

Panasonic have at times been pretty crap for customer service once a TV is no longer current.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-07-2014, 14:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By Winston_1
How about...

How about this:

http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/ecc/consumer_topics/buying_goods_services_en.htm
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-07-2014, 10:38
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By Winston_1
Buy in Germany and get a 2 year guarantee. Even...

Buy in Germany and get a 2 year guarantee. Even German shops such as Lidl and Aldi give often 3 year guarantees in their UK shops.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-07-2014, 10:33
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By Winston_1
http://www.wak-tt.com/tt/2yearwarranty1.htm

http://www.wak-tt.com/tt/2yearwarranty1.htm
Forum: Freesat 25-07-2014, 21:09
Replies: 60
Views: 4,182
Posted By Winston_1
No con. The government gave free help to upgrade...

No con. The government gave free help to upgrade to current standards.
No Freesat gear is out of date junk. Early ones will still work as intended. No split nit or 2K/8K problems like have happened...
Forum: Freesat 25-07-2014, 21:01
Replies: 60
Views: 4,182
Posted By Winston_1
Don't think it is a deliberate scam. Just...

Don't think it is a deliberate scam. Just laziness on the part of someone under pressure to do too many jobs in a day.

Anyway you have more rights than the sky 12 month warranty. The Sale of a Goods...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 25-07-2014, 00:08
Replies: 56
Views: 2,918
Posted By Winston_1
They are not the only one. Phoenix Chinese...

They are not the only one. Phoenix Chinese Channel is doing this permanently.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 23-07-2014, 23:37
Replies: 44
Views: 2,222
Posted By Winston_1
You didn't get it so cheaply, it was not even...

You didn't get it so cheaply, it was not even trade price. You just got it cheaper than their normal over pricing.
Forum: Sky 23-07-2014, 23:15
Replies: 24
Views: 1,885
Posted By Winston_1
How many times does it have to be said sky don't...

How many times does it have to be said sky don't use engineers for this? Engineers have professional qualifications. Sky installers don't.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 22-07-2014, 23:27
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By Winston_1
Strange then, that in Europe except here things...

Strange then, that in Europe except here things come with a 2 year guarantee. What is more something bought in one country can be fixed under it in another.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 22-07-2014, 17:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By Winston_1
There was a link on here a while back where...

There was a link on here a while back where Tescos were forced to comply with the 2 year rule.

Here is a link re 2 year warranty. Considering it has been in force 12 years now I am surprised dealers...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 21-07-2014, 23:04
Replies: 44
Views: 2,222
Posted By Winston_1
First your honesty would prevent you doing that...

First your honesty would prevent you doing that wouldn't it?

Second you can only buy warrantees on new equipment. If it was that new you would be covered by statuary rights anyway.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 21-07-2014, 22:56
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By Winston_1
They may try it on but the TV warranty is nothing...

They may try it on but the TV warranty is nothing to do with Tesco. EU rules give you a 2 year guarantee and Tesco have been forced to honour this in the past. The Sale of Goods Act gives you 6 years...
Forum: Technical 20-07-2014, 19:49
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Winston_1
Unlike analogue terrestrial DVB-T meters are...

Unlike analogue terrestrial DVB-T meters are expensive. For occasional use I use a set top boxes strength and quality readings but it does mean you need a mains supply and TV near the aerial.

The...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 19-07-2014, 23:11
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Winston_1
I have an LG TV and Scott DVD player in one room....

I have an LG TV and Scott DVD player in one room. Volume on the TV remote causes the DVD on screen display to cycle through. Volume on the DVD remote causes the TV to change source.

Nikkai TVs...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 19-07-2014, 22:59
Replies: 56
Views: 2,918
Posted By Winston_1
I think most people, barring DS members, watch...

I think most people, barring DS members, watch fatty vision. Recently I've seen in two different houses satellite boxes set to 4:3 and the punters watching everything in fatty vision on 16:9 TVs. In...
Forum: Freesat 19-07-2014, 22:46
Replies: 18
Views: 1,770
Posted By Winston_1
I most certainly would not. Sky got into the UK...

I most certainly would not. Sky got into the UK pay TV business, it is up to them to make it pay.
Forum: Freeview 19-07-2014, 22:38
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By Winston_1
You've recently bought it. Where is the manual...

You've recently bought it. Where is the manual which came with it?
Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 18-07-2014, 23:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By Winston_1
Why on earth would it need to be on HB if it is...

Why on earth would it need to be on HB if it is on the two Astras?
Forum: Freesat 18-07-2014, 23:13
Replies: 38
Views: 5,168
Posted By Winston_1
The thing is new posters come on here using this...

The thing is new posters come on here using this terrible technology who have not seen earlier posts. What is wrong with enlightening them? Information about this is not the only thing by any...
Forum: Freeview 17-07-2014, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Winston_1
Bear in mind these streamed channels are not in...

Bear in mind these streamed channels are not in the DVB-T spec and as far as I know no other country does this. Therefore a standard TV won't get them. Once again it means creating a non standard TV...
Forum: Freesat 17-07-2014, 15:52
Replies: 38
Views: 5,168
Posted By Winston_1
Really. So how did you manage to run your...

Really. So how did you manage to run your satellite cables which are much bigger.

No need to drill holes. CAT5 is thin enough to go through doors.
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