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Forum: Technical Yesterday, 21:23
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By misar
Just looked at this thread starting with the OP...

Just looked at this thread starting with the OP and noticed something very odd which seems not to have been mentioned. I also have a SilverCrest (re-badged Comag) SL-65 which I bought from Lidl many...
Forum: Technical 01-08-2015, 06:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By misar
twaddle (ˈtwɒd(ə)l/) informal noun 1. ...

twaddle (ˈtwɒd(ə)l/)
informal
noun
1.
trivial or foolish speech or writing; nonsense.
"he dismissed the novel as self-indulgent twaddle"
Forum: Freeview 31-07-2015, 21:12
Replies: 107
Views: 10,905
Posted By misar
So what would you have said to an irate customer...

So what would you have said to an irate customer spoiling for a fight? :D
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 29-07-2015, 20:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By misar
The above posts seem to give a variety of...

The above posts seem to give a variety of conflicting (and wrong) answers to the original question. If anyone wants to know WHY >2TB drives behave differently in and out of USB enclosures I...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 28-07-2015, 08:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By misar
It is not clear what you are saying. Is the...

It is not clear what you are saying. Is the problem that you cannot swop the drive internal/external and still read the same files on it? That will never work for the reason I gave above. Or are you...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 27-07-2015, 18:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By misar
This is the correct explanation, although there...

This is the correct explanation, although there is a further problem if you are using Win XP (32 bit). The usable space for any internal drive under Win XP is limited to 2TB. This is due to the...
Forum: Technical 26-07-2015, 10:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By misar
Leaving aside "It could be argued that all TV...

Leaving aside "It could be argued that all TV pictures as displayed on the screen are analogue", your friend is correct. An analogue CRT TV knows nothing about digital signals and is receiving the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 27-06-2015, 21:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By misar
Winston_1 must be in heaven. Watch this space for...

Winston_1 must be in heaven. Watch this space for a brand new laptop interference crusade to complement his powerline adapter obsession. ;-)
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 26-06-2015, 12:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By misar
I have the same problem with a Roberts 93i and a...

I have the same problem with a Roberts 93i and a Dell laptop 10 feet away in anither room. But I have used a Pure Evoke for years 12 inches away from a Toshiba laptop regardless of whether I use wifi...
Forum: Freeview 15-06-2015, 21:18
Replies: 95
Views: 9,456
Posted By misar
Perhaps time for the various posters here to...

Perhaps time for the various posters here to consider whether Mike 2E0MEQ may have a specific reason for questioning the suitability of the UK's local TV transmission arrangements.

See the question...
Forum: Freeview 13-06-2015, 22:27
Replies: 95
Views: 9,456
Posted By misar
With the greatest respect, may I ask whether you...

With the greatest respect, may I ask whether you have any present or past connection with a UK supplier of TV transmission equipment, the owner of which has advocated that local TV stations should be...
Forum: Freeview 13-06-2015, 21:25
Replies: 95
Views: 9,456
Posted By misar
Far too late I'm afraid. You have filled this...

Far too late I'm afraid. You have filled this thread and the similar That's Solent one with an endless stream of pseudo technical posts about coverage. Not once have you given even a hint of evidence...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-05-2015, 12:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By misar
There are two ways of doing this. If you want to...

There are two ways of doing this. If you want to use the NAS as simple remote file storage your options are very limited other than a laptop or tablet. Several of the above suggestions assume that...
Forum: Freeview 24-05-2015, 09:43
Replies: 129
Views: 21,904
Posted By misar
That says it all. Almost everything else in your...

That says it all. Almost everything else in your endless stream of posts is irrelevant or nonsense.

There will never be sufficient revenue for any worthwhile local news and entertainment channels...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 19-03-2015, 21:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By misar
Thought you might like to know that I have a...

Thought you might like to know that I have a 28PW6006 which is still used regularly, gives an excellent (CRT) picture even by modern standards, and has never shown the slightest problem. Can't...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 07-03-2015, 20:54
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By misar
The RavPower Filehub is a NAS which supports DNLA...

The RavPower Filehub is a NAS which supports DNLA (although overkill for your application). If you haven't done this already connect it to the Virgin hub with a LAN cable and power cycle both...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 01-02-2015, 21:29
Replies: 49
Views: 6,221
Posted By misar
Quality of picture, sound, ease of use, etc...

Quality of picture, sound, ease of use, etc varies widely between different models from one manufacturer (not same as brand) regardless of price range. This variation applies to many products not...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 24-01-2015, 19:16
Replies: 8
Views: 37,011
Posted By misar
You are doing this the wrong way as you can no...

You are doing this the wrong way as you can no longer create a new hotmail.co.uk account.

Select options in your outlook.com account and choose "manage or remove aliases" (or something like that)....
Forum: Technical 23-01-2015, 19:20
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By misar
I know your interest is external aerials but this...

I know your interest is external aerials but this comment in the text is factually incorrect:
"This article does not concern itself with AM radio (MW or LW) because hardly anyone has a directional AM...
Forum: Mobile Phones 18-01-2015, 21:21
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By misar
If you are worried about leaving the phone turned...

If you are worried about leaving the phone turned on in the bedroom at night you should be terrified about carrying it around all day or, God forbid, holding it against your ear while on a call.
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 24-12-2014, 08:33
Replies: 95
Views: 6,279
Posted By misar
In an idle moment last night (nothing on TV :o) I...

In an idle moment last night (nothing on TV :o) I followed Winston_1's link (www.ban-plt.org.uk). In all honesty the site's approach (outraged users, conspiracy theories, evil companies, evil OFCOM)...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 22-12-2014, 19:39
Replies: 95
Views: 6,279
Posted By misar
You miss the point, just look at his track...

You miss the point, just look at his track record. Moaning on forums and having people take the piss IS what he wants. How else would he pass the time now that his shortwave listening is b******d? :D
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 14-12-2014, 21:10
Replies: 95
Views: 6,279
Posted By misar
Careful chaps. Much more of this and Winston_1...

Careful chaps. Much more of this and Winston_1 will have your posts removed as offensive. And try to have YOU banned as well. :D
Forum: Technical 22-11-2014, 19:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By misar
[QUOTE=Andy_Bennett;75709679]hello all, ......

[QUOTE=Andy_Bennett;75709679]hello all,
... problem is he is now in Oz so cant ask him for advice on setting it up...

Can't resist asking why not. In this age of instant communication everywhere I...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 22-11-2014, 18:32
Replies: 27
Views: 2,973
Posted By misar
You don't mention the origin of the mkv and mp4...

You don't mention the origin of the mkv and mp4 files you want to play and nobody seems to have asked about this. These are not universal file formats and actually vary with the encoder. So not all...
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