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This is on top of the boxes that could not cope with the changes to the Network Information Table (NIT): Daewoo DS608P, Labgear DTT100, Triax DVB 2000T, Portland DP100 and these VCR/STBs: Daewoo SV900, Bush IDVCR01
Re: comment posted by Nige (Wednesday 2 December 2009 9:18PM), the Thomson DHD-4000 does work with 8k mode. The picture breakups are caused by the PSU being overstretched, the only workaround I've found is to replace the hard disk with a 2.5" laptop one as this uses less power and only on the 5V supply too. Then there is no more breakup.
Hi i live in Bristol (BS10) and have a Sony VTX D800,this used to receive all channels but is now missing Dave, but this is nothing compared to the Samsung tv with built in box in another room, this is missing Dave, E4, E4+1 etc. Do i need to reposition the aerial? All was fine until a couple of weeks ago!
Re: DHD4000 problems (2/4) - Yes. I replaced an old aerial which had degraded and was giving me break-up. The new one has a booster - but my experiments suggested that wasn't the source of the problem.
Anyhow, I've now got a new telly with integral tuner and a new STB. But I'll now investigate changing the hard-drive to a less power hungry one.
Roger Shepherd: unless you're on the very fringe of coverage, you shouldn't need a booster with a new aerial. It's much better to get more gain from the aerial itself than try to remedy it after.
The problem is that the booster can introduce noise and therefore reduce the carrier-to-noise ratio, which is the real determinant of signal quality, not the raw signal level.
Of course it's possible that your aerial was specified to just be good enough post-switchover and you needed the booster to bring it up to a working signal level pre-switchover, but the range of acceptable signal level is quite large for most boxes. The manual for my Humax PVR-9200T says it handles a range of -95 to -35 dBmV, a difference of 60dB. Most readily-available boosters can only add 18dB, but add a few dB (3-4dB) of noise so the carrier-to-noise ratio is reduced.
If a new aerial system requires a booster to get it up to a point where the box can see all the muxes, there's something wrong with it.
i live in croydon area,can see crystal palacetransmitter,still get Freeview breakup..Have Thompson pvr,now defunct epg..a bushsagem and a pace twin.all non working after switchover..the pace gets perfect reception with a coathanger stuck in the back..all due for the skip..when i bought the equipment,there was no green tick required,and no mention of redundancy,i would have not bought them if informed..i have to go down the freesat road as freeview cannot be trusted anymore..who do i contact re refund on equipment
The PVR-9200T has an RF output. Check what this is set to - it defaults to C36 but you might have moved it to something else. If you've done a Default Setting, it will have moved back to C36. When the box is off it seems to have a big notch cutting out various channels around C36, whatever frequency you've set it to - causes me a big problem with my Freeview TV on Crystal Palace Mux A and Mux C.
The most recent firmware, 1.00.23, for the 9200T clears all channels before doing an Automatic Search (or, rather, the search results are stored separately, then they replace the previous set when you press Save). This version was released in May last year; Humax recommend resetting to defaults after installing it. It has been broadcast several times, so you should already have it as long as you've left the box in standby overnight.
If you weren't leaving it in standby because it took a long time for the EPG to fill up, this version also fixes that problem - EPG data is now saved to the hard drive when you put it in standby.
For manual update instructions see Welcome to HUMAX [UK]
- note you will need a computer with a legacy serial port (RS232) and compatible cable.
I have 1.00.23 and it was indeed set to C36. Are you suggesting I should change the RF output to a different channel? I've changed to other channels and undertaken a default setting but it still will not pick up anything on C31.
I see that the Thomson DTI 1000 has problems supporting 2k and 8k at the same time. I have a somewhat unusual arrangement with a one aerial pointed at Black Hill main transmitter and a second aerial for my kitchen TV pointed at a local relay. I have been given a Thomson box, which I plan to use in the kitchen. Am I correct in assuming that after switchover all channels will be 8k and this box should work okay?
after 13th april we have lost itv1, channel4, channel 5 and others all from mux2, yet through the tv we get all the channels. Through a digihome pvr80 box we get all the channels but then the tv misses the mux2 channels. we are in NG17 2EH area. anyone have any ideas what the problem is
I see in the list (SANYO CE32DFN2-B) will not work after the switch over. So why sell it as a Digital TV if that is the case what do I do with this BOX. It like bying a BMW X5 with a 2.0L deisel engine in.Any advise regards very ANOYED
The Grundig GDT1000 STB doesn't seem to work properly with 8K as it seems the software defaults to using 2K when storing even though the hardware appears to support 8K when manually tuning, my transmitter has switched to digital only and the box is now useless, shame I hate throwing working electronics away!
I have 2 digital tvs in the house. One (Panasonic) has retuned perfectly in the last few days finding 110 channels, the other retunes but stops at 99 channels and is no longer giving me BBC1 or BBC2. This is a Sanyo CE32-LD4 - I guess limited to 99 presets but the channels I really want are missing. Sanyo haven't (yet) responded to my question - how do I select 99 wanted channels?
Have recently had to down grade high level mast head amps on crystal palace due to amplification distortion of digitail carriers,
any info: about changes of transmission levels that i do not know about,these problems seem to affect com: systems only,have had similar problems on multiple distrubution amps where analog levels are high.
Alan G: No, you require a TV licence if the TV is *capable* of receiving any off-air signals.
If you are in central Scotland, note that the Black Hill and Craigkelly transmitters, and their relays, have only been through the first stage of switchover so far. The second stage happens two weeks after the first stage, and all other multiplexes change mode at all transmitters. If your equipment does not support the 8K mode, you will lose everything, not just the BBC channels.
When running a set-top box with an analogue TV, we had audible signals from lots of radio stations including BBC Radio1,2,3,4 and other commercial stations in the 700 range. We now have a LG set with an integral FreeviewHD tuner and although a scan shows that they still exit..when we select Radio 4 (for example) we get a notice saying this isonly available on FM or digital radio. What's going on? We are in the Craigkellyreception area
Val on an lg tv there is a button that says tv radio this will take you to the radio channels and back to the tv on the same button you carnt normaly press 700 to get radio one on these tvs try that hope it works
It does seem odd to remove facilities for all 6 million Scots in order to provide facilities available only to the 1% (60,000) of them who CAN understand Gaelic. I wonder what proportion of them - ALL also English speakers - would prefer to have the removed radio programmes?
In Wales 20% of the population speak Welsh. It seems reasonable to provide TV to that number. It is done at the price of C4 - replaced by "Sianel pimp ec" (S4C) .