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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 16th 17, 07:34 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 111
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FM stereo tuners - Xpost (OTish)

On Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:13:54 +0100, Jim Lesurf
wrote:

Hi-Fi reviewers tend to over-rate the significance of higher frequencies.


When I built my first VHF/FM receiver in...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 15th 17, 02:01 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 28
Timecode on programme-as-broadcast archive material

On Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:32:07 +0100, "NY" wrote:

Gamma of video cam be tweaked to
give a "look" that is more like film. And maybe the video will be shot as
25p rather than 50i,...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 15th 17, 01:50 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 28
Timecode on programme-as-broadcast archive material

On Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:58:03 +0100, "NY" wrote:

I hadn't realised that the 4-frame rule could be broken in some situations.
Books about NTSC and PAL always make it sound as if it...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 15th 17, 10:35 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 28
Timecode on programme-as-broadcast archive material

On Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:52:39 +0100, "NY" wrote:

I thought there wasa time when film cameras had an "add on" video camera
so
that the director could see the shots. ...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 15th 17, 10:06 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 28
Timecode on programme-as-broadcast archive material

On Sun, 15 Oct 2017 11:11:31 +0100, "NY" wrote:

I notice on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA8WFaVt0fo the timecode has a
letter after it which cycles through A, B, C, D, A, ......
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 15th 17, 09:48 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 45
Views: 72
Cold caller

On Sun, 15 Oct 2017 11:38:34 +0100, Max Demian
wrote:

I leave the battery out when not expecting a call to prevent pocket
dialling - and PITA cold...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 14th 17, 07:31 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 111
Views: 37
FM stereo tuners - Xpost (OTish)

On 14 Oct 2017 18:07:43 GMT, David wrote:

Put into storage during a house move and never taken out again; I don't
even have an FM aerial although IIRC I have previously...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 14th 17, 07:22 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 28
Timecode on programme-as-broadcast archive material

On Sat, 14 Oct 2017 08:06:27 -0700 (PDT), "R. Mark Clayton"
wrote:

I thought there wasa time when film cameras had an "add on" video camera so
that the director could...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 14th 17, 10:31 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 28
Timecode on programme-as-broadcast archive material

On Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:11:51 +0100, "NY" wrote:

I've always wondered how they manage multiple *film* camera shoots. The
other day there was a programme on BBC 2 about Alfred...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 14th 17, 10:21 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 30
Views: 24
HDMI switcher needed

On Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:19:11 +0100, PeeGee
wrote:

If several devices are all powered on, and you want to watch a
different one from the one selected, this should be...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 14th 17, 10:10 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 30
Views: 24
HDMI switcher needed

On Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:54:47 +0100, pamela wrote:

If external HDMI switchers are like the TV sets I've seen,
they're edge triggered rather than status triggered. What I...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 14th 17, 10:02 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 30
Views: 24
HDMI switcher needed

On Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:33:53 +0100, Jim Lesurf
wrote:

As an injuneer the biggest shock for me about HDMI was when I read the
electrical specs for HDMI. For example, is...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 14th 17, 08:37 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 30
Views: 24
HDMI switcher needed

On Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:13:17 +0100, Davey
wrote:

For my purposes, my TV set doesn't appear to respond to the 2 particular
devices plugged into it, which suits me. I had to...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 13th 17, 09:48 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 28
Views: 28
Timecode on programme-as-broadcast archive material

On Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:29:24 +0100, Graham.
wrote:

On Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:13:18 +0100, "NY" coalesced
the vapors of human experience into a viable and...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 13th 17, 09:15 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 30
Views: 24
HDMI switcher needed

On Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:04:54 +0100, Yellow
wrote:

I have tried a couple of HDMI switchers and am yet to find one that will
automatically switch all my devices - will work...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 11th 17, 05:35 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 30
Views: 26
Offcom and audio Description

On Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:29:15 +0200, Martin wrote:

Mark Kermode apparently said if you clap your hands every time a shot changes
viewpoint making a noise like enthusiastic...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 11th 17, 05:23 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 49
A better YouTube receiver

On Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:31:30 -0700 (PDT), TonyGamble
wrote:

But, of course, Rod, I could buy one of those sticks being released in two weeks and put that in the cabinet...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 11th 17, 12:41 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 30
Views: 26
Offcom and audio Description

Every other BBC programme these days seems to have break points for
adverts, with the usual repetition of the programme title and the
story so far, i.e. since the last break point five minutes...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 11th 17, 12:33 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 49
A better YouTube receiver

On Wed, 11 Oct 2017 04:50:26 -0700 (PDT), TonyGamble
wrote:


I've used both the Amazon stick and the box version of the same thing,
and IMHO the box version is...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 11th 17, 08:51 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 37
Views: 49
A better YouTube receiver

On Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:19:24 -0700 (PDT), TonyGamble
wrote:

One thing I was doing was leaving it powered from a USB on the back of the tv.

It's quite likely...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 8th 17, 10:54 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 40
Views: 70
The latest idea from a Brexit official: Replace EU safety checks with Amazon reviews

On Sat, 07 Oct 2017 18:48:58 +0100, Indy Jess John
wrote:

There were three sizes of round pin plug, 15A, 5A and 2A, where the pins
and pin spacings got smaller as...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 7th 17, 08:27 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 24
Views: 64
[OT] Dual-Gang switched 13A + USB sockets

On Fri, 06 Oct 2017 22:07:08 +0100, pamela wrote:

Yes and I hate this idea, looks to me like an accident waiting
to happen. Tiny switch mode psus kicking out crud all the...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 5th 17, 09:13 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 15
Views: 50
Am I seeing things ?

On Thu, 5 Oct 2017 09:48:28 +0100, Norman Wells
wrote:

[re managers on telly]
His behaviour reminds me of too many crap managers that I have worked
for. I cannot watch it...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 2nd 17, 08:02 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 83
Views: 125
Duty cycle and transmitters

On Mon, 02 Oct 2017 19:48:39 +0100, Graham.
wrote:

I think the only B&W sets I've seen that had a proper black, brightness
and contrast were a small Russian set...
Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) October 2nd 17, 08:09 AM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 83
Views: 125
Duty cycle and transmitters

On Sun, 1 Oct 2017 15:07:01 +0100, Ian Jackson
wrote:

I think the only B&W sets I've seen that had a proper black, brightness
and contrast were a small Russian...
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