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Freeview from Video sender by diy-newby
Hi guys. Got a new lcd tv for the conservatory, which I would like to receive the freeview channels (not integreated IDTV). But, I have tried before with a set top box and cannot get a strong enough signal in the cons to receive these channels (as it is fed from an indoor aerial), but I can in the lounge (fed from a loft aerial). I am thinking of plugging the freeview STB in the lounge...
November 14th 06 06:49 PM
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Telewest's French channel - any good? Need a channel for learning French. by tenby
Hi I'm learning French and want a French TV channel. Ideally, I want French subtitles (designed for deaf French people) since this is great for learning when the words are too fast to follow, but you still want to try and understand in French. Sky have such a French channel that looks pretty good for learning. But I'm with Telewest (phone and broadband) so it's easiest to go with them.
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November 14th 06 08:20 AM
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Problem about "Mark-up" presentation with HyperText (MHEG-5) by Carrie
Does anyone has experience of MHEG-5 Text mark-up presentation? I got one problem with some strange mark-up code: 0x1b, 0x41, 0x03, 0x32, 0x32, 0x1b, 0x61, 0x2c, 0x20 The is the "anchor tag markup start" and 0x03 is the tag length which indicates a "3-bytes" Tag. My problem happens with the , because the "0x1b" (the one
November 14th 06 07:00 AM
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Sky Gnome radio by Chris
"Edster" wrote in message ... Would this work with a wireless computer network, or would the network interfere with it the same way it would with a wireless video sender? According to the user manual, Control Channel is 433.92MHz , Audio Channel is 863.4MHz, 863.8MHz, 864.2MHz or 864.6MHz. You can choose which audio channel to use...
November 13th 06 06:14 PM
by Steve Terry Go to last post
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O.T. - service info, etc, for DVD recorder by Jim Lesurf
I assume this isn't the correct group for what I really want to ask about, but I am hoping someone can direct me to the correct group as I don't know which it might be! I'd like to get service info, etc, on a Philips DVDR50/051 video recorder. In particular about: 1) How to adjust the replay gain (not write level) from the optical sensors.
November 13th 06 03:15 PM
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Sky+ Remote Record by Mr Harry
Does anyone have any idea when sky+ remote record service will be available? From what I can gather it's a web based interface to your Sky+ box, so that you can set it to record remotely. You'll also be able to detete stuff, view schedules etc..etc all across the interweb! In addition, it also provides TiVo like features, and will record programmes it thinks you'll like automagically, based on...
November 13th 06 12:45 PM
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who would be right? by Paul Heslop
in an article in private Eye an issue or two ago it mentioned a 'special' offer on Sky subscriptions for folks living in the shadow of a stadium, possibly new Wembley or Arsenal's as it has been found that houses nearby can't get a signal for normal tv. Next issue someone writes in criticizing the mag for falling into the trap of believing the only digital tv available is Sky and all the good...
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November 13th 06 12:03 PM
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Freeview reception problem - new re-align aerial or replace? by BillL
Hello all, Just bought the cheapest Digifusion freeview box (25 from Currys Digital) but although some channels are perfect BBC1/2 BBC3/4 etc I cannot get Ch 4 or Ch 5 and several other channels. I'm in the GL4 area of Gloucester (very good analouge reception) and should be able to get freeview but may have required an aerial replacement. I did a google search for freeview reception...
November 12th 06 06:10 PM
by CJK Go to last post
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Blu Ray vs HD-DVD war pre-empted? by DAB sounds worse than FM
I can't see this having been mentioned, but dual-format players will be ready next year, apparently: http://www.eetimes.com/news/latest/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=193501688 -- Steve - www.digitalradiotech.co.uk - Digital Radio News & Info
November 12th 06 04:02 PM
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Digital breakup recently in Guildford by David Hearn
I've been getting lots of pops and breakup on my Humax PVR9200T and also my Pioneer DBR-TF100. They're both fed from the same aerial and downlead. We're in Guildford with aerial pointing in the southern direction - so I'm guessing I'm off the local transmitter on the A31/Hogs Back which is just a few miles away. In general the Humax shows strength is about 75%, 100% quality, but sometimes...
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November 12th 06 03:16 PM
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Upgrading hard drive on a PVR. by Qatar Airlines Passanger
Can you do this? In the same way as you would on a computer? I was thinking if I wanted to hive off some recordings to DVD thatI could put the hard drive in my computer and burn usingmy DVDRV drive on the computer. Is that a reasonable thing to be able to do?
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CASINO' ON LINE MORONI OSCAR by Oscar
ED ECCO A VOI IL CASINO' ON LINE MORONI OSCAR, C'E' ANCHE IL VIDEOPOKER: SI GIOCA CON I DOLLARI AMERICANI U.S.A., USANDO CARTE DI CREDITO VISA E MASTERCARD PER COMPRARE LE FICHES DA PUNTARE E INTASCARE LE EVENTUALI VINCITE O GRATIS PER PURO DIVERTIMENTO SENZA PAGARE LE FICHES E INTASCARE LE VINCITE. INDIRIZZI INTERNET:
November 12th 06 10:15 AM
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Sky Gnome radio by Dom Robinson
In article , says... Would this work with a wireless computer network, or would the network interfere with it the same way it would with a wireless video sender? Has the quality improved since The Gadget Show tried it some time ago and said the sound quality was appalling? -- Dom Robinson Gamertag: DVDfever email: dom at...
November 11th 06 09:32 PM
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Problems with Sat TV due to weather. by Dave Fawthrop
On the BBC1 1 o'clock news, the weather forecaster said that *Satellite* TV programs would be affected due to an inversion. Not noticed anything myself, but I generally watch analogue or Freeview. -- Dave Fawthrop dave hyphenologist co uk Google Groups is IME the *worst* method of accessing usenet. GG subscribers would be well advised get a newsreader, say Agent, and a newsserver, say...
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November 11th 06 05:23 PM
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LCD/Plasma TV picture delay? by David
A friend as been reading the July issue of Which and an item in readers coments on LCD/Plasma TV sets haveing a delay in the picture to the sound. EG. sound of bat hitting ball prior to the picture showing it happpen. Do you users of Plasma/lcd sets notice out of sync. sound / pictures? -- Regards, David Please reply to News Group
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November 11th 06 05:13 PM
by Dave Plowman (News) Go to last post
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No sound after converting to mpeg2 by deauville rider
Any thoughts would be welcome to this newbie. I have recorded a freeview program on to my topfield hdd recorder. Next i have processed the .rec file through ProjectX and PVAstrumento to obtain an mpeg2 file. After burning to dvd-rw disc using Micro20 the disc can be played on 1 of my sons standalone players, but when I play it on my Musket portable player ( mpeg4 , jpeg )there is no sound. Also...
November 10th 06 09:44 PM
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2 new radio stations on Freeview by David
On Emley Moor 2 new radio stations but no sound. Heart and RadioMusic5 -- Regards, David Please reply to News Group
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November 10th 06 07:59 PM
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AverTv DVB-T Volar USB digital receiver by Jackie
Hi I bought myself an AverTv DVB-T Volar USB digital receiver for my birthday and it works quite well. However if I scan for channels during the day any channels that only broadcast a night like ITV4 show up in the listings but I only get the sound and the picture window disappears when I try to watch them at night. The same happens when I scan for channels at night, I get ITV4 ok but the...
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Panasonic TX-32LXD^) by rbrt
I have recently installed the a panasonic lcd and dvd. When I swithc to dvd AV2 appears in top left 2hand corner of the screen and I have been unable to get rid of it. I have tried all sorts of things all I can get is other things such a HDMI , Connections. Can anyone help?
November 9th 06 07:21 PM
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Advice needed - please!!! by teapot
I have recently been given as a present a Sony RDR HXD560 DVD recorder with a built in freeview tuner. The problem is that I am in a freeview blind spot and consequently cant seem to receive any signal, either analogue or digital into the dvd. Can anybody suggest a way that I can bypass the freeview tuner so that I can at least use the dvd recorder - or do I have to put the thing in the attic...
November 9th 06 06:13 PM
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