Thread: Humax PVR9300T.
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Old August 17th 17, 06:35 AM posted to
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Default Humax PVR9300T.

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On 14/08/2017 20:51, Ian Field wrote:
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On Sun, 13 Aug 2017 19:00:47 +0100, "Ian Field"

Why is my Humax PVR9300T slower than a M$ OS?!!!!!

Using which processor?

Poking around the menus looking for that info invoked channel
search - it got BBC London again instead of BBC East.

Would an attenuator stop it doing that?

Manual tuning of the relevant UHF channels is the usual
recommendation to fix that problem.

Can't find the user manual and/or figure out the manual tuning

I'm after the Sandy Heath transmitter if you have any idea how
to proceed?

Didn't look very far for manual tuning did you?

Page GB61 section 10.2 is rather revealing - maybe?

Sandy channels are 27, 24, 51, 52, and 48.

The first number didn't find any channels - one of those after it
found several BBC channels, but put them in weird places.

Manually scanning just the Sandy Heath numbers didn't get any BBC
channels at all.

Not the result I was hoping, but BBC London was unwatchable.

Now this may seem a daft question, but if you are trying to receive
Sandy where are you, how high is your aerial and which direction
and polarity is it pointing?

Its pointed at Sandy heath, which i'd be able to see the mast
navigation lights if I stood on the roof next to it - London is at
least 5x further away.

London is so weak it keeps breaking up - but that doesn't stop my
PVR ignoring Sandy Heath.

Ah, got it. Your PVR is not ignoring Sandy, it has at some point just
found Crystal Palace first and is putting Sandy in the 800's as it
thinks they are duplicates.

The easiest solution is to disconnect the aerial and do an autotune.
This will wipe the existing station memories. Then reconnect and do a
full MANUAL retune of all five Sandy muxes (channels above) and it
should find them correctly.

It is all down to the stupid way that TVs etc autotune - they start at
the bottom and tune upwards and CP channels are all in group A (the
20's) where Sandy is split across two groups. The manufacturers
overcame this with later firmware by placing a regionalisation* option
at the end of the autotune which your PVR, being older, does not have.
Doing a full manual tune is the only way around it.

*This still does not stop problems if you have the same region on two
transmitters in different channel bands but within reception range.
Again in that situation manual tuning is the only option.


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