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Forum: uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) April 14th 08, 06:28 PM Posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By bigbrian
Aspect ratio knackered after Sky HD upgrade

I'm hoping this is the right forum to get this sorted...

Bought a new Sony Bravia 40in HD TV (2 x HDMI) and DVD recorder
(which also has HDMI) and connected the new TV to my old Sky+ box...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) January 23rd 06, 09:12 AM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By bigbrian
Sky+ remaining capacity

Is this a known issue/common problem, and does it have a solution?

My Sky+ planner currently has 4 programmes recorded, of the following
durations and taking up the following indicated amount of...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) December 8th 05, 11:40 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By bigbrian
Shadow stripes on recording/playback

Sooo....

Latest update

I've replaced the Scart cable between the Sky box and the DVDR with a
quad sheathed, Belkin cable and I've tuned in the DVDR.

The current situation is:

When everything is...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) December 5th 05, 11:00 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By bigbrian
Shadow stripes on recording/playback

I've noticed that when recording from the TV/Sky+ to the DVDR, the
resultant recording has a vertical shadow stripe that moves repeatedly
from left to right during playback of the recording. This is...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) December 5th 05, 05:55 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By bigbrian
Which connection is best?

Planning to give my hitherto technophobe brother in law a DVD player
for Christmas (to commemorate his recent acquisition of a Samsung LCD
TV

Don't know what he's got available on the TV, but the...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) November 29th 05, 08:42 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By bigbrian
Recording Freeview

My DVDR has a facility to allow timer control of a satellite
receiver..(I'll have to look into the details, I've never used it)
which I guess might work with a Freeview box. I suppose I was...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) November 29th 05, 06:51 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By bigbrian
Recording Freeview

Sorry if this is a dumb question but here goes.....

Currently, I have a TV, Sky+ box and DVDR (with HDD), all hooked up and
working OK. I don't have a TV aerial feed to anything, since everything
I...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.video.pvr Personal Video Recorder (PVR) November 7th 05, 06:35 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.video.pvr
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By bigbrian
Which DVD recorder with PVR, TV and VCR setup?

On Mon, 07 Nov 2005 14:07:10 GMT, "r_mervart"
wrote:


"bigbrian" wrote in message
...
...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.video.pvr Personal Video Recorder (PVR) November 7th 05, 10:48 AM Posted to uk.tech.tv.video.pvr
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By bigbrian
Which DVD recorder with PVR, TV and VCR setup?

On Mon, 07 Nov 2005 10:49:58 GMT, "r_mervart"
wrote:

At present I have a Philips TV (2 xSCART) and Philips VCR (2 xSCART) and
Freeview box. I am intending to...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) November 5th 05, 11:50 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 46
Views: 1,056
Posted By bigbrian
Telephone Line

On Sat, 05 Nov 2005 16:12:03 +0000, Ian Dalziel
wrote:

On Sat, 05 Nov 2005 15:12:26 +0000, "Anthony R. Gold"
wrote:

On Sat, 05 Nov 2005...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.video.pvr Personal Video Recorder (PVR) October 21st 05, 08:42 AM Posted to uk.tech.tv.video.pvr
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By bigbrian
DVD editing tool

On Fri, 21 Oct 2005 00:29:16 +0100, Simon Slavin
wrote:

On 18/10/2005, bigbrian wrote in...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.video.pvr Personal Video Recorder (PVR) October 18th 05, 08:40 AM Posted to uk.tech.tv.video.pvr
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By bigbrian
DVD editing tool

While I've been burning some stuff onto DVD, I've needed, but not been
able to find, a way to snip a small excerpt of the resulting disc that
I can save in a file format that I can then e-mail....
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) October 14th 05, 04:45 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By bigbrian
Is it me

On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 16:47:18 +0100, "Warwick Armstrong"
wrote:

Watching a program when I thought my son might want to watch this bit, so I
pressed record on...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.video.pvr Personal Video Recorder (PVR) October 14th 05, 02:59 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.video.pvr
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By bigbrian
DVD PAL/NTSC issues

On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 09:14:55 +0200, Jomtien wrote:

bigbrian wrote:

I just recently got a DVD recorder, and am converting some video tapes
to DVD. The DVDR only creates...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.video.pvr Personal Video Recorder (PVR) October 14th 05, 01:43 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.video.pvr
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By bigbrian
DVD PAL/NTSC issues

On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 10:10:01 +0100, "bobbymobile"
wrote:


"bigbrian" wrote in message
...

Not...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.video.pvr Personal Video Recorder (PVR) October 14th 05, 09:08 AM Posted to uk.tech.tv.video.pvr
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By bigbrian
DVD PAL/NTSC issues

On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 09:14:55 +0200, Jomtien wrote:

bigbrian wrote:

I just recently got a DVD recorder, and am converting some video tapes
to DVD. The DVDR only creates...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.video.pvr Personal Video Recorder (PVR) October 13th 05, 05:21 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.video.pvr
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By bigbrian
DVD PAL/NTSC issues

Not sure if this is the right group, but hopefully someone can help me
out.

I just recently got a DVD recorder, and am converting some video tapes
to DVD. The DVDR only creates region 2 compatible...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) October 5th 05, 05:52 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By bigbrian
Sky + "Copy" problems

On Wed, 5 Oct 2005 18:04:28 +0100, "DurhamViper"
wrote:

"bigbrian" wrote in message
...

...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) October 5th 05, 12:24 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By bigbrian
Sky + "Copy" problems

Anyone know what's going on here?

When my brother identifies programmes in his Sky+planner that he wants
to copy, he follows the usual procedure, but it always seems to copy
only one of the...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) September 28th 05, 09:39 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By bigbrian
programs copy protected from dvd recording?

On Wed, 28 Sep 2005 21:01:26 GMT, Paul Heslop
wrote:

Alan Pemberton wrote:

Paul Heslop wrote:

[Also posted independently...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) September 24th 05, 12:15 AM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By bigbrian
Sky remote code

On Fri, 23 Sep 2005 20:50:56 +0100, "Graham" wrote:



Does anyone have a handset code to get a REV4 Sky remote to operate a
Pacific PVTV1432 ? I've tried the list at...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) September 23rd 05, 05:49 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By bigbrian
Sky remote code

Does anyone have a handset code to get a REV4 Sky remote to operate a
Pacific PVTV1432 ? I've tried the list at Satcure but no joy, also
tried blinkback to get the 4 digit code, which seems to get...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) September 22nd 05, 12:12 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky,uk.media.tv.sky
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By bigbrian
Will E4 be on Freesat soon?

On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 01:21:57 +0100 (BST), (David
Marshall) wrote:

In article ,
bigbrian wrote:
No. Due...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) September 21st 05, 10:37 PM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky,uk.media.tv.sky
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By bigbrian
Will E4 be on Freesat soon?

On Wed, 21 Sep 2005 20:22:35 +0100 (BST), (David
Marshall) wrote:

In article ,
Dave wrote:
In...
Forum: uk.tech.tv.sky (Sky Television) September 13th 05, 10:21 AM Posted to uk.tech.tv.sky
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By bigbrian
Connection - how to,,,,,,?

On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 07:40:24 +0200, Jomtien wrote:

bigbrian wrote:

The relavant parts of the existing set up are as follows

TV (with two SCART connections)
Sky+...
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