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2018-02-22, 17:34
Forum: Installation
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Geoff D
Not quite correct, see your modified attachment ...

Not quite correct, see your modified attachment

On the 5U/5S, the RF OUT is the XV decoder RF OUT port
2018-02-21, 19:47
Replies: 0
Views: 52
Posted By Geoff D
SABC Channels not Widescreen

For a few months now, the SABC channels have all been in widescreen. Yet in the last few days it is clear that there is again something wrong with the format for these channels.

None of the aspect...
2018-02-21, 15:00
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Geoff D
Sorry Optimist, I cannot help anymore. It would...

Sorry Optimist, I cannot help anymore. It would have been fascinating to analyse this latest incident.

Once again, MC shows its total disregard for loyal customers with older decoders. And BTW,...
2018-02-21, 12:59
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By Geoff D
Check the configuration of the two decoders to...

Check the configuration of the two decoders to ensure different viewing environments are being used for each, even though that should not really have an effect.

Next make sure the Explora is set...
2018-02-20, 15:18
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Geoff D
The history is a bit confusing as who was first...

The history is a bit confusing as who was first with what.

The very first television signal, analogue was broadcast over early bird in 1965 more or less.

Sky started a service which was...
2018-02-20, 14:44
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Geoff D
You could try the lyngsat archive ......

You could try the lyngsat archive ......
2018-02-20, 12:13
Forum: Installation
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Geoff D
Explora 1: The LHs of the picture port goes to...

Explora 1: The LHs of the picture port goes to the LNB port on the decoder. The botom RH port with DC pass marked with a Red line goes to the cable from the SLNB. The port at the top RHS of the...
2018-02-20, 06:41
Forum: Installation
Replies: 26
Views: 3,667
Posted By Geoff D
Check what the default user band and frequencies...

Check what the default user band and frequencies are for the two tuners.
Kelp the primary on the defaults and change the secondary to use any two others.

So if user bands 0,1 are the defaults,...
2018-02-19, 13:36
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Geoff D
The only time you will pay two access fees is IF...

The only time you will pay two access fees is IF you have three decoders connected. The third decoder attracts an additional access fee.
2018-02-19, 08:46
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By Geoff D
A typical MC weekend of chaos. The number of...

A typical MC weekend of chaos. The number of reboots of the UEC HD PVR reached new levels of unacceptability.

Most were triggered by the chaotic state of the EPG data stream. Failed recordings as...
2018-02-18, 16:17
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Geoff D
You are correct, IF the decoders are connected...

You are correct, IF the decoders are connected together under XV, there is only one access fee payable. Send MC Solomon a PM and ask him to sort it out for you.
Provide him with the account number...
2018-02-17, 12:07
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Geoff D
Future Decoder Development?

Future Decoder Development?

MC originally stated on the launch of the 4 series HD decoders that these were basically an Explora without a HDD. (4136 series, from two manufacturers, 4U and 4S, and...
2018-02-17, 10:30
Forum: General
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Geoff D
Received an email confirming no price hike for...

Received an email confirming no price hike for Easyview and the hike for the access fee.

Update: And an SMS about the price reaming the same for Easyview
2018-02-16, 16:01
Replies: 30
Views: 4,501
Posted By Geoff D
Thanks very much. Never thought of looking for a...

Thanks very much. Never thought of looking for a decoder in a PEP store.
2018-02-16, 15:59
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By Geoff D
What was all replaced after the lightning damage?...

What was all replaced after the lightning damage?

While you wait for MC to take action regarding the installed issue, we may be able to help if you provide some detail about your install.

SLNB...
2018-02-16, 15:45
Replies: 30
Views: 4,501
Posted By Geoff D
Could you please tell us where you got hold of...

Could you please tell us where you got hold of the 5U decoder?
2018-02-16, 10:53
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By Geoff D
Angry So for the last two days, a new and equally...

So for the last two days, a new and equally irritating issue has now arisen with the UEC decoder.

Having successfully stopped the unwanted reboots that happens during the service authentication...
2018-02-15, 10:53
Forum: General
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Geoff D
Has anyone from MC sorted out this problem?

Has anyone from MC sorted out this problem?
2018-02-14, 11:01
Forum: General
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Geoff D
Password issues

@ MC Kenneth, Forum:

The is a member of the forum having difficulty with his password and log in. Please could you contact him and help.

Member: DerekP with an alternate DerekP1
2018-02-12, 15:22
Forum: Installation
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Geoff D
IF you want to then I would suggest you get the...

IF you want to then I would suggest you get the Explora 2 to be the Primary and the two older decoders to be set to secondary when you activate it all.

Make sure the Unicable connection on the...
2018-02-12, 14:05
Forum: Installation
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Geoff D
Yes you would have to set the decoders correctly,...

Yes you would have to set the decoders correctly, even though MC claim that the decoders will listen for HB on both RF ports.

Which decoder is the Primary? That one will be transmitting HB and it...
2018-02-12, 13:49
Forum: Installation
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Geoff D
Okay. So far the location of the diplexers is in...

Okay. So far the location of the diplexers is in the correct cable runs. BUT

Only required IF you want the HB signal to travel via the Unicable cables and the switch. In that case, the cable...
2018-02-12, 13:07
Forum: Installation
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Geoff D
Note the diplexers should be connected between...

Note the diplexers should be connected between the switch and the decoders NOT in the 4 LNB cables between the switch and the optical - RF converter, and only on the Explora 1 decoders.

Maybe you...
2018-02-11, 17:40
Forum: General
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Geoff D
The current "owner" is a Gupta stooge. So that...

The current "owner" is a Gupta stooge. So that is the first step, he has to sell. Then someone can try and rescue the brand. Either way, I will NOT be watching the channel. Have not done so and see...
2018-02-11, 17:20
Forum: General
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Geoff D
The website has been giving all sorts of strange...

The website has been giving all sorts of strange responses for days.

But lets see what MC has to say.
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