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Today, 07:50
Forum: Installation
Replies: 16
Views: 220
Posted By Optimist
Distances mentioned that you're involved with...

Distances mentioned that you're involved with will be fine.
Diplexers and RF are then no longer needed, it should just work - as long as all your Indexes and their frequencies are still kept...
Yesterday, 11:46
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 706
Posted By Optimist
Ok Chido, I'll do that for you, but only once -...

Ok Chido, I'll do that for you, but only once - I've turned my PM's on.
Yesterday, 11:42
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 706
Posted By Optimist
Or did you try the "Forum" identity? I see it...

Or did you try the "Forum" identity? I see it says Administrator under that name.

That is MC Kenneth's other identity here, don't know why he uses both but use the one I suggested.
Yesterday, 11:24
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 706
Posted By Optimist
The "Admin" identity worked last I tried but he...

The "Admin" identity worked last I tried but he is only involved in technical maintenance of the forum, unless you meant me as I think you thought I was Admin earlier - nope, I'm only a Forumite who...
Yesterday, 10:24
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By Optimist
That was definitely a case of can't see the wood...

That was definitely a case of can't see the wood for the trees :D

Sorry to hog the thread, I think this now brings up a related interesting new development re the future - why would the latest...
2018-02-17, 21:06
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 706
Posted By Optimist
I'm not getting involved, but wish you well with...

I'm not getting involved, but wish you well with it.
They are not the same company, only their parent company Naspers is some common ground on a higher level. Anyway, I'm sure they'll pass the...
2018-02-17, 19:41
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 706
Posted By Optimist
Chido, I did post that quote in the other DStv...

Chido, I did post that quote in the other DStv Mobile thread that explains that the people here are not involved with what goes on in your country. Your best bet is to send the details by PM to MC...
2018-02-17, 17:59
Forum: General
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Optimist
How long have the Nigerian ads been on CNN? (I...

How long have the Nigerian ads been on CNN? (I wouldn't notice this much as I buffer to fast forward and rarely use the channel).

It never used to be like that, perhaps the feed changed when they...
2018-02-17, 15:50
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By Optimist
Lastly I'd like to examine how this has worked re...

Lastly I'd like to examine how this has worked re the history of the decoders, would be nice to hear from MC why it's chopped and changed this much;

SD decoders - all of them combined EPG/ECM on...
2018-02-17, 15:21
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By Optimist
(See edit above for further established clarity.)...

(See edit above for further established clarity.)

Now that we know that the 2nd tuner is operational and essential, I'm now going to state that unlike on the 4 series, there logically cannot be...
2018-02-17, 14:45
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By Optimist
I've now managed to get a reliable response re...

I've now managed to get a reliable response re the 2nd tuner mystery, well worked out Geoff :cool:
2018-02-17, 14:36
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Optimist
It's possible that in some instances wires just...

It's possible that in some instances wires just got crossed - one can't use the wrong frequency for a specific Index, so they may have misunderstood and had been referring to that factor.

Talking...
2018-02-17, 13:17
Forum: General
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Optimist
@MC - MyBroadband needs to be told that they have...

@MC - MyBroadband needs to be told that they have the Portuguesa stand-alone price wrong, I see in last year's list it was at R465.

The add-ons are correct, either option costs the same.
2018-02-17, 12:54
Forum: General
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Optimist
Found more info on MyBroadband, including M-Net...

Found more info on MyBroadband, including M-Net Analogue (old).

Only the older-options geographically separate Indian packages aren't included here now, but that's now closed products like the...
2018-02-17, 11:17
Forum: General
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Optimist
Don't forget we're in a country with many, many...

Don't forget we're in a country with many, many different interest groups... no need to be rude about what others like man :(
2018-02-17, 10:16
Forum: General
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Optimist
One piece of info missing... this is a guess but...

One piece of info missing... this is a guess but probably right;


Second access fee (3rd XtraView decoder).....R 85.....R 90.....5.9% increase
2018-02-17, 09:05
Forum: Installation
Replies: 16
Views: 220
Posted By Optimist
As per the reply from MC FS - it means it could...

As per the reply from MC FS - it means it could work but he has not had full success with the method.
Therefore the recommendation is to use the original RF method I described in post #2.

I...
2018-02-17, 08:37
Forum: Installation
Replies: 16
Views: 220
Posted By Optimist
Thanks :-) Note that MC FS means...

Thanks :-)



Note that MC FS means just the Explora 1 getting the diplexer, for trying this method the 5s decoders wouldn't require diplexers.
2018-02-17, 08:26
Forum: General
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Optimist
Thanks for this, hope you don't mind me putting...

Thanks for this, hope you don't mind me putting it in an easier to read form :-)


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2018-02-17, 06:29
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Optimist
No, you're done :-)

No, you're done :-)
2018-02-16, 20:31
Replies: 30
Views: 4,171
Posted By Optimist
Aah, thanks Mr. "Pappa", should have thought to...

Aah, thanks Mr. "Pappa", should have thought to just ask you. I think I now recall that it's been in use for some time.
2018-02-16, 18:49
Replies: 30
Views: 4,171
Posted By Optimist
Thanks again man, glad you know to tidy up that...

Thanks again man, glad you know to tidy up that cable :-)

@Geoff - strange that there's just what looks to be labelled as an "AV Out" port, but no separate audio out.
But looks like instead of...
2018-02-16, 18:25
Forum: Installation
Replies: 16
Views: 220
Posted By Optimist
Great. It's not true SATCR anymore, we just...

Great.
It's not true SATCR anymore, we just call it Unicable ;)
2018-02-16, 18:23
Forum: Installation
Replies: 16
Views: 220
Posted By Optimist
Do you know about changing the Userband Indexes...

Do you know about changing the Userband Indexes and their specific frequencies? If not, we'll guide you through that as well.

Don't use the "Universal" port(s) on the SLNB, else it may confuse...
2018-02-16, 18:07
Replies: 30
Views: 4,171
Posted By Optimist
Could we bother you for a pic of the back, where...

Could we bother you for a pic of the back, where we can see the details? Only if easy enough for you, TIA.
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