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Today, 16:59
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By Optimist
Coincidence, no, another reason for this,...

Coincidence, no, another reason for this, maybe... besides the messing with E32 a few days back I've also since seen what may be Hi Band adjustments. Not going to go into details due to the...
Today, 13:23
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By Optimist
Don't miss post #6 above, if still considering 2...

Don't miss post #6 above, if still considering 2 decoders after this discussion.

(BTW, I am going out now after this post edit...)



Yep, no problem accessing all functionality.
Today, 12:47
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By Optimist
Forgot to mention the HB (heartbeat) for XV - I'm...

Forgot to mention the HB (heartbeat) for XV - I'm presuming you'll end up with two Explora 2A models, they will automatically also link the HB via the SLNB, so no extra cable required. But in this...
Today, 12:25
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By Optimist
Can just be one output and that still split in...

Can just be one output and that still split in the ceiling with your existing RF splitter.
Generally it's better to just use one splitter if possible though.
Today, 12:19
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By Optimist
Geoff added this question in an edit;

Geoff added this question in an edit;
Today, 12:14
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By Optimist
Sure thing :-) I'm still here so will help...

Sure thing :-)

I'm still here so will help further.



Your TV Link Eyes (what you called a dongle) will still work and now with both new decoders, so no need to get up.

Ok, so let's...
Today, 09:55
Forum: General
Replies: 50
Views: 2,490
Posted By Optimist
From what I've seen, often but not always. MC...

From what I've seen, often but not always. MC please correct me if I'm wrong - I think I recall that it depends on how much space ends up needed for the description itself.
Today, 08:58
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By Optimist
Welcome :-) I suggest a PM (Private Message)...

Welcome :-)

I suggest a PM (Private Message) with your customer and contact numbers to MC Solomon by clicking here (http://forum.dstv.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=312333) , else phone the Call...
Today, 08:53
Forum: General
Replies: 50
Views: 2,490
Posted By Optimist
@MC - on any EPG see the Sunday 19:59 slot...

@MC - on any EPG see the Sunday 19:59 slot onwards.

If it's supposed to be a surprise then it should say so in the synopsis.
Today, 07:57
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By Optimist
Don't start confusing rumours Luke :p The SD...

Don't start confusing rumours Luke :p
The SD PVR is not yet retired.
The UEC 4 tuner will go long before the Pace 4 tuner does ;)

EDIT: We don't call it the "4P" anymore, that's not correct.
Today, 07:51
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By Optimist
To get you started; 1. Are you sure you...

To get you started;

1. Are you sure you don't want PVR access in the lounge? Without it you couldn't pause or rewind the sport.

2. It may help to be more specific about how independent the...
Today, 06:51
Forum: Installation
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By Optimist
That's fine if the 2P uses a Unicable connection...

That's fine if the 2P uses a Unicable connection and the LNB cable distances aren't too long. I think the recommended max was 15m each, if over that then check older threads or wait for MC FS to...
Today, 06:43
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 59
Views: 4,395
Posted By Optimist
There's often no message at all. It would be part...

There's often no message at all. It would be part of the recording's synopsis in the Playlist or sometimes logged in the Schedules' Failed Recordings tab.
Yesterday, 15:18
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By Optimist
I think the idea may be that you can use a SD PVR...

I think the idea may be that you can use a SD PVR trade in deal for the best Explora option, then still get a 2nd and maybe 3rd Explora at a fair discount.
Yesterday, 14:19
Forum: General
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By Optimist
Now posted in Customer Service: #BlackFriday...

Now posted in Customer Service: #BlackFriday Specials (http://forum.dstv.com/showthread.php?t=40982)
Yesterday, 14:15
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By Optimist
In preparation for a possible further response -...

In preparation for a possible further response - we are aware that the EPG itself struggles with the extra data burden with all the additional modern channels.

Also want to add that much of the...
Yesterday, 13:02
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 3,082
Poll: The Lounge
Views: 294,168
Posted By Optimist
It seems that's quite a common sentiment Citanul,...

It seems that's quite a common sentiment Citanul, even beyond our shores where broadband is far more cost effective. I saw an article recently about ISP's in the States that have been proven to have...
Yesterday, 12:26
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By Optimist
Many thanks for the feedback. From what I've...

Many thanks for the feedback.

From what I've seen E32 is rearing its ugly head again - this particular security feature or set of features has been the plague of many subscribers for years now and...
Yesterday, 12:08
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 245
Views: 14,098
Posted By Optimist
Further MC feedback in case anyone's missed it:...

Further MC feedback in case anyone's missed it: About the SD PVR (http://forum.dstv.com/showthread.php?t=40979)
2017-11-19, 18:57
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 245
Views: 14,098
Posted By Optimist
Careful, everyone regular knows that most of the...

Careful, everyone regular knows that most of the good content isn't available here from any other legal source and MC are obliged by contract to assist with prosecutions and have done so in the past....
2017-11-19, 17:26
Forum: Installation
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By Optimist
Usually half an hour, the hour you experienced is...

Usually half an hour, the hour you experienced is the longest I've heard of so could be a clue that their HB system is wobbly.



No, not possible.


This has happened in the past, so it may...
2017-11-19, 17:18
Forum: General
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Optimist
Could they have picked a more stupid and biased...

Could they have picked a more stupid and biased movie name? :o Put me off ever watching it the moment I read it.
2017-11-19, 11:35
Forum: General
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By Optimist
Thanks for the info BB. I guess it's probably not...

Thanks for the info BB. I guess it's probably not worth the fight for the next 6 months :(
2017-11-19, 11:26
Forum: General
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By Optimist
I'm sure most of us here won't watch it. I have...

I'm sure most of us here won't watch it. I have to wonder how many do at all these days.
Agreed it's not that major, but on our side anyway - as a business MC will not want the bad publicity.

I...
2017-11-19, 07:40
Forum: General
Replies: 50
Views: 2,490
Posted By Optimist
Yes, it will affect it, automatic replacements...

Yes, it will affect it, automatic replacements can't work with anything that doesn't appear in Other Airings.

However, the CU+ entry for The Professional claims it first aired yesterday (Sat.) -...
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