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Today, 10:14
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By Geoff D
Absolutely clear that something global is going...

Absolutely clear that something global is going on today, and I suspect for a few days ,because all sorts scheduled SBRs and even TBRs on the UEC HD PVR 4 tuner have been affected.
The decoder is...
Yesterday, 16:29
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Geoff D
In other words, e-tv don't care at all that their...

In other words, e-tv don't care at all that their way of loading the data for series recordings are causing the recordings to fail when they load them like this! :mad:

Most of the time, this time...
Yesterday, 16:24
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Geoff D
Sorry of the hijack. Apologies! But it is...

Sorry of the hijack. Apologies! But it is something I noticed when checking the day 8 issue on the UEC decoder.
Yesterday, 16:17
Forum: Installation
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By Geoff D
No problem, BB, sort assumed you were referring...

No problem, BB, sort assumed you were referring to a development in the CT area.
Yesterday, 16:08
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Geoff D
Yesterday, Right up to 10 minutes before two TBRs...

Yesterday, Right up to 10 minutes before two TBRs that have been recording perfectly for weeks were due to start, they were still shown in the schedule list. Then, when I checked about 30 minutes...
2018-01-16, 23:42
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Geoff D
UEC HD PVR 4 tuner: SBR Errors

This is for info only. I don't expect any action from MC on the matter, unless they can ensure that E-tv does not load series recordings like this.

In this case it is a series of Chicago PD where...
2018-01-16, 23:23
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Geoff D
Right, here are two examples captured on a new...

Right, here are two examples captured on a new series that started on one of the e-tv channels yesterday.

Yes it is on the UEC 4 tuner , and NO the decoder has nothing to do with this problem, it...
2018-01-16, 23:19
Forum: Installation
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By Geoff D
If that is the case, it might be very useful to...

If that is the case, it might be very useful to intervene BEFORE the BC or developer screws up anything from the start.

The developer should be able to by now say what their intentions are in...
2018-01-16, 20:24
Forum: Installation
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By Geoff D
Agreed. There are so many variations in complexes...

Agreed. There are so many variations in complexes that it is impossible to give a generalised answer other than already offered by Optimist.


We maybe able to help once more detail is available.
2018-01-16, 10:44
Forum: Sport
Replies: 1,226
Views: 134,506
Posted By Geoff D
What is so Holy about a 10:00 Start in Test Cricket?

I see there is again a debate about teams failing to get to the magic 90 overs per day. Related to this is the impact of bad weather and low light levels, especially in SA and even more so when test...
2018-01-16, 10:14
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Geoff D
Yes this would work and was suggested by someone...

Yes this would work and was suggested by someone when this problem surfaced on the SDPVR. Can't remember why it could not be implemented. Surely if all the descriptions can be blocked for day 8 on...
2018-01-16, 10:04
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By Geoff D
Lice scores ;). Someone counted the lice on the...

Lice scores ;). Someone counted the lice on the heads of sportsmen?
:D :D

The foibles of touch screens ...:cool:
2018-01-16, 10:01
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Geoff D
Agreed. This problem affected just about all the...

Agreed. This problem affected just about all the PVR models.
The quick fix was simply to delete all settings whether TBRs, EBRs SBRs or MRs and reschedule.


Almost as if someone thought this was...
2018-01-16, 09:29
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Geoff D
All we are asking for is a factual explanation...

All we are asking for is a factual explanation and then either a solution to the problem or a statement that says it can't be fixed anymore.

we went through the same scenario with the SD PVR until...
2018-01-16, 01:20
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Geoff D
Exactly! The 8th day worked on both 4 tuner...

Exactly!
The 8th day worked on both 4 tuner models! Then along comes the June event and out came the standard BS excuse about additional channels, as was the case with the SD PVR.
Now having called...
2018-01-15, 15:41
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Geoff D
The UEC HD PVR 4 tuner is no longer supported. ...

The UEC HD PVR 4 tuner is no longer supported.

The PACE HD PVR 4 tuner is still supported.

BUT, I have been reliably informed that the same EPG data stream is used by both. Hence, even if the...
2018-01-15, 15:09
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Geoff D
You are hoping for a miracle... Save yourcash

You are hoping for a miracle... Save yourcash
2018-01-13, 11:03
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By Geoff D
Thanks for the feedback. Now that makes sense,...

Thanks for the feedback. Now that makes sense, placing the antenna where it can easily be reached.
And yes typical accredited installer **** workmanship for the rest.
2018-01-09, 19:01
Forum: Installation
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By Geoff D
24-1Z in the fibre termination box? How is that...

24-1Z in the fibre termination box?
How is that switch connected to the antenna? With 4 cables going to a quad LNB?

Assuming you want all three decoders installed next to each other in the...
2018-01-09, 00:40
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Geoff D
What is so disappointing about this whole matter...

What is so disappointing about this whole matter is how MC appears to deliberately misinterpret the reports. Your query is about the descriptions and detailed info for the 8th day .... It has always...
2018-01-07, 09:26
Forum: Installation
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Geoff D
Then the install is as already described by...

Then the install is as already described by Optimist.

Depending on what you want to be able to do with the RF outputs, XV will work as soon as it is activated. The Explora is the Primary decoder.
2018-01-06, 14:22
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Geoff D
Oh don't be too concerned. MC will have a new...

Oh don't be too concerned. MC will have a new excuse all lined up in case anyone enquires.

Once you lose a day on the EPG, it is permanent.
2018-01-05, 10:35
Forum: Installation
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Geoff D
Which HD PVR model and which dual decoder? The SD...

Which HD PVR model and which dual decoder? The SD PVR?

The new SLNB LMX 501 only supports decoders that are unicable/satcr capable and only has one legacy port.

That means Exploras (both...
2018-01-04, 08:09
Forum: Installation
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By Geoff D
tvLINKS are DC block devices. tvLINKS draw their...

tvLINKS are DC block devices. tvLINKS draw their power from the decoders. SLX splitters also draw poet from the decoders, and they in turn provide power to tvLINKS.

You only require DC blocks on...
2018-01-03, 09:45
Forum: Installation
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Geoff D
Confirm which Explora switch you have, the 5-2...

Confirm which Explora switch you have, the 5-2 switch is the correct one.
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