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Yesterday, 22:37
Forum: Installation
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By Geoff D
Yes it is the price for tomorrow.

Yes it is the price for tomorrow.
Yesterday, 18:01
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 264
Views: 23,561
Posted By Geoff D
Following the storms on SAWS weather site. Really...

Following the storms on SAWS weather site. Really extensive line of storms that started in the Free State and are marching North Easterly over a wide front. Looks like the Sandton storm might just...
Yesterday, 17:40
Forum: Installation
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By Geoff D
The Explora 2A does not require a diplexer as it...

The Explora 2A does not require a diplexer as it is built in.

It is only the Explora 1 and the single view HD decoders (model 4U and 4S, also known as the 4136 decoder) that require diplexers.
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Yesterday, 14:40
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 82
Views: 39,065
Posted By Geoff D
This is precisely why Keith, Optimist and myself...

This is precisely why Keith, Optimist and myself are at loggerheads with MC.

It is absolutely necessary that we get to a point where a set of diagrams are available to customers so that they can...
Yesterday, 14:23
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By Geoff D
Decoder freeze just after 06:00, no reboots ...

Decoder freeze just after 06:00, no reboots
Decoder reboots between 12:30 and 13:30 . plus access to both 194 and 194 HD
Yesterday, 14:15
Forum: Installation
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By Geoff D
What do you mean by loop setup at the back? ...

What do you mean by loop setup at the back?

How is the HB cabling done?

It is time to sort out the user bands and frequencies to be more uniform than what you have now.

Use user bands 0,1,2...
2017-11-22, 23:04
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 82
Views: 39,065
Posted By Geoff D
Hi MC Brenda. I don't agree with you about...

Hi MC Brenda.

I don't agree with you about the complexity. In fact the opposite is true. XV Alah the way MC wants it done is pretty simple!

All that is required is a few basic rules to complete...
2017-11-22, 22:50
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 82
Views: 39,065
Posted By Geoff D
Hi Keith. I agree with you completely! MC...

Hi Keith.

I agree with you completely! MC should provide general guidelines be cause that will be the ONLY way a customer can verify that an accredited installer IS actually doing what he is...
2017-11-22, 22:26
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By Geoff D
UEC 4 Tuner HD PVR REBOOTS

So here we go!
MC have now found a way to make the SDPVR unusable. Now they have started on the UEC 4 tuner. Reboots every 6 hours in prime viewing time, some of which cause the decoder to reset to...
2017-11-22, 22:20
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Geoff D
Fully agree with you LesleyH. There is no...

Fully agree with you LesleyH.

There is no easy way to get back what we lose when we give up our SD PVRs.

The conversion costs an arm and a leg.
And then an extra R85 per month to boot if you...
2017-11-21, 23:10
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 15
Views: 333
Posted By Geoff D
Long time no hear from you! Don't be fooled,...

Long time no hear from you!
Don't be fooled, ProAsm is far more knowledgeable about these things than he makes out to be! ;) If I remember correctly he is a HAM and knows plenty about satcomms and...
2017-11-21, 22:45
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Geoff D
The SLNB you will get is the MC LMX 501. 3...

The SLNB you will get is the MC LMX 501. 3 Unicable ports and one universal port. There are I believe two different manufacturers for this SLNB.

The only other option would be to get a Quad or...
2017-11-21, 16:05
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Geoff D
I will start a new thread for the UEC 4 tuner...

I will start a new thread for the UEC 4 tuner later today.

It seems just too co incidental that now that MC have sorted out the SD PVR the UEC now starts rebooting as regular as clockwork.
2 days...
2017-11-21, 16:01
Forum: Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Geoff D
You can use a diplexer behind the 2P. That way...

You can use a diplexer behind the 2P. That way the HB via the unicable and LNB will be all that is required.
2017-11-20, 15:40
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Geoff D
Meh! If I go with anything it will be option...

Meh!

If I go with anything it will be option 2.

Explora 2A, SLNB, 25m cabling, 80 cm antenna, and throw away the installation voucher. ;)

Swop out the SLNB with the LMX 500 my daughter has...
2017-11-20, 15:32
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 3,084
Poll: The Lounge
Views: 294,815
Posted By Geoff D
Go to Vumatel direct and try and find out what...

Go to Vumatel direct and try and find out what ISPs they support.

On a different note. Vumatel do plenty of damage to driveways and paving when they do their underground work. So watch them and...
2017-11-20, 14:23
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Geoff D
So what are the SD PVR owners specials?

So what are the SD PVR owners specials?
2017-11-20, 14:05
Forum: General
Replies: 4
Views: 2,134
Posted By Geoff D
Any news on the specials?

Any news on the specials?
2017-11-20, 13:50
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Geoff D
Hi Phil I trust you will enjoy your...

Hi Phil

I trust you will enjoy your retirement and I am sure MC will miss you!

Yes the SD PVR is iconic, it IS still a superb piece of hardware, super reliable and stood the test of time, until...
2017-11-19, 17:37
Forum: Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Geoff D
Do not know of any 2P decoders with internal...

Do not know of any 2P decoders with internal diplexers.

So check the configuration of the decoders.
The Primary decoder must show that it is the Primary and should say it is transmitting HB and...
2017-11-19, 17:36
Forum: Installation
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Geoff D
Do not know of any 2P decoders with internal...

Do not know of any 2P decoders with internal diplexers.

So check the configuration of the decoders.
The Primary decoder must show that it is the Primary and should say it is transmitting HB and...
2017-11-18, 22:48
Forum: Installation
Replies: 20
Views: 1,183
Posted By Geoff D
Space TV is in brackenfell . off Okavango road ...

Space TV is in brackenfell . off Okavango road
No you can add the other decoder at any time.
2017-11-17, 10:34
Forum: General
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By Geoff D
I am as a matter of principal going through ALL...

I am as a matter of principal going through ALL the dealings I have with service suppliers etc, and are actively disengaging with any that have links to the Guptas. Sometimes however it is just not...
2017-11-17, 10:30
Forum: General
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Geoff D
Thanks for the information most appreciated. Will...

Thanks for the information most appreciated. Will set the record straight with those asking questions.
2017-11-16, 21:23
Forum: General
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Geoff D
MNET Analogue decoders being replaced

I see plenty of reports about MC replacing working MNET analogue decoders with a new one for free.
An installation charge of R100 is payable.

No details are forthcoming of what the antenna or the...
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