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Yesterday, 19:17
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 210
Views: 9,487
Posted By Geoff D
So a round of reboots at midday, which messed up...

So a round of reboots at midday, which messed up the repeats of shows affected by last night's reboots. And then at 18:00 another round of reboots. Effectively means that two days of shows have now...
Yesterday, 15:53
Forum: Installation
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By Geoff D
Why are all 3 Unicable ports in service? Can...

Why are all 3 Unicable ports in service?

Can only combine 3 decoders under XV?

Not using a normal HB cable?

Which decoders are combined under XV? Cannot use the universal port and feed HB...
Yesterday, 15:46
Forum: Installation
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By Geoff D
Precisely! The market is pretty confused...

Precisely!

The market is pretty confused about what was released in that article.
2017-10-18, 21:10
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 210
Views: 9,487
Posted By Geoff D
Another round of reboots tonight just after...

Another round of reboots tonight just after 18:00.

The answer is simple MC.

STOP sending authentication commands that the decoder cannot understand or react to correctly.
MC can do this we all...
2017-10-17, 12:08
Forum: Installation
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Geoff D
The SLNBs all belong to others and have all been...

The SLNBs all belong to others and have all been returned under warranty.

Are there now two versions of the LMX501 around?
I have not even tried to speculate on how the water is getting into the...
2017-10-17, 12:02
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Geoff D
Well yes, the decoders were off or 4 weeks, and...

Well yes, the decoders were off or 4 weeks, and ever since then these issues arise.

I do not believe it should happen at all. Once a decoder is switched on again, the decoder should restore just...
2017-10-17, 08:52
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 210
Views: 9,487
Posted By Geoff D
Reboots of both decoders this morning at 08:30. ...

Reboots of both decoders this morning at 08:30. First the Primary decoder, then the SD PVR, followed by 4 or 5 black screen freezes on both decoders.

No error messages seen
2017-10-16, 19:53
Forum: Installation
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By Geoff D
Are you sure the 4S was not connected to the...

Are you sure the 4S was not connected to the universal port anyway?
If so the default network setting would apply.
2017-10-16, 14:08
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 210
Views: 9,487
Posted By Geoff D
So you never told us that before. There is a...

So you never told us that before. There is a chance that the MS is actually faulty.

Try for test purposes to connect the SD POVR directly to the cables form the LNB. yes the HD PVR 2P will now...
2017-10-16, 12:29
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 210
Views: 9,487
Posted By Geoff D
have you got another decoder, even an old one...

have you got another decoder, even an old one that you can connect to each cable one at a time and at least establish that you have a good signal?

Then try and get the decoder to time out of the...
2017-10-16, 10:17
Forum: Installation
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By Geoff D
I will reply soon. I have to load the program on...

I will reply soon. I have to load the program on my PC to do the calcs for you.

In the meantime, let us assume few things and clarify a few others.

(1) The dish size is not critical to get to...
2017-10-15, 22:05
Forum: Installation
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Geoff D
Yes I have found 3 SLNBs full of water. As all of...

Yes I have found 3 SLNBs full of water. As all of them are still covered by a warranty I suggested the owner take them in for a swop. I am itching to get hold of one that I can strip to see what is...
2017-10-15, 13:27
Forum: Installation
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By Geoff D
Skew angle is probably the main issue I assume...

Skew angle is probably the main issue
I assume the decoder you have is a HD PVR 2p?

Try setting it to use SATCR standard and not SATCR universal.

Where are you?
Is and me a pm with your...
2017-10-13, 13:26
Forum: General
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Geoff D
That may well be, but the way in which the...

That may well be, but the way in which the marketing blurb goes out raises all sorts of side issues in the market place. All of which can be avoided by simply being more explicit about the basics.
...
2017-10-13, 12:58
Forum: General
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Geoff D
NO leave the link. Maybe we can get MC to...

NO leave the link. Maybe we can get MC to comment on this subtle little pearl of wisdom in the very poorly written article:



What does this imply? That IF a body corporate or a high rise...
2017-10-12, 15:14
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Geoff D
Yes I think what happened here is the spam...

Yes I think what happened here is the spam artists got our contact details off the forum somehow.

Will check the known scams list and act accordingly thanks.
2017-10-12, 10:15
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Geoff D
SPAM Emails: Increasing

Not sure if this is the right place to report this, so please move it if you feel it necessary.

This week I have received 12 emails purporting to come from MC, using the credentials of a person I...
2017-10-11, 12:50
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Geoff D
Or had a authentication glitch that disabled PVR...

Or had a authentication glitch that disabled PVR facilities .... This last one is far more common than MC wants to admit.
2017-10-10, 15:35
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Geoff D
Okay that sort of makes sense. But not because...

Okay that sort of makes sense. But not because the channel concerned was upgraded and the settings were set when the channel was still SD only.

The issues I had could have been because it takes...
2017-10-09, 19:41
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 210
Views: 9,487
Posted By Geoff D
TV2 Froze tonight.

TV2 Froze tonight.
2017-10-09, 19:07
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Geoff D
So either the list is created in the order in...

So either the list is created in the order in which you selected channels for your list, or, a network update has happened and your list is still referring to an old channel identifier list?
2017-10-09, 10:35
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By Geoff D
Asteroid Near Miss

So it seems an Asteroid named TC4, first encountered or discovered or tracked in 2012, that missed the earth then at an altitude of about 88 000 km, will again pass the earth on the 12th October 2017...
2017-10-07, 21:23
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 210
Views: 9,487
Posted By Geoff D
No reboots for me thank goodness. What with the...

No reboots for me thank goodness.
What with the house full of people for the rugby there would have been a house burning riot.
2017-10-07, 10:44
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Geoff D
Blessing view 3 record 3!

Grandson is in the building. One TV permanently in use for DVDs . stuck on ICE AGE at the moment. Other TV on the cricket. Portable B&W (yes I still have one of those bought in 1975,made in...
2017-10-07, 10:35
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 251
Views: 21,401
Posted By Geoff D
The weather systems moved faster to the east....

The weather systems moved faster to the east. Still heavy North of PTA EAST and south into the free state but clearing from the west over gauteng. But the day is early. Could all come back this...
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