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2010-06-28, 21:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,003
Posted By gambit
Also want to add my name to this list. I don't...

Also want to add my name to this list. I don't think I have ever seen such low bit rate video ever on supersport or any dstv channel for that matter. The compression artefacts around moving objects...
2010-06-13, 23:24
Forum: HD PVR
Replies: 144
Views: 26,203
Posted By gambit
I have been using 27/2 software on my Pace since...

I have been using 27/2 software on my Pace since last friday (4/6/2010) and I did not have a problem with my preferences being reset to defaults until Thursday morning. I think I left my pvr on...
2010-06-08, 14:11
Forum: Installation
Replies: 22
Views: 36,605
Posted By gambit
If you want to test if your decoder is faulty or...

If you want to test if your decoder is faulty or if there is something wrong with your wiring you can plug the tv link directly into the back of the decoder into the rf out port bypassing your...
2010-06-07, 16:31
Forum: Installation
Replies: 22
Views: 36,605
Posted By gambit
Hi, you need to go menu->advanced->tv...

Hi, you need to go menu->advanced->tv installation->tv link (pin is 9949). If the tv link option is greyed out then you need to go to the xtraview menu in advanced and set the communication port to...
2010-06-07, 15:41
Forum: Installation
Replies: 22
Views: 36,605
Posted By gambit
http://maps.google.co.za/maps/place?cid=1493375199...

http://maps.google.co.za/maps/place?cid=14933751991137651261&q=multichoice+randburg&gl=za
2010-06-07, 11:00
Replies: 10
Views: 4,644
Posted By gambit
These are HD channels so the actual content might...

These are HD channels so the actual content might also not be 4:3 safe (no pan and scan). You should really be watching these channels letterboxed and not cropped on your 4:3 tv and you will see...
2010-06-07, 10:55
Forum: XtraView
Replies: 7
Views: 4,597
Posted By gambit
This won't work. If you want to record and get...

This won't work. If you want to record and get EPG on the HD PVR you need at least a 2x4 multiswitch (which is what the installer recommended) or a quad LNB. The reason is that both the HD PVR and...
2010-06-06, 23:23
Replies: 7
Views: 6,434
Posted By gambit
The problem with the 1110 decoder is that it will...

The problem with the 1110 decoder is that it will only power a tv link if the xtraview communication port is RF-OUT. If you switch from RF-IN to RF-OUT then the tvlink option will no longer be greyed...
2010-05-21, 16:26
Forum: Installation
Replies: 6
Views: 5,237
Posted By gambit
I have had zero troubles with the ellies, vecom...

I have had zero troubles with the ellies, vecom and space lnb's. Haven't tried the others.

You can use a MS with a quad LNB.
2010-05-21, 10:29
Forum: Installation
Replies: 6
Views: 5,237
Posted By gambit
AFAIK a Quad LNB and a 4x4 LNB is the same thing....

AFAIK a Quad LNB and a 4x4 LNB is the same thing. 4 separate LNBs in one package. A quattro LNB is different, each LNB port is a different freqency block and polarisation. Don't get a quattro LNB....
2010-05-20, 00:36
Forum: HD PVR
Replies: 600
Views: 97,460
Posted By gambit
The PVR has automatically set a new recording for...

The PVR has automatically set a new recording for the repeat. So problem solved :) I would like to know why the original recording bombed out early without an error.
2010-05-19, 22:47
Forum: HD PVR
Replies: 5
Views: 4,067
Posted By gambit
Answered your question here: ...

Answered your question here:
http://forum.dstv.com/showthread.php?p=51019
2010-05-19, 22:41
Forum: HD PVR
Replies: 600
Views: 97,460
Posted By gambit
I'm loving series recording. I setup a bunch of...

I'm loving series recording. I setup a bunch of series to be recorded and they have been waiting for me like clockwork except for this evening.

I set "the mentalist" on MnetHD to be recorded and...
2010-05-19, 22:04
Replies: 24
Views: 66,012
Posted By gambit
Unfortunately you need at least a twin LNB for a...

Unfortunately you need at least a twin LNB for a HDPVR. The reason why it is needed for a HDPVR and not a 1131 decoder is because a 1131 decoder only can view one channel at a time so it can signal...
2010-05-11, 16:41
Forum: Installation
Replies: 10
Views: 6,457
Posted By gambit
I had an installation (SD PVR, 3 TV's + 3 old...

I had an installation (SD PVR, 3 TV's + 3 old grey tv links connected with SLX active splitter) that worked fine until I added an UEC HD PVR. After major tv link issues I upgraded all the tv links to...
2010-05-10, 21:34
Forum: Installation
Replies: 10
Views: 6,457
Posted By gambit
Is tv link enabled on the sd pvr? If you...

Is tv link enabled on the sd pvr?

If you plug the tv link directly into the rf out of the sd pvr does it work then?
2010-05-09, 22:33
Forum: HD PVR
Replies: 600
Views: 97,460
Posted By gambit
Since the upgrade I find that sometimes my EPG is...

Since the upgrade I find that sometimes my EPG is blank and will not load. I suspect Tuner 4 may be busy with a VOD download. It is very irritating having no EPG for long period of time and not...
2010-05-08, 11:37
Replies: 129
Views: 14,306
Posted By gambit
Check this post from MCA Itv in the "New HD PVR...

Check this post from MCA Itv in the "New HD PVR Software (5 May) your feedback / comments / etc" thread (http://forum.dstv.com/showthread.php?t=6690)
2010-05-08, 11:31
Forum: HD PVR
Replies: 600
Views: 97,460
Posted By gambit
Instead of rebooting the pvr as a temp remedy, ...

Instead of rebooting the pvr as a temp remedy, have you tried switching the HDMI input on the TV to another HDMI input and then back to HDMI input the PVR is connected to?
2010-05-07, 19:45
Forum: HD PVR
Replies: 3
Views: 56,866
Posted By gambit
The dish direction and LNB placement (known as...

The dish direction and LNB placement (known as the LNB skew) depends on where you live in relation to the satellite. You can get the details from www.dishpointer.com.

If you use dishpointer.com...
2010-05-07, 19:30
Replies: 129
Views: 14,306
Posted By gambit
Sorry my bad :rolleyes: I read "DStv on Demand...

Sorry my bad :rolleyes: I read "DStv on Demand titles and are working this now" as "DStv on Demand titles are working now"
2010-05-07, 19:12
Replies: 129
Views: 14,306
Posted By gambit
I think this might be broken again. I have only...

I think this might be broken again. I have only received 1 extra DOD title "League of Glory" since this morning when it was supposed to be fixed. In the 2 and half days since the software upgrade my...
2010-05-07, 19:03
Replies: 63
Views: 13,174
Posted By gambit
Yeah, mine has stopped working.

Yeah, mine has stopped working.
2010-05-07, 09:50
Replies: 129
Views: 14,306
Posted By gambit
I only have: Flash Forward Ugly Betty

I only have:
Flash Forward
Ugly Betty
2010-05-06, 10:28
Replies: 63
Views: 13,174
Posted By gambit
Mybroadband article on the issue ...

Mybroadband article on the issue

http://mybroadband.co.za/news/broadband/12295-DStv-Demand-The-hidden-broadband-agenda.html
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