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Old 2013-03-21 , 22:01
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Default etv (194) quality

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Can you please have a look into the quality on DStv of etv (194), There is a constant herringbone effect. It looks like a bad VHS tape. The quality of the SABC channels is far superior.
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Old 2013-03-21 , 23:29
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I'm instead barely sometimes seeing what's like a wide ripple background effect, with what at times looks like possibly some slight interference from some other channel.
Maybe happening on some equipment near or at the source in their studios, so it might be best to write to them via their website. They once (eventually) cleared up a long term stereo issue I reported.
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Old 2013-03-22 , 00:25
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On the other service etv looks crystal clear, and even the TV aerial looks better, even though my UHF is a bit snowy.
This is definitely a problem with the way DStv is acquiring the signal.
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Old 2013-03-22 , 07:42
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As your experience of this sounds a fair amount worse there's one possible added complication I've got in mind ABII - this isn't maybe on a standard 1110 decoder?

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Old 2013-03-22 , 09:33
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Both on a SD and HDf PVR.
You do not have to look too closely to see etv looks a lot worse than any other channel on DStv.
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Old 2013-04-14 , 23:59
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The quality on etv is still appalling. It has artifacts, is dull. I have seen MPEG-1 video that looks better than this. On the competitor etv looks stunning. Can you please look into this?
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Old 2013-04-28 , 23:03
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Starting to get ticked on DStv's total lack of response. My son was watching wrestling today and it was like watching a VHS tape.

etv on the competition looked crystal clear. Yours looks like a badly installed aerial on the roof.

Please look into it, and why have a service forum if you are not going to respond? You do know it just ticks people off more?!?
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