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  Reply # 393966 20-Oct-2010 13:18 Send private message

True. No, all other channels are fine, including TVNZ6 and 7.




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  Reply # 394111 20-Oct-2010 19:42 Send private message

Were you recording another channel while this was happening? I sometimes get bad pixelation when using my recorder to record while watching another, especially if they are both HD.






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  Reply # 394173 20-Oct-2010 22:50 Send private message

Hobchild: Were you recording another channel while this was happening? I sometimes get bad pixelation when using my recorder to record while watching another, especially if they are both HD.


Good question. I don't believe so, no.




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  Reply # 400417 4-Nov-2010 23:12 Send private message

If all the other channels are ok then probably not an aerial problem.
More likely a cable or one of the connectors.






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  Reply # 400467 5-Nov-2010 08:05 Send private message

Well, I got myself a new antenna, will put it up over the weekend and see if it does anything. Interestingly, someone had a similar problem on a HTPC and it turned to be caused by overheating due to poor ventilation in the cabinet. Could my Tivo suffer from a similar problem?




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  Reply # 409748 26-Nov-2010 08:50 Send private message

I have noticed that a couple of times as well over the last couple of weeks on channel one, last night while watching the news it froze licensees just like sky used to with bad weather.
Nothing has changed and all other channels are fine.
I am in Hamilton ..

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  Reply # 409750 26-Nov-2010 08:53 Send private message

My iPhone put licenses in that text :-(
I meant pixelated :-)

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  Reply # 409757 26-Nov-2010 09:06 Send private message

I've noticed the problem again this time on CH3. All other channels are OK. Looking like I need to renew rite from the aerial back to the STB.. STB just freeze frames until it catches up with I can live with but the TiVo just breaks up the picture real bad..




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  Reply # 410079 26-Nov-2010 22:53 Send private message

Well, the new UHF antenna is up - so far, so good.




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  Reply # 413076 5-Dec-2010 17:28 Send private message

old3eyes: I've noticed the problem again this time on CH3. All other channels are OK. Looking like I need to renew rite from the aerial back to the STB.. STB just freeze frames until it catches up with I can live with but the TiVo just breaks up the picture real bad..


Found my problem.  When TiVo does a setup scan it picked up two different   frequencies for all channels.  All the Mediaworks channels were set to 570Meg.  It set them to the other  562 frequency and now they all look perfect no breakup.  Did the same to mt STB and now that is stable as well..




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  Reply # 413080 5-Dec-2010 17:59 Send private message

mine are set to:
channel 1 : 674
channel 2 : 674
channel 3 : 690

thats how tivo set them up..
I can't see anywhere to change them either ?
My Tivo is ok now, haven't had any pixelation for a while now.


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  Reply # 413110 5-Dec-2010 19:28 Send private message

cafeg: mine are set to:
channel 1 : 674
channel 2 : 674
channel 3 : 690

thats how tivo set them up..
I can't see anywhere to change them either ?
My Tivo is ok now, haven't had any pixelation for a while now.





I guess in your area there is only one transmitter for the TiVo to tune into. In your case Waikato, Tauranga ..

http://www.freeviewshop.co.nz/digital-terrestrial-i-8.html

In My case Tivo picked up the 570 of Waitarua, Auckland as the default  where as secondary of 562  is Sky Tower . PineHill and Remuara, and Auckland Infill though I suspect I still have a aerial problem (as it is pointing to Waitarua)  which should  be sorted when my new aerial and cables arrive in the next day or two....




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