Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
This subforum is now locked. Please post TelstraClear topics in the Vodafone forum. You can find more information here.




45 posts

Geek


Topic # 57185 4-Feb-2010 22:55

I have a Telstra Clear Digital STB. We sometimes watch the decoded output, and sometimes let the TV tune FTA channels straight off the cable if another channel is recording.

Recently we've had a number of incidents where the output just goes black and the sound disappears for a few seconds. Often when the signal comes back we have subtitle captions on the picture. This seems to last for a few minutes and then they go away again. 

I'm pretty sure it's not my Samsung LCD as the other night I turned on the teletext subtitles and actually had two separate sets of captions displayed in slightly different parts of the screen at the same time.

This has happened just about every night for the last week or so around 8 o'clock.

Does anyone have any ideas? I'm dreading having to have this conversation with the TC "help desk" as I could already write a book on their stupid suggestions and crap service.

Create new topic
151 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 296253 4-Feb-2010 23:51 Send private message

I been having the same issues for about 2 weeks now.

265 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 296260 5-Feb-2010 00:20 Send private message

Yes, we have had similar issues (Khandallah, Sony TV). Had wondered if it was our TV but appears not.

Not certain if still happening - do not watch a lot of TV. No ideas - obviously needs following up with TCL.

2578 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 296368 5-Feb-2010 11:47 Send private message

Yip we are getting the dropouts too.







Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64

32 posts

Geek


  Reply # 296371 5-Feb-2010 12:07 Send private message

im getting the same, especially on tvnz channels

151 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 296386 5-Feb-2010 12:48 Send private message

The TC tech that was at my place the other day upgrading a decoder, sort of said, its them
testing/preparing the network for the Oct/Dec/Jan/Feb release of the PVR?

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by joker97 on 20-Sep-2014 11:54 (405 replies)
Pages... 25 26 27


Festival of Democracy
Created by gzt, last reply by sdav on 21-Sep-2014 08:38 (116 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by SaltyNZ on 18-Sep-2014 09:20 (126 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Predict E(l)ection 2014 & win
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by turnin on 21-Sep-2014 19:04 (74 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


New On Account mobile plans - Red+
Created by NikT, last reply by kawaii on 20-Sep-2014 20:55 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


IOS8 - Network Load
Created by FireEngine, last reply by raytaylor on 20-Sep-2014 16:55 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Computer Lounge's Zen Radical
Created by JayADee, last reply by JayADee on 19-Sep-2014 14:51 (15 replies)

Maybe some politicians should go back to school?
Created by jarledb, last reply by DarthKermit on 18-Sep-2014 18:27 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.