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  Reply # 435006 3-Feb-2011 19:31 Send private message

SATECH: What does the reception of a low  studio to transmitter   australian television signal got to do with how the 700 performs .



Nothing.  It's an excellent unit for the price.

I need a bigger dish though for reliable SBS reception.

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  Reply # 435188 4-Feb-2011 09:46 Send private message

SATECH: What does the reception of a low  studio to transmitter   australian television signal got to do with how the 700 performs .
It tells the member that asked the question if the UP700 unit is locked to freeview channels presumably or if it is open to receive additional channels where possible.

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  Reply # 435209 4-Feb-2011 10:35 Send private message

Theres a PDF instruction manual and a picture of the unit , on our site www.jayx.co.nz. The only sTBs which restrict other satellite access are hills which can be manipulated to work on  other satellites and Zinwell , which can not .

Any other DVBS or DVB2 satellite receiver can and will work with any satellite ,although some have problems locking to symbol rates lower than 2000 m/s.

What was in question was the ability to provide a lockable picture on SBS , and i have provided an in depth answer to why people are having problems with these channels.

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  Reply # 435218 4-Feb-2011 10:54 Send private message

Oh yeah I guess it's worth mentioning that there is no rear USB port.

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  Reply # 435224 4-Feb-2011 11:07 Send private message

I believe you just did ! the USB port is on the front as the picture shows ,

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  Reply # 435287 4-Feb-2011 12:50 Send private message

SATECH:
You seem well versed in these things.  Can you say who the 700HDMI OEM is, and what other brand/model numbers it has been sold under anywhere?

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  Reply # 435294 4-Feb-2011 12:59 Send private message

The importer is Ultrapower Technolies and i am bound by NDA not to discuss their business , except of that in the public domian. I di however test the prototype for a while . This unit takes over from the Globo receiver which retailed at $120.00

We are supplying triangle / Stratos as we did the Globo with 700's and despite the odd negative comment they are proving very popular and reliable. As with the other products from Ultra Power  JX Satellite and communications provides  in and out of  warrenty service for their products.

One of the few companies to offer out of warrenty service.

www.jayx.co.nz



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  Reply # 435333 4-Feb-2011 14:16 Send private message

The website for Ultrapower say the Ultraplus's are made by Coolsat, but their site brings up a 404.

Also, have a look at this model - and at the 700
VisionNet FS-7040PVR

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  Reply # 435342 4-Feb-2011 14:36 Send private message

semigeek: The website for Ultrapower say the Ultraplus's are made by Coolsat, but their site brings up a 404.


Maybe try www.ultraplus.com or www.ultraplus.co.nz.
I did, and found the results very informative. 



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  Reply # 435345 4-Feb-2011 14:39 Send private message

Neither of those sites work for me

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  Reply # 435346 4-Feb-2011 14:41 Send private message

Nope niether of them , the 700 is  a design which is  exclusive to them , and follows on the succesful Ultra Plus range of satellite receivers using tried and tested software and are made by the same company . Its very interesting to note that so much effort is being made to find out the heritage of the 700 considering what it does and the price tag!


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  Reply # 435349 4-Feb-2011 14:48 Send private message

The 700 is featured along with all the ultraplus products on www.jayx.co.nz  Ultra Power technolies is an importer and trade supplier.

I can tell you that one retailor sold 10  yesterday, in a few hours.



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  Reply # 435350 4-Feb-2011 14:50 Send private message

SATECH: Nope niether of them , the 700 is  a design which is  exclusive to them , and follows on the succesful Ultra Plus range of satellite receivers using tried and tested software and are made by the same company . Its very interesting to note that so much effort is being made to find out the heritage of the 700 considering what it does and the price tag!



The design is exclusive to Ultraplus? So its merely coincidence that the VisionNet is identical to the Ultraplus then, even down to the remote?


http://satmanual.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=208&Itemid=202

http://www.jayx.co.nz/receivers.html

And when you are off work due to being sick, not a lot else to do, may as well do some detective work ;)

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  Reply # 435361 4-Feb-2011 15:11 Send private message

Dont know the Vision Net , i do know that this receiver is exclusive to Ultra Power ,They commissioned it to be built , they imported the test samples and the whole receiver was fine tuned including the case and the software . The test samples looked nothing like the finished product.

I dont really understand what you are trying to prove , If its reliability  these were only launched a few days before christmas . Triangle /Stratos held off until last week due to the christmas new year break.

The receiver is  an entry level receiver  with an entry level price, Unless you want to go and try to get a bargin on trade me  from who knows where selling god knows what.


This is going  around in circles now  They have a one year warrenty so whats the problem

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