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Topic # 109696 25-Sep-2012 14:16

Anyone having issues with channels or re-tuning after the changes to the Satellite Lineup

One of my set tops now does not detect any channels

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  Reply # 691185 25-Sep-2012 15:11
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all okay here. No problems with freeview certified and non freeview certified units




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  Reply # 691300 25-Sep-2012 19:14
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All OK on my Vu+ Duo. What's the model of the one giving you trouble?

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  Reply # 691391 25-Sep-2012 22:10
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Regional variations of TV3 detected fine here on my cheap Chinese STB. What i have notice though is TV3 is now slightly jerky, like it's dropping frames. Most noticeable on solid coloured backgrounds like advertising, Sunrise news ticker etc...I haven't test a recorded clip on my PC yet to check for dropped frames but i doubt it is that. Either my cheap box or temp satellite changes being iron out.

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  Reply # 691431 25-Sep-2012 23:43
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I had to rescan to find TV3, FOUR and C4 again. TV3+1 and TV3 HD weren't affected. All good now and my series links have now found the programmes I had booked on TV3 for the next few days.







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  Reply # 691697 26-Sep-2012 14:14

Had reports of channels not being detected or at all on some STB's

Tech's report that the Media Works bandwidth rate has been reduced from 3Mbps down to 1.7-1.8

Also that Teletext is being detected on these channels now which is causing problems with SKY Kit.

 



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  Reply # 691700 26-Sep-2012 14:20

Also TV3 have regionalised which would explain the drop in bandwith as the D1 Satellite is at capacity




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  Reply # 691738 26-Sep-2012 15:04

Freeview have just updated and now my STB is detecting the channels

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  Reply # 691740 26-Sep-2012 15:09

Sky also reported some problems earlier with MySky HDi STB, other kit seemed okay

When live pausing or playing back recordings of TV3 plus 1 or FOUR and you select a review or fast forward speed of greater than x6 the HDi STB will crash and will require a full power reset, or red button push to clear.

We believe that Mediaworks have added some teletext functionality to these channels and this is what is causing the issue.




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  Reply # 691910 26-Sep-2012 21:01
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mrbbi: Regional variations of TV3 detected fine here on my cheap Chinese STB. What i have notice though is TV3 is now slightly jerky, like it's dropping frames. Most noticeable on solid coloured backgrounds like advertising, Sunrise news ticker etc...I haven't test a recorded clip on my PC yet to check for dropped frames but i doubt it is that. Either my cheap box or temp satellite changes being iron out.


Yup - jerky it surely was. Most noticible throughout Tuesday's 6oclock news. Didn't check today's, Wednesday. Didn't matter which of the now 4xTV3 feeds I selected. I'd describe it as unwatchable. Now wundrin if it'll get even worse if they try to put C4 back up in their own space.

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  Reply # 691915 26-Sep-2012 21:21
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Prety much unwatchable here, too - for all four TV3 channels on my MythTV setup.  Interestingly TV3+1 seemed fine though.

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  Reply # 691917 26-Sep-2012 21:32
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Aha, yes, I was wondering if this was just my DM7025, or affecting everyone... It's so unwatchable that I've taken to flicking back to terrestrial to watch TV3 (which isn't a bad thing since it's of superior quality - just inconvenient).




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  Reply # 691952 26-Sep-2012 22:28
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mrbbi: Regional variations of TV3 detected fine here on my cheap Chinese STB. What i have notice though is TV3 is now slightly jerky, like it's dropping frames. Most noticeable on solid coloured backgrounds like advertising, Sunrise news ticker etc...I haven't test a recorded clip on my PC yet to check for dropped frames but i doubt it is that. Either my cheap box or temp satellite changes being iron out.


Yup - jerky it surely was. Most noticible throughout Tuesday's 6oclock news. Didn't check today's, Wednesday. Didn't matter which of the now 4xTV3 feeds I selected. I'd describe it as unwatchable. Now wundrin if it'll get even worse if they try to put C4 back up in their own space.


Good . At least i know it is a transX issue & not my STB. I did played a record clip on my comp without any issues...so hopefully media works will sort this out after they finish implementing their changes.

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  Reply # 691973 27-Sep-2012 00:20
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What they have done is add DVB subtitles as well. With 4 pretty much identical feeds of TV3 that screws up statmuxing bandwidth savings.

I doubt it will get any better. Isn't the shopping channel coming to the same transponder soon?

hmm





 


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  Reply # 692238 27-Sep-2012 13:48
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Major issues with TV3 on Tuesday with MythTV. Recorded What's really in our food and had major macroblocking etc. All other channels off that transponder where fine.

I might persuade the PVR to pick TV3+1 over TV3 for a while until I resolve the problem.




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  Reply # 692280 27-Sep-2012 14:46
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Apsattv: What they have done is add DVB subtitles as well. With 4 pretty much identical feeds of TV3 that screws up statmuxing bandwidth savings.

I doubt it will get any better. Isn't the shopping channel coming to the same transponder soon?

hmm



I think that the shopping channel will only be on Freeview UHF, it has been on sky since last week.

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