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Master Geek


  # 861742 18-Jul-2013 17:00
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Handsomedan: So as the Igloo boxes are finding it, would a MySky?



No, Sommet Sports is terrestrial only at this stage.

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  # 861773 18-Jul-2013 17:43
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Nope Dan as the Sky system is DVB-S (sat) and this is DVB-T (over the air).

 
 
 
 


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  # 861774 18-Jul-2013 17:43
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Oh yeah. I'd forgotten about that.




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  # 861776 18-Jul-2013 17:47
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Looks great in Hamilton. Tuned in Samsung LED via UHF showing in chanel 14 at 5:30pm. Chelsea v Singha All stars football match

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Master Geek


  # 861987 19-Jul-2013 08:43
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The quality of the picture seems to relate to the source; sometimes better than others - some of the AFL games have been quite good.. What I am enjoying is the lack of boxiness or pixelisation that bugs me on other channels. Also the logo on the top right hand corner on the Omnisport news this morning was translucent - not the solid colour on the earlier (I assume recorded) programmes.

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  # 862041 19-Jul-2013 10:45
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Needed to rescan on my Panasonic. Logo is way to bright. If they want to have a large uptake I would have thought making sure people do not need to rescan would be critical. Hopefully it is just because it is early days. Picture quality looked average for the MotoGP but I did not watch it for long.

A big thank you to Sommet for taking this on and bringing some free viewing of sport back to the public. I really hope they do well. A special request just for me - can you get the breakers on please?

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  # 862042 19-Jul-2013 10:48
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No rescan needed on any of my FV devices.

Yes that bug is too bright and too opaque.

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  # 862069 19-Jul-2013 11:55
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ToPGuNZ: Needed to rescan on my Panasonic. Logo is way to bright. If they want to have a large uptake I would have thought making sure people do not need to rescan would be critical. Hopefully it is just because it is early days. Picture quality looked average for the MotoGP but I did not watch it for long.

A big thank you to Sommet for taking this on and bringing some free viewing of sport back to the public. I really hope they do well. A special request just for me - can you get the breakers on please?


a few NBA basketball games too please (though i usually subscribe to NBA TV) and the FIBA world championships next year..  thanks Sommet!

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  # 862094 19-Jul-2013 12:53
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How about some American College Football games as well when the season starts in September..??




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  # 862101 19-Jul-2013 13:04
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old3eyes: How about some American College Football games as well when the season starts in September..??

Isn't all the NCAA stuff taken by ESPN?






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  # 862279 19-Jul-2013 16:49
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Handsomedan:
old3eyes: How about some American College Football games as well when the season starts in September..??

Isn't all the NCAA stuff taken by ESPN?




From memory yes but it's not normally shown on ESPN in NZ so maybe Sommet can do a deal with ESPN /abc TV..




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  # 862283 19-Jul-2013 16:54
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I just watch so of the surfing & the picture for it was what I would describe as good... so I now have hope again ;)

I do hope the EPG will get some attention at some stage (hopefully not too far off) as the lack of description for most of what's on it a tad of a problem when you don't know the sport the title is referring too (as in what the sport actually is).

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Ultimate Geek


  # 862290 19-Jul-2013 17:26
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old3eyes:
Handsomedan:
old3eyes: How about some American College Football games as well when the season starts in September..??

Isn't all the NCAA stuff taken by ESPN?




From memory yes but it's not normally shown on ESPN in NZ so maybe Sommet can do a deal with ESPN /abc TV..


from memory all of the college stuff is on espn3 with some games shown on espn too.

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  # 862582 20-Jul-2013 13:52
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Can someone summarise what we know about the MHEG5 "requirement"?

I'm concerned that "going forward" I won't be able to use my TiVo according to Sommet.

If they want to run ads during broadcast why can't this be done to the live feed? Isn't that what already happens if a broadcaster chooses to?

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  # 863044 21-Jul-2013 15:16
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I don't know if anyone is interested.... but I did some Freeview channel logos a while back & today I added the Sommet Sports ones to them...



if you are interested you can grab them from

http://forums.gbpvr.com/showthread.php?53613-NZ-Freeview-TV-amp-Radio-Logos

(you don't have to join the forums to download from them)

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