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.




674 posts

Ultimate Geek


#38526 31-Jul-2009 07:03
Send private message

From Freeviewshop Fourm:

SBS HD and SBS One and SBS TWO are all currently broadcasting on OPTUS D1:



Just add the following TP to D1 and do a scan to watch them:
Freq: 12646MHz
Pol: Vertical
SR: 12600

For SBS HD you will need a HD Satellite receiver like the Hyundai AH-3110 or Ultraplus F-9000HD PVR.

Here is a screen shots of SBS HD:



Here is a screen shots of SBS ONE:




Some people are having issues at getting the channels though. But some people are able to confirm that they are there!!!!

I wonder how long these broadcasts will be for.

Also SBS HD is FTA broadcasting too (the first FTA channel in HD)




Morgan French-Stagg

 

morgan.french.net.nz

 

 


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2 | 3
1705 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #240848 31-Jul-2009 09:17
Send private message

already mentioned here...

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=83&topicid=38469

50 posts

Geek


  #246629 14-Aug-2009 15:45
Send private message

OK what am I doing wrong - this topic is almost non existent when I search - Lingsat says it is true that SBS is FTA on optus D1 but not much info on how to tun in _ do I need a special LBN or is it LNB

I will Keep trying but I dont think it will make any difference - am I the only one who has had trouble ?


 
 
 
 


1705 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #246638 14-Aug-2009 15:52
Send private message

It's on vertical polarity, so if any other STB connected to the dish is on a Sky or Freeview channel, you'll get no lock.

you just need to do a manual search on 12646, vertical polarity, symbol rate 12600

50 posts

Geek


  #246650 14-Aug-2009 16:05
Send private message

pardon my ignorance but what is a STB ? oh and thanks for trying to help


2211 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #246651 14-Aug-2009 16:06
Send private message

STB = Set Top Box

If you have a Sky STB you can't get it,




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat APAC a Technology Evangelist and Product Manager. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.


50 posts

Geek


  #246654 14-Aug-2009 16:09
Send private message

I just have a Digistar DSS-811U - If I try a blind scan should I get it?


7047 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #246655 14-Aug-2009 16:09
Send private message

STB = Set Top Box.
Means a separate decoder that sits on your TV and plugs into one of your TV's inputs.
Most LNB's, the piece on the end of the arm of a satellite dish on your roof, can only work with signals in one orientation. Freeview and Sky are both Horizontal polarity, where as the SBS channels are on Vertical Polarity. So you need to make sure that no other decoder box, STB, is using the LNB in Horizontal mode at the time.

 
 
 
 


1091 posts

Uber Geek


  #246657 14-Aug-2009 16:10
Send private message

The fact that it's on lyngsat, would that suggest it might be sticking around for a while? I mean lyngsat won't just publish a transient feed will they.




50 posts

Geek


  #246679 14-Aug-2009 16:23
Send private message

I dont get the vertical 13 V I can set the transponder to V or vertical if that is what that means
is it possible that my LNB is rubbish ?

50 posts

Geek


  #246681 14-Aug-2009 16:28
Send private message

I have a GKF-2101 LNBF

all the other NZ freeview channels seem to come in great

Dual Linear Polarization
Single Output
Input: 12.25-12.75GHz
LO: 11.300 MHz
Noise figure 0.3 dB typical
Gain 60Db

ajw

1608 posts

Uber Geek


  #246692 14-Aug-2009 16:34
Send private message

mcraenz: The fact that it's on lyngsat, would that suggest it might be sticking around for a while? I mean lyngsat won't just publish a transient feed will they.


Are these free to air channels. As I work in the industry my employer tells me that these are scrambled channels  and I will need a card to view them. I have entered the frequency and get a signal from the transponder and the signal comes in on the STB  when I do a scan but does not store them.
Receiving all Freeview channels perfectly.

50 posts

Geek


  #246714 14-Aug-2009 17:20
Send private message

OK tuned them in SBS 1, 2, 3 and SBS HD BUTTTT very poor reception like only just not viewable
I have a 60 cm dish IS it BIG enough am I just not pointing it good enough - Who wants to trade me for a bigger dish By the way I have the dish on the roof no obstructions NZ freeview channels are comming in with 35 - 40 % Q

1705 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #246716 14-Aug-2009 17:22
Send private message

yeah, could be a bit weak on a 60cm.

1091 posts

Uber Geek


  #246775 14-Aug-2009 21:11
Send private message

@ajw: I think you might be thinking of Aurora on Optus C1?




ajw

1608 posts

Uber Geek


  #246864 15-Aug-2009 09:33
Send private message

Are these channels scrambled, do you need a card to unscramble them.

 1 | 2 | 3
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



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 »

OPPO Find X2 Lite brings flagship features to mid-range 5G smartphone
Posted 29-May-2020 12:52


Sony introduces the digital camera ZV-1 for content creators
Posted 27-May-2020 12:47


Samsung Announces 2020 QLED TV Range
Posted 20-May-2020 16:29


D-Link A/NZ launches AI-Powered body temperature measuring system
Posted 20-May-2020 16:22


NortonLifeLock Online Banking Protection now available for New Zealand banks
Posted 20-May-2020 16:14


SD Express delivers new gigabyte speeds for SD memory cards
Posted 20-May-2020 15:00


D-Link A/NZ launches Nuclias cloud managed network solution hosted in Australia
Posted 11-May-2020 17:53


Logitech introduces new video streaming solution for home studios
Posted 11-May-2020 17:48


Next generation Volvo cars to be powered by Luminar LiDAR technology
Posted 7-May-2020 13:56


D-Link A/NZ launches Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh system
Posted 7-May-2020 13:51


Spark teams up with Microsoft to bring Xbox All Access to New Zealand
Posted 7-May-2020 13:01


Microsoft plans to establish its first datacenter region in New Zealand
Posted 6-May-2020 11:35


Genesis School-gen has joined forces with Mind Lab Kids
Posted 1-May-2020 12:53


Malwarebytes expands into privacy with fast, frictionless VPN
Posted 30-Apr-2020 16:06


Kordia to donate TV airtime on Channel 200 to community groups
Posted 30-Apr-2020 16:00



Geekzone Live »

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


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



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.