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  Reply # 1204531 27-Dec-2014 15:40
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yep the prongy uhf aerial like the rest of the street. i checked coverage before buying and it said "very likely" which is its top indicator.

im going through digital auto tuning and nothing is coming.



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  Reply # 1204537 27-Dec-2014 15:43
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  Reply # 1204540 27-Dec-2014 15:51
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its plugged from a pal into the hex cords in the wall. i didnt realise these were sat dish wires, there is 2, a black and a white one. there are no other cables for the uhf aerial or antenna sockets.

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  Reply # 1204544 27-Dec-2014 15:55
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take a photo makes it easier for people to know whats going on. post it in your other thread about this so as not to be off topic in this one

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  Reply # 1204547 27-Dec-2014 16:00
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cant the cameras buggered on my phone.

id say they have only installed uhf upstairs and stupid satelitte downstairs. easiest way to tell will be to get another cable, pal to pal and plug it in the only Pal wall socket.

very annoying.

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  Reply # 1204566 27-Dec-2014 16:51
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ritzlal:
joker97: if you could get maori tv or prime before you HAVE a uhf aerial already


Hmm, is that really true sorry? I don't know much about this stuff but I can get Prime & Maori channel even though we only have a satellite dish (old Sky dish). We don't have a Sky subscription any more though. Old UHF antenna came down a few years ago during a storm and we just threw it out.


satellite and terrestial are different tv signals. i meant if you could get terrestial maori tv / prime.

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  Reply # 1204567 27-Dec-2014 16:52
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TeaLeaf: its plugged from a pal into the hex cords in the wall. i didnt realise these were sat dish wires, there is 2, a black and a white one. there are no other cables for the uhf aerial or antenna sockets.


there's your answer there.

get someone to install a proper UHF aerial to your TV. worth every buck.

Satellite does not do Full HD, terrestial gives Full HD (certain channels)

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  Reply # 1204570 27-Dec-2014 16:55
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Too offtopic. Read the manual or start new thread.




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  Reply # 1204639 27-Dec-2014 20:26
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can anyone recall the promo code for the free delivery from noel leeming.  (it often comes up in my facebook feed, but I can't see their add currently)




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  Reply # 1204661 27-Dec-2014 22:14
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For people forever on the go and always finding themselves short of battery on their phone, there's a great boxing day deal on a portable charger from PB tech:
$21.85 for a 6600mAh portable charger with two charging ports, down from $75.90. Its the best $/mAh ratio portable charger I've seen. Bought one for myself from their Penrose branch today, still had plenty of stock. 

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=BAPAPA1120

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  Reply # 1204673 27-Dec-2014 22:37
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adida101: For people forever on the go and always finding themselves short of battery on their phone, there's a great boxing day deal on a portable charger from PB tech:
$21.85 for a 6600mAh portable charger with two charging ports, down from $75.90. Its the best $/mAh ratio portable charger I've seen. Bought one for myself from their Penrose branch today, still had plenty of stock. 

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=BAPAPA1120


Thanks for this. Saw this earlier today as well as I've been looking for a portable charger/bank as well. However, it's a bit of a stretch for PBTech to advertise it like that. They normally sell these for about $30 from what I recall. Also on TradeMe for $29: http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/other/auction-825589919.htm


Seems alright nevertheless.

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  Reply # 1204685 27-Dec-2014 23:19
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It looks similar to an apacer I got a while ago that would just shut down when I plugged a phone into it because it didnt have a proper current limit on it so when the phone tried to pull more than an amp it just freaked out and had a sad. Was a little note in the included book that it couldnt charge the note and PB were dicks about not wanting to let me return it.




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  Reply # 1204687 27-Dec-2014 23:21
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ritzlal:
adida101: For people forever on the go and always finding themselves short of battery on their phone, there's a great boxing day deal on a portable charger from PB tech:
$21.85 for a 6600mAh portable charger with two charging ports, down from $75.90. Its the best $/mAh ratio portable charger I've seen. Bought one for myself from their Penrose branch today, still had plenty of stock. 

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=BAPAPA1120


Thanks for this. Saw this earlier today as well as I've been looking for a portable charger/bank as well. However, it's a bit of a stretch for PBTech to advertise it like that. They normally sell these for about $30 from what I recall. Also on TradeMe for $29: http://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/other/auction-825589919.htm


Seems alright nevertheless.

$17 for shipping to the South Island on economy courier? Madness.

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  Reply # 1204694 27-Dec-2014 23:36
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richms: It looks similar to an apacer I got a while ago that would just shut down when I plugged a phone into it because it didnt have a proper current limit on it so when the phone tried to pull more than an amp it just freaked out and had a sad. Was a little note in the included book that it couldnt charge the note and PB were dicks about not wanting to let me return it.


Eek that doesn't sound too reassuring.. Haven't had any problems with my iPhone 5 though. What type of phone were you trying to charge?

ahmad: $17 for shipping to the South Island on economy courier? Madness.


Yeah that's pretty ridiculous :/ if you know anyone in Auckland you're better off getting them to buy it for you and ship it to you themselves..

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  Reply # 1204713 28-Dec-2014 00:23
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adida101:
Eek that doesn't sound too reassuring.. Haven't had any problems with my iPhone 5 though. What type of phone were you trying to charge?


A note 3 at the time.

USB charging spec is quite clear that the charger is supposed to limit the current so the device can pull the max that it can supply. These failed at that but returns are so hard there.




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