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.




24 posts

Geek


Topic # 25337 18-Aug-2008 22:33
Send private message

Does anyone know if TVs with integrated tv tuners (such as the sony series and the recently released Panasonic TH-50Z850) also have analogue tuners? Reason I ask is I combine my sky signal with the UHF signal (via RF) and then split it into all the bedrooms in the house.  Can I still tune into the analogue sky signal on these integrated HDTVs?

Create new topic
20693 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4010

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 157854 18-Aug-2008 23:15
Send private message

Yes, but my experiance with getting dvb-t is that its not very tollerant of being run thru a crap modulator like in a vcr or a skybox, seems the overloading of the useless mixer in the modulator damages the dvb signal, much like it adds herringbone to analog channels. I had to use a backwards splitter to mix the 2 signals rather then rely on the passthru port.




Richard rich.ms



24 posts

Geek


  Reply # 157957 19-Aug-2008 12:44
Send private message

So these TVs have both a digital and an analogue tuner built in?

 
 
 
 


6069 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 185

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 157960 19-Aug-2008 12:59
Send private message

Have not seen the Panny or Sharp series yet but the Sonys have both analog as well as digital, one button on the remote switches between them, painless.

Cyril

Create new topic



Twitter »

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 »

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21


Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18


Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30


Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54


New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12


D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01


Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26


OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28


Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:16


SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:15


Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton
Posted 25-Jan-2018 13:51


Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44


New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50


Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45


Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41



Geekzone Live »

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



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.