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Tazbec

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#198092 26-Jun-2016 14:56
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We have a new Samsung 2016 TV.  I managed with a lot of difficulty (searching google & geekzone) to tune all the Freeview channels into the TV.  We then had some issues with the TV freezing & not responding.  Long story short, Samsung took control of TV & reset it without taking note of all the settings & now I can't remember what I did to get the TV tuned correctly in the first place & can't find the web pages I was on.

 

We have plugged the cable directly from our sky dish into our hybrid TV.

 

I have the LNB oscillator to 10750 MHz (as I remember that from last time).  I'm pretty sure I changed the Transponder but not sure what to.  If I use 12268 MHz I only get Four +1, Prime & Edge TV.  

 

Is there anyone who can help me with these settings?  I spent 1.5hrs on the phone to Samsung going round and round in circles.  Are there some other settings I need to change? 

 

Thanks in advance

 

Rebecca


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Jaxson
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  #1580520 26-Jun-2016 14:59
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Doesn't the setup process do all of this for you?

 

 

 

I'm pretty sure it goes nuts and searches everything freeview related, without you needing to add too much in by hand...

 

 

 

Have you considered redoing the installation setup wizard thing?


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  #1580521 26-Jun-2016 15:03
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Thanks for replying.  I have been through setup wizard again and unfortunately this doesn't work.  It didn't work the first time out of the box and as mentioned I did a lot of searching to find what worked.  Just wish I had saved the pages!

 

Any help would be gratefully received!

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1580526 26-Jun-2016 15:25
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10750 or 11300     Optus D1.

 

 

 

Transponders 12456 and 12483  SR 22500  Horizontal polarisation.

 

 

 

Hope that helps.


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  #1580540 26-Jun-2016 15:52
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Had a difficult one recently. Wouldn't re-scan properly.

 

Did a factory reset first...

 

Then did a blind scan for FTA... No other settings were required.

 

Can't remember the brand of sat box the neighbour had.

 

 





Gordy

 

My first ever network connection was a 1MHz AM crystal(OA91) radio receiver.


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  #1580543 26-Jun-2016 15:59
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If you can list what settings the TV asks for, we can most likely tell you what to put in each.


Tazbec

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  #1580547 26-Jun-2016 16:12
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Aerial - Satellite

 

Channel Type - TV (options are All, TV & Radio)

 

Satellite Selection - Optus D1 160E

 

Scan Scope - All Channels or Free Channels Only (I select free channels only otherwise I get all the Sky TV scrambled channels)

 

 

 

LNB Settings

 

  • Transponder - Has range from 12268 MHz, H/L - 12735 MHz, H/L
  • DiSEqC Mode - Off
  • LNB Type - Single or Dual 
  • One LNB oscillator - 10750 MHz
  • Tone 22 kHz Off

It doesn't matter what I do, I can only seem to get Prime, Four +1 and  Edge TV.  I don't know what I'm doing wrong or what I did last time.


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  #1580548 26-Jun-2016 16:13
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Gordy

 

My first ever network connection was a 1MHz AM crystal(OA91) radio receiver.


 
 
 
 


Tazbec

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  #1580560 26-Jun-2016 16:30
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Still no luck.  Just getting the same 3 channels (Prime, Four +1 & Edge TV).

 

Thanks for all your help, I really appreciate it.  It's so frustrating because we had the channels.  I just can't remember the settings.  Will be writing them down for sure when I figure it out!!!


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  #1580603 26-Jun-2016 17:44
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I note that you said that Samsung reset your TV to get rid of freezing previously.

 

Some diagnosis:

 

The channels you do get... Is the signal strength bar graph nice and high? (70 or better 80%)

 

If not then maybe you need to check antenna connectors, cables and maybe dish alignment.

 

As you had all the channels before then maybe the TV once tuned operates ok on a lower signal strength.

 

Maybe the auto tuning process requires a much stronger signal in order to find the available channels.

 

Have you reset the TV before you do a new auto tune?

 

 

 

 





Gordy

 

My first ever network connection was a 1MHz AM crystal(OA91) radio receiver.


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  #1580658 26-Jun-2016 19:20
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Tazbec:

 

 

 

LNB Settings

 

  • Transponder - Has range from 12268 MHz, H/L - 12735 MHz, H/L
  • DiSEqC Mode - Off
  • LNB Type - Single or Dual 
  • One LNB oscillator - 10750 MHz
  • Tone 22 kHz Off

 

 

 

Try the following:

 

LNB:single

 

LNB Oscillator: 10750

 

Tone: Off

 

DiSEqC: Off

 

Transponder: 12483 H


deanoferrari
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  #1581423 27-Jun-2016 19:43
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I had similar problems when first tuning my TV for Freeview staellite reception. We had a Sky dish with dual LNB, and I can confirm the settings given above worked for me ie

 

Transponder: 12483 H

 

LNB:single or dual

 

LNB Oscillator: 10750

 

* I set both lower LNB and upper LNB to the same frequency but needed to turn the tone off anyway

 

Tone: Off

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #1581453 27-Jun-2016 20:08
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What does the piece on the end of the arm from your satellite dish look like?

 

 

 

Is it wide and oval shaped, or narrow and a circle?


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  #1581532 27-Jun-2016 21:22
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Just a idea I did this with a non approved freeview Sat decoder three years ago and this worked. First do a scan using 12456, then when finished scanning add 12483 to the transponder entry and see what happens. There should be a entry like add TP. Leave all other settings the same.


Tazbec

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  #1581533 27-Jun-2016 21:25
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Jaxson:

 

What does the piece on the end of the arm from your satellite dish look like?

 

 

 

Is it wide and oval shaped, or narrow and a circle?

 

 

 

 

It is wide and oval shaped.  


Tazbec

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  #1581539 27-Jun-2016 21:33
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Thanks for all the replies and suggestions.  We think we may have an issue with our satellite dish (or new tv?).  Using the settings mentioned below (and posted above) we can get 3, 5 or even 12 channels.  Signal strength is 68-70%.

 

LNB:single
LNB Oscillator: 10750
Tone: Off
DiSEqC: Off
Transponder: 12483 H

 

We are now only missing TV1, TV2, TV1+1, TV2+1, Maori TV, Duke & a couple of the shopping channels.

 

Does anyone know if there is a way to save the channels we already have and search for the ones we are missing?

 

We got up on the roof and checked the angle of the dish etc.  By our calculations, we are pointing 327 deg from magnetic north when we should be pointing 317 deg (we are in Wellington).  Would this have a huge impact on signal strength and be the reason we aren't finding all the channels?


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