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Topic # 198450 9-Jul-2016 15:06
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I have a 2015 Samsung 32" Full HD Flat Smart TV J5500 Series 5 Model numberUA32J5500AS TV.


Menu - Broadcasting - Channel Settings - Satellite System - 0000 - Satellite Selection lists about 75 Satellites starting with Astra 19.2E. The list however does not contain many recent Satellites such as Optus D2 at 152E or Intelsat 19 at 166E.




I am trying to tune into FTA channels on Optus D2 (which my dish points to) and cannot do so as it is not in the list of available satellites. There is no option to add satellites or edit transponder details of existing satellites. By chance Optus D1 (which is listed) and Optus D2 both have a Transponder at 12608H. This Transponder shows channels on my TV (such as Russia Today) but not the other Optus D2 Transponders.




Has anyone found a way of easily adding new satellites to the Samsung list of satellites? Samsung Help Desk support has been unhelpful with comments like "contact your satellite service provider". They only know how the change the LNB Frequency from 11300 to 10750 and switch the 22 Hhz Tone off or on. Beyond that they know very little about how their TVs work.




I have seen software online that lets you change the way existing satellite information is displayed on the TV but not how to add new satellites.




The SQL database files (made using "Export to USB")  can be edited using the SQL database viewer SQLite but some details such as satName are in Chinese. I have managed to add a new Satellite and transponders however the Satellite name displays in Chinese on the TV.




Hoping there is an easier way.

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  Reply # 1588870 9-Jul-2016 15:51
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On the LG I had a similar problem so I just selected "Other" and then set the LNB frequency and the Transponder frequency range I wanted.


Worked fine and still going strong.



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