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.




Go Hawks!
814 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 40

Trusted
Subscriber

Topic # 229230 13-Feb-2018 21:08
Send private message

Currently I have a triple head setup on my PC - and I have an old igloo box connected to one of the screens (via a DVI to HDMI cable) and a set of speakers.

 

This is handy when the computer is off, as I can use the monitor to watch free to air - BUT if the PC is on, and I want to switch between freeview and the PC (i.e. switch the inputs - no PiP on the monitor) then the freeview box freaks out, and will display a blue screen until I power cycle the box again.  (Perhaps it's an HDCP issue).

 

Has anybody experienced this in and found a freeview UHF box that doesn't loose itself completely when switching inputs?  (I'm considering trying a DishTV T1000n).

 

Note that a TVPC card is no good for me, as I want to be able to use it when the PC is off as well.

 

Thanks!


Create new topic

gzt

9382 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1357


  Reply # 1958312 14-Feb-2018 20:45
Send private message quote this post

No idea, but I'd look at trying it with a different monitor or two.

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.