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Topic # 25030 9-Aug-2008 23:58
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Hello everyone....

I bought a Avermedia Hybrid Volax Hx Tv card, and i live in a appartment.



I can see all analogue and digital channel with the small indoor Antenna( but it is not working very well)


But i can not find any digital channel when i use the appartment antenna,  but all analogue channels are working all right.



can anyone help me.....Please....................... 

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  Reply # 155525 10-Aug-2008 00:44
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The software you are using would help, as well as other specs.

However my guess is you don't have a UHF aerial which you need.

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  Reply # 155788 11-Aug-2008 08:48
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Hi there   What city do you live in ? If Auckland I may have a simple solution for you.

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  Reply # 155814 11-Aug-2008 10:16
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i just had a installer come in and he told me these days u don'y need one of those large 91element uhf aerials -

he showed me this white box looking thing that is a fraction smaller than a tissue box than u can just prop up in your apartment window instead of running it off your apartment aerial - this "internal" aerial can be set up very easily and very cheaply

let me know if this sounds good and I'll give u his number


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  Reply # 156122 12-Aug-2008 00:06
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kiwisat: Hi there?? What city do you live in ? If Auckland I may have a simple solution for you.



Yes, I live in New Market, Akl.

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  Reply # 156185 12-Aug-2008 09:17
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kiwisat is the guy (2nd post) - he's got the right gear for u - he helped me out with my setup -

good guy to deal with

wish i spoke to him earlier.........

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  Reply # 157614 17-Aug-2008 23:28
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Help ! Help ! Help !...Help ! Help ! Help !...Help ! Help ! Help !...Help ! Help ! Help !...

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  Reply # 157769 18-Aug-2008 16:21
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Do you seriously expect someone to magically fix your problem when the only information you've given is your card model, where you live and that digital channels don't work?

I'd suggest calling out a technician to sort it for you.

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  Reply # 157775 18-Aug-2008 16:34
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The most likely explaination is that your apartment UHF system is clipping the Digital bands ( or not amplifying them),

If this is the case, You can either get an internal aerial that works, or get the body corporate to sort out their POS cabling ( good luck with the latter by the way)

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  Reply # 157808 18-Aug-2008 20:08
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you didn't state whether you could get perfect reception of prime tv on UHF using the apartment's antenna.




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  Reply # 157816 18-Aug-2008 20:35
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kiwijunglist: you didn't state whether you could get perfect reception of prime tv on UHF using the apartment's antenna.



yes, i can get the perfect reception of prime tv on UHF using the apartment's

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  Reply # 157817 18-Aug-2008 20:42
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well. if digital works on indoor antenna but not on outdoor antenna, prime tv uhf works on external antenna then wellygary must be right.  unless the freeview hd is broadcast from a different site than the uhf prime and the external antenna is pointing the wrong way.

Wellygary:
The most likely explaination is that your apartment UHF system is clipping the Digital bands ( or not amplifying them)






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Subs: iNuke 3000dsp 3000W proamp with 4x 15" JBL Sealed Subs
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  Reply # 157832 18-Aug-2008 21:42
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Patient: "it hurts."
Doctor: "Where does it hurt"
Patient "it hurts, give me the medicine"

WHAT SOFTWARE ARE YOU USING?






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  Reply # 157859 18-Aug-2008 23:34
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A lot of MATV systems have a band pass filter for each channel they want on the system, they do this so they can add other things, like the feeds from cameras in communal areas and sometimes the modulated output of a sky box.

If this is the case they would need more filters to let freeview thru. Raise it with the body corporate if you own, or the property manager if leasing.




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