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Topic # 31183 8-Mar-2009 06:52
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Hi,

I've got freeview working, pick up TV1, TV2 TVNZ6 TVNZ7 etc and found all the sky signals not that they work) but it's missing TV3 and C4....

I've done some searches on the net and I have to search manually for TV3 but what satellite and freq details would it be found under just to help me search?


Or is there another reason it's missing, one article I read said if you get one freeview channel there is no reason you will not get them all.

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  Reply # 199849 8-Mar-2009 07:40
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Are you scanning both Freeview transponders?



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  Reply # 199852 8-Mar-2009 08:15
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I have no idea. Maybe not, could you please explain what you mean? how do I do this?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 199853 8-Mar-2009 08:16
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Haven't got my decoder in front of me at the moment but from memory the transponder freqs are
TVNZ 12483 and Mediaworks 12456.
A search through some of the older threads in this forum should yield what you are after.




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  Reply # 199867 8-Mar-2009 10:02
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Dingbatt is correct,manually scan,Optus D1,Tp 12456 H.
If you dont pick anything up,you more than likely have a skew issue with your dish



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  Reply # 199917 8-Mar-2009 16:25
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Brunzy: Dingbatt is correct,manually scan,Optus D1,Tp 12456 H.
If you dont pick anything up,you more than likely have a skew issue with your dish


Still not TV3

Sat: Optus D2
Transponder: 3
Freq: 12519
Symbol Rate: 22500
Polarization: VER
NIT: Off


These are my settings when searching...

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  Reply # 199922 8-Mar-2009 16:39
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kiwis:
Brunzy: Dingbatt is correct,manually scan,Optus D1,Tp 12456 H.
If you dont pick anything up,you more than likely have a skew issue with your dish


Still not TV3

Sat: Optus D2
Transponder: 3
Freq: 12519
Symbol Rate: 22500
Polarization: VER
NIT: Off


These are my settings when searching...


Well if you use the settings you've been given by a couple of people here you might find it.  The settings you have listed are not correct.



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  Reply # 199923 8-Mar-2009 16:42
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Can you list the settings...

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  Reply # 199924 8-Mar-2009 16:51
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OT: but has anyone noticed you can now pickup the tv3+1 channel



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  Reply # 199930 8-Mar-2009 17:21
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I've done

Optus D1
Trans: 3
Freq: 12456
Symbol: 22500
Polar: HEZ
NIT: Off


Still nothing

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  Reply # 199938 8-Mar-2009 17:57
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boby55: OT: but has anyone noticed you can now pickup the tv3+1 channel


I can see TV3 PLUS1 on DTT but not on DTH.




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  Reply # 199971 8-Mar-2009 21:17
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just did a scan off Wharite, is coming up as TV3+1, just test bars.  As has been stated, nothing off DTH



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  Reply # 199974 8-Mar-2009 21:42
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Hey i would just settle for normal tv3 right now

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  Reply # 200007 9-Mar-2009 08:54
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kiwis: I've done

Optus D1
Trans: 3
Freq: 12456
Symbol: 22500
Polar: HEZ
NIT: Off


Still nothing


Is the polarity on your successful TVNZ scan vertical or horizontal?  The reason I ask (and geekzoners more knowledgeable about DVB-S may be able to clear this up) is if your lnb has been installed 90 degrees out then V and H polarities are swapped.

Try the above settings but change polar to VER.  The Trans setting is not something I have seen on things I have set up (but that is limited to a Strong STB, MediaPortal, WinTV and Windows 7), I assume it is for a particular  transponder on D1.  I may have missed it, what equipment (STB or HTPC including media program) are you trying to tune?




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  Reply # 200010 9-Mar-2009 09:00
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As has been suggested you must scan 12456 (with symbol rate 22500, Horizontal pol) to get TV3. On most STBs when you go to the transponder setup menu/page where you can perform the scan you will find a signal strength and quality meter on the page at the same time. With the above transponders settings do you get any signal and quality readings. If not then your LNB may be incorrectly aligned for skew.

Cyril



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  Reply # 200188 9-Mar-2009 17:00
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I've done that

D1
12456
22500
V

Still nothing, TVNZ fine TV3 nothing.... (i get it on Sky though)

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