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Topic # 33120 30-Apr-2009 10:06
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Over the last couple of nights I've been having issues with the bottom half of my screen freezing and distorting for a few seconds every half hour or so. I've got a Draco HDTV5500 and live in North Canterbury and haven't had any issues like this before. Anyone got any ideas what this could be???


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  Reply # 210865 30-Apr-2009 11:51
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Same here Christchurch in city area, during lost and chuck last night. Bottom third screen justs goes to rainbow of colours like a graphics card gone bad. Not just me then, Equipment zinwell decoder, so on free view certified device as well.



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  Reply # 210873 30-Apr-2009 12:31
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Glad it's not just me. Was really bad during Lost for me.
Spoke to Glenn at DBNZ (where I got my decoder) and he said they've been similar issues up north with the Sommett and Sony ota uprades causing havoc with other brand decoders. He suggested turn off at the wall over night and if that didn't work to do a factory reset and rescan of the channels.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 211035 30-Apr-2009 20:57
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Yeah, happened to me too, with the builtin Bravia receiver.

(and currently in Dunedin I have no audio :( )




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  Reply # 211175 1-May-2009 11:29
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Yep, same here in Nth Canty on TV2 with an intergrated freeview decoder on a panny plasma.



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  Reply # 212150 4-May-2009 16:51
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Anyone still got this problem?
I turned my decoder off overnight at the wall and did a factory reset over the weekend. I'm still getting a distorted pic but it's less frequent now, maybe once an hour and only on TV2.

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  Reply # 212175 4-May-2009 17:58
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Still happening here. Something to tell tvnz about?

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  Reply # 213407 8-May-2009 11:09
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I am still getting this issue with a Sony built in DVB-T in Christchurch. In addition the Bravia digital tuner is taking over a minute to kick in after turning TV on (http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=83&topicid=32079). I thought the 2 problems might be related, but maybe not.

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  Reply # 213755 9-May-2009 23:57
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My bottom half of the screen started distorting, only started within the last week though. Have not taken note of what channel it is on at the time.

Another odd thing..... my EPG button just stops working, turn off the zinwell and then back on it starts to work again!!!!

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  Reply # 213769 10-May-2009 01:28
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Yip, same down here in Dunedin. I am using a Hyundai AH-3110, and have also noticed it on my HP DVB-T tuner on MCE. Thought it was just me too.

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  Reply # 213800 10-May-2009 08:49
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same here. i thought it was my new home theatre sound system. so that means this all started about 2-3 weeks ago.


integrated tuner in a samsung 50" series 6 plasma. in halswell chch.





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  Reply # 213812 10-May-2009 10:18
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Ive had the same on my Panasonic 42" with freeview. I only saw it a couple of times last night.

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  Reply # 214348 12-May-2009 13:21
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Is this what you are experiencing?

http://iforce.co.nz/i/o4bxzlp0.jpg

Wondering if it was the TVNZ stream or my graphics card.

I have only seen it happen on TV2.



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  Reply # 214368 12-May-2009 14:34
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Camz: Is this what you are experiencing?



http://iforce.co.nz/i/o4bxzlp0.jpg



Wondering if it was the TVNZ stream or my graphics card.



I have only seen it happen on TV2.



Yip, that's it and it only seems to be on TV2. It doesn't seem to be happening as often now, I only noticed it a couple of times last night.

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  Reply # 214513 13-May-2009 00:43
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Yep I've been noticing it too, I'm in central Christchurch. Using a DVB-T card in a HTPC, I'd rebuilt it a couple of weeks ago so I thought it might be a problem with my codecs!

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  Reply # 214547 13-May-2009 09:57
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Awesome, so it's not my video hard/other hardware :D

Just a note that i'm in Tauranga, most of you others which are having the same problem seem to be in ChCh or Dunedin.

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