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# 38313 28-Jul-2009 07:21
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If I use an aerial cable from my Draco 6300 (upgraded to Freeview approved S/W) RF Out to my Panasonic TV RF In, I cannot get Prime on UHF.

However, if I use the same cable and plug it into my Panasonic DVD Recorder RF In (which in turn is connected to the TV via HDMI) then I do get a Prime on UHF.

Why?

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  # 239538 28-Jul-2009 08:17
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Your not getting it from Freeview but via UHF thru your DVD recorders tuner..




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  # 239555 28-Jul-2009 09:00
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To clarify more on that.

Theres 2 different signals at play there. UHF broadcast (antenna to your non digital TV/DVD) and UHF-Digital (which your draco is tuned to look for instead). A different set of frequencies and signal type in the UHF spectrum.

Of which Prime is NOT ON. Theres many a debate as to why Prime should/should not be on freeview. But its the way it is. Digital receivers are tuned for their own band of which Prime is not a part of being on standard UHF.

 
 
 
 




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  # 239559 28-Jul-2009 09:11
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Thank You




PC: HP ProBook 470G1 (Windows 10 Pro), Intel NUC7I5BNH (Windows 10 Home), Macbook Air (Mid 2013)
Net: Draytek Vigor 130 Modem (VDSL) in bridge mode to Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite-3, 3 x Grandstream GWN7610 (Mesh)
Storage: Synology DS216play NAS, 2 x 6TB
Media: HDHomeRun Connect, 5 x Amazon FireTV, TiVo, Echo, Dot, Spot, Broadlink RM Pro+, Ambi Climate
TV: 2 x Samsung H6400 55" LED TV, Panasonic TH-P50G10Z 50" Plasma TV (Great picture, no smarts, just old), DMR-PWT530GZ Blu-ray Recorder (Rubbish!)
Mobile: Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Huawei P10 Lite
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