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  # 247284 16-Aug-2009 18:20
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Guess this means the end of the $150 deal from sky to get a prime box then?




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  # 247286 16-Aug-2009 18:21
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davidcole: I would have thought that 5 was more logical....10 requires two keypresses (lazy I know) but also for ch-up, ch-down buttons putting it way up there seems silly. Hopefully I can renumber my tv as i see fit


Channels 1-9 where pre-allocated to TVNZ, MediaWorks and Maori as the original members of freeview, with 5 allocated to MaoriTV.




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  # 247307 16-Aug-2009 19:00
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freitasm: Just received this press release a few minutes ago:




"All you need is a Freeview approved digital receiver and your existing TV and you can enjoy Prime's programmes in digital quality for free" says Sam Irvine, General Manager, Freeview.




Last time i checked i also needed a Dish on my roof...

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  # 247308 16-Aug-2009 19:00
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After see tonites Prime News I'm not sure about this channel. Lead item School boy rugby fite, second item , Tongan family in South Auckland eat family dog. Guess their coming to FV so have to lower the news quality to match the others..




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  # 247310 16-Aug-2009 19:08
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Lead story tv1, was eating the dog. So wasn't that different.




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  # 247311 16-Aug-2009 19:09
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sorry in that case YES GOOD NEWS AT LAST

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  # 247322 16-Aug-2009 19:34
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Prime is shown on this page: http://tvnz.co.nz/tv-schedule

Was it always there?

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  # 247323 16-Aug-2009 19:35
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Hah - perfect. I just bought a dvb-t tuner on thursday, and it's scheduled to arrive tomorrow :)!

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  # 247330 16-Aug-2009 19:44
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Disrespective: Prime is shown on this page: http://tvnz.co.nz/tv-schedule

Was it always there?


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  # 247331 16-Aug-2009 19:59
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Considering the absolutely crappy golf I played this weekend, it makes it, for meCool

So, will we get 5.1 or TVNZ's downmixed AAC audio?

And some good programmes.




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  # 247350 16-Aug-2009 20:46
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I see the motorbike/action sports loop is on Kordia transponders on satellite and terrestrial already.  My assumption is that'll turn in to Prime tomororrow.

Freeview|HD:
Channel:  Service 1404
Provider:  Unknown
Video:  720x576 25fps 3mb/s
Audio:  AAC-LATM 96kb/s 24kHz

Freeview:
Channel:  Service 1928
Provider: Unknown
Video:  720x576 25fps 2mb/s
Audio:  MP3 192kb/s
Frequency:  12456
Symbolrate: 22500
Vpid:  520
Apid:  678



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  # 247351 16-Aug-2009 20:47
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great news

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  # 247428 17-Aug-2009 01:17
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The previously mentioned extreme sports loop has now been replaced by live Prime! Doesn't seem to have EPG data yet or a channel name (testing in VLC). Great luck - was just checking before heading to bed.

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  # 247432 17-Aug-2009 02:04
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Hmm my one calls it "PRIME" guess they fixed it. This is in MediaPortal and DVB-T BTW.

Fox News which is on at the moment is 4:3 but the broadcast is 16:9 (i.e. with black bars)

Can confirm details are:
Channel: 10
NetworkId: 8746
TransportId: 33
ServiceId: 1404
PmtPid: 204
Provider: SKY
(yes it's SKY even though it's in Kordia's mux)

Also the same in VLC. The limited EIT info is there but can't test MHEG-5

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  # 247437 17-Aug-2009 03:42

Using Windows 7 and Media Center:

DVB-T: I needed to set up tv signal from new to pick up the DVB-T feed. Working fine with EIT guide, and this was good as I could choose to not set up Analog signal.

DVB-S: Choosing Optus D1 NZ from the list when setting up the tv signal from new only gave me the standard satellite fare. I needed to do an additional scan of the 12456 transponder to pick up the new Prime feed.

Note: the Sky satellite feed is still scrambled.

Looks like Microsoft will need to add Prime to their list of NZ channels on Optus D1 NZ

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