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Master Geek


  #285935 29-Dec-2009 21:39
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kiwiharry:

I like having the volume control on the remote control my TV volume, but would kindly request that Magic TV look at having some form of volume level control in the menu. The audio output level from my Magic TV unit is a lot louder compared to my Sky TV decoder, DVD/VHS recorder and standard TV channels. The later 3 are all about the same level. Just get a high volume jump when I switch to the Magic TV unit.


I too have a far higher volume from the MagicTV. Though if I am watching TV3, and switch to BitStream On and output in Dolby Digital, the volume level is then pretty much the same as all my other components.

The volume level for Bitstream OFF is, ideally, what needs to be reduced slightly.

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  #286816 4-Jan-2010 11:02
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RingoTB:
kiwiharry:

I like having the volume control on the remote control my TV volume, but would kindly request that Magic TV look at having some form of volume level control in the menu. The audio output level from my Magic TV unit is a lot louder compared to my Sky TV decoder, DVD/VHS recorder and standard TV channels. The later 3 are all about the same level. Just get a high volume jump when I switch to the Magic TV unit.


I too have a far higher volume from the MagicTV. Though if I am watching TV3, and switch to BitStream On and output in Dolby Digital, the volume level is then pretty much the same as all my other components.

The volume level for Bitstream OFF is, ideally, what needs to be reduced slightly.


Hopefully 'MagicTV' is reading these posts...
As per my thread (http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=83&topicid=47148&page_no=1) they need to do some work around volume control (and mute button functionality!) regardless of whether bitstream is on or off.

 
 
 
 


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Geek


  #288919 11-Jan-2010 11:11
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I've run into a problem on a few occasions I have had a programme series linked and the show has not recorded and/or the link has dissappeared.

More annoying tv3 news every night has retained the series link but has stopped appearing in the recorded programmes. If I try to record it live it says something like can't record as it is already recording but will record at another time. I've had to resort to recording tv1 news.

The "TO DO" list I see has states a few times it could not find tv3 news or a couple of other shows which have dropped the series link as it obviously thought they had ended even though they hadn't. I wonder if it has something to do with all tv3 shows linked on the guide also appearing on the TV3 plus1 page.

Impressively though it kept recording Stargate Atlantis even though it moved to a different night and time.

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  #288959 11-Jan-2010 13:54
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I have also had the problem where MagicTV doesn't record a series. If you look at the "To Do" list you will find that each recording set up will show "No Episode" against it. MagicTV are aware of the problem and are working on it.

In the meantime I have a work arround - I choose one of the programs and go to the next episode in the EPG and tell it to record it. It then asks you if you want to cancel the series recording, select "No". If you then go back to the "To Do" list you should find that ALL (not just the one you chose) you recordings should have reset themselves.

Hope this helps.

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Uber Geek


  #288964 11-Jan-2010 14:12
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I resolved my series linking by doing 3 factory resets, the 3rd one seems to have fixed it. So fingers crossed.

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  #288984 11-Jan-2010 15:20
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Does a factory reset wipe all recorded programmes?

I haven't installed any of the updates as yet, I wonder if that would make any difference.

I will also try that other trick thanks

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Uber Geek


  #289006 11-Jan-2010 16:30
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benfolds: Does a factory reset wipe all recorded programmes?

I haven't installed any of the updates as yet, I wonder if that would make any difference.

I will also try that other trick thanks


Still have my recorded programs so doesnt look like you'll loose them.

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  #289041 11-Jan-2010 18:07
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benfolds: Does a factory reset wipe all recorded programmes?

I haven't installed any of the updates as yet, I wonder if that would make any difference.

I will also try that other trick thanks


A factory reset will not erase recorded programs. It "will/should" reset all the settings back to the default, including cancelling all the future recordings - except for Lurch where it took him 3 attempts...

I would also suggest you update to the latest firmware. I have not had any issues since updating to the 3.09 24 Nov 09 firmware.

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Geek


  #289043 11-Jan-2010 18:13
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I have been on 3.09 24 Nov 09 for some time and have experienced the "No Episodes" problem on that version.

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Geek


  #291616 20-Jan-2010 19:17
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whats the cheapest anyone has purchased a magic tv for.?.
why is the bond and bond the only retailer on magic tvs list to sell these in there retail outlets?.

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  #291621 20-Jan-2010 19:24
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HemiR: whats the cheapest anyone has purchased a magic tv for.?.
why is the bond and bond the only retailer on magic tvs list to sell these in there retail outlets?.


I paid $570inc GST and shipping through a company that sells through Trademe. There was also an HDMI cable included :-)

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Geek


  #292310 22-Jan-2010 19:51
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Wow that's a great price! Who did you buy it through! I'll get one straight away for that price. Any help would be great, cheers

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Uber Geek


  #292357 22-Jan-2010 23:07
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Will send you a PM with what I know.

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Master Geek


  #292427 23-Jan-2010 09:35
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Can you send me a PM too?

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Geek


  #292476 23-Jan-2010 15:55
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Could you please pm me also lurch

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