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Gemini

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#63219 22-Jun-2010 21:23
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Main question is how to get the remote into learning mode as pressing the two buttons as per the manual doesn't seem to work

Other question is whether it's possible to alter the colour bias at all

Cheers 

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Mac2008
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  #346181 28-Jun-2010 22:04
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Which buttons are you pressing because people often get confused when the manual says one of the buttons is the "power button". Page 12 of the manual actually shows you a diagram of the remote and shows you the two buttons you need to press.

Are these the ones you are using? 

 
 
 

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Gemini

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  #349972 11-Jul-2010 17:51
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Will try again tonight

Gemini

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  #351545 14-Jul-2010 19:41
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Yes that did it

Was able to programme
- the second power button 
- input button
- volume up
- volume down
Can any other buttons be programmed

Also the mute button didn't seem to work for me

 



Mac2008
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  #352310 16-Jul-2010 13:15
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Those are the only programmable buttons.

Which firmware are you using? If I recall there was a problem in older firmware where the mute wouldn't work if you had bitstream on? I think? Something like that.

Gemini

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  #352366 16-Jul-2010 16:04
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Mac2008: Those are the only programmable buttons.

Which firmware are you using? If I recall there was a problem in older firmware where the mute wouldn't work if you had bitstream on? I think? Something like that.


Will check.
On that subject I'm using a Home Theatre Amp but just two (stereo) speakers. What audio output setting would be best?

Gemini

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  #352571 17-Jul-2010 09:24
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In particular

Bitstream = On or Off?
Format = Dolby Digital, PCM or MPEG1?

My Amp handles all combinations of the above two

So wondering which produces the best stereo sound
with consistent volume between TV channels
and without causing audio delay

So far Bitstream = On seems to drop the volume (when a 5.1 programme is playing) with no perceivable benefit on my stereo set up

Gemini

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  #366502 11-Aug-2010 21:59
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Anyone had a problem with their Magic TV locking up when in standby?

Came home tonight and it was making a humming noise.
It was in standby so I'm not sure what it was up to.
A couple of hours later I expected it to turn on and do a scheduled recording 
It didn't and wouldn't respond to the remote
Had to power it off and on again

What's that about then? 



Mac2008
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  #367510 14-Aug-2010 12:14
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Gemini: In particular

Bitstream = On or Off?
Format = Dolby Digital, PCM or MPEG1?

My Amp handles all combinations of the above two

So wondering which produces the best stereo sound
with consistent volume between TV channels
and without causing audio delay

So far Bitstream = On seems to drop the volume (when a 5.1 programme is playing) with no perceivable benefit on my stereo set up


Yeh for your setup I would go the Bit Stream off, Dolby on 

Mac2008
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  #367511 14-Aug-2010 12:15
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Gemini: Anyone had a problem with their Magic TV locking up when in standby?

Came home tonight and it was making a humming noise.
It was in standby so I'm not sure what it was up to.
A couple of hours later I expected it to turn on and do a scheduled recording 
It didn't and wouldn't respond to the remote
Had to power it off and on again

What's that about then? 


Woah nope, haven't seen that. Contacted www.magictv.co.nz ?? What did they say? 

Gemini

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  #370637 21-Aug-2010 12:22
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Mac2008:
Gemini: Anyone had a problem with their Magic TV locking up when in standby?

Came home tonight and it was making a humming noise.
It was in standby so I'm not sure what it was up to.
A couple of hours later I expected it to turn on and do a scheduled recording 
It didn't and wouldn't respond to the remote
Had to power it off and on again

What's that about then? 


Woah nope, haven't seen that. Contacted www.magictv.co.nz ?? What did they say? 


I've upgraded the firmware from 3.09 to 3.13b2 and will monitor the issue -cheers 

Gemini

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  #424218 5-Jan-2011 12:09
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Gemini:
Mac2008:
Gemini: Anyone had a problem with their Magic TV locking up when in standby?

Came home tonight and it was making a humming noise.
It was in standby so I'm not sure what it was up to.
A couple of hours later I expected it to turn on and do a scheduled recording 
It didn't and wouldn't respond to the remote
Had to power it off and on again

What's that about then? 


Woah nope, haven't seen that. Contacted www.magictv.co.nz ?? What did they say? 


I've upgraded the firmware from 3.09 to 3.13b2 and will monitor the issue -cheers 


No more lockups!

Gemini

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  #424220 5-Jan-2011 12:11
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RUNNING HOT

My MagicTV was running extremely hot yesterday and I'm worried it overheated in the hot and humid weather

Is anyone elses boxes cracking out very hot air and/or hot to touch?

bfginger
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  #425440 9-Jan-2011 14:46
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Are there connectors inside the box to plug a fan into?

Gemini

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  #425506 9-Jan-2011 18:30
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bfginger: Are there connectors inside the box to plug a fan into?


Not sure

Wouldn't have thought I should need to add another fan 

SCUBADOO
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  #425515 9-Jan-2011 19:03
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Gemini: add another fan
Another fan?

Wot fan?

I'm missing the first one! Tongue out 

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