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  Reply # 892382 9-Sep-2013 21:38
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I received a message asking about web-based booking. Since replying causes "Error: Invalid recipient: PM blocked", I'll have to answer here: Very unlikely - it may be somewhat more feasible if it only allows manual timers, but I guess that's not too useful.




LUMIN Network Music Player, Magic TV New Zealand and Australia firmware lead

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  Reply # 893092 11-Sep-2013 09:47
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@wklie

Perhaps you can tell me how much better, if any, the forward/reverse & fast forward/fast reverse is between the 3600 & 3700?
Seeing that I will not be able to skip the adverts (unless 2lostkiwis has the answer to that?) on the 3700, if the forward/reverse & fast forward/fast reverse is no better than the 3600, then I would not be buying the 3700.

I did read prior that the forward/reverse & fast forward/fast reverse had been improved on the 3700 but to what extent?
Is it as good as the Panasonic equivalent boxs? I have an old DVD Recorder with built in HDD & analoge tuner. The forward/reverse & fast forward/fast reverse are great.

Thanks

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 893115 11-Sep-2013 10:21
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I have a 3700 and find the forward and reverse very poor, it repeats sections it has previously played and jumps about like a demented dervish I am not impressed with it at all.

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  Reply # 894333 11-Sep-2013 16:02
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Totally agree, the ff and rw keys jump around like crazy, it is nearly impossible have the program start from where you stop ff or rw. I also had the 3600 and it had basically the same problem. Wish magic would finally sort this issue out.

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  Reply # 895989 15-Sep-2013 18:15
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Can the Logitech Harmony One universal remote be fully utilised/programmed for use with the MTV3700??

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  Reply # 896048 15-Sep-2013 21:10
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Works perfectly fine on my Harmony 525

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  Reply # 896147 16-Sep-2013 07:52
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Magic tv 3600 works well with both the Harmony 1000 and 1100.
I believe the Harmony One is the same as an 1100 as far as the programming and functionality is concerned.
From what I have read the MTV 3700 uses the same standard remote as the MTV 3600 so there should be no problem.
 
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  Reply # 896332 16-Sep-2013 12:37
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FineWine: Can the Logitech Harmony One universal remote be fully utilised/programmed for use with the MTV3700??

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Thanks folks. I asked this question as I am returning to NZ after 30 yrs in Australia and have to purchase all new broadcast receiving equipment due to different frequencies in NZ to Aussie.

See other posts:
Will Aussie Receivers Work In New Zealand
Returning Home & want an ISP in Tauranga/Mt Maunganui

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  Reply # 902593 25-Sep-2013 18:32
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Dumb question but can the magictv remote operate my VEON tv?




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  Reply # 902899 26-Sep-2013 09:35
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nope , but the good news is when the remote dies a Harmony remote probably will 

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  Reply # 916275 16-Oct-2013 19:28
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MTV3700TD Firmware 6.06

Date: 2013-10-16
http://www.magictv.com/nz/downloads/mtv3700_6_06NZ.zip

Change list from 6.05 beta 3:
- Improve response time for auto repeat button
- Slightly improve the response time of the first results of signal monitor

Change list from 6.04:
- Support repeat by pressing and holding a remote button
- Improve HDMI handshaking




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Geek


  Reply # 918972 21-Oct-2013 09:54

wklie: I received a message asking about web-based booking. Since replying causes "Error: Invalid recipient: PM blocked", I'll have to answer here: Very unlikely - it may be somewhat more feasible if it only allows manual timers, but I guess that's not too useful.


Even making manual timers over the web on the receiver would be a handy feature. making sure we don't miss out on those important TV shows :D

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  Reply # 930155 10-Nov-2013 05:12

#i tried to hack the 3700 by referencing the MTV4000 Australia firmware.
#it enabled +30/-8 seconds skips,and 1-9 minute jumps by pressing 1-9 buttons.to do backward minute,rewind then press 1-9.
#green left/right for 5 minute jumps are also restored.

http://www.sendspace.com/file/ln33hl

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  Reply # 938279 21-Nov-2013 04:12
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We just moved from the UK, where we got a Vbox XTi 3340 (its on Amazon
 http://www.amazon.co.uk/VBox-Home-Gateway-XTi-3340/dp/B00EDGJPDU/ref=sr_1_4?m=A2SRJI9P8WCL59&s=merchant-items&ie=UTF8&qid=1384959926&sr=1-4) 


This unit has 4 configurable tuners to select either DVB-S2 or DVB-T i.e. Freeview - it sends out the content in IP - so all devices can receive the transmission. the coolest thing I liked is that it has iOS app (Android as well) and I can watch it on my iPad. it also merges with my Samsung SmartTV
its a one-off buy out and you can view all free channels on all devices. I just love it. 
the built in app also connects you to any online content... 
it was really easy to install, just like any other network device. you will find it with a browser on the wireless network, and open its web page to configure. 
Great piece of kit. 


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  Reply # 938290 21-Nov-2013 07:17
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So you can also get the guide for series record josm ?

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