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Topic # 95345 31-Dec-2011 14:55
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Just bought pre loved Magic Box and in process of setting up, however, showing message no signal check antenna? Have checked through settings menu and seems to be all set up ok. Have another TV freeview in bedroom which is receiving a good picture from the same source! Was assured by previous owner box working fine, just wondering if I should try a firmware update or perhaps there is something else I haven't done correctly. Any feedback would be appreciated. Happy New Year.

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  Reply # 563433 1-Jan-2012 10:47
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Have you run a channel scan?  Even though it's been used before, you probably need to.

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  Reply # 563434 1-Jan-2012 10:53
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I'd probabvly reset it, run a channel scan and then check the signal strength. I've seen cases where an aerial was good enough for one box, but not for another.






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  Reply # 563502 1-Jan-2012 15:21
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Thanks your input, done and all sorted, why didn't I think of that, feel very dumb, thanks again.



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  Reply # 563506 1-Jan-2012 15:22
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Thanks your suggestion, done and problem sorted, why didn't I think of that, I feel very dumb, thanks again.

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  Reply # 563838 2-Jan-2012 20:17
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Make sure it has the latest firmware installed. The old firmware was prone to instability.

The MagicTV 3600 thread is here
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=83&topicid=43120&page_no=64

There is a 3rd party patch that lets you access recordings over http. Be sure to see my note on page 49 and about the remote control oil problem.

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