Discussion in 'Digital TV - UK & Europe' started by fergusrb, Jun 7, 2009.
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just done a rescan of my *view box, it came back saying found 390 stations but the sound in a lot of them is now out of sink with the pictures. Any ideas appreciated.
press the Audio button and choose alternate stream OK, that should sort it for you.
anyone any news on firmware yet lads this is killing me,can anyone
tell me what channels u get with this protek or any websites to explain it.hey e45 u any news.thanks lads
did it sort your box for you
Hooter, will the 9600 protek work in dublin? I have a dish.
what else do i need to get it working here, thanks in advance.
as far as i know yes it will work here i think there is a piece wrote about them on this thread by kegnkiwi 'about 20 messages back' you need the 9600 box, sat dish, (not sure on exact type of dish) and around 2meg of broadband speed, im sure if you send kegnkiwi a pm he will tell you exact what you need and if it is a certain dish,
also have a read of this click here some people must be pissed off about the cable boxes
There are a couple of things people should note, Hubabuba you say you have a dish, well you don't mention how big it is and where it's pointing. People must realise that you cannot just connect up a protek to a sly dish and you get all the channels you had on cable via satellite. It takes a little more work. The stuff that available via the receiver is spread on at least 4 different satellites. 19e 16e 13e and 30w. Three of these sats are very strong and you should be able to get away with a small dish but it depends on where you are and how far north and west. 16e is very weak and will no doubt require a 1m dish at least in ireland, by the way when we say a satellite is 13e or 19e we mean it's 13 degress east of south or 19 degress east of south, 30w is 30 degress west of south. A motorised set up is best but there are various options. People also need to know that a dish does not always need to be mounted high up on the roof or on a wall. Provided you have a south facing garden with a clear line of site south there is no reason not to try ground mounting a dish. You could try a patio parasol base with a scaff bar. as long as the pole is verticle you should be a ok. Sat signals come down a the pitch of a house roof generally. Thats why you may see some sly dish's just clearing the gutter line on properties. So dish size is dependent of location. Check out a website called lyngsat.com to see where the signal is beamed and what size dish is recommended.
The protek will also require you do to a little work with it, it needs flashing and its internet connection set up, it's not just plug and play. There are some great tuts and how too's on other sites.
I Have 50 size dish on the roof pointing 19e.
I also have a smaller dish, makeshift one to my workshop( for messsing about)stuck in the garden on a pole. I should have made it a bit clearer. Its a Li^l one which comes with com*g sl55 or 56. So any advice most welcome with the Protek, thanks again.
if someone want ex1000SL or EX5100pvr, we can offer.
edit your post you are in the wrong forum
post all you want to sell in the sell forum
its just 2 under the home theatre forum
ps:i am not having a go at you just a bit of advice
Hi new to all this but have just bought thebox super usb have followed installations and whe i try to access channels they all have a green $ sign at side and wont let me in have done a factory reset to no avail any suggestions please - oh and make them v.v.simple co I'm 56 and don't do techno stuff
did you put software on your box first, as this is what you need to do first.
follow the instructions in the link below but if you are in the uk the firmware you should have on your box is v.107 or v.109
not v.112 qs in the link follow all instructions and you should be ok
Put the V1.12 on weather or not you are in the uk or not, there is a hardware issue with boxes which kills the boot loader on the box, that is why the new firmware was released for both Ireland and the Uk, so if you dont put it on after you have been advised, you only have your self to blame when it dies.
FIRMWARE V1.12 HERE
i tought the v1.12 was only for ireland so he will be ok when he logs onto the link becos it has the v1.12 on the guide nice 1 for the tip though,
Yep it was discovered by the Starview development team, about the hardware issue with the bootloader dying, so to fix this problem they released the V1.12 firmware to rectify that problem.
was v1.10 or the beta not also brought out to kill the clones or did it just do that anyway cos it was the only fix at the time,
i noticed karl 75 was sendings pm's earlier about other methods of tv that could not be mentioned do you know much about them boxes and what type of channels you get not really interested in the sports
more the movies and the educational
link here like i said im just after something that has the movies, kids, and of course adult educational,lol
any chance in a pm with a point in the right direction, as i dont know much about the sat+box situation
thanks if you can
Hey karl id like a pm please.alternate tv wacthing sounds cool.Im in the process of becomeing a nhell customer seems there cheaper than sly.
cheers fellas have done as you said and all ok many thanks
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