I’ve been a little slow getting round to updating content on the site recently, and this news was one item that got left behind. The BBC have announced that BBC HD is to be replaced by BBC2 HD. The majority of content on BBC HD was from BBC2 anyway, so most will notice little difference,… Read more »
Your Freeview TV reception could suffer interference at the hands of devices that shouldn’t be operating anywhere near the same frequency.
How to design and layout a Home Theatre Room for superior audio quality, use optimised room ratios to avoid room modes & position speakers.
I own a couple of Humax PVT-9200T dual freeview PVRs, both of which are now quite full with recorded programs. Humax have provided a program called eLinker, but it isn’t very good. A good alternative is Humax Media Controller but unfortunately it doesn’t work with Windows x64, as Mike Dimmick explains. Thankfully, Mike has also… Read more »
A quick update on getting BBC 1 HD and ITV 1 HD in Media Center via freesat. A full transponder scan will reveal these channels now on channels in the 1270’s. In some cases 1270 and 1271, or in my case 1272 and 1273!
ITV-HD is finally available as a proper channel. For anyone manually tuning a freesat box of Media Center PC you need to add 10832MHz with 22600 ksymbols on horizontal. 2 extra channels should appear called 10000 and 10001. I can’t remember the channel numbers (and I have now renumbered them) but there were between 1000… Read more »
Further to my post yesterday, I discovered, via Nigel Dessau’s blog (closed by AMD since this article was published), that ATI will be releasing a fix for this issue in the Catalyst 10.2 (February 2010) release. This is fantastic news, thank you ATI!
Just a quick update on a about problems with BBC HD in Windows 7 Media Center when using ATI video cards.
–update– This issue has now been fixed by a driver update from ati. For more info see the on the issue
Update: ITV-HD has changed. See this It seems that Windows Media Center 7 doesn’t find all the channels that are FTA on the main UK Satellite group, the Astra 2D group at 28.2º East. I imagine many Freesat boxes wont either. Here are the frequencies for a few fully Free-To-Air English language channels available on this… Read more »