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sky+ failure to record bbc & itv

Discussion in 'Sky Digital TV Forum' started by klnc, Sep 29, 2003.

  1. klnc

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    Had sky+ (v2) for about a month now, and have noticed a disturbing pattern in respect of recording bbc1, 2 and itv. Channel 4, e4, sky 1 and the movie channels have recorded faultlessly (can't recall testing other channels), but have not been able to record a single thing on the other 3 main terrestrial channels. I;ve tried setting the epg in advance and just pressing record, but it will not record. Can record ch4 (etc) at press of a button, but 2 seconds later when i switch to bbc1 and press record, nothing happens.

    Does anyone have any ideas?

    Obviously, also suffer from the usual dolby digital loss of sound problems.
     
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    The BBC and ITV channels are on Astra 2D which has proven to be a problem if the dish isn't properly aligned. Do you have any trouble at all watching these channels "live" or using live pause on them?
     
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    thanks for the response....

    since fiddled around with the settings a bit more... swapped the feeds around and discovered that where previously i wasn;t able to record on 101, 102 and 103, swapping the feeds over enabled me to record the those channels - the problem then was that i wasn;t able to view them - hence i could either watch them or record them, depeding on the inputs, but not both. Seemed to be a problem with the lnb switching to the low band channels. consequently, the engineer is on his way out to sort it outl
     

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