slo20

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  1. Thank you very much for your advice. I appreciate your time in responding. At least now i have a better understanding of what could be causing the issues and how to resolve. I will visit Dick Smith when my reception issues reoccur to see if an attenuator does the trick.
  2. Thanks for your responses. James - Yes, if i plug in the old TV it is fine. I currently have the old TV plugged into a different room and when i have both TV's on at the same time the old one has no problems when the new one does. Switch onto Digital - Some channels get it worse then others like SBS but it is all channels that are the issue. Strangely it is raining here today and the channels have improved with some being perfect now (7HD receiving 97% reception strength with no bit errors), but i think that will be short lived. If there is too much signal coming in is that something i can fine tune myself. I am hoping not to have to pay for an antenna specialist to come out due to the amount of money already spent on the TV. Would a TV signal amplifier make any difference or would that just boost the interfering signals?
  3. I am hoping someone can help. I live at Ormeau. I have had a Samsung digital TV (LA40N81BDX) for years with no issues to reception. On the weekend i bought a new 3D Samsung TV (UA40C7000WF) and since then i have been getting my audio and picture cutting out every 10 - 15 seconds on my digital channels (analogue channels fine). I ran the self diagnosis on the TV and had a look at the signal information. My reception strength is between 92 - 95 for each channel but i get a bit error level jump from 0 to 20 whenever the audio / picture distorts. I'm not sure what type of antenna is on the roof or what sort of cabling is in the walls but the house is only 5 years old so i wouldn't think anything too outdated. Today i bought a 1.5M RG6 flylead cable to run from the wall to the TV as i read the issues could be due to interference but the new cables didn't help. I was looking at buying RG6 Quad shielded Gold plated flylead cables but i thought i would ask for advise before i spent more money if it would not help. Any help or advise would be greatly appreciated. Let me know if you need more info.... I am a novice when it comes to this sort of technology.