curtiswwe

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  1. (I can never think of a way to start a thread, so I'm just writing this instead... ) I have a 42 inch plasma, although the sound is horrid (well, worse than my old TV). So I was considering investing in a (gasp) HTIB. I just really don't have the kind of cash to compile them myself (I know, I know...). I was looking at these 5: 1, 2, 3, 4(seems to cheap?), or 5. However, I probably do want a reciever (I need to hook up my Foxtel (see question below), Wii, DVD Player, and a possible expansion of a Blu-Ray Player (or I could just get this, but that isn't without a reciever.) (sorry for so much information, it's just that I'm rather noobish at this.) How would I go about connecting all of these devices? It would be helpful if DSE would just say whether it was a receiver or not. Which would be the best option (considering I'm a cheapskate) I also have Foxtel Digital Basic, I think my box is UEC and it has a SPIDF output. Would this work? Also, somewhat off topic, would it be possible to send the RF OUT of the Foxtel set-top box through the house antenna system? (Like there is the antenna in the roof, then it outputs to multiple locations in the house) Thanks if anyone does reply, I know it's a lot of information, but as I said before, I'm rather noobish.
  2. But yet again, we need a 10 metre cord to get the 10 metres to my room. Also I don't want to have to uninstall the antenna and get a new one. So how do we go about amplifiers?
  3. We have a 1/2 a Metre cord, do you think that we would get more reception from that? And what about amplifiers?
  4. What if I want to use it on the television?
  5. Run the RF Output into a computer? Hows that possible?
  6. I live in the Algester area of Brisbane, with a Supernet 8000-T PVR Single Tuner (I think its a single tuner?). We get no signal at all with the antenna inside the roof, so we tried the Hidden Menu > Set mode to AUS and save settings. And then unplug the power and plug it back in we get a reception of either 0 or 10-11.3 max (signal strength). We have tried an VHF/UHF/FM Indoor antenna with the same and the occasional spike to about 15-18 signal strength. Our nearest transmission towers are at Mt Coot-tha broadcasting ABQ, TVQ etc. and we are about 19.88 kilometers away from them with no major buildings or hills in the way, just houses and small hills. We aren't in the shadow of any mountains and we have no above ground powerlines. The set top box got enough reception in the room next to ours, but not ours? What would be the easiest/simplest/cheapest way to improve reception quality? (Options where we don't have to buy anything are preferred tongue.gif) By the way, the setup is as follows: We have our Conia Television with the Supernet 8000-T PVR on top, and on top of the STB is the indoor antenna mentioned before. We have the 3 AV cables running from the STB into the TV's back AV ports. We have a 10m cord running from the STB out to the computer area and into the wall socket (which leads up into the roof antenna). What's the problem? Anyone who can help, it would be greatly appreciated.
  7. Have you been recording them on IQ, then recording them onto the discs or doing it in one operation?
  8. Seems like a pretty good deal to me.
  9. Seeing as I don't have enough posts to start my own topic, i'll just post the issue in here. I live in the Algester area of Brisbane, with a Supernet 8000-T PVR Single Tuner (I think its a single tuner?). We get no signal at all with the antenna inside the roof, so we tryed the Hidden Menu > Set mode to AUS and save settings. And then unplug the power and plug it back in we get a reception of either 0 or 10-11.3 max (signal strength). We have tried an VHF/UHF/FM Indoor antenna with the same and the occasional spike to about 15-18 signal strength. Our nearest transmission towers are at Mt Coot-tha broadcasting ABQ, TVQ etc. and we are about 19.88 kilometers away from them with no major buildings or hills in the way, just houses and small hills. We aren't in the shadow of any mountains and we have no above ground powerlines. The set top box got enough reception in the room next to ours, but not ours? What would be the easiest/simplest/cheapest way to improve reception quality? (Options where we don't have to buy anything are preferred ) By the way, the setup is as follows: We have our Conia Television with the Supernet 8000-T PVR on top, and on top of the STB is the indoor antenna mentioned before. We have the 3 AV cables running from the STB into the TV's back AV ports. We have a 10m cord running from the STB out to the computer area and into the wall socket (which leads up into the roof antenna). What's the problem?
  10. Accidentally?
  11. So couldn't you just, if the provider calls every month to see the bill as mentioned before, plug it into the phone line, order, then disconnect it and not get charged?