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Intermittent loss of picture and sound

Started this discussion. Last reply by Biggles Jul 7. 16 Replies

Hi there I've had a DTVS-1 STB working with a satellite dish for a few years now, but notice random picture freeze/ loss of picture and sound for about 5-10 seconds and not weather related.Sometimes…Continue

 

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Biggles replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Definitely, if reception is possible at your location. Terresrial is HD with multiple sound tracks (some channels) while satellite is really bad SD and 2 channel sound."
Jul 7
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Thanks Josh!"
Jul 7
Josh Hill replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"If you can get Freeview HD reception (which you can check by entering your address here) then it best if you switch to UHF as you get more channels and better quality (HD) channels Josh"
Jul 7
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Do you think a move from satellite dish to UHF aerial in Pukekohe area would be a better move? Best Theageingrocker"
Jul 7
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Looks like it is one of the old Dishes? No drop outs all night and watching TV3 95% signal strength and 90% quality Best Theageingrocker"
Jul 6
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Thanks Paul, will check today. Curiously after fine tuning the dish Monday and getting a 95% signal strength with a brand new Dish TV STB, I switched back to my old DTVS-1 STB and started getting the problems with  a drop to 77% signal…"
Jul 5
Paul replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Hi Is your Dish an old sky dish with oval shaped LNB , if it is most likely its suffering from LNB drift the oval shaped ones  are known to fail. My neighbours had the same STB as you and Oval LNB I replaced it with another old  LNB I had…"
Jul 4
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Ok will do and many thanks Best Theageingrocker"
Jul 4
Josh Hill replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Is it possible to PM Me a photo of some of the interference or maybe a video when it happens?It might the device iteself on it's end but if the Dish TV box does the same then I am unsure on other causes of this interference  Regards Josh"
Jul 4
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Originally it was inside a cabinet the TV and located on top of an old VHS player and next to a DVD/hard drive recorder. I then moved the STB outside the cabinet 2 months ago and onto a stand. The cables I've wiggled to check for dry joints or…"
Jul 4
Josh Hill replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Hey,  Thanks for updating me, okaye so there might be interference within the box? Are the cables fastened correctly to the box? Is there any other electrical equipment (apart from the TV) that is near the DTVS unit?  RegardsJosh"
Jul 4
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Hi Josh Still getting some interference. Didn’t appear to be for as long this time and appeared worse higher up the channel numbers, so Prime +1 worse than TVNZ 1 and some channels I didn’t notice it on. Anything else I can…"
Jul 4
Josh Hill replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Hi  Yes those numbers look great, you shouldn't have any reception issues, let me know if there are any further problems. Josh"
Jul 3
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Hi Josh Managed to improve signal strength up to 95% and quality strength up to 80% will see if symptoms persist tonight. Out of interest do those numbers look OK? Theageingrocker."
Jul 3
Theageingrocker replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Many thanks Josh will try that and let you know how I get on!"
Jul 3
Josh Hill replied to Theageingrocker's discussion Intermittent loss of picture and sound
"Hi  So another box you tried is still getting the same issues? If this is correct then the issue will be likely the Satellite Dish, it may over time drift out of alignment and will need to be re secured so that it's receiving the best…"
Jul 3

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