Tevion freeview micro box

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Tevion freeview micro box

Post: #128509 mrsflibble
Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:16 pm

I've got one, it sucks big fat arse.
it jumps when someone iwth satnav goes past, a plane goes over, a train goes past, a train horn goes, next door starts up his scooter, a light is switched on, a light is switched off, heating goes on, heating goes off, fishtank heater goes on/off, or anyone within a large radius starts up a power tool.

WTF?!

i hate it. it's got to the point where it's skipping at least 3 to 4 times every half flipping hour. we have it plugged into a booster because the signal's not fantastic, but we had the same problems back at the old flat where we had a digital aerial and great signal.

anybody know if a freeview box which has been bought for more than £30 or so will be better?!
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Re: Tevion freeview micro box

Post: #128523 MKG
Sun Oct 19, 2008 11:50 pm

Check your earths. There may or may not be one on the power lead for the box itself (if it's double-insulated, it won't have one). The other connection to check is your aerial downlead - the screen (copper braid) for the cable should be firmly clamped in the connector. Another possibility is the screening for the SCART cable - is it a new one?

If all those fail, send the thing back - it's crap.
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Re: Tevion freeview micro box

Post: #129331 mrsflibble
Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:46 pm

thanks MKG. turns out its crap lol!!!
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Re: Tevion freeview micro box

Post: #129339 Helsbells
Sun Oct 26, 2008 7:45 pm

We had one that did that, if I used my hair dryer then it went all fuzzy. It stopped working altogether after about a year. We have a new one now which is pretty good, its a philips one that was about £60. But that was quite a while ago now.


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