For want of a nail the shoe was lost.

  octal 07:36 10 Mar 06
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"She suggested the remote may have run out of batteries."

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Don't yer just love it when it happens to someone else, but don't yer just hate it when it happens to you?

  anskyber 09:07 10 Mar 06

Well although this "convergence" of digital formats is welcome it will take a great leap forward in reliablity to make me trust my hi fi to "computer" standards of reliabilty. Definitely a case of walking before you can run.

  Pidder 09:57 10 Mar 06

On this subject of digital reliability, I have recently acquired a digital TV (a Bush) which from time to time "freezes" or switches itself off or to another channel. I would think this is a fault of the digital process, but do others experience the same sort of thing? We don't watch the analogue channels so I don't know if it's a set fault.

  WhiteTruckMan 01:41 13 Mar 06

but its going through the terrible teens at the moment and is somewhat unreliable.

WTM

  wiz-king 05:38 13 Mar 06

Yes, fixing that fault takes years. You know it's fixed when it goes to the shop and gives you your change back.

  terryf 01:35 14 Mar 06

Pidder
Yes I have sky and the picture freezes occasionally but a quich switch on/off or channel change fixes it.What was most frustrating though was one night when I had set my VCR to ecord a sky program and went off happily to bed only to find next day that the bl*s*ed thing had frozen and not reset itself so I ended up with 2 hours of frozen picture, tut, tut I said (or something similar)

  Pidder 09:39 14 Mar 06

Thanks for yours, problem stems from digital as I suspected. At present I record from analogue, at least for our five main channels. Can't get a decent picture quality recording from the digital TV. Local shop advises using a digibox for digital channel recording.(See your post was 1.35 a.m., hope you slept well).

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