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by ed123
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: Old software to super v8
Replies: 55
Views: 6226

Re: Old software to super v8

Hi Owen, I put together a cable (9pin to 3.5mm stereo),it communicates with the computer com port 1 (no other port appears).It displays a letter like this R"R"R"R"R"R" and this continues I first tried DDR2 then DDR3 and semper? I'm going from memory tonight so I'm not t...
by ed123
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: proplem in Freesat V8
Replies: 9
Views: 1540

Re: proplem in Freesat V8

Hi cpr43

RS232 cable has 9pin connectors on both ends my v8super doesnt have rs232 what do i do?
by ed123
Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:33 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: proplem in Freesat V8
Replies: 9
Views: 1540

Re: proplem in Freesat V8

cpr43 Well I had to download adobe acrobat PDF reader and.. boy Oh boy....I haven't done anything with RS232 in a very long time.time to get out an old laptop LOL.I see the rs232 on V8super is a 3.5mm plug.I wonder if I could an old composite video cable with 3 rca connectors these have 3 bands on t...
by ed123
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: proplem in Freesat V8
Replies: 9
Views: 1540

Re: proplem in Freesat V8

Hello cpr43

Is that RS232 as in the old 15 pin computer connection?

The PDF file won't open,I cannot read it.
by ed123
Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: Old software to super v8
Replies: 55
Views: 6226

Re: Old software to super v8

Hello,

Where can I find "main code" for my v8 super here on the forum?
by ed123
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: help,grey diagnostic screen after upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 519

Re: help,grey diagnostic screen after upgrade

Hi Owen, I wish they freesat would have put a reset button to go back to the old firm ware like the android boxes. I sent you a detailed step by step( pm)let me know if I missunderstood something.It seemed to be trying to download from the usb but the usb only blinked a couple of seconds then after ...
by ed123
Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: help,grey diagnostic screen after upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 519

help,grey diagnostic screen after upgrade

hi All, I tried to do an upload on my v8super tonight and when it powerd back up it's displaying a diagnostic looking screen.The only remote controls are the up/down/left/right and ok buttons.On/off no longer work.There is something that looks like restoring factory defaults at the bottom but select...
by ed123
Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: North American Powervu keys for V8 super
Replies: 17
Views: 3692

Re: North American Powervu keys for V8 super

I downloaded the file to both of my V8 supers it was very easy now I have many many keys when I look in both receivers but I still only get transponder 3880 on ses1 101 w c-band in the clear.Its sitting there right now reading encrypted program.
Thank you very much for trying to help me out.
by ed123
Fri Feb 03, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: North American Powervu keys for V8 super
Replies: 17
Views: 3692

Re: North American Powervu keys for V8 super

Hi Keagan, Well I ordered 2 v7's and they don't "auto roll" at all so dont bother buying those if your in the U S. I'm trying to return the ones i just bought on ebay.The new v8's or v7's dont seem to "auto roll" anymore out of the box.I lucked out and my oldest one does get one ...
by ed123
Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: North American Powervu keys for V8 super
Replies: 17
Views: 3692

Re: North American Powervu keys for V8 super

Hi Keagan,

Are you getting the few on ses1?
by ed123
Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Hi rockforu2.

I just got 2 V7's today and I'm only getting metv and the other fta feeds on ses1 I'm on scifi right now and I'm looking at a big "encrypt program" I have 2 of these V7's now I'm asking whats the secret?
by ed123
Thu Jan 26, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Hi rockforu, I just ordered 2 regular v7's from a California seller for $48.89 on ebay.The new v7 atsc looks nice but i dont need the atsc tuner. I thought after reading the review on satguys the v8 super was the same thing with the scart and ethernet port with 2 usb's. I should be getting them by m...
by ed123
Wed Jan 25, 2017 4:16 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Hey folks.

Thanks for posting that about the v7.I havent given up yet but I'm thinking very seriously of spending 25 bucks just to try a v7.I was thinking the v8 super was the way to go.Isnt this a great forum. And we're from all over the planet.
by ed123
Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Did you have to plug in any keys or did it just work?
by ed123
Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Hi Owen, Both receivers are receiving the same channels,but the channel numbers are not the same but they seem to repeat at least 4 times on both receivers when i blind scan.I have tried to leave the other receiver overnight on sci fi channel and it still reads "subscription service" the o...
by ed123
Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Hi Owen, I tried a couple of hours last night and it just won't work.The main receiver in the living room get scifi and a few other sub channels without the keys all along.I enter the keys and nothing.The other receiver gets the fta only it doesnt get the 12 or so pay ones my first receiver gets.I t...
by ed123
Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Hi Owen, Does upper case caps or lower case matter? my provider shows the 1a2b3c4d but the idx are changing order I distinctly started with 00 on #1 01 on #2 00 #3 01 #4 and the order has changed with the 01 on top of the list.I know thats not the order i manually enterd them.The V8s kept shutting o...
by ed123
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Thanks Owen,
I've been out a couple of days but I'm going to check that out right now.

Ed
by ed123
Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Thanks Owen,

Do I have to enter the other info the semi colun,:transponder number,sat arc location etc. or just the keys? I went to the site and copied all the keys for ses1 there were 2 pair but i only entered the keys not the rest and....it did'nt work.So I believe i am missing something?

Ed
by ed123
Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

I left out something that may be important or not: I have been plugging in the names of satellites in this part of the world over the Astra's etc. and renaming them.I am only using cband at the moment even though the info described is Ku.I believe the old school lnb's I am using are 3.7-4.? Ghz the ...
by ed123
Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Thanks Owen, I'm getting closer to figuring this out,I do the 66666 thing and get the drop down to come up it was initially blank then I entered in one of the00/01 keys and thats appearing as the only key visable.(There were never any visable)I have a couple of questions. 1 the slightly older receiv...
by ed123
Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: SES1 North America
Replies: 38
Views: 5718

Re: SES1 North America

Hi Owen, I'm trying to enter in using the remote starting with 00 and nothing comes up.I tried the links you posted.I looked in the sat naming menu's and around the blind scan but i'm not able to figure out how to plug those codes in.My living room tv is getting a few of the $$ channels.But i keep g...
by ed123
Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Others
Topic: C band in North America
Replies: 19
Views: 2599

C band in North America

Hi folks,

Does anyone have a suggestion for a good satellite to park a c band dish.We just lost good channels on G19 this week.
Thanks
Ed
by ed123
Sat Oct 01, 2016 2:46 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: V8 Super Loop Out Questions
Replies: 23
Views: 2405

Re: V8 Super Loop Out Questions

Hi Owen, I think he splitter must be bad on the left side or like you mentioned it was probably for terrestrial VHF/uhf (but it's not marked for that) It worked great on the DC pass side.I will find one rated for 5/2400 mhz.the 2050 mhz is in New york so it will get here in 3-4 days I can't wait to ...
by ed123
Sat Oct 01, 2016 1:57 am
Forum: Freesat V8
Topic: V8 Super Loop Out Questions
Replies: 23
Views: 2405

Re: V8 Super Loop Out Questions

Yankee 495
The loop works well for right now,but you know Murphys law:) I will try the 3$ one It should get here in 4 days. I will try to find one rated for 2400Mhz.

Thank you,
Ed

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