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Hi all Toppy fans,
Taming the TF7700 HD PVR is unique in some ways. At first I couldn't identify any services' as the LNB area is counter-intuitive to operate. The available (default) L.O. (Local Oscillator) is common more to Europe than Australia and I accidentally discovered how to configure each tuner to match the IF passband from the LNB. It runs like this in the LNB menu. As the If you don't have a match for the L.O. just type in the one on the label of the LNB Eg; 11300 / 10700 Next scroll up or down away from that choice and Press MENU to save the setting Carry out the same for the second tuner's L.O. Change the coupling to the appropriate type such as "loop through" if tuner 2 is daisy chained from tuner 1 for example does not "blind scan", next add a Satellite; This can be located over at TF7700 HD PVR Lyngsat. We use Optus D1 at 160°E and then add Transponders' for all Services in NSW (1,2), SA (3,4), Qld(5,6), NT(7) and WA(8,9) as per this list for example. Number Frequency Symbolrate Polarity TP Stream ID Mode Time synchronization 1 12514 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 547 Normal 2 12391 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 848 Normal 3 12532 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 595 Normal 4 12427 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 912 Normal 5 12613 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 579 Normal 6 12409 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 944 Normal 7 12577 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 611 Normal 8 12348 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 928 Normal 9 12550 MHz 14294 KS/s Vertical 643 Normal Crucially Press "MENU" after this editing and search the current menu for "SAVE" without leaving this area, or it won't be stored. Scan for services and edit as required by using "TopSet". To do this locate "TopSet" on the Internet and connect via a Null Modem cable at 115,000 Kbits/second on Com1 or Com2 only to the 7700's RS-232. I am not sure how to USB to this machine so haven't tried that as yet. I have attached the saved profile of the services we use on D1 (ABC / SBS in all four time zones only; Remove the file extension ".log" to have TopSet associate with it). Other tips: In "Language" disable the Teletext, otherwise the will splatter text randomly all over the display at times TF7700 HD PVR Set all the languages to the required language for this feature (once discovering how to alter it from "Spracheinstellung" default German) That is about if for now, any other changes that arise I will add here.
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