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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by securespark, 29 Dec 2013.

  1. raebhoop

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    What's the betting that if a million people took this advice they would introduce a sideboard licence?... :D
     
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  3. securespark

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    Wobs

    I did move up to 40", and it is HD and SMART, but I gave 3D a miss.
     
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    We went with JL too. Apart from the longer warranty, it's my experience that any problems are dealt with instantly by JL without any hassle.

    Regarding the router-to-TV connection, we have similar problems. I also have thought about connecting via a cable, but our router is in a different room. An alternative would be one of those systems that utilise the ring main to connect the router to the TV (or a computer, of course), but I'm sure you know more about those things than I do.
     
  5. securespark

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    As far as I'm concerned, even if it is a little hassle, you can't beat a Cat 6 connection over a wireless one.

    More reliable and more secure, too.
     
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    Does anyone have any experience of those ring-main connection things for data transmission? Are they any good?
     
  7. Just interested why cat 6 than say cat 5e ?
     
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    Haven't a clue how they work but they do,the electronics guy at work recommended them so thats why I went with it.
     
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    They work, well some do, the net gear is expensive junk :evil:
     
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    Kids today are so pathetic they would rather see their parents blind folded, stuck up against a wall and shot in the head rather than go without their hi-tech for a week, or month!

    The bigger question for me is what is going wrong with our society and where is it heading?

    I think I know :rolleyes:

    I have done without all this crap in my life and yet still managed to have a healthy social life which, I would argue, was richer AND safer than what 'they' enjoy today.

    I feel qualified to comment on this because I know and have lived both.

    The b&w films and Medium Wave radio transmissions were fantastic! (Quality and thought-provoking over hi-tech "wow weren't the graphics great!")

    Your imagination was provoked, you could get great humour and inspiration from JUST audio. ("Surely not!!!!")

    I despond at where it's all going quite frankly. Was perhaps born 30 years too late....
     
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    Where I buy the cables from, the Cat 6 are cheaper????? :confused:


    I know what you're saying, BT.

    I'm not a complete tech junkie, but I can see some advantage in being tech savvie. I sit on the fence, if you like. I still have a cassette deck, but at least my ancient vinyl collection is now hip cool and trendy again, if my language is not... ;)
     
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    The powerline adapters are ok, but will struggle if you try to stream high-bandwidth stuff, like HD. They will also drop out, from time-to-time.
    If you are able, run the hard-wire.
     
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    Thanks for the advice, people. I think I'll look at some reviews and maybe get one.
     
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