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Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2011-10-12, 12:36 PM
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Posted By pshine
@aunyul - I believe that's the number of...

@aunyul - I believe that's the number of receivers you have.
At least it is for me, I have 2 receiver attached to HDTVs and 1 attached to a SDTV but I can record 4 streams (2 HD/ 2 SD) - just did...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2011-10-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@ainyul - In Toronto it's usually 4 separate...

@ainyul - In Toronto it's usually 4 separate streams 2 HD and 2 SD. Watching or recording.
Go to Menu>General>Settings>System Information>System Resources
That should tell you the number of...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2011-01-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@ Barb G - Yes, I have also been having...

@ Barb G - Yes, I have also been having pixelation and freezing issues recently. I had some freezing earlier today.
Who knows what those little Bell Fibe TV techs get up to when no one is looking!
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2011-01-05, 08:10 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@BarbG - The one problem that remains after Bell...

@BarbG - The one problem that remains after Bell fixed the issues at the Kingston Rd & Main St CO seems to be audio dropouts (or burps) when using HDMI.
Hopefully, they will stumble across a...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-11-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
I had a couple of freezes last night - I think...

I had a couple of freezes last night - I think during NCIS. Lasted about 20 secs in total. Otherwise, since they did the fix at the CO it's been great.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-11-03, 10:59 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
Fibe TV VOD sound and video issues

I tried to watch a movie the other evening but the sound would stutter and disappear... 30 seconds or so later the video would stutter and then both would seem to re-sync and it was fine for another...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-25, 04:27 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@secotton - Thanks for the reply.. doubt it's...

@secotton - Thanks for the reply.. doubt it's your receiver if others (including me) are having an issue with audio dropouts - unless we all have the same receiver :-) - mine's a Marantz SR7002 at...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-25, 09:16 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
HDMI vs Optical

Question to people getting audio dropouts.
Are you using HDMI? If so, someone mentioned earlier that they might try using the optical connection. Has anyone tried this and if so did it work?
Just...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@Barb G - thanks. It's been fine this evening......

@Barb G - thanks. It's been fine this evening... maybe I'm starting to see things that aren't there!
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
I just had some heavy pixelation On channel...

I just had some heavy pixelation
On channel 1212 - CTV at 6:40pm ... Anyone else in the Beach see this?
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-15, 04:57 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@wm cheng - see above for the story

@wm cheng - see above for the story
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
Upgrade gone wrong. I guess everyone in Toronto...

Upgrade gone wrong. I guess everyone in Toronto can thank us for being the guinea pigs on this one.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
Dare we say that the issue has been resolved? I'm...

Dare we say that the issue has been resolved? I'm still good here.
Hope everyone else in the Beach(es) are also happy with their picture.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
10:10 pm - Looks like whatever they did at the...

10:10 pm - Looks like whatever they did at the C.O. at Main & Kingston seems to be working - no pixelation in the past 2 hours.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
Smile Just ... think of my happy place....think of my...

Just ... think of my happy place....think of my happy place....
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
AAarrgh... they toy with us :-) One problem...

AAarrgh... they toy with us :-)

One problem the tech did note was that I had my PS3 attached to the ethernet port on the PVR (VIP1232). He said this was not supported and would cause a failure of...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@Barb G - Thanks for the update .... we can only...

@Barb G - Thanks for the update .... we can only hope.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@Barb G - No, I'm just sitting here watching some...

@Barb G - No, I'm just sitting here watching some freezing and pixelation on CTV HD (1212).
Haven't had a callback today yet.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@Barb G - Just got a phone call from the tech...

@Barb G - Just got a phone call from the tech that was at my home. He got a call-out for another client in the Beach with the same problem as mine as he left. But it seems they think they might have...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
The tech was at my house for 2 hours this...

The tech was at my house for 2 hours this afternoon. He ran a packet test among all the STBs and the PVR - 75,000 packets and not one dropped (twice). He checked the copper outside and pronounced it...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
Sorry Barb G... we are now part of the process....

Sorry Barb G... we are now part of the process. We have to wait and see what the techs do/say when they show up at our homes. I'll update this thread tomorrow with my trials and tribulations after...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@secotton - PVR goes straight to the Pioneer...

@secotton - PVR goes straight to the Pioneer plasma using HDMI - it's a display only - no speakers. Optical audio goes to the receiver for the test.
Since this is a picture and audio issue, it now...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-12, 08:47 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@secotton - I took my receiver out of the picture...

@secotton - I took my receiver out of the picture by connecting the PVR directly into my plasma and the using the optical out on the PVR into my receiver. No luck - the screen still froze and...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
The level 2 tech has been watching my line for...

The level 2 tech has been watching my line for the past 2 hours and couldn't find any errors. He had me turn off all PC and wireless devices (and yes, he saw them all - spooky :-) )
Over a 30 min...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@Barb G - Level 2 support are able to perform...

@Barb G - Level 2 support are able to perform more tests than Level 1 - they can also call in the network guys if needed.
If the issue is at the C.O. then it will be these guys that will identify...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
@ez1970 - see above... it's still happening - not...

@ez1970 - see above... it's still happening - not as bad but I get a picture freeze (stutter) every few minutes.. call the Fibe TV customer care line and open a ticket with them. Level 2 tech reset...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
I spent around 30 mins on the phone with Level I...

I spent around 30 mins on the phone with Level I and 2 support. Last I heard the level 2 support guy was resetting my ports (I had to go out). He said he'd call me on my cell if a callout was going...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
Central Office - it's where Bell has all there...

Central Office - it's where Bell has all there local equipment to service the area.
The one we use is at the corner of Kingston and Main
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2010-10-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 417,076
Posted By pshine
I concur with points 2 and 3. Since yesterday...

I concur with points 2 and 3. Since yesterday I've been getting pixelation and freezing of the video. It's better today but if it's like this tomorrow, I'll be opening a problem with Bell.
Not sure...
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