Tag Archives: TV

Raspberry Pi Freeview PVR and TV streamer

I’ve had a cheap USB SDR stick sitting in my Amazon basket for… about 2 years. I finally got round to buying the thing. What is an SDR? It’s a Software Defined Radio – a radio tuner that allows you … Continue reading

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Cool things to do with a Humax HDR-FOX T2

Just a quick brain-dump of things I’ve discovered about the Humax HDR-FOX T2 Freeview HD box in my first few hours of ownership… I set it to 1080p video output via the supplied HDMI cable on our Sony Bravia Freeview … Continue reading

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Perfect Lives

Channel 4 used to show stuff like this – Robert Ashley’s ‘opera for televsion’ called Perfect Lives. In 1983 this blew me away. I watched every minute. I think I might have to get the DVD – even on YouTube … Continue reading

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Hooked on The Wire

‘Watch The Wire’, says the press, ‘watch The Wire’ says Charlie Brooker – hell, even Claire Bolderson tells me ‘Watch The Wire, you’d love it’, it is – they all say – the Best TV Show Ever Made. And I … Continue reading

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