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Picture pixelating on recordings and catch up/on demand

For the last week or so my picture is breaking up on recordings and using catch up/on demand.  Strangely it doesn't happen every time though, but is obviously still an issue.

I have tried all the suggestions several times like re-setting the box, turning it off and on, and unplugging from the mains but nothing helps.

It is very frustrating.  I recorded a 2 hour programme on Sunday night which I am desperate to watch but it's just impossible.

Swift help please!!


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Re: Picture pixelating on recordings and catch up/on demand

There's 2 possible issues here..

Pixellation is normally the result of poor TV signal - either your power levels are out of kilter, or there's a fault.

VOD (Video on Demand) doesn't use your TV signal but is carried over your internet connection, slow speeds there tend to cause buffering & stuttering, not pixellation so much.

As far as recordings go, if the TV picture was pixellating when you were recording, so will the resultant recording.

Are you using a TiVo or a V6? If you're not sure, check here 

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