Digital TVs?

Discussion in 'Video Cameras' started by Alan Holmes, Sep 21, 2007.

  1. Alan Holmes

    Alan Holmes Guest

    Found a brilliant offer in Tescos for a digital TV, when I got it home and
    set it up, I tried to get to the teletext and show the subtitles as I'm a
    bit hard of hearing, on the present TV the subtitles are on page 888, but
    putting that number into the Dig TV produced some rubbish, on trying to
    select subtitles using the set up procedure, prompted a message telling me
    to press a button on the set top box, which of course I did not have as it
    was a Dig TV.

    Does that mean I will be unable to select subtitles on any Dig TV?
    Alan Holmes, Sep 21, 2007
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  2. Alan Holmes

    Alan Holmes Guest

    Sorry about making this post in the wrong newsgroup, but there was no
    mention of a button marked 'Sub' or 'STTL', I've now returned the Tv as
    being unsuitable for my purpose!

    Thanks anyway.

    Will now copy to the proper newsgroup!
    Alan Holmes, Sep 23, 2007
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    Ivan Guest

    Seems really odd, I've got a variety of Freeview receivers (and PVRs) some
    dating back to On-digital and they all have a subtitle button (which on the
    three working ones I've checked) all produce clear subtitles, so it's
    difficult to understand why it is a feature apparently not incorporated in a
    state of the art Freeview TV.
    Ivan, Sep 23, 2007
  4. I seeme to remember that the early OnDigital Nokia box did not have any
    obvious subtitle button, but had a well-hidden facility whereby you
    pressed a combination of keys to produce titles. Very strange!
    mike o'sullivan, Sep 24, 2007
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