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    blind scan on this model?

    hey guys, interested in this box due to the 3 tuners, does it have a decent hardware blind scan does anyone know?> cant seem to find a proper answer anywhere?

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    I found this - the tuner which the H7 series uses.
    Can someone confirm blindscan works on latets VIX image?

    The Si2169D offers an on-chip blind scan algorithm for DVB-S/S2/
    S2X and DVB-C standards, as well as a blind lock function.

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    I am sure Huevos could confirm, but the only 2 receivers mentioned that really do blindscan well (that I have seen posted on the forums) are the SF8008 and Osmio4K
    Gigablue Quad 4K & UE 4K
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    ------------------> DUR-Line DCR 5-1-8-L4 Multiswitch to 1.5M dish(28.2E)
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    .......................> FBC & DVB-S2X into 90cm dish (27.5W) Opticum robust Unicable LNB
    Edision Osmio 4K+, Zgemma H9Combo+Twin, Octagon SF8008, Multibox using Legacy ports on multiswitches
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    i took the plunge, and will report back tomorrow

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    ok thus far, what i have gathered, is that when using blind scan, you have to also select network scan, this is unusual, but without doing this, it misses about 80 odd channels.

    i was disheartened at first, but then i was encouraged.

    scanning 4.8east, on this VERY windy evening yielded 385 channels - without network scan, it was about 300. BUT it varied a bit on every scan, but it is VERY windy, so potential weak signals would be eradicated from the scan

    it found a IM A CELEBRITY feed from Germany = so it IS finding channels not in a database....

    will report back on maybe a better day...

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    Quote Originally Posted by twol View Post
    I am sure Huevos could confirm, but the only 2 receivers mentioned that really do blindscan well (that I have seen posted on the forums) are the SF8008 and Osmio4K
    Such receivers are very few and far between. I have been looking for such a receiver but none do an internal hdd. I hate clutter so an external hdd is a no no. I will wait and see what turns up but despite blind scan being a popular request allwe get is much of a muchness in receivers.

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    i believe this receiver does blind scan just as well as the Edision 4k MIO - although slightly slower, by a couple of minutes.
    for me, this is a top STB - there is ALSO no JITTER on 5w RAI multistream channels, there was on MIO 4k

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