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hi the current thread regards lidl satelite is getting a bit long so opening a new one, i had to wait for the wind to die down before i could try out the lidl sat system bought friday. got it working ok and found i could get itv1 and itv3. i mention this because some members said that itv was coming to freeview. i am confirming that it is here now. another guy mentioned that the receiver could overheat, well let me warn you that on the bottom of the receiver is a sticky piece of plastic covering the air vents, i didn't notice this until after my practice session and was breaking the system down to go back into the box. :D
 

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hi guys

just rushed out to buy one as the only reason i changed my mind was the lack of itv1 as somebody posted . luckily enough i got one , will have to try it out soon .

many thanks for the tip

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Hi Loury777

You are confusing "Freeview" with "Free-to-Air" - they are very different. ITV1 is indeed on Freeview but is NOT free to air and so cannot be picked up by the Lidl system. If you look carefully you will see that the channel listed as ITV1 on the Lidl system is in fact the ITV news channel - not ITV1! It is possible that ITV1 and 2 might go free to air soon but that can't be guaranteed.
As for overheating, after soak testing I can verify that these receivers are definitely suspect, see the thread under "parts and accessories". Unfortunately it isn't something as simple as a piece of film stuck on the bottom, much is the pity - I spotted that one straight away!

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oops !

whats going on guys ?

loury has watched itv1 and itv3 on his lidl free to air receiver and grizzlys watched itv1 on the lidl system but gaspode says theyre only available on freeview .

guess im gonna have to wire the thing up and see for myself . :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Gizzly has watched ITV 1 on her FREEVIEW box - and has done since Freeview boxes came out. I haven't got a satellite system and don't want one.I can't find anything to watch on the current set up.

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hi grizzly

my mistake ,sorry, when you replied to loury's posting it looked like you were talking about the same system and yours has allways been itv1 capable. as this is the satelite forum i assumed we were all talking satelites here.

not to worry , im sure itv will go free to air sometime , hopefully soon :lol: :lol: :lol:

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FTA SAT TV

Kenny, you can get itv by contacting SKY (card costs £20 )we will be going to the Wedding as we are leaving later on today to potter abou the west coast,I can give you the ph no. and details on sat.
 

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hi seamus

the recievers weve bought dont take cards (no slot) theyre only free to air receivers unfortunately, see you at the island :wink:
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