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  1. Sticky: The common usage of 'TBC' means 'to be...

    The common usage of 'TBC' means 'to be confirmed'.
    But who releases software with a change-log of 'tbc'? I sometimes wonder if TPVision really know how to write software.
    If this level of 'quality'...
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    Do your subtitles look anything like the problem...

    Do your subtitles look anything like the problem I'm seeing on my 2013 6xx8 TV? See problem #2 in this 'TV gone evil' post If so, then it is almost certainly a software problem and no replacing of...
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    Lots of words, but no action!

    Sorry, maybe I shouldn't have expected the moderators to understand all technical issues. So, to explain, DVB-T/DVB-T2 is what UK Freeview uses and DVB-S/DVB-S2 is what is used on the ASTRA2...
  4. Power consumption stats - please contribute!

    I have a 55PFL6188 Philips TV, and according to the EU 'Energy' label it is rated at 63 Watts (87 KWh/annum).

    I have been concerned by the fact that my TV is currently gobbling 80+ Watts, so as a...
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    TV hogs internet (Problem #3)

    I noticed when using Wireshark that my TV (55PFL6188) is *constantly* looking for a root DNS server. It is mostly looking for a.root-servers.net , but sometimes it is looking for b.root or c.root...
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    Stop wasting time!

    In my 2nd post (before threads were merged) I specified "DVB-T2", "DVB-S" and even a satellite frequency. I think this already answers your question.
    You think the BBC is getting it wrong? The...
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    I see this too...

    You mean like this?
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    (DVB-S on 12207H, 9.0E)
    Press 'Info' and the information is there...
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    OpenSSL statement

    Please can Philips / TPVision issue a statement about whether our TVs are vulnerable to the many published OpenSSL vulnerabilities?

    The (long) list of open source statements does list two versions...
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    Model is 55PFL6188S. TV location set to UK so no...

    Model is 55PFL6188S. TV location set to UK so no IP-EPG for me...

    Another example snapshot showing problem (DVB-T2):
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    Sometimes the message shown makes no sense at all, as per this DVB-S...
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    TV subtitiles have mind of their own (Problem #2)

    More (poor quality) pictures:

    First I thought TV has problem with 3 lines of subtitles, as picture below shows:
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    The top line of text is bad, but next 2 lines are OK.

    But then I can also...
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    TV gone evil? (Problem #1)

    A picture speaks 1000 words...
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    Quiz : How many things can you see that is wrong with this picture?
    Answer : 3

    a) Classification is very wrong!
    b) No logo for channel
    c) First character...
  12. Sticky: TV Model: 55PFL6188S Previous Firmware: 173.51,...

    TV Model: 55PFL6188S
    Previous Firmware: 173.51, now .52

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    Negative:
    - If TV only has ASTRA2 satellite available the TV Guide does not populate correctly after initial...
  13. Sticky: Philips don't even trust consumers with 'Channel...

    Philips don't even trust consumers with 'Channel editor' program. Can I break TV using that too?

    I thought TV had 2 partitions and if one went bad it could boot up from the alternate/backup...
  14. Topic: Unhappy owner

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    Forgot to also ask - is there a way to get...

    Forgot to also ask - is there a way to get screenshot of TV picture onto USB device?
    I want to take picture of TV showing CBeebies program "Balamory" as containing strong language and being only...
  15. Sticky: ============================ TV Model:...

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    TV Model: 55PFL6188S
    Previous Firmware: 173.51, now .52

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  16. Topic: Unhappy owner

    by 55inch
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    Thank you for responding Ina - I try to find...

    Thank you for responding Ina - I try to find right thread for software / techincal responses soon.

    Quick response to your points - TV does not go on internet, so I only use broadcaster EPG. TV...
  17. Sticky: 52 = buggiest yet version

    I agree with AvdW - rel 52 is making my TV reboot *EVERY DAY*. I never have problems this bad before.
    I have done full factory reset today and I have crashed TV twice in weird and wonderful way...
  18. My findings

    I test my 55PFL6188S TV with power meter. I have standard 230V Euro electricity supply.

    Power consumption when on: 50 to 57W
    Put TV into standby, power drops to 23W approx for a few seconds then...
  19. Topic: Unhappy owner

    by 55inch
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    Unhappy owner

    I have 55PFL6188S TV and have owned it since end of 2013. I am now so unhappy that I register with this forum to express my views.

    I am running the latest FW for this TV and it rebooted 4 times...
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