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  1. Thank you Ina for your response - most...

    Thank you Ina for your response - most informative.

    I thought using a black screen would be good because a) it is constant / static and b) it should use the lowest amount of power.

    I was...
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    Regression error?

    Ever since I have 'downgraded' to 171.56 the problem has gone away!
    No incorrect program classification on any childrens TV.
    No missing 1st character of phrases (confirmed by seeing phrases when...
  3. what has changed between 52 and 53?

    Here is my experience upgrading this evening...

    1) I make a list of channels that don't have any icon on DVB-T/T2 UK Freeview (which as the TV is 'FreeView HD' certified it should have!). The...
  4. 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...
  7. 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...
  15. TV Model: 55PFL6188S Previous Firmware: 173.51,...

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

    Positive:
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    Negative:
    - If TV only has ASTRA2 satellite available the TV Guide does not populate correctly after initial...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ============================ TV Model:...

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

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  19. Topic: Unhappy owner

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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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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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