Cabsat Show & other news snippets
For those of you who can get into the Cable & Satellite Show in Earls
1) It's a "Trade Only" show -so they're trying to exclude the public.
2) The show has a Website which includes some press releases :
3) The new Manhattan DVB digital receiver will be on the LSI Logic
LSI logic make DVB chipsets -so I expect it will have its lid
This receiver uses the latest DVB chipset;the design was done in the
Eurosat will be the UK distributor for this receiver.
These's an official (invite only) "launch" one evening next week at
"Football Football" restaurant in London (I assume hosted by
3a) If you check the teletext on Sky's (analogue) UK Gold channel &
look at the
TESUG page,you'll find a 1-page newsbrief about the Manhattan. I
page 33 & you can get the text without a VideoCrypt decoder
I hope to borrow one of these & review it for TSI soon.
4) The RSD ODM300 FTA digital box will be shown on RSD's stand.I have
these & it's given me none of the problems that I keep seeing
with the Nokia boxes -even though I switch it off at the AC mains
This receiver was reviewed in What Satellite Magazine last month &
(more compehensive) review appears in the new Tele-Satellit
Magazine due out
within the next week (so get your TSI folks;they sponsor this
mailing list and
5) I'll do a short report covering any interesting items I see at the
show (I'm there
on Tuesday 19th).
I would particularly like to find a twin universal LNB with C120
A combined C/Ku band offset feedhorn (for my 1.8 Metre
ChannelMaster offset dish)
is also on my "search list".
If anyone else has any interesting news (no adverts please!),feel
free to post them
here -just email it to <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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