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OK, the main aerial goes into the back of an old freeview boc with a loopt through gizmo, then into the TalkTalk box, then to the TV.

I have ordered 2 new coax extensions, WF100 cable, which I assume is going to be a lot better than the stuff I have at the moment.

I will find out how to do a manufacturer's reset on the TV and try that also.

The coax from the aerial is good quality, but I must admit to having the aerial in the attic as there is direct line of sight, so that's probably why the strength is so low.

Thanks again for all the help.


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Well, thanks for the all the help.

I am sure I tried the aerial straight into the TV before and got the same result.

Anyway, first I completed the factory reset, still no good.

Aerial straight into TV, now got all channels, hurrah.

Back to going through the old freeview, and TalkTalk boxes, no BBC.

Using a spare coax cable tried all combinations of cables, still no BBC.

Checked aerial into TV again, all OK.

Left out old freeview box, no BBC.

Put old freeview box back in, left out TalkTalk box, all OK.

So it was the new TalkTalk box, went into settings, sure enough the loop through was "off", switched to "on" and all channels now available on the TV.

Now, I would have thought the TalkTalk guy seeing should have set this to "on".

But I also tried to use the TV whilst waiting for the new box and I couldn't get the channels, but by then I believe I had tried everything to get the old TalkTalk box working including factory resets etc. (had a lot of programs recorded), so probably turned off the the loop through during the process.

Again, thanks for all your help, and the new cables will probably be worth it anyway.

So back to being able to record four channels and watch one......


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