View Full Version : Igloo Testing

17-02-2012, 06:21 PM
Igloo CH 30 from Wharite on today,
my digital meter sees it but I do not have a dvbt2 receiver !! :):)

17-02-2012, 11:17 PM
any dvbt 2 boxes for sale anywhere?

17-02-2012, 11:23 PM
not seen any maybe a PCI card and software ???

18-02-2012, 08:49 PM
If you have a Ultraplus 9200x DVB T2 tuners are available.

Though not much point!!

Someone might have DVB tuner card in their pc that may see it?

18-02-2012, 10:46 PM
On R+S Test equipment , Prime is showing FTA as a test , others enc

09-04-2012, 10:06 PM
Just wondering if the test mux is still up (?). I have a DVB-T2 tuner but haven't been able to lock on 626 MHz.

09-04-2012, 10:27 PM
yes signal present on my meter but remember its encrypted service !!

10-04-2012, 12:31 AM
Thanks for replying! :)

I'm running a TBS 6284 (http://www.buydvb.net/tbs6284-pcie-dvbt2-quad-tv-tuner-card_p57.html) and mainly just wanted to test hardware and software scanning capabilities (I'm a MediaPortal developer). I guess it is possible that my indoor bunny ears are not sensitive enough, although they work okay for the other 3 muxes. I've just moved house and put a proper aerial up on the roof today. I'll see if that makes a difference once it is hooked up.

Anything peculiar about the broadcast parameters? Modulation, bandwidth, guard interval and FEC info would be useful if you have it...


[Edit: ignore me - was scanning the wrong frequency (626 instead of 546)]

10-04-2012, 01:02 AM

The bitrates are *very* low. Almost 39 Mbps transponder bandwidth, but each channel is only using about 2 Mbps for video and 36 kbps (!!!) for audio. About 11.6 Mbps in NULL packets. "Animal Planet" is currently FTA but is actually showing Prime. I see there is also an unadvertised channel called "Front Row" - sounds sport-related to me. Interesting...

18-04-2012, 12:41 PM
I would expect it to be low with that many permanent channels and prob some pay per views later reserved
Anyone know when their boxes go on sale ??

01-05-2012, 05:37 PM
anyone know the igloo freq s site by site?

01-05-2012, 06:28 PM
Waiatarua 31 H
Pine Hill 61 H
Remuera 54 V
SkyTower 30 V
Waiheke 60 V
TeAroha 30 H
Hamilton 31 V
Kopukairua 31 V
Mt Erin 31 V
Napier Airport 30 V
Mt Egmont 30 H
Wharite 30 V
Mt KauKau 30 H
Baxters Knob 29 H
Haywards Hill 31 V
FitzHerbert 29 H
Ngarara 29 V
Sugarloaf 30 H
Mt Cargill 30 H

Sorry dont have the JDA sites

03-05-2012, 03:07 PM
obviously anything above ch 48 wont be a permanent service, can they squeeze all 11 into 1 freq?

10-05-2012, 10:09 PM
They are using DVB-T2 which is a lot more efficient.

14-05-2012, 01:44 PM
Anyone heard of a product launch date ?

16-06-2012, 07:48 PM
They are using DVB-T2 which is a lot more efficient.

i use dvb-t2 on my pc and vlc player is not showing anything just a black screen

16-06-2012, 07:58 PM
DVB Encryption will be on by now

16-06-2012, 08:00 PM
DVB Encryption will be on by now

damn i was too late :(