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by leona
Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: What alternative ?
Replies: 39
Views: 12115

Just before Xmas I was looking for a HD alternative to our Toppy so we could receive Motors TV for the motor racing. I still wanted twin tuners and the basic facilities that the Toppy provided. Having done a fair bit of research for the most cost effective solution I plumped for a refurbished BT Yo...
by leona
Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: What alternative ?
Replies: 39
Views: 12115

I am still using my Toppy. I am on Talktalk and got a youview box which I used for a while, but it gave up the ghost after less than 6 months, so back on the toppy. Looking for alternatives, but each PVR I look at has problems, freezes, lockups, random issues. Don't know whether is poor software, ch...
by leona
Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: Insufficent disk space error again
Replies: 14
Views: 2204

Thank you, I ran it without the disk and it seemed ok, I've put the disk back in and it 'seems' ok now, will see how things go over the next few days.
by leona
Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: MyStuff
Topic: itv logo change?
Replies: 24
Views: 5040

Great thank you CW looking forward to 6.5 if my Toppy is still in action. (some odd issues due to possible disk corruption)
by leona
Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: Insufficent disk space error again
Replies: 14
Views: 2204

The disk check didn't seem to find any problems, here is the output Info: TopfHDDoctor V0.21.8 Info: Testing PhysicalDrive6 Info: Test started @ 2013-01-18 20:24:35 Info: Sectors per Cluster: Superblock: 7520, Backup Superblock: 7520, Calc: 7520, Size: 465.76 GB OK: Superblock - Parameter area OK: S...
by leona
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: Insufficent disk space error again
Replies: 14
Views: 2204

So a factory reset and rescan should cure it? Sadly, no. The disk corruption needs fixing first. This involves removing the disk from your Toppy and connecting it directly (or via a USB caddy) to a PC running TopfHDRW/Doctor: http://www.topfield.cc/files/Firebird/TopfHDRW_Setup.zip Oh ok, would thi...
by leona
Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: Insufficent disk space error again
Replies: 14
Views: 2204

So a factory reset and rescan should cure it? Not unless the rescan is limited to one transmitter by for example using FastScanGUI. Ok I performed a factory reset I then connected the laptop and used TopCommander to rescan the Stockland Hill transmitter, I removed duplicates and restarted. When the...
by leona
Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: Insufficent disk space error again
Replies: 14
Views: 2204

Thank you Andy.
So a factory reset and rescan should cure it?
by leona
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: Insufficent disk space error again
Replies: 14
Views: 2204

Insufficent disk space error again

Hi guys. My poor toppy is playing up again, I'm getting the Insufficient Disk Space error again, I rebooted it yesterday and cleared the error, there is 88hours free, but tonight its done it again will refuses to record anything and is freezing up. Andy very kindly refurbished the PSU April 2011 and...
by leona
Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Satellite receivers, cable boxes and PVRs
Topic: XBMC coders acquire TVonics brand
Replies: 3
Views: 5876

XBMC coders acquire TVonics brand

This is an interesting article and one to watch for a possible toppy replacement, I like the idea they would create an Open Source Platform for their DVR. http://www.reghardware.com/2012/10/22/pulse_eight_acquires_tvonics_brand_for_xbmc_box/ I really hope they can revive the IP (text to speech for v...
by leona
Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: Toppy Crashed saying HD Full, but it wasn't
Replies: 23
Views: 3598

I went through and deleted the duplicate channels But did you delete the right duplicates? If you end up with a mixture of channels from different transmitters, the EPG (from one transmitter) will try to set a recording for a channel that doesn't exist because it's been deleted. This will probably ...
by leona
Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: Computer connections
Topic: Raspberry PI and ftpd-topfield
Replies: 70
Views: 37295

juwlz wrote:Be as defiant as you like ;-)
Grrr, dam 'auto correct'!
by leona
Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:56 pm
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: Toppy Crashed saying HD Full, but it wasn't
Replies: 23
Views: 3598

I recently had to do a retune, but I remembered I have to 'factory reset' first, then I went through and deleted the duplicate channels, chances are though I might have missed a few, I guess I'll need to recheck.
by leona
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Computer connections
Topic: Raspberry PI and ftpd-topfield
Replies: 70
Views: 37295

I defiantly need to keep an eye on this thread, this is exactly what I wish to do when I get hold of my Pi.
by leona
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: General Toppy discussions
Topic: My sick Toppy is made well again!
Replies: 1
Views: 776

Re: My sick Toppy is made well again!

I recently sent my 5800 to andyfras with a view to him putting it right and putting it up for sale, as he thought it might have a corrupt or damaged Hard Drive. When he actually looked at it it was the capacitors which he replaced. He then gave me the option of paying for the repair and getting my ...