Goodmans freesat receiver

Zorba

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Satlook nit colour + Horizon hdsm.
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Limassol, Sunny Cyprus
Does anybody have experience with the Goodmans GFSAT100SD receiver?
The problem I have is that on installing this receiver here in Cyprus on a 3m dish( which receives 2D very good) is I get the message that the signal is less than 50% and I should check the alignment of the dish(cheeky box !).
I cannot get rid of this message and cannot access the menu.In fact I have pressed all buttons on the remote and apart from on/off nothing happens.
I have connected a normal digibox and the signals are fine.Someone mentioned that it might be looking for a certain frequency from Eurobird(11.482H) which I cannot recxeive here. There must be a way of over riding a default frequency like the digibox does ?
Any ideas ?
 

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I don't have one but I think the freesat EPG (and possibly other data stream) come/s from Eurobird 1; so perhaps the box is looking for EB 'good alignment' rather than 2D 'good alignment'.
 

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As said in the other thread Zorba might be a problem for you over there. Canaries other way round Fixed but no S1. I'm going out soon, I'll take one out and see. :)
 

Zorba

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Satlook nit colour + Horizon hdsm.
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Thanks mate,and find out if there any "secret" menus or buttons to press :)
No clues on goodmans website.
 

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Would it appear that the tuner sensitivity of freesat receivers are not so good afterall :D
 
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