New features for dreambox

whatsthis

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#1
A few weeks ago hmku started an excellent thread on what irritated you the most on the dreambox. So I'm asking which features would you like to be added to the dreambox and perhaps someone from DMM will see it and take note. Or someone may have already done it and offer a suggestion.

I'll start the ball rolling by asking that DMM adds slow motion to the movie play back.

(I'll feel a real prick if someone tells me it can already be done.)

any more offers ?
 

mhku

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#2
I'd like a Diagnostics function to identify any hardware or software faults, configuration problems etc.

I think you can play a .ts back slowly ;) from the DB. Haven't tried lately though ;) so might be wrong.
 

T_G

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#3
Well, the IHAD site had a thread in this spirit, and they tried to add as much as they could to the Gemini image (which comes from there). So if there are specific features you would want you should do it there...they do have an english section as well.
 

dig deep

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#4
Now what I think is needed from the manufacturer of the Box is

1. a better tuner (could be done already as they have a new Philips tuner nowdays)

2. Better network card The one they use today are crap
 

rolfw

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#5
I would go along with Dig Deep on the tuner, needs a much more sensitive one. :)
 

john_graydon

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#6
Automatic updates would be nice. Say if you go away on holidays for 2 weeks and when you come home, switch on your dreambox and the logo box comes up and says Upgrading Image from Gemeni 2.20 to 2.40 updating cam from newcamd 6.02 to 6.03 and updating marys keys.
Ah I will just keep on dreaming...............
 

Tiggy

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#7
I would like to see DMM offer a FREEPOST address or a Free return postage service as mine (7020) has now been returned three times for two different reasons at my expense.
It isn't cheap to send parcels to Germany (from France) and It costs me 10€ more than it costs HMSAT to return it to me via UPS!

Tiggy.({})
 

rolfw

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#9
Mostly (95%) hardware.
 

-RTFM-

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#10
I'm quite happy with my 7000. The single tuner isn't ideal, so I would like to be able to control other DB's from it. Even just one 500 would be cool and quite inexpensive to setup.

If there were an award for inovation it might move things along. Currently flash wizard pro would get my vote. Before FWP it was a pain in the bum. Yesum FWP...the preperation H for your dreambox !!.
 

BGonaSTICK

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#11
I would like the 7000 firmware rewritten so that it can do HDTV. Dream on loser O-Ha

Does the 7020 do it?
 

easysat

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#12
I would like the power up reset function to work properly. If I switch the Dreambox on at the mains, 50% of the time it hangs with the Into the Dark Nights screen with a few funny bars at the bottom. If I unplug the box and leave it for a few seconds only, the same thing always happens. I have to leave it unpowered for several minutes to stand a reasonable chance of it booting correctly. I suspect that the box doesn't wait long enough for the power supplies to stabilise before the processor boots.
 
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#13
A remote control with a flat base, did nobody say when they made this thing ' hold on this is gonna roll off everything it sits on'. Doh!!!!
 

un4gvn

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#14
How about the dreambox greeting you with something like this when you turn it on :
" I promise I will behave today..No messing around.. Abuse me as you wish "

:p :p :p :p :p

Yeah right...................

Cheers from CY
 

BGonaSTICK

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#15
Brenussat said:
A remote control with a flat base, did nobody say when they made this thing ' hold on this is gonna roll off everything it sits on'. Doh!!!!
ROFL, like it, and agree muchly :D
 

solly

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#16
dmm will be ready new tuner alp soon two model 7020 and 7025

new tuner will be more then sevtivity from philps for now

;)
 
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#17
How about the possibility to search autmatically for satellites if you have a rotor? It should be possible to adjust the rotor precisely with software.

Or how about a function which will add all of your open channels to a bouqet - so you don't have to scan all of the channels by hand...

Regards - IbRiz
 

wallycharlo

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#19
an architecture which can handle divx would be great ...
 
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