Octagon Sf5008 first 2018

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#21
I have looked through several film clips on the Amiko A4K Combo but none show the Blind Scan Function ?
Can you please give me a screen shot of the Blind Scan menu,
Thank you.
Sure. from a channel press OK, which brings up the channel list, the press 'Menu' which brings up the 'Channel Manager' scroll over to 'Installation' OK that
select 'Satellite Install' then you see the satellite list press 'Red' for scan, switch on 'Blind Scan' and you select H/V scrambled or FTA, no other parameter control is possible like the Octagon.

Pictures not brilliant I'm afraid. I have my Astra 19.2 set up for Ka band BTW
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#22
Was the Blind Scan pre-installed ?

I assume that the Blind Scan will work on any satellite in my arc 53 east to 58 west ?

My target satellites will be 13 east,10 east, & 7 east in the Ku band mainly for feeds in UHD,

Thanks for your replies.
 
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#23
Was the Blind Scan pre-installed ?

I assume that the Blind Scan will work on any satellite in my arc 53 east to 58 west ?

My target satellites will be 13 east,10 east, & 7 east in the Ku band mainly for feeds in UHD,

Thanks for your replies.
Yes, BS is pre installed. It will scan any bird you want.
 
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#24
Thanks for that I will order one tomorrow :)
 
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#26
Channels found in my Blind Scan with the SX88:-

New Multi-Stream found:-

12231 H 28330 all Free to air in Standard Definition
TV5 Europe
BBC World News
DW
RIK

(Provider: ERT)

I will perform a Multi-Stream Blind scan over the next few days to see if the ERT package emerges.
 
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#27
Not a multistream this one, normal transmission (now gone). ERT will turn to multistream soon, if not testing already.
I have to clarify that SX88 is NOT blindscanning multistreams, although it leads people to believe it is. When MTS is turned on in blindscan, all it does is scan tps with the pre-stored multistream parameters. That's not actual/real PLS codes discovery!
PLS codes discovery is only done in PCs with the appropriate cards and takes tons of time!
 
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#28
any updates for new 5008
 
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SF 5008 will release in March 2018

 
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#30
Channels found in my Blind Scan with the SX88:-

New Multi-Stream found:-

12231 H 28330 all Free to air in Standard Definition
TV5 Europe
BBC World News
DW
RIK

(Provider: ERT)

I will perform a Multi-Stream Blind scan over the next few days to see if the ERT package emerges.
Hi William.

Which satellite are these on please? Thanks
 
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#31
Hi William.

Which satellite are these on please? Thanks
They were on Hellas Sat 3 @ 39 east in Nov 2017 for tests now no longer active on this satellite.
 
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#32
Thanks William
 
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#33
That was not a multistream, it was a regular transmission though. I said many times before that SX88 cannot autodiscover multistreams, only the ones with pre-stored values. The only chance it has to find a new MIS is if it works with one of the pre-stored values they have in the firmware.
 
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#34
Ok it's been announced on FB.
If that 5008 does not need "StreamRelay" then I'm getting it.

Fair play to Octagon, their support seems really good. Any question I've asked they have been more than happy to help.
I emailed Mutant a few times and sent messages on their site and no reply :N

Octagon Sf5008 first 2018_1043923
 
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#35
Ok it's been announced on FB.
If that 5008 does not need "StreamRelay" then I'm getting it.

Fair play to Octagon, their support seems really good. Any question I've asked they have been more than happy to help.
I emailed Mutant a few times and sent messages on their site and no reply :N

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Yes, agreed, they will answer on FB usually within minutes!
 
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#36
Welllllllllll...... Maybe. But they promised blind scan on the 4008 since it came out and I believe it still hasn't been implemented.
 
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#37
Welllllllllll...... Maybe. But they promised blind scan on the 4008 since it came out and I believe it still hasn't been implemented.
Even this Miraclebox does Blindscan, shouldn't be lot to ask in 2018! This is a quick box, but streamrelay and no multistream.
 
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#38
Any more info on the 5008, can't seem to find any info on a search?
 
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#39
Welllllllllll...... Maybe. But they promised blind scan on the 4008 since it came out and I believe it still hasn't been implemented.
The same can be said for many a box running Enigma 2...
 
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