Teletext - remember that?

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@fsphil has, once again, proved that he is a wizard and has added a new feature to his HackTV program.

Teletext - remember that?_1052581

I created a pretty crappy page out of TV channel logos for video demo.


Download the latest version from fsphil/hacktv

Now, who's up for creating a self updating news and weather page, Teletext holidays, and a dating service?
 
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Teletext services are still up and running in some Countries ..... Italy, for one :D
 
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Is that digital text or something else?
 
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Pah - new tech rubbish :D
 
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I found some Ceefax pages I could use. SWMBO came into the den and said "didn't think that thing was around any more".

 
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M1 Hungary has videotext on 9e
 
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I had a teletext decoder on my ZX Spectrum
 
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Same for me with my BBC 'B'. Big slab of a box, needed a metal stand under which it lived under the BBC.
Often went off tune (varicaps).

Teletext - remember that?_1052658
 
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Sometimes if you're lucky and had a good video recorder you can play back some recorded tapes and the teletext works!
 
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Sometimes if you're lucky and had a good video recorder you can play back some recorded tapes and the teletext works!
Yes, worked almost perfectly if you had a SVHS recorder.
 
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There's software at ali1234/vhs-teletext which tries various sneaky tricks to decode teletext from regular VHS recordings. I've not had much luck with it, but others have managed to get good quality dumps from old tapes this way.

My favourite part of going through these is some of the amazing art that people made for it despite the restrictions teletext imposed.
 
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Some Greek channels teletext if you please!
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As anyone who’s tuned in ORF2E,will know they broadcast teletext,when it is off air
Sorry can’t post a photo as server is rejecting it.
 
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As anyone who’s tuned in ORF2E,will know they broadcast teletext,when it is off air
Sorry can’t post a photo as server is rejecting it.

Probably due to size .... 1MB limit, IIRC.

"Pix Resizer" works well.
 
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