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Didital set top box from asda is locked to uk style?

Hi i recently bought a mds-v3 digital set top box from Asda and everything worked fine accept when i clicked wacth on the uk style channal it doesent display the channal or sound

plus the menu has a little key like it is locked or something
how do i unlock it and will it cost me
how much will it cost me?
is it simple?

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SOURCE: AWA set top box STB232 connected to Panasonic LCD

Loss of sound is often a SCART connection problem. Check that the SCARTS are pushed in securely. Or if the SCART is old, it may be faulty. Try a newer one, or one that you know is definitely ok.

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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I just did a factory reset this morning and I had the same problem until I realised that you have to use the "Output" button to get the Video Outputs to DVI Digital (see page 17 of the manual), if that's what your connection is, then I could select "menu" and do a channel search. Hope this helps.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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You could try unpluging from the mains for about 1min

Posted on Nov 17, 2009

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SOURCE: DVB8800HDhas stopped working

Our Celestial set top box has been fine for a year or so but jjust stopped last night. I can turn it on or off but it no longer displays a channel number or menu details. Any ideas, or is it dead?

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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SOURCE: Unable to rescan channels AWA STB 262 set top

These STB262 box remotes won't work if they are not hooked up with the 720dpi option (Use HDMI Cable) -

Cheers - compac

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