Poor gecko gets fried inside a 42 Inch TV damaging the expensive TV too

When this LG TV came in for repair,  the customer complained of cracking noises plus smoke coming out of the TV. Little did he know that a murder had occured inside the TV.  When I opened the TV the poor gecko was electrocuted between the LCD module and the Power supply. The TV was a … Continue reading Poor gecko gets fried inside a 42 Inch TV damaging the expensive TV too

How connect one aerial to two decoders or digital TVs

This question has been asked by quite a number of you and I have been replying to many Facebook messages. So here is how to connect two decoders to one aerial without buying an extra antenna. You can connect two GOtv decoders, two Star times decoders which are of the same kind. This method can … Continue reading How connect one aerial to two decoders or digital TVs

Sure way to get rid of Signal loss during rain, applies to Dstv, Zuku and FTA

You are in the house, local bar or your favourite Club hanging out joint watching the game or anything and it starts to drizzle. You get worried because if it starts to rain seriously you will not see the end of the match or favourite movie. The picture starts cracking (or what seems to be … Continue reading Sure way to get rid of Signal loss during rain, applies to Dstv, Zuku and FTA

The Big Box, an android powered Safaricom decoder

The Safaricon set top box or decoder is a one of its kind in East and Central Africa. It will have the capability of utilizing the 4G network that safaricom has heavily invested in. To top up to that it will be able to offer other mobile devices with WiFi signal through its hotspot. The … Continue reading The Big Box, an android powered Safaricom decoder

Safaricom Digital Decoder, The big box what to expect plus what are TV bundles

In case you didn’t know Safaricom will soon launch digital decoders next month (April 2015). The digital set-top-boxes will be available through the company’s existing distribution network, that we all know as Safaricom shops everywhere at a cost of Ksh3499. At least they will avoid the situation like the one Bamba TV had when they were … Continue reading Safaricom Digital Decoder, The big box what to expect plus what are TV bundles

Simple-solving Gotv E16 error after MPESA paybill plus some customer care tips

Have you paid your Gotv bill using MPesa only for the TV stations on both Gotv Plus as well as Gotv bouquet remain scrambled? Well here is a solution on how to troubleshoot or solve any E16, E17 or E30 errors on your TV screen. Let me guess you your Gotv decoder is still showing e016-0 after … Continue reading Simple-solving Gotv E16 error after MPESA paybill plus some customer care tips

Difference between Free to Air and Free to View decoder FTA vs. F2V

Free to Air decoders are any type of decoder or set top box that receives Free to Air Digital TV and Radio channels that are Free to Air. You are not required to pay any amount of money after buying this decoder. In other words its a buy and forget decoder. This is different from … Continue reading Difference between Free to Air and Free to View decoder FTA vs. F2V

Kenyan Towns: Where to point your antenna for digital tv

This is a rough guide of where to point your aerial for digital TV reception in Kenya. Remember not all frequencies are the same so if you move from lets say Mombasa to Kisumu, you will have to scan for all the channels again. Also check some good Digital TV installation tips here. Also note that … Continue reading Kenyan Towns: Where to point your antenna for digital tv

Kenyan Digital Migration Acronyms explained – what do they mean

By now you must heard of terms like ITU, BSD, MPEG 4. DVBT2,. PPV and all other manner of acronyms that you never heard of or do not know what they mean.  Arising from the Agreement known as Geneva 06 (GE06 ), Kenya set up a multi-stakeholder national migration task force constituted in March, 2007, … Continue reading Kenyan Digital Migration Acronyms explained – what do they mean