TVs Are Getting Cheaper In Kenya, What Next For Consumers

In 2013 if you told me that in 3 years that I would buy a 40 inch smart TV for only Ksh30,000 I would think you have a loose nut somewhere but that is the reality now. LED TVs are becoming slimmer and much cheaper as time goes by. Plasma TVs have dissapeared almost completely … Continue reading TVs Are Getting Cheaper In Kenya, What Next For Consumers

How smart and stupid people break their expensive TVs

Being around TVs for a very long time and being able to repair them, I have encountered how Kenyans in particular break their expensive LED and Plasma Televisions. Some of the stories I’ve heard are just very funny as others are shockingly unexpected.  LCD modules usually cost around 95% the cost of the TV. In … Continue reading How smart and stupid people break their expensive TVs

Imported TV showing Black and White Pictures, Solution for Kenyans

lets get right into the solution. You imported a TV from overseas most likely from America, Canada, Mexico or Panama and after plugging it in, it works perfectly apart from the Black and White pictures. You have pressed all manner of buttons on that remote control and done a factory reset like a dozen times. … Continue reading Imported TV showing Black and White Pictures, Solution for Kenyans

Why you need a TV Guard in your House – Power surge in Kenya

If you have been using your electronic devices without a TV guard in your house, then you are taking a very big risk with your money. Its no secret that KPLC provides Kenyans with substandard energy filled with over voltages, under voltages, spikes and the most dangerous one Power surges. The featured photo shows what … Continue reading Why you need a TV Guard in your House – Power surge in Kenya

Part 2 – Digital Decoder Migration Acronyms explained

This is a continuation of the post Kenyan Digital Migration Acronyms explained – what do they mean. I left of the other article with some acronyms that are usually found on the decoders packaging like the box and manual. If you didn’t know then the world migrated to the digital Platform on June 1st 2015 … Continue reading Part 2 – Digital Decoder Migration Acronyms explained

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

Amazing DiSEqC Switch Installation Tips from a Technician

What is a DiSEqC switch? A DiSEqC switch is a special piece of telecommunications gadget that can allow a satellite receiver or a decoder to receive signals from multiple satellite dishes set at different positions. The acronym DiSEqC, stands for Digital Satellite Equipment Control. DiSEqC switches can also enable a decoder to control a rotary … Continue reading Amazing DiSEqC Switch Installation Tips from a Technician

Use PVR, you dont have to be there at that time to watch your fav programme

Kenya is officially not transmitting any TV content in analog format so you should also put on your Digital thinking caps too. It’s not a must you be there at a particular time of a certain day of the week in order to enjoy your favourite TV show, use PVR. Have you ever been watching … Continue reading Use PVR, you dont have to be there at that time to watch your fav programme

PAL to NTSC converter for Televisions not for the Kenyan Market

Have you received or bought a TV from abroad only to discover that the colour mixing is not working for normal TV reception as well as DVD Players, Decoders or Home Theaters. In fact the picture will be in Black and White.  Most of such TVs usually come from the USA, some European countries and countries … Continue reading PAL to NTSC converter for Televisions not for the Kenyan Market