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What signal strength do I need? My picture is breaking up
If you experience picture break-up, then it's possible that you have poor signal strength/quality, and it's worth checking your setup using our install guide. We have some links that will give you reception information too. It is important to appreciate that Freeview requires a clean signal as well as good strength. Unlike terrestrial television, a booster can worsen the situation as it can amplify defects in the signal. As well as checking the aerial, it's also often worth replacing the cable with CT100 grade, which gives much less signal loss. More...
Simple install guide
This guide gives some hints and tips for new and prospective users of the TF5800 PVR, including where to download useful documentation, and how to check that you have reasonable signal strength, which will help avoid any reception issues. More...
Topfield Tools for Windows
Setup program for Topfield PC Utilities, including file transfer and software update tools, for Windows XP and Vista 32bit More...