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How do I get a test card with Freeview

How do I get a test card with Freeview

How do I get a test card with Freeview
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Go to channel 200 on Freeview, by entering [2] [0] [0] on the remote.

When this screen appears press [YELLOW], wait 2 seconds press [CH+], wait 5 seconds press [CH-]. When the above screen appars again, press [GREEN] and you will see:

Now press [GREEN] to see the test card (it may take several seconds to appear).

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Tuesday, 2 August 2011

7:05 AM

Ron Lake: It works on any Freeview device that supports MHEG-5, and as a text service has nothing at all to do with the power level.

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Briantist's 38,846 posts GB
Monday, 10 December 2012
dave reeves
5:49 PM

the test cards ok,what about the music?

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dave reeves's 1 post GB
Saturday, 14 March 2015
2:07 PM


Can you still see the test card at channel 200? I have tried, but the screen simply says Data.

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Aidan's 1 post GB
Wednesday, 18 March 2015
5:39 PM

I can only see the three screens on Channel 200, until I tune away. Then the Welcome words appear for a second. Tuning back just gives the three screens again. After that only the red button works, taking you to Channel 1.
In the evenings there is a different screen, asking you to choose a region.
What has happened?

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gordon17's 1 post GB
Saturday, 11 November 2017
Miles Thomas
12:27 AM

After numerous EPG channel number changes you start by accessing Red Button channel on 250 by entering that number directly or selecting from EPG, channel list or so on

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Miles Thomas's 5 posts GB
Sunday, 29 July 2018
Brian Gregory
1:50 AM

Don't think this works now, even if you start from page 250.

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Brian Gregory's 19 posts GB
Friday, 10 May 2019
Mike Davison
9:59 AM

Still works for me. In fact there are more(but not necessarily useful) options on the 'secret' screen.

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Mike Davison's 9 posts GB
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