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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-22-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By doswonk1
The 3575 is/was regarded as kind of tetchy, but...

The 3575 is/was regarded as kind of tetchy, but once you got a handle on its quirks, it was still a reliable platform. It's just that Funai smoothed out the kinks and added some welcome improvements...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-21-2015, 04:42 PM
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Posted By doswonk1
Yes, you can!

Hi Bruce~ I had to shut off TVGOS on my E85 back in 2009 during the DTV switchover. The manual is a little cryptic, but the key info is at the top of page 43 here:
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-20-2015, 07:17 PM
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Posted By doswonk1
The Panasonic is a great machine, with great PQ....

The Panasonic is a great machine, with great PQ. If you don't need a tuner, it's a good way to go, especially in view of the recent inflation of the Magnavoxes' prices.

I have an EH59, which I...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-20-2015, 07:10 PM
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Posted By doswonk1
Yes, the 557 was quite a surprise - kind of like...

Yes, the 557 was quite a surprise - kind of like the "oops" bundle of joy some older couples get *after* they think they've had their last child ;). The dropping of +VR and the loss of...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-19-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By doswonk1
End of the road or brief detour for MDR 557? ...

End of the road or brief detour for MDR 557?

Hi gang! Haven't visited here for a while, but rest assured, I'm still running my multiple Philips/Magnavox/Pioneer/Panasonic, just as always. Last...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   08-17-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 88,086
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by seatacboy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/986114/magnavox-tb100mw9-initial-impressions/150#post_23635616)

I just acquired one...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-02-2013, 09:19 AM
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Posted By doswonk1
Only plausible scenario: Somebody bought it new...

Only plausible scenario: Somebody bought it new back in the day, opened the box, pulled the manual to read it, discovered it was dreadfully complicated, put the box on a shelf, lost the manual, and...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-01-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By doswonk1
Yep, I have machines from the Philips/Magnavox...

Yep, I have machines from the Philips/Magnavox line for OTA recording. If you're recording OTA, it's hard to beat them as inexpensive time-shifting and archiving machines. The editing function was a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-01-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by robboot http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1460655/panasonic-dmr-e85h-please-wait-error-change-disc-loop#post_23019435)

The...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-18-2013, 11:40 AM
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Views: 1,296
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by plplplpl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1442612/slim-jewel-cases#post_22963918)

For quickies / giveaways / audio CDs, I often...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-21-2013, 12:13 PM
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Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Westly-C http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,958
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by Church AV...

Quote:Originally Posted by Church AV Guy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1315521/panasonic-dmr-eh69/60#post_22843531)

The theory that doswonk1 has come...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-18-2013, 12:23 PM
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Views: 791
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-18-2013, 12:09 PM
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Views: 1,080
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ragu0012 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451716/does-recording-quality-vary-much-recorder-to-recorder#post_22844613)

I...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-17-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-17-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By doswonk1
I can see a business for transferring home...

I can see a business for transferring home videos and camcorder tapes to DVD, though you'd probably have to have a variety of playback machines. But if one runs this as a business, wouldn't you run...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-17-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,958
Posted By doswonk1
Well, don't forget that the first iteration of...

Well, don't forget that the first iteration of our beloved Magnavox had an 80 gig HDD at a time when 120 and 160 gigs were pretty much the standard. And maybe the EH-49 was some sort of captive...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-16-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CitiBear http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1452351/pioneer-dvr-550-h#post_22838479)

The best Pioneer remote by far came with the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-14-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,196
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by stevebaz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1369230/toshiba-dvr20kb#post_22827644)

How can I get hold of a Funai Owners Manaul...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-12-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 295,102
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chingu808 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/614479/media-deals-this-week/2850#post_22818915)

Sorry this was so long.

Not at...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-11-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,958
Posted By doswonk1
I was kind of figuring on just ignoring the...

I was kind of figuring on just ignoring the SCART connections on my EH59..... Now all this talk has made me curious. Thinking of getting a couple of adapters, just to play with them. Never hurts to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-11-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 295,102
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jjeff http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/614479/media-deals-this-week/2850#post_22816839)

but they were used exclusively for my...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-10-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,069
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1449611/opinions-on-how-long-blank-dvd-r-will-last#post_22810850)

Quote:Originally Posted...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-10-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 295,102
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tomwil http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/614479/media-deals-this-week/2850#post_22810036)

So glad this thread alerted me to the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-09-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by Church AV...

Quote:Originally Posted by Church AV Guy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1449812/panasonic-dmr-e85h-manual-timer-operation#post_22806430)

I am well known...
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