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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2007, 06:59 AM
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Posted By MI_SAT
I live in Huntington Woods, MI, which used to...

I live in Huntington Woods, MI, which used to have the old "A/B" system from one of the cable companies purchased by Comcast over the years.

Can anyone tell me whether Comcast has gone to digital...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-06-2005, 12:27 PM
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Posted By MI_SAT
My guess is that the comcast box needs to be set...

My guess is that the comcast box needs to be set to 16:9 aspect ratio versus the 4:3 ratio I'm guessing it is set to. There is a setup routine for the box, which should be on the brochure that came...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-06-2005, 05:12 AM
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Posted By MI_SAT
Quote:Originally Posted by Dawgdaes...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dawgdaes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Since I'm thinking of abandoning the Lions next season...


You are to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-04-2005, 02:39 PM
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Posted By MI_SAT
Quote:Originally Posted by Dawgdaes...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dawgdaes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I live in HW and can vouch for the fact that the A/B system is gone. The...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-04-2005, 10:49 AM
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Posted By MI_SAT
Quote:Originally Posted by Ken H...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ken H http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Comcast HDTV subscribers in the Detroit area should begin notice an improved...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-03-2005, 06:40 AM
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Views: 1,154,549
Posted By MI_SAT
That's good news. As a fellow HW'er, I hate the...

That's good news. As a fellow HW'er, I hate the A/B system. I also hate the analog reception I get on several channels (Discovery Health, for example. has diagonal "stripes" running through the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-05-2005, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By MI_SAT
Now that I re-read your post -- I think your...

Now that I re-read your post -- I think your button sequence should be:

(1) start with TV on but STB off
(2) press MENU (quickly)
(3) make changes to settings
(4) then press power to turn off...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-05-2005, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By MI_SAT
I had problems with gettng the menu up, but was...

I had problems with gettng the menu up, but was successful only when I quickly (and I mean VERY quickly) tapped the menu button. Any type of holding it down for more than a split second made the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-05-2005, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By MI_SAT
I searched the forums, but could not find the...

I searched the forums, but could not find the answer to this question.

The back of my Moto 6412 (Comcast, Detroit, MI) has a telephone jack connection. Does this support on-screen caller ID?

I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-04-2005, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By MI_SAT
Sorry to hijack your thread, but I have issues...

Sorry to hijack your thread, but I have issues with analog. I'm interested in your proposed fix. Are you bypassing the 6412 and going directly into the TV? How does that help? Thanks.

BTW: I have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-29-2005, 12:02 PM
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Views: 1,154,549
Posted By MI_SAT
That's great to know, thanks. I wasn't...

That's great to know, thanks. I wasn't challenging him. Rather, as you no doubt know, on every website there's a "Ken" and a bunch of purported "Kens." By helping me to understand he's the real...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-29-2005, 10:51 AM
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Posted By MI_SAT
Ken, As a newbie to this site, please...

Ken,

As a newbie to this site, please pardon my ignorance. When you indicate that more HD is coming, what is the basis for that? Perhaps it's common knowledge, but being new, I'm still trying to...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   01-27-2005, 03:03 PM
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Views: 691
Posted By MI_SAT
I think you're right about digital fiber optic....

I think you're right about digital fiber optic. CableDataNews.com reported that Comcast is working toward getting 95% of its subscribers on fiber optic by the end of 2005. Hopefully I'm not in the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-23-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11,835
Views: 1,154,549
Posted By MI_SAT
Quote: Originally posted by Dawgdaes I...

Quote:

Originally posted by Dawgdaes
I spoke to Tim in the Macomb county call center. He said that the 6412 will not happen if you live in an area that has a dual line system (former AT&T...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-23-2005, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By MI_SAT
Does anyone know what kind of HD-DVR receivers...

Does anyone know what kind of HD-DVR receivers Comcast offers in southeast Michigan (Southfield, Royal Oak, etc.)?

Thanks.
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   01-17-2005, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By MI_SAT
I placed an order for one Comcast HDTV DVR and...

I placed an order for one Comcast HDTV DVR and one SD DVR based upon e-mail conversations with a rep that the DVRs were dual tuner DVRs.

At the last second, I checked with one other Comcast rep...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-24-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By MI_SAT
OK - I know what I don't know, so I'm going to...

OK - I know what I don't know, so I'm going to the experts.

I have two televisions, one HD, one SD. Presently have a DISH 508 and a DISH 301 (no, I'm not piping HD through my HD set).

WOW!...
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