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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-26-2017, 12:27 PM
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Posted By jjeff
You might have better luck on this UK-centric...

You might have better luck on this UK-centric forum, AVSforum.com is more N. Amercian based and neither our EZ-27 nor EZ-28 models has a freeview tuner, only NTSC/ATSC and QAM tuners in ours....
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-23-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By jjeff
I've heard of massive compression but I still...

I've heard of massive compression but I still don't see how they could get Ion HD, Life and the chopping channels and Showtime HD, Starz HD and Epix HD all on the same 6mhz channel :confused: way too...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-22-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By jjeff
Of the 3 displays you mentioned I'd say only the...

Of the 3 displays you mentioned I'd say only the Panasonic for sure will not display 50hz. It would still probably work to display things like your game consoles that output 60hz but I've never seen...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-22-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By jjeff
Interesting concept, $20/month for one of the 3...

Interesting concept, $20/month for one of the 3 premium channel services(Showtime, Starz, Epix) or $35 for all 3 services($31.50/mo if you pay for 3 months) +$6 for a DVR if you want(requires $175...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 47,189
Posted By jjeff
Yes I rewatched the ending and like you said each...

Yes I rewatched the ending and like you said each new episode will be available weekly, unlike some of the other streaming services where you get the whole season from the get-go. Interesting model,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 47,189
Posted By jjeff
Interesting concept, while I really enjoyed the...

Interesting concept, while I really enjoyed the "free" premiere I'm not sure where I'll go from here. Maybe do as you suggested with the 7-day trial. Are you saying it will be a weekly program or...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 47,189
Posted By jjeff
Your link just takes me to a USA Today...

Your link just takes me to a USA Today subscription page :confused: are you saying the GF will no longer air on CBS? If so I don't like that, what a waste of an hour watching something I'll probably...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 319,691
Posted By jjeff
I have this antenna in my attic and it works well...

I have this antenna in my attic and it works well not only on UHF but VHF high.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CXQO00K/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-17-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,564
Views: 343,867
Posted By jjeff
Yes misery loves company :D like me, I didn't...

Yes misery loves company :D like me, I didn't feel as bad when I learned everyone else was also having the unwanted columns keep popping up on my Roamio :p
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 319,691
Posted By jjeff
Now lets see how long it takes Tivo to update...

Now lets see how long it takes Tivo to update things :rolleyes:
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-15-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 955
Posted By jjeff
Every Lenkeng product I've used(and I've used a...

Every Lenkeng product I've used(and I've used a few) has been iffy quality at best. And note they ALL have had black level issues like you so eloquently detailed. I was using my Lenkings to convert...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-15-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By jjeff
1. While I don't use and external drive on my...

1. While I don't use and external drive on my Tivos I have updated their internal drives to the largest possible and not only is it very easy, it never leaves me wanting for more space.
2. A Tivo...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-14-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 7,889
Posted By jjeff
Totally agree, nothing will be done if everyone...

Totally agree, nothing will be done if everyone just complains to themselves(or even on a forum like this) the only way anything will be done is if people starts canceling service, even complaining...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-14-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By jjeff
Here is a recent thread talking about scrambled...

Here is a recent thread talking about scrambled OTA channels. I believe there is also a thread just talking about the ION Airbox channel also but I can't find it just now....
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-14-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,032
Posted By jjeff
It looks basically identical to my Sima CT-2's...

It looks basically identical to my Sima CT-2's and while they are decent video stabilizers and will remove all forms of CP I've tried them with, sadly they aren't true TBCs, just a very good CP...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-13-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,042
Posted By jjeff
Is this the current SNL thread :confused: I could...

Is this the current SNL thread :confused: I could have sworn we've had posts since November :confused:
I agree, Bladwin is great as a host, even the musical act was pretty good, Ed Sheeran, lots...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-11-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 71
Posted By jjeff
I just checked it now(also seeing Xena) and I'm...

I just checked it now(also seeing Xena) and I'm not seeing it on my TV that has no way to turn off the slight overscan on SD channels, I do see it just barely along the top of the screen on my Tivo...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-11-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 71
Posted By jjeff
Is it white and have black squares pulsating on...

Is it white and have black squares pulsating on and off? If so I also see this, not only on H&I but other networks, most notably SD upconverts and AFAIK nothing can be done about it other than...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-10-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,119
Posted By jjeff
Yes they are rippable on say my laptop, which...

Yes they are rippable on say my laptop, which wasn't able to actually burn to that blank disc successfully, they are also playable on any DVD player I've tried.
Before I figured what burners would...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-10-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,130
Posted By jjeff
Yes more Alfa ads that any other company I...

Yes more Alfa ads that any other company I believe. I remember thinking they were the first company to repeat, and they did it at least a third time. For sure a lot of money for a mostly niche brand ...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-10-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,119
Posted By jjeff
For sure with standalone DVDRs, for PCs at least...

For sure with standalone DVDRs, for PCs at least 2 of my DVD burners are giving me good burns with believe it or not, Windata +R DLs! I get them for $34.95 for a spindle of 100 at Microcenter B&M and...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-09-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 474,609
Posted By jjeff
Very strange......I subscribe to this thread but...

Very strange......I subscribe to this thread but was just given notification(2-9 12:05am) someone posted to it, even though the post looks like it was made more than 24hrs earlier at 2-7 11:34pm...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-08-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 306,119
Posted By jjeff
Other than that one "fake" deal with the $9.99...

Other than that one "fake" deal with the $9.99 100 spindles it seems like it's been a very long time since Amazon has had a bonified good deal on the 100s spindles of Verbatim AZOs. You know, <$20...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-08-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 812
Posted By jjeff
B.u.d.......?;) Frickin' forum software! Won't...

B.u.d.......?;)
Frickin' forum software! Won't let me type BUD as 3 caps in the first line of this post, but it will let me do it here :confused:
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-08-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jjeff
Two caveats to that, one the motherboard on the...

Two caveats to that, one the motherboard on the E85H does have a 3v Lithium backup battery, if it's bad(a good chance of this as this DVDR is over a decade old and 10 years is about it for a Li...
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