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Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-31-2014, 02:36 PM
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Posted By qz3fwd
Is the 4 tuner limited to 720p resolution? Mine...

Is the 4 tuner limited to 720p resolution? Mine is boxed up in storage while I prepare to move.....
Can you set a per channel resolution? ie-In otherwords for CBS/NBC/PBS I want 1080, while for ABC...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,082
Posted By qz3fwd
This is great, but you cannot order this chassis...

This is great, but you cannot order this chassis yet and it wont be avaliable until at least October. I checked as I was tempted to build a mini system, but decided instead to go with a tower chassis...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-29-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By qz3fwd
You will not be able to record without a Media...

You will not be able to record without a Media Center PC.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By qz3fwd
DVR+ 16GB User Upgradeable To Internal HDD 1TB Version?

Has anyone torn down the non-internal HDD version of the DVR+ to see if the chassis has the HDD mounting provisins and the PCB has the traces and connector for power and sata connection to an...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 37,543
Posted By qz3fwd
High prolonged temperatures are mortal weapons...

High prolonged temperatures are mortal weapons for electronics like the Tablo. If you want a long lasting device, place it elsewhere where it is cooler. The thing is passively cooled and already runs...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-26-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 333,415
Posted By qz3fwd
That is really sad that the manufacturer...

That is really sad that the manufacturer responsible for the product is a merely a re-packager.
Personally I would have preferred the e* directly marketed the device and we could talk directly to...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-26-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,131
Posted By qz3fwd
I do agree that the subscription fee may be too...

I do agree that the subscription fee may be too much for the cheapskates who this is likely targeted at and a lifetime option may be more agreeable to these folks? Time will tell.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,131
Posted By qz3fwd
Sounds perfect for my brother and his family. ...

Sounds perfect for my brother and his family.
I may grab one of these with lifetime and give it to them....
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By qz3fwd
It is ulgly, an eyesore, and potentially...

It is ulgly, an eyesore, and potentially dangerous in the middle of the night!
With that being said, I myself have a CM4228 antennt up on about an 8 ft pole near the top of the vaulted cieling in my...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,492
Posted By qz3fwd
If you want to distribute the broadcast...

If you want to distribute the broadcast frequencies to more than 2/4 rooms concurrently, you will just have to bite the bullet and run the coax to the rooms that need to tune these broadcasts. The...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-24-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By qz3fwd
Did they dust off a similar article they wrote...

Did they dust off a similar article they wrote about Google TV ~4 years ago and substitute Google TV with Android TV and newer stats?
Pure opinion and speculation.

Anyhow-I bought a Google...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   08-24-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,461
Posted By qz3fwd
Do these "despecialized" versions look like crap...

Do these "despecialized" versions look like crap considering they likely spliced in LD-like quality elements into the retail BD's????
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-23-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 333,415
Posted By qz3fwd
I am considering purchasing the model with the...

I am considering purchasing the model with the built in 1TB drive as a birthday present to myself next month and a new toy to play with, but I just pulled the trigger on a Google developer hardware...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 333,415
Posted By qz3fwd
If you read what I wrote it is not ambiguous at...

If you read what I wrote it is not ambiguous at all.
Does the DVR+ expose its drive as a SMB/NFS share which can be accessed remotely?
Some sat DVR's have this typ of functionality and that is why...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-22-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 333,415
Posted By qz3fwd
can you connect to the dvr's drive over the...

can you connect to the dvr's drive over the network as a share and offload/load/edit recordings yet?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 37,543
Posted By qz3fwd
You will be happy with your Tivo. Honestly the...

You will be happy with your Tivo. Honestly the Tablo cannot really compete with it for features/convenience/user experience/price-and viewing the Tablo as a DVR it does compete with Tivo and all...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-22-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 37,543
Posted By qz3fwd
Well the feedback here is clear-reduce the...

Well the feedback here is clear-reduce the buffering to the minimum-4 seconds.
Why you would engineer anything else deosnt make sense..
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 37,543
Posted By qz3fwd
Apparently Tablo has decided 15 seconds of...

Apparently Tablo has decided 15 seconds of buffering is required for their device while Tivo concluded 2-3 seconds is adequate?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-19-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 333,415
Posted By qz3fwd
That would be a shocking flaw in the DVR. An...

That would be a shocking flaw in the DVR. An external drive should just be added to the mount points of the underlying vurtual file system layer in the OS and accesible to the system. Maybe their GUI...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-15-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 37,543
Posted By qz3fwd
Much better.

Much better.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-11-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 37,543
Posted By qz3fwd
+1,000,000

+1,000,000
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   08-10-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By qz3fwd
With OSX as the native OS I highly doubt it. I...

With OSX as the native OS I highly doubt it.
I dont think OSX has the ability to bistream advanced audio codecs????
Install windows via bootcamp and use that as the basis for your HTPC experience...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-10-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By qz3fwd
Yes-analog outputs are evil and must be banished...

Yes-analog outputs are evil and must be banished from existence, not to mention the huge cost they add to a devices bill of materials.
Making the issue even worse is that there is absolutely no DRM...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   08-09-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By qz3fwd
Since OSX in general sucks for HTPC use due to...

Since OSX in general sucks for HTPC use due to Apples incentive to not support HTPC infrastructure (API's) you are much better off using Windows for your multimedia playback/HTPC needs. There are...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-09-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 37,543
Posted By qz3fwd
It depends on the targeted customer base they are...

It depends on the targeted customer base they are looking for. Adding HDMI would make it suitable for a much marker pool of potential customers, but they have targeted the much much smaller group of...
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