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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-17-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12,321
Views: 1,294,854
Posted By mikey man
I've been having trouble receiving WBBM lately,...

I've been having trouble receiving WBBM lately, too. (located in Alsip)
This is happening on my garage TV, which has it's own outside roof antenna. Never had a problem with channel 2.1 until about a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-12-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 296,748
Posted By mikey man
These are the good AZO Verbatim DVD-R for $16.18 ...

These are the good AZO Verbatim DVD-R for $16.18

Couldn't pass up picking up another spindle.

http://www.amazon.com/Verbatim-Branded-Recordable-100-Disc-95102/dp/B0009YJXMI/ref=pd_ybh_7


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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12,321
Views: 1,294,854
Posted By mikey man
Wow! Just flipped on TheCoolTV on Comcast 392 and...

Wow! Just flipped on TheCoolTV on Comcast 392 and there's an awesome runway show of hot models in bikinis and lingerie.

The guide still lists "music videos", but definitely a fashion show.

T &...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-27-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
[possibility of getting an 'initial' CableCard at...

[possibility of getting an 'initial' CableCard at no extra fee, since I was considering adding a Tivo to the mix in the future.]

Make sure to read the fine print about CableCard.

I have an old...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By mikey man
Well, washing the RAM disc didn't really help in...

Well, washing the RAM disc didn't really help in this instance.
When I tried to format, I ended up with "format failed" message.
It keeps telling me this is non-recordable disc.
I had previously...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-09-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kelson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1525562/dodged-a-ram-bullet#post_24561494)

Wash the RAM disk. Use a soft cloth with...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-31-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
The Xfinity Watchathon has begun on Comcast On...

The Xfinity Watchathon has begun on Comcast On Demand.

Time to checkout shows from premium channels I don't subscribe to, like Eastbound & Down and Veep.

Free for a week, just go to your On...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-14-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 296,748
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dleedlee http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/614479/media-deals-this-week/2940#post_24481655)

Verbatim's 16x AZOs have been on...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-16-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 296,748
Posted By mikey man
Temporarily out of stock, but I ordered another...

Temporarily out of stock, but I ordered another one anyway!

Too good of a price to pass up.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-02-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 296,748
Posted By mikey man
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/2910#post_24023136)

Dang, lots cheaper than decent DVD DLs...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-21-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
Not a reset here in Alsip, but I've been...

Not a reset here in Alsip, but I've been receiving "messages" around that time each week.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-31-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 296,748
Posted By mikey man
Got my 2 spindles today. Great packaging,...

Got my 2 spindles today. Great packaging, everything nice and tight.

Discs check out as Mitsu's, made in Taiwan: MCC 03RG20

Went ahead and ordered 2 more at $19.99 each.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-31-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by giomania http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/255885/chicago-il-comcast/10740#post_23894857)

I received an offer in the mail from...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-29-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 296,748
Posted By mikey man
Thanks for the heads up! Just ordered 2...

Thanks for the heads up!

Just ordered 2 spindles.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-12-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 46,274
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jjeff http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/775235/list-dvd-recorders-with-component-input/120#post_23827498)

If your DVR only...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-08-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,126
Posted By mikey man
I have the same unit too, but never paid...

I have the same unit too, but never paid attention to the overheating issue.
My LG has been packed away in it's box for a long time now.
I had a lot of copy-protection issues trying to record from...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-19-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 325,456
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JamesGarfield http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1014536/official-panasonic-dmr-ez48vk-thread/1560#post_23750518)

The new drive...
Forum: Direct View (single tube) CRT Displays   08-30-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2,893
Views: 561,255
Posted By mikey man
My HT32744 is still going strong! It went from...

My HT32744 is still going strong!
It went from the family room to the garage several years ago.
Every once in awhile it goes green, but a smack or two on the top fixes that.
Friends can't believe...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nyctveng http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/255885/chicago-il-comcast/10680#post_23680761)

Like it or not this does reduce theft...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rec630 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/255885/chicago-il-comcast/10680#post_23662025)

I just received this latest F-You...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-24-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By mikey man
I have the Comcast (DCH3416) HD-DVR and have no...

I have the Comcast (DCH3416) HD-DVR and have no problems recording to my Panasonic DVD-Recorders.
The box feeds multiple sources all at the same time. HDMI direct to Sony CRT HD TV. RF out to HD TV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
WTTW-HD messed me up again. Sunday night's...

WTTW-HD messed me up again.

Sunday night's Live From The Artists Den featuring Soundgarden had 3 audio dropouts in a 52 minute performance.
Unfortunately, LFTAD does NOT repeat or play on any...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
Quote:Originally Posted by mikey...

Quote:Originally Posted by mikey man http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/255885/chicago-il-comcast/10620#post_23505822)

Anyone else experience audio issues...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-10-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By mikey man
The tray on my E-30 acts up the same way! ...

The tray on my E-30 acts up the same way!

Leave a disc in it, no problem. Eject an empty tray, sometimes need to tap on top of the unit.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10,942
Views: 1,287,033
Posted By mikey man
Anyone else experience audio issues on WTTW-HD...

Anyone else experience audio issues on WTTW-HD ch. 191 ?

I've been DVR-ing music performance shows on WTTW-HD channel 191 on my comcast box. I then play them back and record to DVD-R on my...
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