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Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-17-2014, 09:32 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Just checking in LOL Have not logged in for...

Just checking in LOL

Have not logged in for a very long time.

We still use the DHG with the .21 stuff. Of course patches are not there now etc. We use it as the "third" tuner, what TiVo cannot...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-30-2013, 09:15 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
We only use the Sony about every third week now....

We only use the Sony about every third week now. It has become increasingly unstable. For example we can set to record by time (guessing at the time and maybe set it to record for 5 hours to catch a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-16-2013, 05:43 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
I have a AP 8700 and might be going to the new...

I have a AP 8700 and might be going to the new winegard amp soon (one or two months).

Their marketing poop I thought was implying that the new amp could take Big Overload without crashing; but I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-13-2013, 10:31 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
And for the 3rd step. I just turned it "on" and...

And for the 3rd step. I just turned it "on" and the clock came back and the [2] came back. I think it is off about 30 some hours. Still have grid with station logos. And the .21 is still there too.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-13-2013, 05:50 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
I probably will. Just did a front panel reset...

I probably will. Just did a front panel reset for the heck of it.

It went through Welcome….. then 01, then 02, then 03, then 04, then 05, and finally 06. Guess it always did that. Then the main...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-13-2013, 05:03 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Thanks guys, I will give it all a good try. ...

Thanks guys, I will give it all a good try.

HA! The first Unplug gave me a Welcome "06". The 06 is in the location of the clock. Maybe it is back to patch 06, maybe that is normal and I have...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-12-2013, 12:49 PM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
The power was out for 7 hours yesterday - tree...

The power was out for 7 hours yesterday - tree fell on the line.

Now:
No front panel clock.
No TVGOS clock
Internal info screen clock, way off GMT time of course - two days or so.
And the [2]...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-04-2013, 05:10 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
I have often wondered why fractal TV antennas...

I have often wondered why fractal TV antennas were not already on the market. I thought maybe the Winegard and Solid Signal flat antennas were some sort of derivative?

Good work. Let us know how...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-04-2013, 04:51 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Mike You mentioned “trees” across the...

Mike

You mentioned “trees” across the street. How tall are they? And how dense and thick are they? What is the distance of those trees from the front of the antenna in the attic?

If the RF 42...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-03-2013, 09:31 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
OH! The poor dead horse

OH! The poor dead horse
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-02-2013, 04:48 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Yep, I sort of agree the .13 may be a red...

Yep, I sort of agree the .13 may be a red herring.

My real solution may be just to unplug it.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-01-2013, 08:42 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Someday I might go back to the .13 firmware and...

Someday I might go back to the .13 firmware and zip to 00000. Guess I need more aggravation before I do? LOL The Box was so flakey yesterday, I almost did it then.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-01-2013, 04:57 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Not that this really matters because the DHG is...

Not that this really matters because the DHG is a dead product as far as I am concerned; but my DHG was significantly more stable with TVGOS than without. In fact it was more stable than the current...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-31-2013, 08:30 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Signal Strength Meter Bug Use the DVR...

Signal Strength Meter Bug

Use the DVR Diagnostic Page in lieu of Signal Strength Meter because of the current software bug that locks it up.

If the Signal Meter is Locked Up, then do the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-26-2013, 08:53 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
That’s strange. I think in all the years I have...

That’s strange. I think in all the years I have owned it; it is more unstable now than ever. Instead of the [3] then it must need something else coming in to make it happy; hence the VBI state 0x0 –...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-26-2013, 05:07 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
The previous posts are interesting. I too...

The previous posts are interesting.

I too am experience a lock up about twice a month now that TVGOS is gone. But because I still have a grid with logos and all (no data in the cells); I can...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-23-2013, 05:13 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
We will be using the DHG tonight for another...

We will be using the DHG tonight for another third tuner manual record.

The math is over my head; setting the DHG just a couple of hours ahead of time makes it a little easier.

Typically we...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-23-2013, 05:04 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Let’s see, did I get this correct? 2T...

Let’s see, did I get this correct?

2T storage for DVR without hard drive, just really nice chips

4 OTA tuner minimum with 6 for the upgrade model; with tuners that actually work.

A real...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2013, 05:01 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by slowbiscuit http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1232191/the-official-avs-tivo-series4-premiere-topic/2670#post_23533609)

I'm not...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-16-2013, 06:40 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
There is no question the SP and dual tuners are...

There is no question the SP and dual tuners are a major advantage over the DHG.

But the TiVo does require a little more stewardship on my part than the DHG because the Guide data is not as clean...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-15-2013, 02:33 PM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Possumgirl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1232191/the-official-avs-tivo-series4-premiere-topic/2670#post_23530076)

HP, why...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-15-2013, 06:24 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Season Pass Manager Bug Apparently the new...

Season Pass Manager Bug

Apparently the new software release a month or two ago, injected another new bug. That was about the time I first noticed this problem.

Programs that I have set up on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-14-2013, 06:59 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
It may be related to the little “indexing” bug;...

It may be related to the little “indexing” bug; that is Season Pass Manager still has that one “Blank” line about number 70 that will not delete.

The last time SP Manager did this strange thing...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-14-2013, 05:20 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Um? Season Pass Manager has still not fixed...

Um? Season Pass Manager has still not fixed itself during the last 24-36 hours. It is still showing that it will be recording NEW shows for NCIS, NCIS Los Angeles, The Good Wife, and Elementary....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-13-2013, 09:12 AM
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Posted By HoustonPerson
Ok, guys thanks for the explanations. I...

Ok, guys thanks for the explanations.

I assume my TiVo is just going through some weird adjustment period, with the SP Manager show many "new" shows to record that are not even on the air during...
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