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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-04-2013, 03:00 PM
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Posted By n3vino
Well now that Sinclair owns two major stations...

Well now that Sinclair owns two major stations in S,A., they'll really put the screws to us when their contracts with cable and/or satellite providers come up. I'm sorry to see Sinclair taking over...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By n3vino
Thanks for your responses. I don't want to spend...

Thanks for your responses. I don't want to spend over $500.00 on an audio receiver. The specs are Cerwin Vega VS120, 3 way with 12", 4", and 1" tweeter, 5/200 watts, 4 ohm. I use them in my living...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By n3vino
I have an older Kenwood Prologic receiver which...

I have an older Kenwood Prologic receiver which still works good. I looked into upgrading to a receiver with Blue Ray technology, but I can't find anything at a resonable price that can handle my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-15-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 395,831
Posted By n3vino
FYI, Direct TV has added two more local HD...

FYI, Direct TV has added two more local HD chanels. ION and channel 2 on Direct TV. It also added a couple of spanish stations in HD. History 2 is the one that will complete all my HD wishes.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-01-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 14,596
Posted By n3vino
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobby94928 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1404775/americas-got-talent-season-7-may-14th-2012/300#post_22265579)

I am in total...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 116,072
Posted By n3vino
That's good that HD is coming to CC locals....

That's good that HD is coming to CC locals. However, it still depends on the local channels and DirectTV to come to an agreement to air them in HD. Sometimes these broadcaster get pretty greedy and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-29-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,715
Posted By n3vino
Quote:Originally Posted by MRM4...

Quote:Originally Posted by MRM4 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21131684)

I dropped cable because of all those extra charges. I switched to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 395,831
Posted By n3vino
Thanks for your response AV.

Thanks for your response AV.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-23-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 395,831
Posted By n3vino
Got the exact co-odinates from my house to the...

Got the exact co-odinates from my house to the Kens and other local transmitters. I have two big trees in my backyard. There is a two story house caddy corner to my back yard which probably would...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-15-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,708
Posted By n3vino
Quote:Originally Posted by rviele...

Quote:Originally Posted by rviele http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21072088)

ip address is manually entered.


Have you tried setting the tv...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-15-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,708
Posted By n3vino
Uverse also uses a modem/router or gateway as...

Uverse also uses a modem/router or gateway as they call it. Mine is a 2Wire 3600.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 395,831
Posted By n3vino
Again, there is a two story house directly on my...

Again, there is a two story house directly on my southeast side of my house. There are a lot of tall tree in their back yard as well. My street runs from southeast to northwest. I do not believe I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 395,831
Posted By n3vino
The cables already there are configred with swm...

The cables already there are configred with swm and hooked up to a dish. I wouldn't know how to hook up an antenna to them and I don't know if it can be done without going through any additional...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 395,831
Posted By n3vino
Now there's a conflict with Direct TV and Kens....

Now there's a conflict with Direct TV and Kens. Kens wants more money. D* says they are negotiating. So if Kens goes off D*, am I expected to put up a very high antenna and then run wires that would...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-05-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 125,752
Posted By n3vino
I have an H25 and an HR24. The connection looks...

I have an H25 and an HR24. The connection looks simple. Other than using it for D* Cinema and ordering pay per view, what advantages are there to hooking it up?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-04-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 125,752
Posted By n3vino
Quote:Originally Posted by Beerstalker...

Quote:Originally Posted by Beerstalker http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21038028)

Yep, like VOS said the tech was wrong. The wireless CCK hooks...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-03-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 125,752
Posted By n3vino
Got hooked up for D* on Sunday and it appears...

Got hooked up for D* on Sunday and it appears everything went pretty well. The tech was not able to hook up the wirless D* cinema adapter. It turns out that it does need to be hard wired to the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-02-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,736
Posted By n3vino
Good post Dr.Don. I've always had good service...

Good post Dr.Don. I've always had good service from TW, but they do keep raising their rates. The other good thing about them is that they don't require a credit card. I had a two year agreement...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-02-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,736
Posted By n3vino
Well that's true. I've read horror stories about...

Well that's true. I've read horror stories about all providers.

However, I'm going through with the installation since at this point in time, Direct TV seems to be a better value. Most everyone I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-01-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,736
Posted By n3vino
I'm scheduled for Direct TV instllation on...

I'm scheduled for Direct TV instllation on Sunday Oct. 2nd. I was originally scheduled for Sat Oct. 1st, but received a call from their supervisor that the installer had broken down. He said he...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-28-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 125,752
Posted By n3vino
The more I research the more questions I have. I...

The more I research the more questions I have. I understand that I do not need an internet connection for whole home DVR, and that the only reason I would need an internet connection is for on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-28-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 125,752
Posted By n3vino
Are the HDDVR and the HD receiver...

Are the HDDVR and the HD receiver interchangable? For example, if I have it installed in one of the bedrooms, and the HD receiver in the family room and I decide to swap them, can it be done? Or...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-26-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 125,752
Posted By n3vino
Hey guys, thanks for your responses. The tv in...

Hey guys, thanks for your responses. The tv in question does have component connections. So I take it that an HD box would work with the analog tv and also be able to view recorded HD material? The...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-25-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 125,752
Posted By n3vino
So many issues and so many different answers....

So many issues and so many different answers. Here's something I posted at another thread, which I believe is unique to my situation. The thread was locked and said I needed to do it here so here it...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-25-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By n3vino
Now with two HD tv's in the house, one with HD...

Now with two HD tv's in the house, one with HD DVR, the other with HD reciever, Direct TV becomes a better value over TWC. Next weekend, I will be making two upgrades. I'm upgrading from DSL 6 mbps,...
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