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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-22-2013, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Persil
I can't speak to the picture quality aspect as I...

I can't speak to the picture quality aspect as I haven't done a direct comparison. But, a factor to consider when you worry about not having the multiple HBO/Showtime channels is to remember the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-11-2013, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by snidely http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14700#post_23064885)

Well, I threw about $14 at it....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-07-2013, 06:23 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DAP http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14700#post_23054143)

Interesting thing about...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-04-2013, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by snidely http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14670#post_23037101)

Gaderson - or anyone--
The...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-29-2012, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Grandude http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14550#post_22534487)

If it does occur on Dec. 5,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-26-2012, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Persil
I got the letter too. Comcast will have no...

I got the letter too. Comcast will have no excuse for not giving us the channels we've been missing out on after the December 5th date. Although, I don't know how long they feel obligated to keep up...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2012, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Catt99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14550#post_22525751)

Tell me how to check, and I'll try...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2012, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Catt99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14550#post_22520971)

With baited breath and high hopes...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2012, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Persil
So, has this whole VOD over Tivo thing been...

So, has this whole VOD over Tivo thing been resolved now?

I have a Tivo Premiere XL4 on its way, so you can imagine how thrilled I was at the prospect of it not working. I've already had my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-24-2012, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by keenan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14430#post_22335510)

Yes, I get all that, but Comcast...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-18-2012, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Persil
I know for a fact that the "analog goodness"...

I know for a fact that the "analog goodness" went away several years ago. There was a time when the digital channels were several seconds delayed relative to the analog channels. Why? Because the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-01-2012, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by wco81...

Quote:Originally Posted by wco81 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21716548)

Reason why I asked is that I would buy a modem from Amazon. DOCSIS 2...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-19-2011, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by CTEL08...

Quote:Originally Posted by CTEL08 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21361630)

add ch 167, BBC World News, to the list of channels that bay area...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-06-2011, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by wanderance...

Quote:Originally Posted by wanderance http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21304702)

Did the tech ever come out? Just wondering if I should bother to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2011, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by wwu123...

Quote:Originally Posted by wwu123 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20673079)

I have Digital Starter and a Tivo Premiere HD box as my cable box...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-23-2011, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote: Originally Posted by rsra13...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rsra13 http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=426af42ba69004997d6f69d8ea0f41fe&p=20608194#post20608194)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-21-2011, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Persil
We don't appear to have any 3D channels in the...

We don't appear to have any 3D channels in the line-up yet. Does anyone know from other areas that already have a 3D channel (e.g. ESPN3D) how Comcast carries them? Are they just 3-packed like...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-23-2011, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Persil
I would love to know Comcast's plans regarding...

I would love to know Comcast's plans regarding the old analog channels. There seems to be no real impediment to getting rid of them.

The FCC says it's ok for a cable company's service area to go...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-09-2011, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Persil
Quote: Originally Posted by Mikef5...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikef5 http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=1f52e5fdd975d73e1a7183fbd93f7b25&p=20412178#post20412178)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-15-2011, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by willzzz88...

Quote:Originally Posted by willzzz88 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20008885)

Can I get the video files off the DVR!?

Note: I'm a developer....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2010, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Persil
There are 2 annoyances with swapping out a DVR...

There are 2 annoyances with swapping out a DVR that is having issues (other than whatever the problem is). One is that you lose all your recorded shows. The other is that you also lose all your...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-04-2010, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Persil
This MCLU seems like a reasonable plan. But, it...

This MCLU seems like a reasonable plan. But, it will suck to have to be using 4 digit numbers for HD. It seems like the cable box could take care of this for you. Instead of a whole separate set of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2010, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by Mikef5...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mikef5 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18454727)

Nope, the Tivo never lost channel 707 and I did a hard reset on the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-20-2010, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by MANNAXMAN...

Quote:Originally Posted by MANNAXMAN http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18168277)

I had it happen to me three times during the first 20 minutes or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-05-2010, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Persil
Quote:Originally Posted by jharkin...

Quote:Originally Posted by jharkin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18076613)

As in completely invisible. The software version is the same as it...
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