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Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-25-2016, 10:12 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Probably you set the clock manually. They will...

Probably you set the clock manually. They will gain time about 8 sec a day that way. To get it back in auto clock set mode, I recall you do a couple of resets back to back by holding down the power...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-24-2016, 07:47 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
My main 'Pal DVR did something odd this morning:...

My main 'Pal DVR did something odd this morning: would not turn on. Power light would flash for a second and go off, along with a brief flash of video on the TV. A Power button hold down until it...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-20-2016, 06:00 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
And... sometimes when I tune live to the NBC...

And... sometimes when I tune live to the NBC channel KXAS from 4 (Fox) or 8 (ABC) as examples, audio may seem OK on live news until a commercial comes on and it's no audio. Or the local news lead-in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-20-2016, 01:26 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I sometimes (maybe 1 out of 5 recordings) have to...

I sometimes (maybe 1 out of 5 recordings) have to do the trick where you go into the menu 3, 3 Audio Setup, switch from English to Spanish then back to English to get the audio to come on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-31-2016, 05:14 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Sometime last week my DTVPal added 38.3...

Sometime last week my DTVPal added 38.3 overnight, but when I tried tuning to it the signal was down too low. Used to get a decent 65-70 signal from KVFW.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2016, 05:40 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Airbox... interesting. And they do that within a...

Airbox... interesting. And they do that within a 6 mHz TV channel? At what quality?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2016, 03:33 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I wonder what that's about? :confused:

I wonder what that's about? :confused:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-19-2016, 04:44 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Thank you for the status update...:)

Thank you for the status update...:)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-05-2016, 03:08 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Since that post a month ago, they've been back to...

Since that post a month ago, they've been back to 98-100 here in NW Dallas. I guess they got it fixed.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2016, 02:45 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
They must have done something to improve their...

They must have done something to improve their signal toward the west, because it's at 60 sig very stable and I've never picked it up before until yesterday when the 'Pals in standby had added ch's...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2016, 08:20 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I see KXDA-LD has come on the air, Ch 41.x but Ch...

I see KXDA-LD has come on the air, Ch 41.x but Ch 5 actual physical channel. So now we have a Low VHF channel with nothing of interest to me without English translation. Spanish religious best I can...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-26-2016, 02:30 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
"...It will freeze, flash a black screen, then...

"...It will freeze, flash a black screen, then flashes the frozen screen, repeat... This happens when viewing the program guide, viewing a recording, or viewing live TV. The problem is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-22-2016, 11:43 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Retro TV: There's just no substitute for Off Beat...

Retro TV: There's just no substitute for Off Beat Cinema, and the local "Mighty Taco" and "Terrapin Station" ads from Buffalo NY. :(
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-20-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41,043
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Thanks that's how I interpreted it but wondered...

Thanks that's how I interpreted it but wondered if I was really hearing a subtle difference when I would go to the stereo mix.



Probably explains why I hear a difference, sometimes. Example,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-20-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 41,043
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Posted By ed_in_tx
BDP-83SE audio question: I have a BDP-83SE...

BDP-83SE audio question:

I have a BDP-83SE I use only with my stereo system. When I play a DVD or Blu Ray with multichannel sound, is the audio coming from the stereo L and R outs always the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-09-2016, 07:06 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Exactly what I was going to recommend. I bought...

Exactly what I was going to recommend. I bought one thru Amazon shipped from Oppo Digital.
The $8 non-backlit remote has glow-in-the-dark keys instead, which I like!


Will add that the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2016, 08:10 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I nominate YOU for that task! (I gave up...

I nominate YOU for that task!

(I gave up months ago.)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-07-2016, 10:50 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
No issues here with WFAA 8.1. 100% copy. I'm...

No issues here with WFAA 8.1. 100% copy. I'm about 26 miles from Cedar Hill.

Signal is fluctuating from 93-100 sig on my DTVPal as I type, with constant audio & video, no glitches at all.

I...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-07-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 41,043
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Posted By ed_in_tx
It appears there was more than the one page of...

It appears there was more than the one page of instructions shown. Did Oppo supply a new top part to the loader also? I suppose that had something to do with the clamp.

When I contacted them a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-01-2016, 07:10 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
Noticed KXAS's signal q improved back up to 95 or...

Noticed KXAS's signal q improved back up to 95 or so. Went to RabbitEars info and the "Live Bandscan" part of the site with real time tuner monitoring gives a 404 error. Hope it gets fixed pretty...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-23-2016, 07:49 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
So when do they flip the switch and make my TVs...

So when do they flip the switch and make my TVs and DVRs obsolete?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-23-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 41,043
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I think I would send it (again) to Oppo and get...

I think I would send it (again) to Oppo and get it fixed for their very reasonable cost. Too nice of a unit to toss!
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,374
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Posted By ed_in_tx
I noticed on their locally inserted ads and PSAs...

I noticed on their locally inserted ads and PSAs on 21.2, which would be 16:9, being overscanned off the sides. Another one looked like should be letterboxed within a 4:3 frame stretched like 2:1....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-22-2016, 06:27 AM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
KVFW... what's that? :rolleyes: KTXA 21.2...

KVFW... what's that? :rolleyes:


KTXA 21.2 MeTV... watching last night seems the aspect ratio is proper on the network feeds but when they insert local ads and PSAs, video is stretched too wide.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-17-2016, 01:23 PM
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Posted By ed_in_tx
One feature I wish had become more...

One feature I wish had become more standardized... my Zenith DTV converter box has aspect ratio memory for each individual channel so you don't have to keep changing it. Maybe more common than I...
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