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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-16-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10,870
Views: 956,453
Posted By Craig Colvin
I had no problem receiving the football game...

I had no problem receiving the football game yesterday on KTVU, but today I have no signal. Very frustrating.

I've tried calling but haven't gotten any answer at KTVU.
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   12-01-2003, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By Craig Colvin
Replay is definitely the easiest route. Because...

Replay is definitely the easiest route. Because it has an ethernet connection it is trivial to copy the shows from it to your PC using DVArchive. You then run them through a simple conversion and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-10-2003, 12:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,106
Posted By Craig Colvin
Quote: Originally posted by duffin I've...

Quote:
Originally posted by duffin
I've learned from the following thread that Direct TV has approved Firewire for their boxes.

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/show...498#post1729498

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-03-2002, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Craig Colvin
Basically everything you asked is in the FAQ ...

Basically everything you asked is in the FAQ

Check here http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...threadid=31225 (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=31225) and look under the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-27-2002, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Craig Colvin
You are correct that you could accomplish this...

You are correct that you could accomplish this by spliting the signal and going through 2 switches. Another alternative is a crosspoint switch. A crosspoint switch allows multiple inputs to be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-25-2002, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Craig Colvin
Quote: Originally posted by packlet craig,...

Quote:
Originally posted by packlet
craig, while the inday box claims RGB, they must mean RGsB
(sync on green) 'cuz the box only has 3 plugs per input.
Our DTC-100s and HTPCs put out RGBhv,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2002, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Craig Colvin
Quote: Originally posted by jrwood Out of...

Quote:
Originally posted by jrwood
Out of interest, what sort of size would a film in HDTV format be?

10 gigs?
Probably closer to 20 Gb.

HDTV at 1080i tends to run around 9 Gb per hour.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2002, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Craig Colvin
It says it can handle component or RGB so a...

It says it can handle component or RGB so a transcoder would not be needed.

I've thought about KVM and may end up going that route.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2002, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Craig Colvin
The Inday unit will do what I want but it would...

The Inday unit will do what I want but it would be better if it had DB15 connectors.

To make it work with what I have now I would need 3 breakout cables, BNC->RCA adapters for each and one DB15...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2002, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Craig Colvin
That doesn't look like it will work well for me...

That doesn't look like it will work well for me since I always leave my HTPC and DTC100 on. I need to leave the HTPC on so it will do HDTV recordings and the DTC100 is distributed throughout the...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   11-23-2002, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By Craig Colvin
I've been looking to get a 3rd ReplayTV box and...

I've been looking to get a 3rd ReplayTV box and have been trying to decide which model to get 4xxx or 5xxx (I currently have 2xxx series). But after reviewing the forum I'm not sure that either are...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2002, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Craig Colvin
I'm running out of imputs on my projector and...

I'm running out of imputs on my projector and need to switch between 2 or 3 VGA sources. I've searched the forum for switch boxes but have only found manual switchboxes.

What I'm looking is a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-23-2002, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Craig Colvin
Thanks Cliff, Since I don't currently have...

Thanks Cliff,

Since I don't currently have a sound card I had forgotten that, that option existed.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-22-2002, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Craig Colvin
I want to add DVD playback capability to my...

I want to add DVD playback capability to my HTPC.

I currently have a HiDTV card with the S/PDIF output going to my receiver. I have been looking to add a Delta 410 audio card so I can playback...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-22-2002, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Craig Colvin
A possible problem is that the video resolution...

A possible problem is that the video resolution you are outputting is not supported by your TV. When you go into safe mode try setting different resolutions. You might also try searching the forum...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   11-20-2002, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By Craig Colvin
Quote: Originally posted by videogeek This...

Quote:
Originally posted by videogeek
This is high end - HTPC users use it

Component Adapter (http://www.keydigital.com/detail.asp?Product_ID=KD-VTCA2)
That product appears to be RGB to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2002, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Craig Colvin
Thanks Jeff! So how do you solve this...

Thanks Jeff!

So how do you solve this problem? Do you listen to HDTV in stereo or do you use 2 S/PDIF inputs into your receiver?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-05-2002, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Craig Colvin
I have my HTPC up an running and am using it as...

I have my HTPC up an running and am using it as HDTV PVR using the HiDTV card. I would like to add DVD playback but I still a little confused on how to handle the audio.

Currently I'm using the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-05-2002, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Craig Colvin
I'm not familiar with your TV but my Sony 10HT...

I'm not familiar with your TV but my Sony 10HT projector does the same thing if the input is RGB. Setting to component video supposedly fixes the problem.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-03-2002, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Craig Colvin
I've been receiving KNTV-11 great with signal...

I've been receiving KNTV-11 great with signal strength in the high 80's
Thursday night my signal strength dropped to 40-45 and I can no longer receive it. Anybody else experiencing a new problem...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2002, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 858
Posted By Craig Colvin
I have no experience with the AccessDTV and I am...

I have no experience with the AccessDTV and I am sorry if I was spreading qrong information. I had heard it could do time shifting so I assumed that meant watching one while recording another. Being...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-02-2002, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 858
Posted By Craig Colvin
Currently the AccessDTV card is the only one...

Currently the AccessDTV card is the only one that allows you to watch something while recording something else. AFIK You have to use the AccessDTV card to playback because the AccessDTV encrypts the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-01-2002, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Craig Colvin
The easiest solution is to use a IR distribution...

The easiest solution is to use a IR distribution system such as Xantech and feed it into a single IRMan into the HTPC. Basically you would have an IR receiver at each TV and a single emitter...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2002, 09:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,180
Posted By Craig Colvin
Quote: Originally posted by JKohn One thing...

Quote:
Originally posted by JKohn
One thing they did add in 2.5.3, if you open up the list of recordings and choose to delete an entry from the list, it will ask if you want to delete the files...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2002, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Craig Colvin
Quote: Originally posted by Jym Can the CM...

Quote:
Originally posted by Jym
Can the CM 4226 be used inside an attic?

I live about 20 miles from the HDTV towers. Yet I don't get very good reception. The existing antenna is installed in...
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