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Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-04-2016, 01:10 PM
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Posted By LenL
Neither one of the HGST drives are AV rated...

Neither one of the HGST drives are AV rated drives. They are laptop drives.
The Western Digital drive mentioned by kelson is.

So there is little choice.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-04-2016, 11:10 AM
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Posted By LenL
I don’t know that we ever validated any 2.5 inch...

I don’t know that we ever validated any 2.5 inch drives to work with the DTVPAL. Has anyone posted this info?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-04-2016, 11:07 AM
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Posted By LenL
Many of us DTVPAL owners have removed the hard...

Many of us DTVPAL owners have removed the hard drive and did an external mount with an enclosure. I would rather do that than keep it inside and drill more holes in a case that has plenty of holes...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-01-2016, 06:43 AM
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Posted By LenL
If you have not done so already take the hard...

If you have not done so already take the hard drive out and put it in an enclosure and access it externally! The DVR will stay a lot cooler with the hard drive heat removed and the hard drive not...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-29-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10,943
Views: 726,783
Posted By LenL
Regarding DVR+ tuner versus TV Tuner. I own...

Regarding DVR+ tuner versus TV Tuner. I own Sharp and Samsung brand TVs and find the DVR+ tuner as good if not slightly better than the these TV brands. I also found this true with other DVRs that...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-26-2016, 11:40 AM
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Posted By LenL
I thought this was a medical forum!:D ...

I thought this was a medical forum!:D

Between when I find the problem and go to computer I forget what the problem was!:rolleyes:
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-25-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19,080
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Posted By LenL
I have had that happen to me too in the past few...

I have had that happen to me too in the past few years at least once but I can't remember what I did to resolve it.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18,358
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Posted By LenL
I may have been the exception but I was amazed at...

I may have been the exception but I was amazed at how good reception was during the storm on Sat. No issues at all.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-16-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18,358
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Posted By LenL
I think you are way too optimistic and are...

I think you are way too optimistic and are reading much too much into this. Doing an internet search I could not find anything supporting any plans to broadcast from 1WTC anytime in the future by any...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-11-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10,943
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Posted By LenL
LED Interference

I also forgot to mention that my desktop PC with a an LED monitor on the second floor was on an outside wall of the house where the antennas are and when I left it on I could see a big drop in Hi VHF...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-11-2016, 07:01 AM
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Views: 726,783
Posted By LenL
I don't think a program guide can account for a...

I don't think a program guide can account for a sports event running over its schedule. It routinely happens here with CBS on Sundays. I have to adjust my recording plans.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-09-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10,943
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Posted By LenL
I have 2 DVR+ units connected to the same router...

I have 2 DVR+ units connected to the same router and I never made changes to the router to block anything. My one unit notified my of the firmware being there to upgrade if I wanted to and I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-09-2016, 07:41 AM
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Views: 726,783
Posted By LenL
R3R3R, Not saying this is your issue, but a...

R3R3R,

Not saying this is your issue, but a few years back my next door neighbor upgraded their walkway lights with cheap Malibu LEDS. I then lost VHF reception as my antennas face their walkway. ...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-08-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10,943
Views: 726,783
Posted By LenL
R3R3R, You stated: The DVR+ did go ahead and...

R3R3R,

You stated: The DVR+ did go ahead and try to upload the 132R update on its own - without prompting. A box came up while watching a recorded program stating that an update was available, and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-08-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10,943
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Posted By LenL
Tech Talk

This is tech talk. Let me decode it for you. What they are actually saying to you the customer is shut up and go away!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-25-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19,080
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Posted By LenL
DTVPALs are not being made anymore so you...

DTVPALs are not being made anymore so you probably would be better off with the DVR+ which many of us have gone to as replacements for dead DTVPALS or made it an addition to our DVR inventory. Check...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-24-2015, 02:47 PM
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Posted By LenL
Curious if you have the internal HD? If so it is...

Curious if you have the internal HD? If so it is more than just the chips running at high temps it is also the HD adding to the heat inside! Many of us have moved the HD outside and that keeps the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-20-2015, 02:55 PM
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Posted By LenL
I have the same setup for past 10 months. DVR+...

I have the same setup for past 10 months. DVR+ hooked to a Samsung TV.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-20-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10,943
Views: 726,783
Posted By LenL
Issue

I have a similar issue that started in the past few days. While watching a recording the TV screen would go black and the remote not do a thing. I have the new enhanced remote too. I did 2 resets...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-15-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By LenL
Understandably many of you with 2 DVR+ in the...

Understandably many of you with 2 DVR+ in the same room will want to change the remote codes so one remote controls both boxes.

I use a small empty toothpaste box that I wrapped in foil and just...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-12-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18,358
Views: 1,674,531
Posted By LenL
The answer

Is probably what your real life experience is. Often opinions are helpful but actually installing it and seeing what the results are is more important. Make sure wherever you buy it that they have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18,358
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Posted By LenL
Cm4228

When we made the digital transition way back when I bought a CM4228 for my mother who lives in Dover NJ in Morris County and she gets great UHF and VHF reception with the CM4228. All the VHF...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18,358
Views: 1,674,531
Posted By LenL
When we made the digital transition way back when...

When we made the digital transition way back when I bought a CM4228 for my mother who lives in Dover NJ in Morris County and she gets great UHF and VHF reception with the CM4228. All the VHF...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-09-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18,358
Views: 1,674,531
Posted By LenL
From my experience if you want the best in VHF...

From my experience if you want the best in VHF reception your best option is a VHF only antenna mounted as high as you can get it. You can combine the VHF with a UHF antenna mounted lower.

I have...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-09-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10,943
Views: 726,783
Posted By LenL
New Enhanced Remote

The new enhanced remote uses the smaller AAA alkaline batteries. And they also contain risks if accidentally swallowed:
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