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Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-07-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By LenL
Smile Great Info Guys!

I have never soldered tiny electronics but the info you provided almost makes me want to give it a try.... if and when one or both of my DTVPals should die due to failed capacitors!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-01-2014, 10:28 AM
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Views: 323,028
Posted By LenL
Not 100% True

[QUOTE=blackbeasst;26210994]based on my location, an antenna serves me no purpose due to lack of range. see chart below. 1 moderate and a bunch weak or non existent.

This is only a guide. If I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By LenL
At one point I had 4 antennas up in operation. A...

At one point I had 4 antennas up in operation. A CM4228, a VHF only, a UHF only and a home built Grey Hoverman. In one instance I was using a Blonder Tongue ZHLSJ filter/splitter to separate out...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By LenL
Giacomo, Interesting discussion but I...

Giacomo,


Interesting discussion but I really don't think this whole discussion is worth it. For most of us, a low VHF station will not be meaningful as it will not be seen by our equipment for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-25-2014, 05:41 AM
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Posted By LenL
Great Info!

Giacomo and Trip,


Thanks for the information which is very helpful in explaining what might be going on now with OTA reception and the possible future addition of more OTA entertainment for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-24-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By LenL
I like to watch WYNE 25 and enjoy some of its...

I like to watch WYNE 25 and enjoy some of its cultural, history, cooking and nature related programming but alas like some of you the signal out here in Morris county is very poor right now. It used...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-16-2014, 05:55 AM
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Posted By LenL
Another Thought

Since all of these units are YOUR problem to fix and don't work, why not take one of YOUR non working units from the house your soon to be exwife lives in and take to where you live and hook it to...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-11-2014, 01:24 PM
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Posted By LenL
SSD not Worth It!

Chuck,


Agree with you. Plus if you have the TV on and you can hear the drive spinning you have a drive issue....it's about to fail. If the TV is off and you hear the drive you have another...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-08-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By LenL
Great tips/points Donald1800! Also Phildaant...

Great tips/points Donald1800! Also Phildaant thanks for your insight.


It could be that for those of us in large city markets (I'm close to NY City) our DTVPALs are getting lots of stations...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-07-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By LenL
No TVGOS?

I can't understand how you could find your DTVPAL DVRS no longer useable because TVGOS went away. It was a nice feature but by no means all that big of a deal when it went away. It does not impede...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-06-2014, 05:58 AM
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Posted By LenL
Donald1800, Agree with your comments. If...

Donald1800,


Agree with your comments. If it was still being sold it would outsell the DTV+. For all the reasons you give plus some others. The DTV+ does offer a few advantages no doubt but...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-01-2014, 05:36 AM
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Posted By LenL
Same here

I usually put my 2 on vacation and then hook up 2 Iviews but so far I am still watching past recordings on my one DTVPAL and still using it to record stuff that is of interest that comes up on our...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-01-2014, 05:32 AM
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Views: 1,586,840
Posted By LenL
Tropo Adding Stations

Worthless as the stations are added and then when I try to view them there is zero reception. Never found this to be of any real value...just a teaser.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-30-2014, 06:25 AM
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Posted By LenL
What kind of soldering iron does one need to...

What kind of soldering iron does one need to solder these? I never worked with anything but the big irons.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-30-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By LenL
Great info! I might give that a try if and when...

Great info! I might give that a try if and when I blow those capacitors. One suggestion I would make is to pull that hard drive out of the box and you eliminate a major source of heat inside the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-01-2014, 06:31 AM
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Posted By LenL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by wiscojim http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1481183/channel-master-dvr-owners-thread/3810#post_24780122)

And anyone thinking of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-30-2014, 11:31 AM
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Views: 1,586,840
Posted By LenL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by egold54 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/275729/new-york-ny-ota/17130#post_24775037)

Morning everyone,

I just moved my son...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-26-2014, 04:24 AM
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Views: 323,028
Posted By LenL
Bring back the DTVPAL DVR!

Bring back the DTVPAL DVR!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-27-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 236,440
Posted By LenL
Servantes, If you have not already done so...

Servantes,

If you have not already done so read post #5 and from 3068 on. You might find the answer to your issues.

I would also advise anyone not using this for OTA but planning to use the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-26-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By LenL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by docemc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1099071/the-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic/18030#post_24530148)

I see now what psip...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-26-2014, 04:42 AM
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Posted By LenL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JHBrandt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1099071/the-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic/18030#post_24529136)

P Smith has the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-26-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 61,183
Posted By LenL
Like any DVR out there today...buy it knowing...

Like any DVR out there today...buy it knowing the return policy and try it. Put it through its paces immediately and if it works for you OK then keep it otherwise return it ASAP!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-25-2014, 01:25 PM
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Views: 236,440
Posted By LenL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by videobruce http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1465875/iview-3500stb-tuner-dvr-owners-thread/3090#post_24526530)

Easy answer; it's...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-25-2014, 01:20 PM
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Posted By LenL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by phildaant http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1099071/the-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic/18000#post_24528566)

Well, that...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-25-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By LenL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by wiscojim http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1099071/the-official-avs-dish-dtvpal-dvr-topic/18000#post_24528558)

No, and that's...
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