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Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   11-17-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,263
Posted By greywolf
It depends. The assignments that won't change...

It depends. The assignments that won't change can be evaluated now. Those that will change will be low VHF, High VHF or UHF. If another channel is in the same VHF range or close to another UHF...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-08-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By greywolf
Quote:Originally Posted by donnyjaguar...

Quote:Originally Posted by donnyjaguar http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13318688)

The tower is grounded with a system separate from the power...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-02-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 332,479
Posted By greywolf
Quote:Originally Posted by Mark Hoy...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mark Hoy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13267698)

Got off the phone with the DirecTv upgrade guy. Claims I'll get a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7,378
Views: 889,766
Posted By greywolf
Under Chicago, WLS- ABC 07 53 07 should read 07...

Under Chicago, WLS- ABC 07 53 07 should read 07 52 07. 53 is WGBO which is correct in the listing.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-07-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5,969
Views: 928,483
Posted By greywolf
There are some HR20-700s on shelves yet. My...

There are some HR20-700s on shelves yet. My local Best Buy has some but the HR21s are taking over.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-07-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6,204
Views: 718,398
Posted By greywolf
It is really on standby. Only the lights and...

It is really on standby. Only the lights and outputs are turned off.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-01-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 68,052
Posted By greywolf
The remotes are identical. All the new receivers...

The remotes are identical. All the new receivers use the same codes, even the D10 in the kid's room.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,517
Posted By greywolf
The reason for solid copper is the five LNB...

The reason for solid copper is the five LNB dish. It takes more current to power that many LNBs. Their current requirement plus the added resistance of the steel can drop the voltage below the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 332,479
Posted By greywolf
Resistance is about total length of run and...

Resistance is about total length of run and quality of connections as well as steel v. copper. Powering the WB68 doesn't help. I've found some all copper at Lowe's but a small percentage of it. Take...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-31-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,274
Posted By greywolf
You may see the capability to play programs from...

You may see the capability to play programs from one DVR through the other in the future though. It's called multi room viewing. http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=115575
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-31-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 332,479
Posted By greywolf
What multiswitch do you have? A Zinwell WB68 or...

What multiswitch do you have? A Zinwell WB68 or WB616 is needed. The WB68 takes power from the coax too so adds to the load. Steel normally is good to about 75 feet. If you have longer runs, a power...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-28-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,865
Posted By greywolf
The problem is the laws of physics cannot be...

The problem is the laws of physics cannot be repealed. The best antennas look like antennas.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-18-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,969
Views: 928,483
Posted By greywolf
Quote:Originally Posted by texasbrit...

Quote:Originally Posted by texasbrit http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12840830)

No, if you have an SWM you just don't need the b-band signals...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-18-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 332,479
Posted By greywolf
An OTA tuner module was shown at CES for the...

An OTA tuner module was shown at CES for the HR21. It plugs into the USB port. Estimated availability is predicted to be around March 2008. As for cables...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-14-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 332,479
Posted By greywolf
An HDMI cable comes with each HD receiver in the...

An HDMI cable comes with each HD receiver in the box.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-13-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 332,479
Posted By greywolf
Select 480i and all outputs will produce 480i....

Select 480i and all outputs will produce 480i. Whether you TV can manage it is another story. The chipsets in many Korean TVs, like most Samsungs for example, cannot handle 480i over HDMI.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-06-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By greywolf
It depends on the origin of the box. It may be...

It depends on the origin of the box. It may be owned, but it is unlikely. It may be an authorized dealer acting as an agent and you would be leasing the box from DirecTV. It may be an individual who...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-04-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 332,479
Posted By greywolf
A 721 error is programming authorization. A 771...

A 721 error is programming authorization. A 771 error is hardware, usually dish aim.
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-27-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,348
Posted By greywolf
My HD service is running off the old 60% duo...

My HD service is running off the old 60% duo shield cable with no sweep testing. It works fine. HR20/21s have an eSATA connection for and external hard drive. Some work better than others. See the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-25-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,348
Posted By greywolf
Also, the HD local channel spot beam may be...

Also, the HD local channel spot beam may be smaller than the SD one. You could be out of the spot for the locals you want.
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-21-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,400
Posted By greywolf
There is a single wire multiswitch due out soon....

There is a single wire multiswitch due out soon. It will allow dual tuner use with one cable to an HR20 or HR21.
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-21-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,343
Posted By greywolf
None of the equipment from the broadcaster...

None of the equipment from the broadcaster through the provider is capable of 1080p. It is not one of the ATSC designed resolutions.
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-21-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,311
Posted By greywolf
Through the glass will require some work. If you...

Through the glass will require some work. If you have line of sight to all 5 satellites, a big if, you still need to look at material. A single pane of glass can cause problems. A dual pane or low E...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-21-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5,969
Views: 928,483
Posted By greywolf
Quote:Originally Posted by Sirluckyj...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sirluckyj http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12545267)

What are "Series Links". Thanks

Jim


If you set up to...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-20-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5,969
Views: 928,483
Posted By greywolf
Quote:Originally Posted by Sirluckyj...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sirluckyj http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12543037)

When you do a Reset Everything on an HR20-700 do you lose all...
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