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Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   05-10-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Pericles
Thanks for the reply Don - I recently switched...

Thanks for the reply Don - I recently switched from Dish Network so I don't know much about DirecTV...I didn't realize they have multiple satellites in the same spot. I appreciate your kind reply...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   05-09-2004, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Pericles
can someone point me to a completely list of the...

can someone point me to a completely list of the DirecTV channels and the transponders they are on? I am wondering what transponder HDNet is on....I am getting very strong signal on everything else...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-01-2004, 08:25 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,060
Posted By Pericles
Quote: Originally posted by Ken Ross I was...

Quote:
Originally posted by Ken Ross
I was simply pointing out to another poster who claimed that D* would be the first with an HD PVR, that he was incorrect. I said nothing about the quality....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-01-2004, 08:19 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,060
Posted By Pericles
Quote: Originally posted by sangs Hey, if it...

Quote:
Originally posted by sangs
Hey, if it makes you feel any better, I ordered on March 2 and he told me this morning that mine would be a first week of May delivery also, so don't feel so bad....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-01-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,060
Posted By Pericles
And that did them a lot of good - they lost me...

And that did them a lot of good - they lost me as a customer, and they have a black eye after two major relatailers pulled the 921 off the shelves....bohoo...big deal...they were the first to offer...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   03-30-2004, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By Pericles
Greetings, I hope this is the appropriate...

Greetings,

I hope this is the appropriate venue to ask this, but I am trying to receive certain channel from Europe, which are apparently carried by a company called Globe Cast, via their...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-11-2004, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 51,892
Posted By Pericles
Quote: Originally posted by hardwired Mark, ...

Quote:
Originally posted by hardwired
Mark,

Call CJ so that they are aware you are an affected customer. His number and ext is listed in this thread. They have no idea how many have the HDTV...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-07-2004, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 51,892
Posted By Pericles
Quote: Originally posted by bpearse Yeah, I...

Quote:
Originally posted by bpearse
Yeah, I was tempted never to post again to keep my lucky number. That would have made some people happy :p

Hardwired, my magic number is EXACTLY the same as...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-02-2004, 08:09 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 52,361
Posted By Pericles
Are you suggesting that those of us that don't...

Are you suggesting that those of us that don't let our kids watch this crap are bad parents and do not have good relationships with them? Anyone that has any common sense and any awareness of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-24-2003, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By Pericles
I got this reply from Sylvette Barr from Hughes:...

I got this reply from Sylvette Barr from Hughes:

"Won't be available until late february. I assume they will be available online, circuit city, best buy and other distibution channels. "

Very...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-24-2003, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By Pericles
The 2004 International CES listed the DirecTV HD...

The 2004 International CES listed the DirecTV HD TiVo, with a very small amount of information, although there is a name and a contact address.

There is also a high-rez picture of the front of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-31-2003, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Pericles
As a followup - does anyone have this service...

As a followup - does anyone have this service installed and operational? If so, is Wired fair when describing the service?
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-30-2003, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Pericles
Voom, a new satellite television service...

Voom, a new satellite television service boasting 21 exclusive high-definition channels, may provide enough content to justify the $800-plus investment in a shiny new set, but will the HDTV-starved...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   10-24-2003, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Pericles
I am looking for a DVD player that has a...

I am looking for a DVD player that has a firewire output for Mpeg capture capabilities. Is there any DVD player with firewire out at all? Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-21-2003, 08:23 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,195
Posted By Pericles
Quote: Originally posted by Ken Ross I'll...

Quote:
Originally posted by Ken Ross
I'll dismiss the logical conclusion from your post that if you actually try VOOM you are, by definition, an idiot. In fact I'll throw that comment in with many...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-21-2003, 04:37 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,195
Posted By Pericles
Quote: Originally posted by Ken Ross So I...

Quote:
Originally posted by Ken Ross
So I guess if the Sears guy told you it's crap then it must be, right? I guess if the Sears guy told you they were "directed" by VOOM not to show any other...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-20-2003, 07:27 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,195
Posted By Pericles
I went to Sears this weekend to check-out the...

I went to Sears this weekend to check-out the VOOM demo, and the Sears guy himself told me that "it's a piece of crap"...his words. First, only one channel was operational, and all they played on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-08-2003, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 136,268
Posted By Pericles
To get back on topic, does anyone know how this...

To get back on topic, does anyone know how this HD DirecTivo unit will get its guide data? Does it have a modem/ethernet port on it, or will it be streamed from the satellite?
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-08-2003, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,995
Posted By Pericles
So then what will be available on Oct. 15? It...

So then what will be available on Oct. 15? It sounds to me like a marketing hype with no HD content available whatsoever. The press release does say 39 HD channels available on Oct 15....where are...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-07-2003, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,995
Posted By Pericles
I don't know anything about Cablevision....how...

I don't know anything about Cablevision....how does one go about signing up with them?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-03-2003, 07:12 AM
Replies: 38
  HD Tivo
Views: 2,308
Posted By Pericles
Quote: Originally posted by DaveFi Too late...

Quote:
Originally posted by DaveFi
Too late now. Cable will offer PVR functions so no need for TIVO anymore.
Yeah, if you want a piece of crap that doesn't handle basic features like season...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-09-2003, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,256
Posted By Pericles
Nokia is now entering the PVR market. If anyone...

Nokia is now entering the PVR market. If anyone has any pricing info, or if you know if Dish will adopt this product, please let me know:

http://www.nokia.com/flash/homeproducts/260s/index.html
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-09-2003, 07:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,903
Posted By Pericles
I always said that I will wait until HD no...

I always said that I will wait until HD no longer works. Dish never sent me any notices about changing their signaling, or requiring hardware upgrades, so, the day I can no longer get HD with my...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-25-2002, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By Pericles
Hey guys, quick question for the STB-50 owners....

Hey guys, quick question for the STB-50 owners. The local CBS station for some reason chose to broadcast HD on 41.2 (they only have a blank test screen on 41.1), however since I do not seem to have...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-06-2002, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Pericles
Quote: Originally posted by Don Landis ...

Quote:
Originally posted by Don Landis
"Wow...they'll give us what, a $5 credit toward a new 6000?

This is so asinine..."

Yes, your question is asinine, I agree with you. Because DishNetwork...
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