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Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-04-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21,176
Views: 1,675,302
Posted By DSperber
My recent experience is that BDMV burned to DVD+R...

My recent experience is that BDMV burned to DVD+R blank media (because it was small, and I didn't want to waste the more expensive BluRay blank media) will not play on the 103 if it declares itself...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-03-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,691
Posted By DSperber
They're already over-using the Kate McKinnon Ruth...

They're already over-using the Kate McKinnon Ruth Bader Ginsburg bit on WU. It's good, and she's very good in it, but it wears thin with no new novelty. I still enjoy it, and laugh, because of her...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-27-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9,447
Views: 1,367,662
Posted By DSperber
I believe these are the boxes used for the...

I believe these are the boxes used for the Scientific Atlanta infrastructure environments.

The DCX* family of equipment (regardless of the manufacturer now) is for the Motorola infrastructure.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-26-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 21,176
Views: 1,675,302
Posted By DSperber
HDHR is a "network tuner" device connecting...

HDHR is a "network tuner" device connecting through ethernet, feeding DVR-like software such as Windows Media Center running on a PC which can access "network tuners" or internal TV tuner cards.
...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-16-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 755,247
Posted By DSperber
Truthfully, I don't know even one thing about...

Truthfully, I don't know even one thing about this piece of equipment, nor any of the configuration options you're asking about. Sorry.

Hopefully someone else might be able to answer your...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-13-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,691
Posted By DSperber
This is truly the absolute worst season in the 40...

This is truly the absolute worst season in the 40 year history of the show. Absolutely unfunny.

Michael Che should not be on TV.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-11-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 620
Posted By DSperber
I found the first two days of coverage on ESPN to...

I found the first two days of coverage on ESPN to be extremely disappointing. Much discontinuity, lack of coherence, and no sensation of following along with the players as play progressed. ...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-10-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 755,247
Posted By DSperber
I probably shouldn't be injecting my thoughts...

I probably shouldn't be injecting my thoughts here, since it's been five years since I actually used TWC-provided true DCX equipment, albeit older models. So my comments may be outdated an no longer...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-04-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21,176
Views: 1,675,302
Posted By DSperber
Don't know what this will look like on disc, but...

Don't know what this will look like on disc, but the theatrical top-of-the-line out of six formats...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-03-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,700
Posted By DSperber
If he has a constant smile on his face, and if he...

If he has a constant smile on his face, and if he says things that are supposed to be funny and amusing but just aren't, or if he just isn't funny and amusing and entertaining, or if he isn't...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-02-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,700
Posted By DSperber
More remarkable was to try and read his tweets,...

More remarkable was to try and read his tweets, simply for English language proficiency. He seem illiterate, and unable to formulate complete grammatically correct English... not to mention the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-31-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 603
Posted By DSperber
+1 I now use it for "background noise" on my...

+1

I now use it for "background noise" on my second monitor, watching it out of the side of my eye while I work at my primary monitor. I do FF after each performance, so that I don't have to deal...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-31-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 103,676
Posted By DSperber
Just in case you haven't seen "Going Clear" yet...

Just in case you haven't seen "Going Clear" yet on HBO, here's one of the sidelights I didn't know about until seeing the documentary.

Turns out Nazanin Boniadi (who played Fara Sherazi this past...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-31-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,700
Posted By DSperber
As evidenced by how I canceled my "series"...

As evidenced by how I canceled my "series" recording for Larry Willmore (replacing Colbert) after three days, it's clear that there's more to these jobs than meets the eye. You must have a special...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-23-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 511,457
Posted By DSperber
Indeed. But in all honesty, she definitely...

Indeed.

But in all honesty, she definitely seems a bit clutzy and uncoordinated in her dancing. Definitely not graceful and elegant, and smooth.

A bit of a disappointment and a small surprise...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-20-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 199,718
Posted By DSperber
One side note that hasn't been mentioned about...

One side note that hasn't been mentioned about the show (and in fact rarely gets mentioned about any show)...

Just this week I happened to notice that the music for "Justified" is credited to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-16-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 511,457
Posted By DSperber
Did you mis-type what you wanted to say? The...

Did you mis-type what you wanted to say?

The article says that Len WILL be here for season 20, which is the opposite of what you said.

"When season 20 kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. on ABC, it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-11-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 480,102
Posted By DSperber
Personally, I don't think CAT5 is acceptable. ...

Personally, I don't think CAT5 is acceptable. Too slow, and with so many network tuners independently sending HD streams TO the router, and then FROM the router TO the HTPC, not to mention the other...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-10-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 480,102
Posted By DSperber
Doesn't have to be PCIe internal, if you don't...

Doesn't have to be PCIe internal, if you don't want it.

If you want Ceton as a network-based tuner, they make that 6-tuner Ethernet product too...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 977,984
Posted By DSperber
This is the key point I was not appreciating. ...

This is the key point I was not appreciating. There actually are TWO encrypt/decrypt stages here, and that's what I had failed to realize. But now I understand how that can make all of the observed...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 977,984
Posted By DSperber
I have in fact now heard from Dan, in this...

I have in fact now heard from Dan, in this response...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-08-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 86,405
Posted By DSperber
[quote]You are ABSOLUTELY RIGHT!!! I've been...

[quote]You are ABSOLUTELY RIGHT!!! I've been struggling for days with a mind-stall, trying to put together the name and face I knew was even more exactly a doppelganger for Laura. And you're 1000%...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-07-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 977,984
Posted By DSperber
But are you sure this is encrypted? I, too,...

But are you sure this is encrypted?

I, too, can use VideoRedo on these recordings (e.g. from 4 which is TWC via Ceton, rather than from 4.1 which is my OTA/ATSC via Hauppauge). But I was unaware...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-07-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 86,405
Posted By DSperber
Anybody notice the similarity between contestant...

Anybody notice the similarity between contestant Laura Pierson and actress Alison Sweeney?

Here's Laura:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/905/817kVQ.jpg

and here's Alison:
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-07-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9,685
Views: 977,984
Posted By DSperber
Well, for sure "clear QAM" doesn't work any...

Well, for sure "clear QAM" doesn't work any longer on the TWC cable feed.

But while technically accurate in saying "yes everything now is encrypted which means a cablecard is required for...
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