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Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-10-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By dmatch
You just get used to something that is working as...

You just get used to something that is working as you would like and something changes. Then something else comes along that does not do all the things as well as you would like (if at all). Sadly,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,048
Posted By dmatch
Yeah, long time no see. Glad to know you are...

Yeah, long time no see. Glad to know you are still kicking around.

You still using that 10' BUD and doing FTA? It's getting harder and harder to get some of the newer stuff. 16APSK can be really...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-28-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10,970
Views: 727,970
Posted By dmatch
You got to be kidding. Who does Tivo think they...

You got to be kidding. Who does Tivo think they are, a cable/satellite co. ? You pay for lifetime or monthly and you still have to look at ads? Holy Moley!

dmatch
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-23-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 185,869
Posted By dmatch
Unplug (from AC power outlet) wait 20-30 seconds...

Unplug (from AC power outlet) wait 20-30 seconds and plug it back in. See if that helps.

dmatch
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-22-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,048
Posted By dmatch
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/13...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1334089-mohu-antenna.html
and from that link the following:...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-22-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,048
Posted By dmatch
Probably not windy there since it's not windy...

Probably not windy there since it's not windy here. That would probably eliminate multipath/signal problem due to trees moving around. Sounds like it might be interference. Does channel 4 have any...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-22-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,048
Posted By dmatch
How does the "mid-range" signal level compare to...

How does the "mid-range" signal level compare to your stable channels. Is it (signal level) jumping around more? Is it lower? Maybe you could describe this a little more.

If it is jumping around...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-21-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By dmatch
Monsoon got sued by Sling and lost. The ruling...

Monsoon got sued by Sling and lost. The ruling was that they could no longer import their products into the US. So, unless there's something I missed I doubt one could be had easily in the US. Maybe...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-20-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 185,869
Posted By dmatch
Correct, sometimes that would work, but sometimes...

Correct, sometimes that would work, but sometimes it would just stop like the program had ended. Not very predictable or user friendly.

dmatch
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-19-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By dmatch
Actually, if the OP has component output, as he...

Actually, if the OP has component output, as he indicated, that is HD when tuned to an HD channel.

There are PVRs made by Hauppauge (same manufacturer as linked to by ctdish above) that will...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By dmatch
Don't see anything in the setup guide about...

Don't see anything in the setup guide about getting EPG programming data. Did I miss it? Where will it get it?

dmatch
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-30-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 185,869
Posted By dmatch
IMHO, jprc did a fine job of describing the 150...

IMHO, jprc did a fine job of describing the 150 PVR. Regarding:
I found that even very short losses of signal (e.g. plane flying over or lightning in the distance) would cause the PVR to stop when...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-20-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 588
Posted By dmatch
I don't see a TV Fool report on this thread yet....

I don't see a TV Fool report on this thread yet. It would/could provide needed info. If I missed one I apologize.

Here is one at zip code level:...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,048
Posted By dmatch
Actually, I could probably stand watching most of...

Actually, I could probably stand watching most of the diginet subchannels if not for the horrid picture quality. Add that into the equation and it's not so attractive. It's not because it's SD it's...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-16-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,048
Posted By dmatch
Each to his own I guess. Have you actually tried...

Each to his own I guess. Have you actually tried watching any of the movies. 2 robots and a man kibitzing in silhouette would improve most of them dramatically from what I have seen (or tried to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-05-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,781
Posted By dmatch
Thank you, that is very helpful. I can look up...

Thank you, that is very helpful. I can look up the other TVs in my list above (post 61) there also.

dmatch
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-04-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,781
Posted By dmatch
Wow, that sucks, 2 wrong answers! Doesn't...

Wow, that sucks, 2 wrong answers!

Doesn't look too good for us dinosaurs. :mad:

dmatch
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-04-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,781
Posted By dmatch
Okay, I found this comparison guide on Samsung...

Okay, I found this comparison guide on Samsung TVs:

http://www.paupersdime.com/samsung-led-plasma-comparison-chart-guide/(not sure if live links allowed here?)

It seems to be from 2014, but I'm...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-04-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,781
Posted By dmatch
Thanks, this helps, but yes, a model number would...

Thanks, this helps, but yes, a model number would be helpful.

dmatch
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-02-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,781
Posted By dmatch
Thanks everyone, I guess I'll have to dig around...

Thanks everyone, I guess I'll have to dig around the internet a little harder looking at TV manuals.

DRCars
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-01-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,781
Posted By dmatch
Yeah, Zap2It no longer supplies WMC (Microsoft)...

Yeah, Zap2It no longer supplies WMC (Microsoft) with data and Rovi does now. My reference (not made very well) was to the Sony and Samsung TVs that used to get Rovi data not getting it now, or is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-26-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,781
Posted By dmatch
Thanks for the replies. I use TitanTV and...

Thanks for the replies.

I use TitanTV and can continue to do so but it's not quite as easy as pressing the Guide button on my old Vizio TV which has a good full (all that's available from the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-25-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,781
Posted By dmatch
I know this thread is old but I am hoping for an...

I know this thread is old but I am hoping for an update on what TVs have an EPG.

Since ROVI went belly-up I am given to understand that Samsung and Sony TVs no longer have EPGs. Are there any that...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-10-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,048
Posted By dmatch
I thought you could use the SilconDust with an...

I thought you could use the SilconDust with an OTA antenna, but I don't know much about them. Maybe it's some other SiliconDust tuner I'm thinking of?
dmatch
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-03-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,048
Posted By dmatch
Never could get it (SOS) here. Can't miss what I...

Never could get it (SOS) here. Can't miss what I didn't have. By the looks of the technical data on KQPS-LD won't get it either. Boy I would love to have DrTV :rolleyes:.

DRCars
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