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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-17-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By jjeff
Hadn't ever thought or heard of anyone using the...

Hadn't ever thought or heard of anyone using the green component output in place of a composite for B&W material, does it look any better than composite or would it be the same?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By jjeff
I've been down that road several times, every...

I've been down that road several times, every time resulting in disappointment. I always hoped starting with a high quality signal like component will give me better or worst case same quality as...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-16-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By jjeff
S-video breaks up luminance and chrominance so...

S-video breaks up luminance and chrominance so you'd think with B&W material that it would look equal to composite, I said think because when I did extensive testing a few years back even with B&W...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 500,714
Posted By jjeff
No one else mentioned the return of a live band?...

No one else mentioned the return of a live band? Albeit not Harold Wheeler :(
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 500,714
Posted By jjeff
Not sure about other markets but in mine(KSTP...

Not sure about other markets but in mine(KSTP OTA) I noticed a fair amount of black crush, blacks being too black. In my market this was accompanied with the usual severe macroblocking(due to their...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-15-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 59,599
Posted By jjeff
For anyone that might not know, all N. American...

For anyone that might not know, all N. American 240v households have 2 separate 120v poles or sides, roughly half your house load goes to 1 pole and 1/2 to the other. As Kelson said if your PLAs...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-15-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By jjeff
What Chruch said :) Uncorrected the brightness...

What Chruch said :)
Uncorrected the brightness level is a bit high for me, especially since I now know about it, before that I recorded many DVDs not really noticing it, now that I do it bothers me....
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-14-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By jjeff
No TV that I'm aware of has a simple IRE setting,...

No TV that I'm aware of has a simple IRE setting, the best correction for a incorrect IRE black level is your TVs brightness. The only slight problem with lowering your TVs brightness is it also...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-12-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 500,714
Posted By jjeff
That would be great news! I wasn't a fan of the...

That would be great news! I wasn't a fan of the single program week, I hope it stays for the rest of the season.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-12-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 59,599
Posted By jjeff
Your way uses the least keystrokes, otherwise...

Your way uses the least keystrokes, otherwise just 2, the . key and then 1. It would be nice if Tivo did what a couple of my TVs do, that is if I hit 2 it automatically goes to 2.1(assuming I didn't...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   09-12-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By jjeff
Make sure your using your Sony VCRs Output, not...

Make sure your using your Sony VCRs Output, not input and I believe your TV shares it's composite input with it's component input, if so you may need to select composite in your TVs setup.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-12-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,616
Posted By jjeff
Is a smart phone worth $599(more than a Tivo...

Is a smart phone worth $599(more than a Tivo w/lifetime) and with the smartphone you have to play $30+ every month to be able to use it?
Basically everyone owns a smartphone, pays much more than...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-12-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 66,829
Posted By jjeff
While the iView records CC it cannot display them...

While the iView records CC it cannot display them without either removing the HDD and changing something on a PC and then hooking back to the iView or else playing the HDD on another device that...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-11-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,632
Posted By jjeff
I've used that GC product in the past to...

I've used that GC product in the past to rejuvenate VCR idlers and belts with great success. It's applied with a Q tip, let it sit for a minute and then use another Q tip(or several) to remove the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-07-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,632
Posted By jjeff
I've been doing it for years with no adverse side...

I've been doing it for years with no adverse side effects.
So are you guys saying the Ty DLs don't have the slightly tactile disc bottom? That would be disappointing as that feature was the main...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   09-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By jjeff
Sounds like the control track that lies along the...

Sounds like the control track that lies along the edge of the tape is damaged, more than likely crinkled by a miss adjusted roller or capstan. Not much that can be done about it after the fact, it's...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-03-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,201
Posted By jjeff
Interesting, the English subtitles were a hoot!...

Interesting, the English subtitles were a hoot! Not sure how they were made(automatically off the pronunciation or by someone who didn't really know English) but some interesting conversions......
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-03-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,363
Posted By jjeff
With satellite the Panasonic will only record...

With satellite the Panasonic will only record what what your satellite tuner is set to, you cannot watch one channel while recording another channel. The best you could do is to record one channel...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,201
Posted By jjeff
My main issue is with a strong Yorkshire accient...

My main issue is with a strong Yorkshire accient but I mainly like the subtitles to catch words or phrases I'm not familiar with. I also studied Swedish at the American Swedish Institute in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-02-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,805
Posted By jjeff
I guess when you compare it to the CM DVR+ at...

I guess when you compare it to the CM DVR+ at $400 with it's only 2 tuners and limited features, even $500 total for the Tivo is a bargain, of course people will always want it for less....
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-01-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By jjeff
I'd guess you need to turn HS dubbing on to see...

I'd guess you need to turn HS dubbing on to see the option for SILENT HS dubbing, I don't know as I've never turned the HS dubbing off, I always want to be able to HS dub from my HDD to DVD.
I'm not...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-31-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,632
Posted By jjeff
I had a similar thing happen when I downloaded...

I had a similar thing happen when I downloaded IMGBURN from one of the major hosts that were listed :mad: My search function got hijacked and would direct me to sites I'm sure paid the hijacker. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-31-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,805
Posted By jjeff
At one time not too long ago Tivo had OTA only...

At one time not too long ago Tivo had OTA only guide info for <$10 month, I agree to make this more box more appealing they'd have to do that again or as you said offer a no fee OTA only DVR for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-31-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 267,148
Posted By jjeff
A long 24-48hrs..........it's been almost a month...

A long 24-48hrs..........it's been almost a month and I still have no guide info for WUMN UNI :confused: anyone else showing anything?
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-31-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,201
Posted By jjeff
Frequently with British programming I use my...

Frequently with British programming I use my Tivo's CC option and when I do it has large green lettering with a black background, no way to miss that(actually I don't really care for it because it...
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