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Forum: Remote Control Area   10-27-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By OldRelayer
I am looking at this vCr, it suits what I want...

I am looking at this vCr, it suits what I want to do with it, primarily S-video because that is the input I have left open on my TV and it does read will and was reviewed favorably.

Of course it...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-15-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By OldRelayer
I did a lot of research and I think I could do...

I did a lot of research and I think I could do what is necessary. We tried to look at this pragmatically, we did the Replaytv thing because save money and it has worked out for the most part, but...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-09-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By OldRelayer
Hello Steve, thank you so much for your reply.] ...

Hello Steve, thank you so much for your reply.]

Those hard drives are readily available from $20 to $50, that doesn't scare me much.

I am a little confused on how you get the program and the...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-08-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By OldRelayer
Some one told me this would be a good place to...

Some one told me this would be a good place to post with my problem, so here I am.

Without getting into to much detail, I have 3 of these machines and when they work they are great and do...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-22-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,891
Posted By OldRelayer
Thank Scoo for your reply. But the whole deal...

Thank Scoo for your reply. But the whole deal with the HS-2000 is you can still get a Program Guide, they were going to cancel it but they were forced apparently to keep it. Other than the PG I have...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-20-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,891
Posted By OldRelayer
We have used this machine since it was first...

We have used this machine since it was first released somewhere around 99 or 2000. We bought two of them, it was cheaper to buy two than to buy a service contract. We wore the first one out some...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   06-19-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 82,233
Posted By OldRelayer
I am sorry if I am touching on something already...

I am sorry if I am touching on something already discussed in this thread, it is so large, I can't read all the posts.

I actually have 3 2000 showstoppers, why? Because they had lifetime program...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   11-12-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
Got my new programmable digital converter box...

Got my new programmable digital converter box today. Works great and it was an economical way out, $41 including shipping. I bought two Digital Stream 9950's, I sure would have bought 2 of these had...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-29-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
atually it works perfectly except it doesn't...

atually it works perfectly except it doesn't keep time. It was the original unit we used for about 7 or 8 years before the problem. When I set the unit up that we are now using it wouldn't work...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-29-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
Yes Henry, that is pretty much what I do now for...

Yes Henry, that is pretty much what I do now for the 3.5mm connection, I choose directTV and then tried every code for hours, none worked.

I do have a spare unit, I may decide to open it up and...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-29-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
Geeze they don't make this easy. I learned the...

Geeze they don't make this easy. I learned the Digital stream no problem and programmed a timed event and poof it actually worked. Your not going to believe this one, they have exactly one memory...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-28-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
After reviewing the manual for my 8 in 1 remote,...

After reviewing the manual for my 8 in 1 remote, it actually has programmable macros, either daily or weekly, as soon as I get the batteries for this thing that my wife will be bring home, I am...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-28-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
I did check the output of the two IR blasters...

I did check the output of the two IR blasters with a digital camera and I didn't see anything. So as I suspected it is someplace in the Showstopper itself. You can also buy the RS232 version for $12...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-25-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
Thanks you again. The antenna is on a mast and...

Thanks you again. The antenna is on a mast and is also on a rotor. Until now there were no UHF transmissions in Maine so I had to buy a new antenna with UHF capability, I don't think the antenna was...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-25-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
Henry, thanks for the explanation. I have a mast...

Henry, thanks for the explanation. I have a mast which brings the antenna, I would guess about 10 feet above the roof. I still have to find someone to put it up before the roof gets icy a 15 foot...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-24-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
Well, that didn't work either. I have tried a...

Well, that didn't work either. I have tried a ton of different codes non work. On a day like today it doesn't much matter nothing is coming in because it is raining, that one I can't figure out what...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-19-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
CTL, thank you so much for your help. I think I...

CTL, thank you so much for your help. I think I have tried every code and made sure I tried the ones mentioned. The on board instructions say turn off converter box and then it should turn on, so my...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   10-15-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,575
Posted By OldRelayer
I am just getting to setting my showstopper up...

I am just getting to setting my showstopper up after digital, I was letting it settle out and we still get sporadic reception. That aside, I have a showstopper 2000(actually I have two, but the...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-08-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
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Views: 782
Posted By OldRelayer
I think this is where this post belongs, there...

I think this is where this post belongs, there were some subjects that danced around the same subject but not exactly.

We don't have a satellite or Cable and don't want the monthly expense but...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   01-19-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 64,935
Posted By OldRelayer
Hello Guys, thanks for this thread and this...

Hello Guys, thanks for this thread and this forum, I don't know how I could ever get through this without it. I don't actually have the IR blaster yet but will order one probably from Ebay, so where...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   01-14-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,995
Posted By OldRelayer
You guys have been incredibly helpful, I almost...

You guys have been incredibly helpful, I almost think I know what I am doing.

Question: My problem for the moment is that there is only one channel my PBS that is on VHF(the only antennae I...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   01-13-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,995
Posted By OldRelayer
Thank you so much for the information. I am...

Thank you so much for the information. I am actually starting to understand this a bit. I lucked out apparently, I have a digital stream that I purchased from Radio Shack, not knowing it was a good...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   01-11-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 64,935
Posted By OldRelayer
I would be very interested as well. Is there any...

I would be very interested as well. Is there any documentation somewhere as to the interactive codes? Somehow people are finding them, but I don't know where.

Thanks,
Barry
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   01-11-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,995
Posted By OldRelayer
Thanks Doug. That did help a lot, but of course...

Thanks Doug. That did help a lot, but of course I would still need all the right boxes and the right codes. I had no idea that any of this stuff worked as it does.


Thanks,
Barry
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   01-09-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,995
Posted By OldRelayer
I am still confused. The IR blaster seems easy...

I am still confused. The IR blaster seems easy enough to obtain, all over Ebay and other places. But how do I know what code to use and further what can I expect it to do. Will it actually change...
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