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Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   06-05-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By Watchman56
Thank you everyone for the suggestions. I know...

Thank you everyone for the suggestions. I know that the Replay is having trouble connecting via broadband, and dial up isn't working (it may be a PBX issue). My Tivo Series 2 had no difficulty in...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   05-23-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By Watchman56
A little additional information: the TV set...

A little additional information:

the TV set in the room is a Sony Trinitron KV27FS120 made in 2004. I assume that this set does not have a digital tuner, so the standard tuner (set to "cable") is...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   05-22-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,339
Posted By Watchman56
Hi, I have a Replay Tv 4050 that I have...

Hi,

I have a Replay Tv 4050 that I have been using at home for a number of years. However, I have just moved into an extended stay hotel for the next 3-6 months.

Is there any way to configure...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-03-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By Watchman56
Hi, I have been noticing an increase in...

Hi,

I have been noticing an increase in programs not being recorded. It looks like the unit knows that a recording is scheduled because it goes into it's recording mode, but then stops within a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-01-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,209
Posted By Watchman56
No VCR's were built to support Macrovision....

No VCR's were built to support Macrovision. Macrovision was encoded into the actual video tape to provide a signal that interfered with the automatic gain control of the recording VCR.

When you...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-22-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By Watchman56
If your panny is connected to a cable box, it is...

If your panny is connected to a cable box, it is possible that the cable company updated it's firmware. This has been known to affect the responsiveness of the EH75. I had a SA 4200 HD cable box...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-24-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,579
Posted By Watchman56
I have still been having the problems with...

I have still been having the problems with missed recordings, with no rhyme or reason.

Also, my TVGOS has not been updating over the past week (I have listings through tomorrow, but after that...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-23-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By Watchman56
Over the past few days, I have noticed a problem...

Over the past few days, I have noticed a problem receiving TVGOS data on my Panny DMR-EH75. I'm wondering if it's just me or if any one else with Cablevision in the NY area has noticed this. I saw...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-17-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By Watchman56
I've been having a lot of trouble recently with...

I've been having a lot of trouble recently with recording scheduled recordings. I have noticed that a lot of the shows I have scheduled to record have not recorded. This had happened sporadically in...
Forum: Camcorders   06-24-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By Watchman56
I have been asked to buy a camcorder for a...

I have been asked to buy a camcorder for a community theater group. The camcorder will be used to record performances.

One of the requirements would be the ability to have the camcorder hooked up...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-09-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,579
Posted By Watchman56
I have had the same problem sporadically. There...

I have had the same problem sporadically. There does not seem to be any rhyme or reason for when the unit fails to record a scheduled program. It does not have anything to do with the DST issue and...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   04-11-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By Watchman56
I like the Philips DVP5982. It does good PAL to...

I like the Philips DVP5982. It does good PAL to NTSC conversion and has a simple region-free hack. It is much less expensive than the Oppo. I got mine for $40.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-25-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Watchman56
Did you check whether you have the picture size...

Did you check whether you have the picture size set to panorama? That could cause this effect.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-31-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,522
Posted By Watchman56
Gel9001, If you want to record in SD...

Gel9001,

If you want to record in SD quality (which is all a DVD recorder can do), then connecting the 4250 to the Panny via s-video or composite works fine (mine is connected into input 3). I...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-27-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,522
Posted By Watchman56
I agree with the above. The 4250 will not...

I agree with the above.

The 4250 will not allow you to use both the HDMI and the component at the same time - if you have the HDMI on the cable box connected to the TV, you cannot get any output...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-11-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,185
Posted By Watchman56
Yes, you can definitely record from the 4250HD....

Yes, you can definitely record from the 4250HD. Since you didn't tell us what type of DVD recorder you have, I'll be very generic about the hookup.

You would connect the output from the 4250HD to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   11-18-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 176,224
Posted By Watchman56
I just had the color wheel replaced in my HLP...

I just had the color wheel replaced in my HLP 6163W on 11/16/07 (the unit is about three years old, and yes, I did get the extended warranty). When the tech replaced the color wheel, all the colors...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-12-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,639
Posted By Watchman56
One thing that you can try is to set the Panny...

One thing that you can try is to set the Panny up to send a 4 digit signal to your STB (e.g., sending 0054 instead of 54). This may help in avoiding the dropped digits.
Forum: Portable A/V   10-04-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 913
Posted By Watchman56
I'm not sure if this is the right section to ask...

I'm not sure if this is the right section to ask this question in, but here goes.

I am a fan of Old Time radio and have CD-R's of MP3 files of radio broadcasts. I usually play the CD's in an...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-20-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By Watchman56
If you record something to the HDD in FR mode,...

If you record something to the HDD in FR mode, it will be recorded to fit a single layer DVD. What I do to record something onto a DL disk at the highest quality is to record it to the HDD in XP...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-06-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By Watchman56
I have never had a problem with DeepDiscount...

I have never had a problem with DeepDiscount about returning defective DVD's, even ones that I had bought 6 months before but had not gotten to watch until later.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-23-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,758
Posted By Watchman56
I have an SA 4250HD hooked up to my panny...

I have an SA 4250HD hooked up to my panny eh75vs. Are there any instructions to get a "squeezed image" using this STB? I tried to follow the instructions for the 8300, but I am only able to see a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-23-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By Watchman56
Thanks. I was afraid that it was some kind of...

Thanks. I was afraid that it was some kind of incompatibility issue. Oh well.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-20-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By Watchman56
I just changed cable boxes and have a SA 4250 HD...

I just changed cable boxes and have a SA 4250 HD box. It has 2 firewire ports. I know that my panny EH75 has a firewire input for DV, which I have used to copy DVd tapes from my camcorder to DVD.
...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-16-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 22,606
Posted By Watchman56
So far, my panny is working well with the...

So far, my panny is working well with the 4250HD. I'm connected via composite, rather than s-video, but that shouldn't make a difference, because that's how I was connected to the 4200HD. It seems...
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