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Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-26-2014, 07:23 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
Years ago most cable companies inserted a analog...

Years ago most cable companies inserted a analog filter in the line at the pole to keep the extended channels out of your house. Those filters sometimes don't play well with internet service. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-20-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
In this area, the Me-TV and This outlets are...

In this area, the Me-TV and This outlets are solid. The COSI outlet causes problems for the PVR. This will sometimes make my SiliconDust HD HomeRun Dual go into a funk but COSI is solid on it. Go...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-08-2014, 10:32 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
It was reported often that overloading the front...

It was reported often that overloading the front end will cause all kinds of problems. Many have place attenuators in the coax to resolve the issue. But it is a black art and your mileage will vary....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
There are a couple ways to skin this cat. I use...

There are a couple ways to skin this cat. I use an Apple Airport express, plugged it into an AC outlet and set it to join the house wireless network (a Apple wireless router). Ran an Ethernet cable...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-01-2014, 05:50 AM
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Posted By ColdCase
I dunno, I record a one hour show over midnight...

I dunno, I record a one hour show over midnight just about every day and don't seem to run into these issues. Don't recall how I managed to set the recording as its been awhile, perhaps through the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-27-2014, 11:00 AM
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Posted By ColdCase
Yeah there are PVR quirks. I now use a HDHomeRun...

Yeah there are PVR quirks. I now use a HDHomeRun Dual as my primary recorder and it seems to be much more solid. Less than $100 for two tuners but you also need a windows PC to record and view. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-21-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
Some PVRs seem to be susceptible to EM noise...

Some PVRs seem to be susceptible to EM noise interference (especially when using HDMI) and better shielded and grounded cables with larger wire sizes minimize the interference picked up. So it may...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By ColdCase
I can do both from my iPhone 5s (airplay). One...

I can do both from my iPhone 5s (airplay). One can control just about anything remotely, but I am using last year's control app. Dunno about other smartphones.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2014, 08:52 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
The receiver is a text display only. Dunno about...

The receiver is a text display only. Dunno about the DAC. How would one bypass the DAC... its only for the headphone jack right? So by using USB or network connection the DAC doesn't come into...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-20-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
You will find the PVR menu text blurry in SD....

You will find the PVR menu text blurry in SD. Some are often not readable.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-03-2014, 04:48 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
The PVR has been known to not work well with USB...

The PVR has been known to not work well with USB sticks with flash memory. Just saying to perhaps think about purchasing at outlets with a generous return policy.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-30-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
No help, but I used the iControlAV2013 app to...

No help, but I used the iControlAV2013 app to edit names and it let me replace the default labels entirely. It was months ago but I don't remember any issues, I had to highlight and delete the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-28-2014, 10:23 AM
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Posted By ColdCase
The Homworx is not going to help you, it is...

The Homworx is not going to help you, it is designed to use a hard or flash drive only and not very robust at that.

What you are looking for is a USB SAN where you plug the Homeworx and your...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-28-2014, 09:26 AM
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Posted By ColdCase
Only if the server has a USB input (not a drive...

Only if the server has a USB input (not a drive port) along with the ethernet. Most don't

USB drives are like $50 - $80 now, seems hardly worth the trouble to kluge something else up, given how...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-28-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By ColdCase
The Homeworx does not have ethernet. Think of...

The Homeworx does not have ethernet. Think of the Homeworx as a box looking for a USB drive in NTFS or Fat format. If you can make your server stuff look like a USB drive to the Homeworx it should...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2014, 03:56 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
The 1123 can be set up via the online tool. It...

The 1123 can be set up via the online tool. It also has the remote control app. Dunno about the rest of your Q's.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-13-2014, 07:02 AM
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Posted By ColdCase
I forget, was this happening only on that show...

I forget, was this happening only on that show or for others as well. I would try a test record of an hour long show from a different station.... unless you already did that. Certain stations can...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-06-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By ColdCase
Was this a one time thing? I routinely record...

Was this a one time thing? I routinely record one hour shows, sometimes one right after another on the same channel... as well as 30 minute and 2 hour shows. Some was programmed manually, others via...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-05-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
Quote:Originally Posted by Daniel...

Quote:Originally Posted by Daniel Chaves http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1482341/homeworx-hw-150pvr-support-and-discussion/1290#post_24687035)

yeah but...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-05-2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
I use it twice a day, I disconnect the HD and...

I use it twice a day, I disconnect the HD and edit the recordings on my Mac and load into iTunes for play by my AppleTV.... reconnecting the drive after offloading the video. Many here do something...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-05-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
I like the front USB port.

I like the front USB port.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-05-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ephisig764 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1475468/official-pioneer-vsx-1123-k-owners-thread/510#post_24685743)

Geez, I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-05-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
Is your receiver connected like page 31 of the...

Is your receiver connected like page 31 of the manual? If so, when the receiver powers on it checks into the router and a connection is established automatically.... just like any other internet...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-05-2014, 12:52 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
If not what does your home network look like?...

If not what does your home network look like? Does it have a modem/router? Since you are posting here, your computer seems to connect fine. How is it connected to your internet ISP, cable from/to,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-05-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By ColdCase
You don't need the CD to connect the receiver to...

You don't need the CD to connect the receiver to a network and media server such as the one built into Win8 or iTunes (airplay). The CD would have a control and set up app which automates a number...
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