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Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-29-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By qz3fwd
Problem I see is with them getting more appealing...

Problem I see is with them getting more appealing channels is that of revenue. Why would a channel like AMC or say a disney property want to be made avaliable when CM can only offer them peanuts and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-28-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By qz3fwd
Pretty lame channel lineup. If CM thinks that...

Pretty lame channel lineup. If CM thinks that list is going to fire up folks to buy their product they will be disappointed.
But its a start and if they can get more mainstream channels that would...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-28-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 212
Posted By qz3fwd
+1. My chenbro 4Y rack sounded like a vacuum...

+1. My chenbro 4Y rack sounded like a vacuum cleaner with the installed fans on the backplane!
For sure it will need some noise countermeasures work if sitting in the same room as where you are...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-28-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 11,438
Posted By qz3fwd
Yes-Peters turn to become the new Michael is...

Yes-Peters turn to become the new Michael is kinda odd and seemed out of character and contrived/akward.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 276
Posted By qz3fwd
Lame name, but will watch at least the pilot to...

Lame name, but will watch at least the pilot to see how good (or bad) it ends up being.
Will this be just a money grab or another excellent show?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-28-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By qz3fwd
Buy 1 and let us know how you like it.

Buy 1 and let us know how you like it.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-28-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 873
Posted By qz3fwd
Amazon Prime would be really cool if well...

Amazon Prime would be really cool if well implemented.
I am happy that there is a Channel Master DVR+ in the marketplace since we have slim picking here in the US.
As an owner of 6+ Tivo's and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-28-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By qz3fwd
Is this marketing material for TWC DVR's? ...

Is this marketing material for TWC DVR's?

Tne posted video seems to have nothing to do with DLNA capabilities.
Are you employed by either TWC or Motorola?
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-28-2015, 11:35 AM
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Views: 35,705
Posted By qz3fwd
Can we get back on track for this thread which is...

Can we get back on track for this thread which is about the timing of the introduction of 4K BD at the end of 2015.
Perhaps a thread dedicated to the finer details of human visual ability to discern...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-28-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,937
Posted By qz3fwd
Why would anyone want to pre-order an apparently...

Why would anyone want to pre-order an apparently broken flawed product? In the hopes the manufacturer will fix it after you purchase it?
Many of us have been burned by manufacturers never fixing...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-22-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8,238
Views: 357,158
Posted By qz3fwd
CD audio track playback felt totally out of...

CD audio track playback felt totally out of character/place in this episode.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-22-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By qz3fwd
$50 is just a way to stop eroding subscriber fees...

$50 is just a way to stop eroding subscriber fees from their EXISTING content deals-keep the price high for the NEW service which competes with and may soon reaplace the OLD business model.
Sony has...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-21-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 637
Posted By qz3fwd
But the whole point is for everyone to make...

But the whole point is for everyone to make money......don't you get it?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-21-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 637
Posted By qz3fwd
I predict that new drives WILL absolutely will be...

I predict that new drives WILL absolutely will be necessary to read the new spec compliant discs AND that software players/drives for PC WILL be avaliable, otherwise without PC support I ex[ect the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-21-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 169,876
Posted By qz3fwd
You dont have to worry about Slysoft. Many of us...

You dont have to worry about Slysoft. Many of us have been doing business with them for what like 10+ years and never seen any problems.
To each their own though. They are not some fly by night...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-20-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By qz3fwd
Solution: Stop using iTunes.....

Solution: Stop using iTunes.....
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-15-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8,238
Views: 357,158
Posted By qz3fwd
2 disgustingly gruesome departures tonight,

2 disgustingly gruesome departures tonight,
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-15-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 873
Posted By qz3fwd
The full functionality guide is reliant on Rovi...

The full functionality guide is reliant on Rovi as far as I recall and we have no knowledge of what contractual obligation Rovi has to CM to provide Guide data/services for this DVR and could expire...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-15-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 873
Posted By qz3fwd
It depends on what your needs are and willingness...

It depends on what your needs are and willingness to spend is. DVR+ $300 + $100 HDD versus Tivo $150 + $400 Lifetime.
I have both and much prefer the Tivo, but am interested in DVR's so ususally try...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-15-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 169,876
Posted By qz3fwd
OSX development will ALWAYS linger and be placed...

OSX development will ALWAYS linger and be placed on the back burner compared to windows due to simple economics-the vast majority of paying users are very likely on Windows, so that is a no brainer....
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   03-15-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,297
Posted By qz3fwd
This is very likely a result of heavy Win32...

This is very likely a result of heavy Win32 dependence in their code base and having to port over subsystems/API's to OSX, including DirectShow/X. The GUI is veeeery slow on OSX, almost un-useable...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-14-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 873
Posted By qz3fwd
I personally feel the 2 tuner limitation is a BIG...

I personally feel the 2 tuner limitation is a BIG limitation, especially with programs routinely running a bit longer than the 30/60 minute time slots and potentially losing bits of the start / end...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-14-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 873
Posted By qz3fwd
I would not get a Roamio OTA, but rather a Roamio...

I would not get a Roamio OTA, but rather a Roamio Basic which does offer lifetime.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-14-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By qz3fwd
Hmm sounds like you might need something like a...

Hmm sounds like you might need something like a Tivo + streaming device like a Dune/western digital for #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) .
Tivo will give you...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-14-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,701
Posted By qz3fwd
They largely DID prevent people from ripping SACD...

They largely DID prevent people from ripping SACD albums because the only way I kn ow to do it is with an early version of the PS3 plus a software program some guy wrote after figuring out how to...
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