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Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-31-2016, 08:57 AM
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Posted By tveli
seems like no chance given the orphanage state of...

seems like no chance given the orphanage state of the Moxi.
I could check with my pal @ Arris, but I already know the answer...

on bright side, it won't affect the SD channels, in case you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-15-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,507
Views: 225,437
Posted By tveli
In another forum, a comcast person reported that...

In another forum, a comcast person reported that as of today, the MPEG4 conversion is NOT on the schedule for southern NH for any time in 2016.
So those of us with old TIVOs or MOXIs should be ok...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-15-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 754,795
Posted By tveli
hi Domm, Windows 7 with windows media...

hi Domm,

Windows 7 with windows media center and an HD Homerun is an awesome HD-DVR OTA solution.
Note that newer versions of windows may not provide windows-media-center. Make sure that app...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-08-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8,570
Views: 951,281
Posted By tveli
hi Ken, For years I found the best deal to...

hi Ken,

For years I found the best deal to be limited-basic-TV with performance internet (30Megabits/sec) and one cablecard and 3 DTAs, about $60 including tax. Similar package is available...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-07-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 754,795
Posted By tveli
The support dude @ Arris answers the phone on the...

The support dude @ Arris answers the phone on the first ring. He is so happy to finally talk to someone. You can barely tell he is in a dungeon and is talking through an iron mask.

He's like...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By tveli
hi gtmtnbiker. no my free cablecard was not...

hi gtmtnbiker.
no my free cablecard was not my only device from comcast when I had limited-basic service for recent years.
i also had 2 free DTAs plus a third DTA for 50 cents per month. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-16-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By tveli
Yes, my limited-basic HDTV service is free from...

Yes, my limited-basic HDTV service is free from comcast, due to the discount of bundling it with internet service.
Included with the limited-basic HDTV service from comcast is:
- 1 cablecard...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-10-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 754,795
Posted By tveli
sslund, i've had the exact same problem with...

sslund, i've had the exact same problem with multiple cablecards on my moxi. it smells like a software bug and quacks like a software bug. it's a software bug.
i do not know of a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 551
Posted By tveli
IMHO, HTPC is totally inappropriate for a "just...

IMHO, HTPC is totally inappropriate for a "just works" DTV setup for parents/grandparents. It's questionable even for nerds!
Windows 7 with WMC & HD Home-run or cablecard-capable-tuner is an...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-21-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 754,795
Posted By tveli
Anyone have info about the timing of which...

Anyone have info about the timing of which regions, and which channels are subject to the change to MPEG4?
Evidently comcast is doing it as well as Verizon.
pgershon, have you tried to re-scan...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   10-10-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 65,499
Posted By tveli
siriusxm changed their audio streaming...

siriusxm changed their audio streaming encoding/support a couple weeks ago, obsoleting a bunch of old non-sirius/non-xm internet radios, and requiring updates to many others including the TTR100...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-02-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10,886
Views: 1,063,207
Posted By tveli
there's no metallic liner inside my attic, so...

there's no metallic liner inside my attic, so it's just a normal roof inbetween the antenna and xmitters. and lots of H U G E trees. i live in a river valley / flood plain, which sort of points...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-01-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10,886
Views: 1,063,207
Posted By tveli
yes yes to bac522 - i agree with both of your...

yes yes to bac522 - i agree with both of your points.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-01-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10,886
Views: 1,063,207
Posted By tveli
location is merrimack NH in river valley, YAGI...

location is merrimack NH in river valley, YAGI channelmaster 4248 antenna in attic, previously with Winegard UHF preamp:

Even after they went to "maximum warp power, Scotty", Fox-25 was...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-31-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10,886
Views: 1,063,207
Posted By tveli
Usually ATSC signal propagation gets much worse...

Usually ATSC signal propagation gets much worse in warm/wet weather.
Many of us HDTV 'long distance OTA' people have to rely on cable during warm weather. :|







*** warning , next...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-27-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 774
Posted By tveli
Scanning with a TV on an antenna or any random...

Scanning with a TV on an antenna or any random coax setup is unlikely to find any channels, since the TV might be an analog TV.

Instead, try scanning with a modern DTV which contains both ATSC...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-24-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 754,795
Posted By tveli
You are most welcome, dmusoke... The...

You are most welcome, dmusoke...

The read/write heads will be gyrating back and forth about the same whether or not you fastforward/rewind/commercial-skip, due to the ongoing recordings, and the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-24-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6,741
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Posted By tveli
negative, dmusoke: , fastfwding & rewinding &...

negative, dmusoke: , fastfwding & rewinding & skipping commercials does not increase or decrease wear/tear on the hard drive.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-23-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10,886
Views: 1,063,207
Posted By tveli
Nice. Gotta reprogram Moxi DVR to start showing...

Nice. Gotta reprogram Moxi DVR to start showing the WBIN subchannel again...
(Via comcast cable @ $22/month, 2 HD outlets and 3 SD/DTA outlets, no HD-tech fee....
I've dumped OTA for now,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 754,795
Posted By tveli
hi dmusoke. i think dz2k is trying to...

hi dmusoke.

i think dz2k is trying to tell you the below answers to your 1,2,3,4 questions. Hopefully i'm not obfuscating !
1. Yes, somethng close to that. If you select TIVO, maybe...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   12-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 47,114
Posted By tveli
The way to qualify for 2 free DTAs is to have...

The way to qualify for 2 free DTAs is to have limited-basic TV service. (Or "HBO+internet" service)...
Also with that plan the 3rd DTA will be 50 cents per month.

Recently I decide to cancel...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-01-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12,093
Views: 1,500,371
Posted By tveli
same deal with the moxi-mates as with the...

same deal with the moxi-mates as with the tivo-mini/extenders. the moxi-mates use the base-unit's 2 or 3 tuners.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   11-19-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 47,114
Posted By tveli
In my previous post, it's all about *comcast*. ...

In my previous post, it's all about *comcast*.
It is true that cablecard does not suport video-on-demand.
The free SD box included with the service does support video-on-demand, however. ...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   11-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 47,114
Posted By tveli
You can avoid the HD technology fee if you rent...

You can avoid the HD technology fee if you rent zero HD tuners/DVRs from the cable company and instead rent a cablecard for $0 or $1 per month.
Then put the cablecard into an HD-capable device...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12,093
Views: 1,500,371
Posted By tveli
zoid-man, if you can grab a moxi base unit and a...

zoid-man, if you can grab a moxi base unit and a moxi-mate or two from ebay, you might really like that solution.
one cablecard (free) goes into the base unit, and provides you the 2 or 3 tuner...
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