AVS Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 2.18 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Riverside_Guy
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Ah, I see,

Ah, I see,
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-02-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
I certainly understand the sentiment, but if the...

I certainly understand the sentiment, but if the cable box it set to output 480p, the image has already been down-rezzed when it gets to the TV, right?

The other curious thing I forgot to mention...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-02-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
So maybe this is a hardware thing... just tested...

So maybe this is a hardware thing... just tested it again... on SD channels NOT showing a widescreen image (i.e. sidebars), no zoom, on ones that do, image fills the screen. Disable Zoom, black bars...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-02-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Now there's a name I recall from "way back...

Now there's a name I recall from "way back when," how HAVE you been?

So I was correct in calling 4 sides black bars windowboxed... a letter boxed image inside a 4:3 frame, resulting in bars on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-01-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By Riverside_Guy
No more kneeling down on the floor like I used...

No more kneeling down on the floor like I used to do a decade ago! I also recall FDC, RDC values can be useful in troubleshooting (meaning were they too much out range of what others were getting)....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-01-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
No... letter-boxed used to mean black bars top...

No... letter-boxed used to mean black bars top and bottom, a typical way to show a wide screen image in the 4:3 days (which are still very much with us). As I explained, black bars on all 4 sides,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-01-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Hmmm, that 6.x update must be for Sammies, just...

Hmmm, that 6.x update must be for Sammies, just got a new Cisco 8742HD and it's still running 5.2.0_9 (just re-loaded firmware yesterday, 1/31/13).

BTW, this box does seem nice, it IS much...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-31-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Ah, thanks! This is interesting... after I...

Ah, thanks! This is interesting... after I posted this, I went reading a bunch of other threads... in an 8640 thread I found the advice to press & hold Sel until the power light starts blinking (5-8...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-31-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Yes I did try searching the forum, but only came...

Yes I did try searching the forum, but only came across a document from Cisco about HDD defragging that warned at the beginning it was destructive of recordings. I am looking for that key sequence...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-31-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Just to finish off this thread, I took the long...

Just to finish off this thread, I took the long hike to a TWC center near me (~½ mile), told my tale of installer deceit, the guy said he'd take care of me. Gave me an 8742, which looks and sounds...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-31-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Ah, thanks... it all slowly comes back to...

Ah, thanks... it all slowly comes back to me...looked at a few other threads and none of the tricks work... undoubtedly because they seemed to be 6-8 years ago!

The box is going back for sure,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-30-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Riverside_Guy
I had a 8640 (I think) that stopped working....

I had a 8640 (I think) that stopped working. Tech came, tol,d me the problem was that it "didn't have enough memory" to hold the latest software (which I assume to be OCAP Navigator). He instals a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-05-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by DigitalfreakNYC...

Quote:Originally Posted by DigitalfreakNYC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19005247)

I wish I even had that option. It's Time Warner only here....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-05-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9,017
Views: 1,504,296
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by BIGA$$TV...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGA$$TV http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19003878)

I'm not sure about this, but I seem to remember something about...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-05-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18,699
Views: 2,106,827
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by BenJF3...

Quote:Originally Posted by BenJF3 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19007582)

One pet peeve I have is that I went through my recording log last...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by scott_bernstein...

Quote:Originally Posted by scott_bernstein http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18982967)

So basically I'm paying a dollar or 2 extra per month for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 395,951
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by grittree...

Quote:Originally Posted by grittree http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18959745)

Either here or the Savannah thread. Maybe too small for either.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26,599
Views: 2,633,868
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by scott_bernstein...

Quote:Originally Posted by scott_bernstein http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18960315)

R_G -- I don't mind 791 for Palladia because I always check...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-30-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18,699
Views: 2,106,827
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by hdtvfan2005...

Quote:Originally Posted by hdtvfan2005 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18969738)

You want an 8642HDC and a 4642HDC if you want MR-DVR.

...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-30-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18,699
Views: 2,106,827
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by margoba...

Quote:Originally Posted by margoba http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18969499)

There may be some systemic weirdness going on here. I have an...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-30-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18,699
Views: 2,106,827
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by Crazywoody...

Quote:Originally Posted by Crazywoody http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18968894)

This might seem like a trivial fix to 8640 speed problem...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-25-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 96,261
Views: 8,561,292
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by NetworkTV...

Quote:Originally Posted by NetworkTV http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18948761)

In other words, all those channels together foot the bill for all...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-25-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 395,951
Posted By Riverside_Guy
I am looking for info on an outfit called...

I am looking for info on an outfit called Mediastream that covers Waycross GA and was told to look in here as Waycross from an MSO standpoint may be the same market as jacksonville. Do I have this...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-25-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 93,019
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by SowegaBowler...

Quote:Originally Posted by SowegaBowler http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18952165)

Welcome to the thread, RG. I think Waycross is in the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-25-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18,699
Views: 2,106,827
Posted By Riverside_Guy
Quote:Originally Posted by Satch Man...

Quote:Originally Posted by Satch Man http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18956185)

Come on TWC, you've almost got a very good guide, just finish it...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000

 
Forum Jump: