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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2014, 05:57 AM
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Posted By LenL
My Interesting Experience, I have 2...

My Interesting Experience,


I have 2 antennas outside. One UHF only and one only Hi VHF. Yesterday when I turned my DTVPAL DVR on it immediately displayed that it added 3.10 to the station...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-19-2014, 05:56 AM
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Posted By LenL
So far I have no issues with 111R. Either I am...

So far I have no issues with 111R. Either I am in the minority or those of us with no issues have no reason to post on the forum. I am using an external drive and hard wired to the internet.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-18-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By LenL
JAKEP 82, Your TIVO comparison was fine but...

JAKEP 82,

Your TIVO comparison was fine but then others had to join in and a TIVO discussion took over the DVR+ thread. Not your fault but a lot of the posts that followed should have been...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-17-2014, 05:48 AM
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Posted By LenL
Antenna

No one can give you any decent advice unless we know where you live, what is between you and the broadcast antennas (trees, buildings, mountains etc.) and what you goal is.


TVFOOL and a few...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-17-2014, 05:40 AM
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Posted By LenL
Way too much TIVO discussion! Isn't there a TIVO...

Way too much TIVO discussion! Isn't there a TIVO forum where you guys can have at it?


SEMIJim, I agree with Kelson on the AV Drives as the best bet for a DVR. Your example in no way compares...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-15-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By LenL
Regarding the remote issue. I have had my...

Regarding the remote issue.


I have had my unit 3 weeks now and as soon as I got it and installed it I updated to 111R. So I do no know what the unit did on the older firmware. I have not had...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2014, 11:46 AM
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Posted By LenL
Ch31

Has been a problem for me too. I get it from time to time. It used to be much better
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By LenL
I recently lost 66.1-3 (WNYT) for some reason the...

I recently lost 66.1-3 (WNYT) for some reason the past 2-3 days. Anyone else notice an issue? I checked Trips graphs on reception from his NJ location but only saw a slight dip?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-10-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By LenL
I stand corrected......since I just got my DVR+ I...

I stand corrected......since I just got my DVR+ I had not tried all of the remote keys. While the guide does not display much info on the TV screen you can hit the "INFO" button on the remote while...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-09-2014, 06:03 AM
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Posted By LenL
DVR+ Guide

Yes it is 14 days but it is not nice. It is very skimpy as far as program names with names being truncated and there are NO program descriptions. In many cases you have to guess as to what the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-09-2014, 06:00 AM
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Posted By LenL
Low VHF Antenna

You may want to rethink getting a low VHF antenna when you see how big the elements have to be to pick up low VHF.....


Also as has been said by others low VHF is subject to lots of potential...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-07-2014, 05:04 AM
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Posted By LenL
The answers: 1. No. It is not feasible...

The answers:


1. No. It is not feasible to move my PC.


2. Every TV in every room is impacted. So it is NOT circuitry. It is because the Antenna is too close to the computer/LED monitor.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-06-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By LenL
Aero 1

You will even appreciate this fact even more.

My computer is on the second floor against the outside wall. My antennas are on the other side a few feet up.

When I turn my PC On and the Samsung...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-05-2014, 06:06 AM
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Posted By LenL
Thanks for the tips! I have a dedicated UHF and...

Thanks for the tips! I have a dedicated UHF and hiVHF antenna in place right now that replaced my CM4228 that is in my shed. I did better with dedicated antennas than the CM4228 could do.


I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-04-2014, 11:08 AM
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Posted By LenL
No

I think if I was going to pick up Ch3 my setup would have done so already. I have even picked up stations automatically that were added to my channel list even though there is no picture...like...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-04-2014, 06:02 AM
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Posted By LenL
Dead PAL

Paul210,


The one that just died.....did it have the original internal drive or did you pull it and went with a drive enclosure?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-04-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By LenL
No Ch3 for Me

I doubt I will see it here in Randolph For several reasons. My VHF Antenna is designed for 7-13. And it is pointed to the ESB.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-02-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,275
Views: 387,218
Posted By LenL
Who is using an external hard drive in an...

Who is using an external hard drive in an enclosure with success and if so what enclosure and hard drive?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-02-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By LenL
I checked my unit today at noon expecting the...

I checked my unit today at noon expecting the clock to be off an hour and so far all is well. I will check again around 7 PM. I have always had issues so not sure why no problem today.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-28-2014, 07:56 AM
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Posted By LenL
Much Appreciated!

Pete-N2,


I was just wondering when the blips in the clock would start. I sort of remembered it was about a month before the time changed!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-27-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,793
Views: 268,958
Posted By LenL
How About

Sounds good except you need to connect a hard drive or thumb drive before you declare it dead.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-25-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By LenL
Keep Us POsted

Continue to update us on your attempted repairs. Interested if all the board swapping you do gives you a working unit.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-24-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By LenL
DTVPAL Signal Meter

Appreciate your expertise on this subject. Do you think an SNR meter would have shown the change from not using a splitter?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-24-2014, 06:46 AM
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Posted By LenL
How About 10 Years!

I have a heavily used sharp Aquas 1080i LCD TV that's about 10 years old and still works great. In fact it is superior in sound to any TVs made to day as it has large speakers on each side of the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-23-2014, 06:33 AM
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Posted By LenL
An OTA Tech Question I have coax running...

An OTA Tech Question

I have coax running from my basement about 15 feet or so to the second floor closet where I use a splitter to send coax 8 feet to my DTVPAL DVR connected to a Sharp TV. The...
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