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Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-22-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,404
Posted By dundakitty
Hanjin is selling off their Pacific line to cover...

Hanjin is selling off their Pacific line to cover debts.
http://www.reuters.com/article/hanjin-shipping-debt-idUSS6N1CT004

The sale will be completed in early January.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-17-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,404
Posted By dundakitty
I'm still using my trusty 513 and a Homeworx 150....

I'm still using my trusty 513 and a Homeworx 150. I'm jumping on a TB560HS as soon as they're available. I'll keep the 513, but the homeworx will go.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-16-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,404
Posted By dundakitty
November is half over. Any hope for the new...

November is half over. Any hope for the new models arriving this year?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-03-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15,587
Views: 1,620,635
Posted By dundakitty
Did anyone notice CBS (17.1) dropping out Sunday...

Did anyone notice CBS (17.1) dropping out Sunday (10/2) night?
I tried to record Sunday night's "Elementary" but when I checked the recording the first 35 minutes were just a black screen. There...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-30-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By dundakitty
I'm also interested in using the E6's speaker as...

I'm also interested in using the E6's speaker as a center channel.
I have a fireplace with built-in bookshelves on either side. We decided not to mount the TV above the fireplace as we'd be craning...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-25-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27,488
Views: 3,724,668
Posted By dundakitty
I replaced the drive in my 513 with a 500 Gb...

I replaced the drive in my 513 with a 500 Gb Western Digital Green drive. I didn't have a problem with the upgrade, and the 513 saw the additional space.
I do have the 727V software installed.
I...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-11-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By dundakitty
That is a feature I'd love to have. I'm planning...

That is a feature I'd love to have. I'm planning to purchase the E6 soon and using the sound bar as a center channel would work nicely in my set-up.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-09-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,293
Views: 200,232
Posted By dundakitty
Is there a table of current firmware for all the...

Is there a table of current firmware for all the different hardware versions?
I have a HW-150 PVR with hardware version MLG7802-ATSC-QAM-V2.
Sofware is DEC 27 2014 09:48:15 - V2.0.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   04-22-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,101
Posted By dundakitty
This summer my 50" Panasonic 768p plasma will be...

This summer my 50" Panasonic 768p plasma will be ten years old. I plan on replacing it in January, during the pre-superbowl sales.
I can't get a 65" to fit in my available space. The bezels around...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-01-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27,488
Views: 3,724,668
Posted By dundakitty
I'd like to see the HDHomeRun DVR before deciding...

I'd like to see the HDHomeRun DVR before deciding on a "T" DVR. See https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1275320038/hdhomerun-dvr-the-dvr-re-imagined
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-29-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 27,488
Views: 3,724,668
Posted By dundakitty
I'm in Durham, NC and when TWC encrypted...

I'm in Durham, NC and when TWC encrypted everything I faced the same dilemma. I took a different route, I cut the cable and put an antenna in the attic. I still pay TWC for internet, bringing my TWC...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-11-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41,089
Views: 5,061,614
Posted By dundakitty
ATSC 3.0 is coming, possibly as early as 2017. ...

ATSC 3.0 is coming, possibly as early as 2017. For OTA, this will be like the analog-to-digital conversion, your ATSC 1.0 tuner won't be compatible with ATSC 3.0.
...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-01-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 12,375
Posted By dundakitty
I plunked down ~$3500 in 2006 for a 50" 720p...

I plunked down ~$3500 in 2006 for a 50" 720p Panasonic Plasma. The store I bought it from had a 90-day lowest price guarantee. I went back twice in those 90 days and got back over $100 each time. ...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-10-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 120,758
Posted By dundakitty
In 2006 I plunked down over 3K for a 50" 720P...

In 2006 I plunked down over 3K for a 50" 720P plasma (Panasonic TH-50PX600U). I don't plan on replacing it until next year, when it will be 10 years old. The previous set was a 27" Sony XBR (CRT)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-30-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15,587
Views: 1,620,635
Posted By dundakitty
The CM4228 has fairly good performance on high...

The CM4228 has fairly good performance on high VHF, which is why I chose it. In my simple experiments I found it to perform on channel 11 just as well as the high VHF hourglass. I measured each...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-29-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15,587
Views: 1,620,635
Posted By dundakitty
I'm in Durham and I first tried a Mohu Leaf,...

I'm in Durham and I first tried a Mohu Leaf, which didn't work for me.
Next I tried HD Frequency's "Cable Cutter", available here:
http://www.hdfrequency.com/best_indoor_hdtv_antennas.html
It was...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-13-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,125
Posted By dundakitty
Holl_and's hourglass (7 reflector rods) is now in...

Holl_and's hourglass (7 reflector rods) is now in my attic, about 6 feet away from the CM4228HD. I have two identical 8ft quad-shield RG6 coax runs connected to a standard 2:1 combiner, then down to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-19-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,125
Posted By dundakitty
Any concerns about stacking horizontally? I have...

Any concerns about stacking horizontally? I have a CM4228HD in my attic and I'm planning on mounting a DIY hourglass high-vhf next to it.
I've built Holl_and's hourglass (7 reflector rods) and lent...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-23-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,293
Views: 200,232
Posted By dundakitty
Is there a posting that lists firmware quirks or...

Is there a posting that lists firmware quirks or usage tips?
I have the 27-Dec-2014 version 2.0 firmware and I've yet to figure out how to access a recorded show while the unit is actively...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16,551
Views: 2,886,018
Posted By dundakitty
I think I'll try the hourglass-loop with seven...

I think I'll try the hourglass-loop with seven reflector rods. The project will have to wait a few months until I have time. I do dread assembling the antenna in the attic during the heat of the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-12-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16,551
Views: 2,886,018
Posted By dundakitty
I hung the CM-4228HD on two nails, 24" apart. I...

I hung the CM-4228HD on two nails, 24" apart. I used a compass app on my smart phone and found my house points "close enough" to the tower farm. I'm using ~40 feet of quad-shield RG6 from the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-05-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16,551
Views: 2,886,018
Posted By dundakitty
I should clarify that the only antenna I...

I should clarify that the only antenna I currently have is the HD Frequency Cable Cutter. By "4228 (still in the attic)" I mean that if I purchase a 4228, I would still mount it in the attic. Would...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-05-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16,551
Views: 2,886,018
Posted By dundakitty
I'm in Durham, NC, and I've started exploring the...

I'm in Durham, NC, and I've started exploring the possibility of switching to OTA. Here's my tvfool report:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3df1f0860089e630

I'm...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-29-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15,587
Views: 1,620,635
Posted By dundakitty
Here is a TWC chat session: Marshal Hall: at...

Here is a TWC chat session:

Marshal Hall: at 8:36:44
I see that you have a cable box query?
Mike Mitchell: at 8:37:12
I do not have a set-top-box at all, my TV plugs directly into the TWC...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-24-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15,587
Views: 1,620,635
Posted By dundakitty
I subscribe to Time Warner Cable's "standard"...

I subscribe to Time Warner Cable's "standard" service in Durham. The cable is connected directly to my TV, I do not have a set-top-box.
I've been able to receive HD versions of ABC, CBS, NBC, and a...
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