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Forum: HDTV Programming   11-02-2016, 10:53 AM
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Posted By tveli
Fwiw, comcast quality for the comcast HD channels...

Fwiw, comcast quality for the comcast HD channels via Moxi DVR remains excellent for me, rendered onto a 46" HDTV.

Anyone got details on the timetable for pending mpeg2 -> mpeg4 conversions? ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-20-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 211,291
Posted By tveli
Jim V, I think you will find that it is possible...

Jim V, I think you will find that it is possible to move an already-activated comcast DVR from one location to another - anywhere on the same "headend". But indeed the pizza shop owner won't like...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-19-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 211,291
Posted By tveli
Jim V 1983, the mystery continues... ...

Jim V 1983, the mystery continues...

Seems you have eliminated 'everything' as a possibility and left with the set of possible causes being "nullset". Ugh!
Maybe there is a wrong...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-11-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 211,291
Posted By tveli
Jim V 83, the symptoms you report seem...

Jim V 83, the symptoms you report seem inconsistent with any problem with comcast equipment, as far as I understand so far. At least we should eliminate any/all possible issues with your equipment...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-07-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7,003
Views: 764,250
Posted By tveli
Good question about whether the 4FP will still...

Good question about whether the 4FP will still work. Seems to me that the 4FP would be part of "software support" and is thus being eliminated.

I hope to use the Moxi "forever", even after...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-09-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,566
Posted By tveli
Howdy nayba . Let us know any further...

Howdy nayba . Let us know any further results... I will too if I try to rejuvenate my OTA setup...
I had similar problems with new amp last time i tried to get attic antenna working nicely with...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-16-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,566
Posted By tveli
Amherst dude are you living in my attic? Looks...

Amherst dude are you living in my attic? Looks like my setup in same town. YAGI with preamp. I used it from 2001 -> 2013. Then the preamp failed and i have not properly restored the setup,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-16-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 211,291
Posted By tveli
Thankfully Comcast doesn't charge us a rental fee...

Thankfully Comcast doesn't charge us a rental fee for using our own electrons.

With TIVO, we have to pay a monthly fee to rent the electrons that we already bought from the power company.
...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-07-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,493
Posted By tveli
hey there neuropatootie, maybe try to find a...

hey there neuropatootie,
maybe try to find a used Moxi. last week I added a second moxi-mate via ebay to my home moxi 2-tuner network.
It will lose HD ability whenever my local comcast...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-24-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11,211
Views: 1,079,230
Posted By tveli
because lowest-common-denominator.

because lowest-common-denominator.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-31-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7,003
Views: 764,250
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: 226,826
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: 7,003
Views: 764,250
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: 8,580
Views: 955,800
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: 7,003
Views: 764,250
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: 578
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: 578
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: 7,003
Views: 764,250
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: 578
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: 7,003
Views: 764,250
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: 215
Views: 70,523
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: 11,211
Views: 1,079,230
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: 11,211
Views: 1,079,230
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: 11,211
Views: 1,079,230
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: 11,211
Views: 1,079,230
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. :|







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