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Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-20-2014, 06:29 PM
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Posted By QAM
Are both the CBS (RF12) channel and the PBS...

Are both the CBS (RF12) channel and the PBS channel being broadcast at the same resolution (ie 1080, 720, 480), SD or HD?


If not, then recording the HD 1080 channel will require more disc...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-20-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 237,120
Posted By QAM
If signal is marginal using rabbit ears or loop...

If signal is marginal using rabbit ears or loop antenna, try an inexpensive in-line RF amplifier between the antenna and DVR/TV. Just a little bit of signal gain can make the difference between a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-17-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 237,120
Posted By QAM
Get the 3500STBII (has a superior remote) ...

Get the 3500STBII (has a superior remote)


Yes, externally powered HDD is the way to go


Jury is out on USB socket... Better to loop the USB cable from HDD under the unit to put tension...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-30-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 237,120
Posted By QAM
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by satpro http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1465875/iview-3500stb-tuner-dvr-owners-thread/3240#post_24776221)

Also is it NTFS or...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-30-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 237,120
Posted By QAM
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by satpro http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1465875/iview-3500stb-tuner-dvr-owners-thread/3240#post_24776061)

How is the external...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-30-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 237,120
Posted By QAM
Just throwing this out there to see if any...

Just throwing this out there to see if any others have seen this. After 6 months+ of flawless OTA recording on my 3500STBII (with factory original V7 FW and external 2.5" HDD) I found that I now...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-12-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 237,120
Posted By QAM
FYI, this may be old news, but iView has posted...

FYI, this may be old news, but iView has posted on their website a NEW firmware update for the 3500STBII dated 3/10/14:

usbupgrade_all_flashAA.bin

Says it's "Version 10/13" (whatever that...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-26-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 237,120
Posted By QAM
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mdavej http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1465875/iview-3500stb-tuner-dvr-owners-thread/3000#post_24412108)

A 2.5 SSD would be...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   02-28-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,731
Posted By QAM
Quote:Originally Posted by nfaunt...

Quote:Originally Posted by nfaunt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18196623)

I just purchased my box and it worked fine for a day. Now, nothing...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   02-17-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,799
Posted By QAM
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smi...

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif Simple enough... first thing you need to do is capture the "analog video" signal into your PC. A simple device I found was a Hauppauge Video...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   11-08-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 642,437
Posted By QAM
Quote:Originally Posted by phildaant...

Quote:Originally Posted by phildaant http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17490058)

Hello.

Does anyone know why Zenith DTT900 (4/2008) converter...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   08-28-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,891
Posted By QAM
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smi...

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif Cool! starting to see some "audio only" subchannels on my DTV CECB. Only saw this before on digital cable, but my DTT900 handles the OTA...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-29-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,225
Posted By QAM
Quote: Originally Posted by qam on sale...

Quote:

Originally Posted by qam
on sale at fry's for the next few days $49.99 - $40.00(coupon) = $9.99 net cost.

Originally Posted by vmalhotra
$69.99


Nope, in-store price is $49.99 (is...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   07-26-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,225
Posted By QAM
On sale at Fry's for the next few days $49.99 -...

On sale at Fry's for the next few days $49.99 - $40.00(coupon) = $9.99 net cost.
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-05-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,599
Posted By QAM
Stumbled across this DTV Converter in the Target...

Stumbled across this DTV Converter in the Target web site, the KWorld SA-290Q DVI External ATSC/QAM TVBox

http://us.kworld-global.com/main/pro...=10&prodid=176...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   05-22-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,218
Posted By QAM
Quote:Originally Posted by catmother...

Quote:Originally Posted by catmother http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15821622)

Interestingly, Fry's no longer shows the Airlink ATVC102, only...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   05-04-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 642,437
Posted By QAM
Well it finally happened to my March 2008 DTT900...

Well it finally happened to my March 2008 DTT900 box, a "blue screen of death", or rather a register dump to the screen and subsequent hang-up. It was quite exciting, to say the least. Wasn't there...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   04-24-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,479
Posted By QAM
Don't underestimate those fragile grannies, they...

Don't underestimate those fragile grannies, they are a lot smarter than they look. Any box will do once they have been set up. Give her the remote and all will be fine. The only thing is, that the...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   04-24-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,868
Posted By QAM
Similar thing happened to me not long ago. Had a...

Similar thing happened to me not long ago. Had a coupon with a few days remaining on it, so went down to my local CC to get another CECB. Well, lucky me, I got the "gum snapping teenie bopper from...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   02-25-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 460,316
Posted By QAM
Thanks for the feedback... kinda figured it was...

Thanks for the feedback... kinda figured it was something to do with the signal. Oh well, so much for unattended VCR recording using a CECB without a timer....
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   02-25-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 460,316
Posted By QAM
Just wondering if anyone else has experienced...

Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this phenomenom.... I leave my DTT901 on 24/7 to record only ONE digital channel on my VCR. So far so good for the past year... however, I just noticed...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   02-25-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 460,316
Posted By QAM
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/win...

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif Yahoo! Tech story: Is your DTV converter watching you? (http://tech.yahoo.com/blogs/patterson/39676)
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   02-12-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 102,928
Posted By QAM
Decided to stop by CC and BestBuy recently to...

Decided to stop by CC and BestBuy recently to see what CECBs they had. Sorry to say, CC had NO Zenith DTT901 and BB had NO Insignia clones. They BOTH had ONLY Apex DT502 converters.

I did notice...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   12-31-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 42,404
Posted By QAM
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/coo...

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/cool.gif Washington Post article about coupon program (with funny picture) http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/biggrin.gif:

Digital TV...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   12-29-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 42,404
Posted By QAM
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/coo...

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/cool.gif PC magazine reports, "DTV Converter Box Program May Need Extra $330M" (http://tech.yahoo.com/news/zd/20081229/tc_zd/235421)
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