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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 180,183
Posted By videobruce
Hard to decide which was worse; the last episode...

Hard to decide which was worse; the last episode here, or that supposed last episode of the X Files mini series? :rolleyes:
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By videobruce
That is no different than the evening news. Well...

That is no different than the evening news. Well over 75% of the commercials on all three networks are from drug companies that seem to invent new diseases.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6,456
Views: 436,610
Posted By videobruce
Fringe was so superior in every way over the 'X...

Fringe was so superior in every way over the 'X Files', light years at least. I'm not even referring to that pathetic joke of a reboot at the beginning of the year.

Superior concept that actually...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 20,223
Posted By videobruce
Where was their "generosity" when they canceled...

Where was their "generosity" when they canceled Fringe?? :mad: This will never be 'Once Upon a Time'.

The series surely needed something, hopefully less 'monster of the week' wonders.
Well, at...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-24-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,238
Posted By videobruce
Gee, I wonder why? That opener just confirmed the...

Gee, I wonder why? That opener just confirmed the series went into the toilet, loosing its way to who knows where. One more off my list to watch. :(
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 150,880
Posted By videobruce
DVR's are more than just 'tuners". They usually...

DVR's are more than just 'tuners". They usually take longer to boot & change channels.
What are you formatting your USB stick to? Have you tried another stick?

Read the 1st 10 posts first!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-17-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 150,880
Posted By videobruce
1. Why are you turning it off, from standby it's...

1. Why are you turning it off, from standby it's 25 sec. At least it can be placed in true standby,
2. Channel changing should be around 3, maybe 4 seconds, any longer, you may have reception...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-17-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 253,192
Posted By videobruce
Ok, then it's $161 total. I guess that is about...

Ok, then it's $161 total. I guess that is about on par with my level. It's $33 more.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 253,192
Posted By videobruce
Yes, you do have a good price. I was under the...

Yes, you do have a good price. I was under the impression that those premium services 'deals' were three months.

Your franchise fee is $2 more than mine. Your taxes are 2x what mine are & the Fed...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 253,192
Posted By videobruce
How long is that suppose to be good for including...

How long is that suppose to be good for including the premiums??
That "DVR service" is that one DVR or a whole house setup?
The STB is just a tuner?
Your Internet service, is that 30 or 50Mbps?...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 253,192
Posted By videobruce
I'd like to know why it's different in your...

I'd like to know why it's different in your market. That doesn't work here, after a 2nd round of price increases. I managed for the 1st renewal to get a lower price, but not as low as the original...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 135,920
Posted By videobruce
Someone decided they didn't want a Roku2 SX and...

Someone decided they didn't want a Roku2 SX and tossed it in a trash tote right on top with the PS, but no remote. I grabbed it and connected it up and it appeared to work ok so I ordered a remote...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-16-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 135,920
Posted By videobruce
thestoneman; Must be nice to be in the top 10%....

thestoneman;
Must be nice to be in the top 10%. Tell me, do they take you to dinner at least once a month?? :rolleyes:
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,332
Posted By videobruce
How much does all of that cost a month?? And how...

How much does all of that cost a month?? And how much of that did you purchase?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-16-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 253,192
Posted By videobruce
Which cancels everything else for the most part....

Which cancels everything else for the most part. They refuse to offer discounts on phone & Internet w/o TV.
Yes, their VoIP phone service is good, so is their Internet access, but you can't...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-12-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 150,880
Posted By videobruce
The "2" version replaced the original version....

The "2" version replaced the original version. Have you read the 1st 10 posts? If you look at the firmware dates, the last one is two years ago.

HDMI handshake issues are unique to the specific...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-12-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 150,880
Posted By videobruce
That tuner came out in 2007 according to the...

That tuner came out in 2007 according to the dates in the Amazon reviews.
The VRX channel changing is kinda slow. As far as PQ, can't guarantee it, but I would like to think a much newer model would...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-05-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7,592
Views: 729,466
Posted By videobruce
I'm surprised anyone actually watches that. Their...

I'm surprised anyone actually watches that. Their quality, or lack of hits new lows.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 224,167
Posted By videobruce
dan_druff; So you don't want to bother...

dan_druff;
So you don't want to bother troubleshooting as was suggested?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 224,167
Posted By videobruce
I'm not sure about that. Maybe someone else can...

I'm not sure about that. Maybe someone else can chime in here.

Take at look here at a old thread;...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,858
Posted By videobruce
You didn't have to quote your own post for the...

You didn't have to quote your own post for the update. ;)

For the 1st year, up to four of those are free, after that it's $3.25 each per month to rent.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 224,167
Posted By videobruce
Sounds like more typical HDMI handshaking issues...

Sounds like more typical HDMI handshaking issues thanks to Hollywoods never ending greed. :mad:

Keep your HDMI for video and use either optical or coaxial for audio. If there still is a problem,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-03-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 249,679
Posted By videobruce
Many manufactures have a 'default' menu interface...

Many manufactures have a 'default' menu interface for different sets and they will include all the panels that they use. No manufacture would ever tell a customer anything about the service menu even...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-03-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 18,351
Posted By videobruce
The better reply would be; Why pay for programing...

The better reply would be; Why pay for programing when it is 'free? ;)
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-01-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 18,351
Posted By videobruce
1. Antennas are not "ugly" if installed properly ...

1. Antennas are not "ugly" if installed properly
2. Who cares about suburban neighbors? It's NOTFB.
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