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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2017, 11:15 AM
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Posted By tveli
Recently there are news reports about Comcast...

Recently there are news reports about Comcast dropping their factually-correct claim of "fastest internet": http://fortune.com/2017/02/09/comcast-fast-internet-america/

Comcast's internet is...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-28-2017, 04:03 PM
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Posted By tveli
MPEG4 letter arrived today and said most HD...

MPEG4 letter arrived today and said most HD channels will disappear for my cablecard device locally on 3/28 . (Seems that some channels will remain MPEG2 HD and 720p, woot WOOT!)
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-28-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By tveli
slowbisque, $100 for a subscription for the...

slowbisque, $100 for a subscription for the lifetime of any tivo hardware sounds nice whether for an OTA TIVO or a cable/MPEG4 TIVO, but no thanks on that sniff you mentioned.

The Comcast MPEG4...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-25-2017, 03:35 PM
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Posted By tveli
Thanks jjeff... After MPEG4 happens and my MOXI...

Thanks jjeff... After MPEG4 happens and my MOXI dies perhaps by eating its final hard drive, and when it can no longer reformat a new hard drive, then after that day I will be considering the latest...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-25-2017, 10:27 AM
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Posted By tveli
It's a good question, domm. I understand that...

It's a good question, domm. I understand that the answer is "YES but it will be annoying".

You can find out empirically by disconnecting your moxi from internet for a couple weeks, and then...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2017, 09:27 AM
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Posted By tveli
Thanks for the info, Jed! And enjoy the most...

Thanks for the info, Jed! And enjoy the most cost-effective mac of all, the mac-mini.. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-25-2017, 09:20 AM
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Posted By tveli
Yes Biggie, I sure have used a TIVO. TIVO...

Yes Biggie, I sure have used a TIVO.

TIVO has a fantastic UI, and an even better business model. They have convinced customers to pay a monthly rental for a device which they supposedly...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-25-2017, 05:57 AM
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Posted By tveli
thanks for the info dz2000. No bubble burst,...

thanks for the info dz2000. No bubble burst, since I'm looking forward to the comcast MPEG4 transition even more than to a few additional gender-toggles from Caitlyn Jenner. (The former option...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-24-2017, 03:45 PM
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Posted By tveli
If you are curious about impending MPEG4,...

If you are curious about impending MPEG4, consider scan downwards from channel 1 and you might see an "MPEG4 test channel" at 1995 like I started seeing recently.

I recommend that any comcast...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-24-2017, 03:25 PM
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Posted By tveli
As of a couple weeks ago, customers served by...

As of a couple weeks ago, customers served by Comcast's Londonderry NH headend can see an "MPEG4 test channel" in the program guide - I think it was channel 1995. No surprise that my moxi was...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-24-2017, 03:23 PM
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Posted By tveli
As of a couple weeks ago, customers served by...

As of a couple weeks ago, customers served by Comcast's Londonderry NH headend can tune to an "MPEG4 test channel" - channel 1995. No surprise that my moxi was unable to render the channel, but...
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
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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
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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
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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
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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: 78
Views: 2,320
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: 78
Views: 2,320
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
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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: 112
Views: 8,949
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
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Posted By tveli
because lowest-common-denominator.

because lowest-common-denominator.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-31-2016, 08:57 AM
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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
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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
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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: 8,588
Views: 957,127
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...
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