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Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-12-2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By zerowords
I had a slightly different experience regarding...

I had a slightly different experience regarding the guide appearance and it is related to another new "feature" that changed for me on 123R: under Menu:Settings:TV & Audio Setup:Display Setup I no...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-02-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,429
Views: 419,628
Posted By zerowords
Thanks for your thoughtful replies. They...

Thanks for your thoughtful replies. They encouraged me to take another look at the 2 rabbit ear antenna I have and discovered that I was trying to fix the wrong antenna in each case. What a dummy I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-01-2015, 09:15 AM
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Views: 419,628
Posted By zerowords
Red face Airplanes seem to pixelate DVR+ especially at dinner time

I live very close to Chamblee: between Toco Hill and North Dekalb shopping centers. I have been noticing terrible pixelation especially near dinner time and it seems to correspond to plane traffic...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-04-2015, 09:16 PM
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Posted By zerowords
Perfect, thanks.

Perfect, thanks.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-04-2015, 08:52 PM
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Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
remote controls TV but not DVR+

I was trying to get closed captions to show because they seemed to have disappeared and the CC button was not reacting to presses. I then tried other buttons on the remote like the DVR button and the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-07-2015, 09:34 AM
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Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
HD compatibility with DTVPal

The following link and a few messages following it seem to show an easy way to make my DTVPal HD into an external 1TB HD. My question is, can my DVR+ read the external HD created by the DTVPal (and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-28-2015, 12:06 PM
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Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
So, if I understand you, I have 2 problems. The...

So, if I understand you, I have 2 problems. The first problem is that one cannot just download the free version of Victoria (view<something>.exe) and run it, instead it must be run from a bootable...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-27-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
I downloaded the free version of...

I downloaded the free version of activesmart297.exe from http://www.benchmarkhq.ru/english.html?/be_hdd.html and installed it on my neighbor's HP Windows computer. I could never get the program to do...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
Those are good suggestions, I'll attend to them....

Those are good suggestions, I'll attend to them. And that you are having no problems is encouraging.

As I said in my reply to Brandt, the drive and enclosure are sort of new.

I am a little...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-25-2015, 05:57 PM
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Posted By zerowords
Regarding checking out the drive, I took it to...

Regarding checking out the drive, I took it to Microcenter and the tech guy was able to read it with his PC, but said he did not have a Linux box to try to read it with. When I put the drive into my...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-25-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
My HDD is a 1TB WD WD10EADS ("caviar green?")....

My HDD is a 1TB WD WD10EADS ("caviar green?"). The HDD is encased in a Vantec Nexstar external drive enclosure.

On 3 separate occasions about 6 days apart the DVR+ stopped in the middle of a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-20-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
3 tuners

That is not the problem because if there are 2 recordings ending at 9:00 and 2 recordings beginning at 9:00, then all are recorded on the DTVPAL.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-19-2014, 10:45 AM
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Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
Regarding 1): On DTVPAL if you schedule the...

Regarding 1):

On DTVPAL if you schedule the following 3 recordings,
A) 8:00-9:00 on channel 5
B) 9:00-10:00 on channel 2
C) 9:00-10:00 on channel 11
then either B or C will not record. You...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-19-2014, 09:08 AM
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Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
Recording questions

0) Is there any light which shows that a recording is ongoing like there was a Red light on the DTVPAL?

1) Is there a glitch like on the DTVPAL where if 2 recordings are scheduled to start at time...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9,201
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Posted By zerowords
antenna positioning

0) Is there any way to check the antenna positioning on different channels without having to go through the many steps of Menu>Settings>Technical_Information >Signals&Network separately for each...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-18-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
Wireless success

That worked very well for me. Thanks much.
Just a little more information: Before using the wifi adapter I attempted to see its contents by putting it into my computer USB, but it did not register...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-14-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
Zonker…, I found your information in post 6422...

Zonker…, I found your information in post 6422 and have ordered an adapter.
Thanks for the tip.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-14-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9,201
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Posted By zerowords
I found the link. ...

I found the link.

http://www.channelmasterstore.com/USB_WiFi_Adapter_for_DVR_p/cm-7500xwf.htm
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-14-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
No, and I could not find one today when I looked....

No, and I could not find one today when I looked. Do you have a link?
So you are saying that the Chromecast will not work, right?

Thanks,
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-14-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
to wifi or not to

My GUIDE is empty of information now. That is, on every channel there is "No information". This looks to me as if DVR+ thinks I have an internet connection, and I don't. When I open...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-14-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
hd update

I may have solved the HD problem. I disconnected the HD, unplugged the DVR+, removed the HD, downloaded 114R to a USB stick, placed the stick in the DVR+, installed the update, removed the USB, (I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-14-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9,201
Views: 634,452
Posted By zerowords
format hd

0) External hard drive questions:

I have a new DVR+ with a 1.0TB SATA WD10EADS-11P8B1. I got this drive because it was listed as good for the DTVPAL as an internal HD. The drive is inside a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-14-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 2,182,300
Posted By zerowords
I removed the cover of the silvery box and...

I removed the cover of the silvery box and inspected that area and found nothing and still the antenna feed is not being noticed by the Pal.

I am giving up for now. If anyone has any ideas,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 2,182,300
Posted By zerowords
This DVR just had those capacitors replaced by...

This DVR just had those capacitors replaced by the expert. So I am looking for other problems. Other than recognizing bulged capacitors, about all I know to do electronically speaking is connectivity...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-13-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18,818
Views: 2,182,300
Posted By zerowords
Is there a trick to opening this silvery box and...

Is there a trick to opening this silvery box and if I get in there are there capacitors that might be bulged in there? Or is there any connectivity testing I could do?

Thanks,

Brian in Atlanta
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