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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By jjeff
The Ty -R DL DVDs shipped from Japan would be...

The Ty -R DL DVDs shipped from Japan would be ~$64 including shipping, the Sears deal comes in ~$63. I agree though I'd probably rather order from Sears than direct from a Japanese vendor I've never...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-18-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 38,549
Posted By jjeff
Thanks VisionOn, unfortunatly from what I saw on...

Thanks VisionOn, unfortunatly from what I saw on your link, no Tribune stations in my market :(
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-18-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By jjeff
Thanks for the international prospective...

Thanks for the international prospective Sneals2000, yes I was talking about more modern HD than the early French B&W standard which I've read about(probably from your posts).
So it looks like the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-18-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 38,549
Posted By jjeff
"The half-hour, weekday talk show would be...

"The half-hour, weekday talk show would be designed to run in the 7 p.m. ET/PT time slot on Tribune's 42 stations, with plans to distribute it to other stations, according to details of the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By jjeff
Sorry, I misunderstood your original post, now I...

Sorry, I misunderstood your original post, now I got it :)
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-17-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By jjeff
Nice IMDb listing for that Genesis concert, wish...

Nice IMDb listing for that Genesis concert, wish they had got as detailed as to the equipment used on the Bob Dylan tribute. Wow mid 80s HD, you don't think the Dylan tribute was shot on HDVS do you?...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-17-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 236,106
Posted By jjeff
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/17...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/179095-official-avs-hdtv-stb-synopsis.html
Had a hard time finding it, it used to be a sticky thread at the top of the HDTV Technical forum,...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-16-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By jjeff
Many people purchased theirs for $99 when NFM had...

Many people purchased theirs for $99 when NFM had them on a blowout sale :)
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-16-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By jjeff
Interesting box, $80 isn't too bad of a price...

Interesting box, $80 isn't too bad of a price either.
Note with a USB HDD the cheaper iView will also act as a digital VCR but it's a bit quirky so if your one that just want things to work or want...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By jjeff
When were HD video cameras first used and what were they recorded to?

I recently watched a program dating from 1992, it was Bob Dylan's The 30th anniversary Concert Celebration. I could tell right away it was true HD but didn't have the look of film and when I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-16-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 236,106
Posted By jjeff
+1 To record analog channels one could use...

+1
To record analog channels one could use something like a VCR or DVDR w/tuner, DVR may be available with a analog tuner but not for the price point of something like the iView. Check Videobruce's...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-16-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By jjeff
Your right, hi def Philips. I tend to think of...

Your right, hi def Philips. I tend to think of Philips and Magnavox the same as in the US they are both under Funai but I guess not anymore??
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-16-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By jjeff
Commercial DVDs are generally done on DL(dual...

Commercial DVDs are generally done on DL(dual layer) blanks, which hold ~2x what a SL(single layer) disc can hold. DL blanks are more than several times the cost of SL blanks so unless your movies...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-15-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,297
Views: 261,959
Posted By jjeff
Agree with all you said :) While I agree 4.1 is...

Agree with all you said :)
While I agree 4.1 is the best PQ of the local news I just don't care for it. I used to watch KARE which as you said is a close second in PQ compared to WCCO but they just...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-15-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By jjeff
If you have clear QAM: ...

If you have clear QAM:
http://www.amazon.com/Multi-function-Digital-Converter-Box-Recording/dp/B00BFIJQ10/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1408143911&sr=8-2&keywords=iview+3500stb
If you also need analog...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-15-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By jjeff
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clear_QAM AKA not...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clear_QAM
AKA not scrambled digital channels.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-15-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By jjeff
Yes, the HD Magnavox should tune and record...

Yes, the HD Magnavox should tune and record whatever your HDTV will tune. Of course no guarantee your cable company will continue to provide the "clear QAM" channels but for now is should work for...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-14-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,520
Posted By jjeff
I supposed I could have waited to see if things...

I supposed I could have waited to see if things straightened themselves out but I was worried I'd forget about it and possibly lose the episode, this way I have it for sure :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-13-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,520
Posted By jjeff
Thanks for bringing this up guys, my Tivo was not...

Thanks for bringing this up guys, my Tivo was not going to record it, even though it was not played last week in my market, I've now set it up to record :)
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-13-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By jjeff
What type of TV do you have, HDTV or SD tube TV?...

What type of TV do you have, HDTV or SD tube TV? If a HDTV then you really should get a converter box with HDMI(or at the least component) output. The best input the Magnavox will take is S-video...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   08-13-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By jjeff
I believe that would be a function of your DVD...

I believe that would be a function of your DVD and not player. You'd need the player to automatically start playing the main or first title on the DVD player, I've seen this with DVDs but not as a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-13-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By jjeff
What did it say was the total of your copy list...

What did it say was the total of your copy list and what did it say was the capacity of your target? I don't believe I've ever used DL media in my EH-59s but I have on my EH-55 and other than the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-12-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By jjeff
Were you doing a HS dub? Doing a HS dub the EH-59...

Were you doing a HS dub? Doing a HS dub the EH-59 should show you have 8028MB or roughly 3hrs 55 minutes of SP material. Sounds like your trying to do a realtime dub?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 322,078
Posted By jjeff
Depending on your VCR it may not be possible to...

Depending on your VCR it may not be possible to use it as a RF modulator like your wanting to do. I agree with most others that your TV, while still working, really needs to go. If money is a major...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 737
Posted By jjeff
Well if you order some and they work I may just...

Well if you order some and they work I may just follow and order a spindle :)
Ty DLs and - at that, sounds good to me!
I don't burn many DLs in my Panasonics, I mainly use DLs in my PC or CopyII...
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