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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-03-2017, 10:19 AM
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Posted By dare2be
Anyway, the Rocket is working out well. Recording...

Anyway, the Rocket is working out well. Recording 720p at 9mbps, losslessly cut out commercials using Avidemux and re-encoded to 2mbps using Vidcoder 2-pass encoding. Did 5 hour-long episodes...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-03-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By dare2be
I guess I was thinking of all the 720p content...

I guess I was thinking of all the 720p content I've watched or downloaded from network websites, Youtube, Amazon, etc. It is all encoded at 24 or 30fps, which is what I was expecting from my own...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-02-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By dare2be
I hope you mean on the Rocket as there surely is...

I hope you mean on the Rocket as there surely is 720p30 from/on other devices. My set top box, my dash cam, etc.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-02-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By dare2be
Finally pulled the trigger and got myself one of...

Finally pulled the trigger and got myself one of these. So far the only thing I can't figure out (if it is even possible) is to record at 1280x720 30fps in standalone mode. All of my test recordings...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-08-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 27,577
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Posted By dare2be
It appears it is just one corrupt title. As soon...

It appears it is just one corrupt title. As soon as the title attempts to be rendered in the list with its index image, the box locks up. If I stay away from the page with the bad title, everything...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-07-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27,577
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Posted By dare2be
Actually, it is. About 1:30 left at SP mode. ...

Actually, it is. About 1:30 left at SP mode.

But I can't delete any titles.

More symptoms: The 6 index pictures on each page only fill in the first 4 titles, then the last 2 are blank. No...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-07-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27,577
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Posted By dare2be
Well, it finally happened. My 3576's hard drive...

Well, it finally happened. My 3576's hard drive has appeared to bite the dust, after a nice 8-year run. Every time I try to access a HDD title or even select one to burn to DVD, it freezes up and...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-04-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27,577
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Posted By dare2be
I've done my share of collecting, but it's...

I've done my share of collecting, but it's usually classics I've grown up with or even recent shows that stand the test of time and are just as good or nostalgic after repeated viewings.

That...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-04-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27,577
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Posted By dare2be
Because "On Demand" is a misnomer. It's really...

Because "On Demand" is a misnomer. It's really "On Availability", and is content at the mercy of the provider which can be pulled at any time.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-07-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By dare2be
Thanks, do you know if the settings changes will...

Thanks, do you know if the settings changes will stay even after it is powered off and used later in standalone mode? Yes, I plan on using a small USB HDD (500GB or so) for capturing, and then...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-07-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By dare2be
Surprised there hasn't been much discussion on...

Surprised there hasn't been much discussion on this unit. Any owners care to share experiences with using it? Particularly, I'm looking to find out how easy it is to set the capture settings in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-06-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 36,439
Posted By dare2be
Yep, and the content owners now have a...

Yep, and the content owners now have a stranglehold on what used to be "fair use". That was the real push for the digital conversion and "upgrade" to HD. People have been led by that carrot into...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-18-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By dare2be
FYI, I've found that the original quality of the...

FYI, I've found that the original quality of the source VHS tapes can usually be preserved to DVD at 2-hour mode for VHS tapes recorded in SP, and 3-hour mode for tapes recorded in EP. Not only is...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-06-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27,577
Views: 3,737,757
Posted By dare2be
There are plenty of regulars over the years in...

There are plenty of regulars over the years in this thread, and at times we have gone off on tangents over different discussions, so a friendly query from one regular to the other regulars in this...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-30-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,295
Posted By dare2be
No, you made yourself clear, and so did Kelson. ...

No, you made yourself clear, and so did Kelson.

The SmartTV functions, including YouTube, use your internet connection (wifi or wired) to send internet-sourced video to the TV. When watching...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-22-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 27,577
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Posted By dare2be
I'm late to the remote party, but I prefer the...

I'm late to the remote party, but I prefer the 3576 remote (which I just got in the mail today) for editing ease, hands down...pun intended.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-14-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27,577
Views: 3,737,757
Posted By dare2be
Just wanted to post that my 3576 that I have...

Just wanted to post that my 3576 that I have used constantly and heavily for the last 4+ years I finally had to order a new remote for it. The Play button is no longer responsive, which is strange,...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-10-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27,577
Views: 3,737,757
Posted By dare2be
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by JoeKustra http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-04-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By dare2be
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BK63 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1461290/dubbing-from-disc-to-hdd#post_23039573)

I want to thank all those who replied to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-25-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27,577
Views: 3,737,757
Posted By dare2be
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kelson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/940657/magnavox-537-535-533-515-513-2160a-2160-2080-philips-3576-3575/23040#post_22988069)...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-24-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,433
Posted By dare2be
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tomwil http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1442612/slim-jewel-cases#post_23004013)

The hubs that hold the discs, interlock also...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-21-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By dare2be
I've had my eye on this for a while, any...

I've had my eye on this for a while, any thoughts? It's got good reviews and is half the price of the WDTV.
...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-21-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,433
Posted By dare2be
Quote:Originally Posted by Church AV...

Quote:Originally Posted by Church AV Guy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1442612/slim-jewel-cases#post_22992488)

I have the same problem. what do you do...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-20-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,433
Posted By dare2be
Quote:Originally Posted by Church AV...

Quote:Originally Posted by Church AV Guy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1442612/slim-jewel-cases#post_22656631)

The slim cases I use are these.
...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-14-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,433
Posted By dare2be
Well, I went ahead and took the plunge with 3...

Well, I went ahead and took the plunge with 3 orders of the 5.2mm black poly double cases. Now I just need to come up with a new methodology for labeling them. Before it was just a black sharpie...
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