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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-31-2015, 07:51 AM
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Posted By wajo
Have you seen this section of my help file...

Have you seen this section of my help file...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-31-2015, 07:21 AM
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Posted By wajo
Yes, newremotecontrol.com...

Yes, newremotecontrol.com (http://www.newremotecontrol.com/sylvania/catalog_item.php?catnum=NB345UD) shows the OEM remotes, NB820 and NC003 as substitutes for that NB345.

The learning universal...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-29-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By wajo
Those models are 2013 or earlier vintage and the...

Those models are 2013 or earlier vintage and the Euros always have better stuff than we do, with little or none coming our way... unfortunately.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-29-2015, 01:49 PM
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Posted By wajo
The 557's from Home Depot should be online...

The 557's from Home Depot should be online (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Magnavox-1TB-Hard-Drive-DVR-with-DVD-Recorder-MDR557H/205404633?N=5yc1vZc94p).
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-27-2015, 07:09 PM
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Posted By wajo
The NB820 remote was OEM for the 2160, 2160A and...

The NB820 remote was OEM for the 2160, 2160A and 513. The 515 and 53x models went to a NC003UD, and the 557 uses a NC003UH. They're all "interchangeable" but with diff. size/shape, buttons and layout.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-27-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By wajo
Mike, Have you been using the RW discs for...

Mike,
Have you been using the RW discs for awhile? If so, try gently washing the surface with mild soap and water and a soft rag, esp. the tracks around the center hole... rinse and dry thoroughly...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-27-2015, 03:24 PM
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Posted By wajo
It's too early to get into hardware-replacement...

It's too early to get into hardware-replacement mode... need to try some other things.

1st, what brand and speed are the DVDs you're having trouble with.

2nd, have you installed SuperFW 727V in...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-27-2015, 10:12 AM
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Posted By wajo
Sorry, I deleted my post quickly since I just...

Sorry, I deleted my post quickly since I just noticed an "Out of Stock" banner on each.

The new shipment expected Feb 4 is by Home Depot...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-26-2015, 07:13 AM
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Posted By wajo
Back in Nov 2014, Aragorn8354 did my recommended...

Back in Nov 2014, Aragorn8354 did my recommended frame-accuracy test...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-25-2015, 02:16 PM
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Posted By wajo
Only things that I don't understand or that look...

Only things that I don't understand or that look "odd" to me are:

1. You don't need a splitter with an antenna. The Mag has a built-in, amplified splitter that send the raw antenna signal through...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-25-2015, 02:02 PM
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Posted By wajo
It just means that you can only have 36 total...

It just means that you can only have 36 total timer programs which, of course, can include multiple shows on the same channel, as well as M-S and M-F shows (6 and 5 separate shows respectively) in a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-25-2015, 08:08 AM
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Posted By wajo
I really haven't seen a tendency of Mag sales...

I really haven't seen a tendency of Mag sales pending new shipments. ABC Warehouse's "sale" might indicate getting rid of stock
since they're selling only in-store and not via internet. I've never...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-25-2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By wajo
:D ABC Warehouse...

:D

ABC Warehouse (http://www.abcwarehouse.com/product_catalog/pc_proddetails.asp~prod_id~26564) just changed their in-store price for the 557 to $288.

See Store Locator at top of their page for...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-24-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By wajo
:D A couple of other sources to check for...

:D

A couple of other sources to check for the 557 are these:



$349 Home Depot (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Magnavox-1TB-Hard-Drive-DVR-with-DVD-Recorder-MDR557H/205404633?N=5yc1vZc94p),...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-24-2015, 11:35 AM
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Posted By wajo
Just turn off the screen saver in the Display...

Just turn off the screen saver in the Display menu.

You don't have to have the video cable plugged in, as described here (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showpost.php?p=14138235).
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-23-2015, 03:30 PM
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Posted By wajo
Amazon had ONE in their stock and it must have...

Amazon had ONE in their stock and it must have sold so, as usual, they now list their "partners" and their prices.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-23-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By wajo
:D ONE 557 still in current "Sold by...

:D

ONE 557 still in current "Sold by Amazon" stock, $299.99 (http://www.amazon.com/Magnavox-MDR557H-F7-1Terabyte-Recorder/dp/B00JQOQCD0/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top).

:D
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-23-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 346
Posted By wajo
Yes, digital/HD stations and programs are the...

Yes, digital/HD stations and programs are the best to use for recording with the Magnavox.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-22-2015, 05:54 AM
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Posted By wajo
The latest Magnavox 557 also has a MULTIPLE...

The latest Magnavox 557 also has a MULTIPLE Playlist feature, as described here...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-21-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 346
Posted By wajo
One more thing to try? Make sure your box is not...

One more thing to try? Make sure your box is not set for 1080p or Auto HDMI output. Set for 720p or 1080i.

The Philips HD recorder's Yellow RCA output is inactive if set tor Auto or 1080p and your...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-21-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 346
Posted By wajo
Disconnect the HDMI cable end that goes into the...

Disconnect the HDMI cable end that goes into the cable box so the box thinks there's nothing connected there.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-19-2015, 07:17 PM
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Posted By wajo
No, they've been on sale since May 2014, about...

No, they've been on sale since May 2014, about their normal run time.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-19-2015, 12:41 PM
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Posted By wajo
I think the 557 *could* be the end of the road...

I think the 557 *could* be the end of the road since it was a "surprise" to start with and it broke the +VR mold... something "up" there!

A follow-on model would be a "shock"?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-18-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By wajo
Normally, you can play an unfinalized or...

Normally, you can play an unfinalized or finalized DVD created in a Mag using all the "skip" buttons (FFW, REW, SKIP, REPLAY) and the DISPLAY menu (clock/timers),

I don't see any info on how to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-17-2015, 10:01 PM
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Posted By wajo
I'm glad the 557 is working for you! ...

I'm glad the 557 is working for you!

Unfortunately, it won't let you delete a subchannel, just an entire channel group. (You can confirm this by trying to enter a main channel plus the dot and...
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