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Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-04-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By Mike99
It happens to me when watching programs from my...

It happens to me when watching programs from my satellite DVR & there is no way to choose the playback software. Everything is connected via HDMI.

FWIW my wife usually finds it more difficult to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-02-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By Mike99
You may find the delay sometimes varies between...

You may find the delay sometimes varies between programs and/or sources. My wife does a fair job of reading lips & if the sync is not correct it drives her bonkers. My delay stays pretty much the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-30-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Mike99
Backup hard drive ?

I need to get a new EHD. My old Western Digital drives have been working great but I need more capacity. I've read a few comments on the Internet that WD now uses hardware encryption & this seems to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12,666
Views: 1,333,051
Posted By Mike99
I was wondering if Channel 3 was some sort of low...

I was wondering if Channel 3 was some sort of low power station that filled in. somehow.
That being said ever since Rovi took over the EPG for WMC it has never been 100% correct.
I wonder where...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-12-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12,666
Views: 1,333,051
Posted By Mike99
I was looking at the EPG guide in Windows Media...

I was looking at the EPG guide in Windows Media Center & just noticed Comet on channel 3.3. I could not receive it & the message said to check my antenna. Either I need to re-scan or the station is...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-31-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 59,320
Posted By Mike99
I was watching something else & noticed my DVR...

I was watching something else & noticed my DVR was recording this. I thought it was going to be short preview or rerun & just let it record. The EPG listed the title as "First Look", a full 1 hour...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-22-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 148,280
Posted By Mike99
All I can add is that some people on another...

All I can add is that some people on another forum disagree with you that Castle & Beckett survived.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-22-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 148,280
Posted By Mike99
Sevens years later could mean it shows what the...

Sevens years later could mean it shows what the family looks like 7 years after Castle finished writing the stories. Also, Kate did have what looked like a gut shot & by most accounts people don't...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-19-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 148,280
Posted By Mike99
A) Did they survive the shooting & the "seven...

A) Did they survive the shooting & the "seven years later" meant they had a family with kids?

OR

B) Did the "seven years later" with kids scene mean Castle was sort of a regular guy all along...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-24-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Mike99
I've taken apart my EZ-17 twice & don't recall...

I've taken apart my EZ-17 twice & don't recall ever having to clean or take apart the older ES-20. I don't use them much anymore but did have a problem a few months ago with the EZ-17 and trying a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-22-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Mike99
Just a couple thoughts - If using the blot...

Just a couple thoughts -

If using the blot with scotch tape procedure what's the chances that the tackiness on the disc will clean the spindle to some degree by pulling off dirt?

Or if you use...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-22-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Mike99
I've used only Panasonic RAM discs. Once in a...

I've used only Panasonic RAM discs. Once in a while I had to wash them in order to format but they always worked.

If you search the forum you'll find that sometimes a disc won't work & it's...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-22-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Mike99
Cyclone82 - It's been a while since I...

Cyclone82 -

It's been a while since I burned a DVD & don't recall the settings involved. You might want to post your question on the VRD forum. The program developers usually respond very quickly.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-18-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By Mike99
I appreciate everyone’s comments. It seems the...

I appreciate everyone’s comments. It seems the only way I’m going get some of the cable channels that I want is from a cable or satellite provider.

Sometimes Dish has a several day free preview of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-18-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By Mike99
I understand that. I wouldn't mind paying...

I understand that. I wouldn't mind paying Netflix, Hulu, etc. But from my searching it didn't seem possible to get a lot of the cable/satellite channels unless I subscribed to a provider. It made...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-18-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the replies. I frequently read...

Thanks for the replies.

I frequently read articles about cutting the cord and all the stuff you can watch but did not see a way to watch some of the cable channels. Made me wonder if I missing...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-17-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 579
Posted By Mike99
Cord Cutting Question

I have a Dish DVR and a few times I’ve missed a program & needed to watch it via the Internet. So I went to the TNT website, for example, and I could stream the program. But I had to provide proof...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-13-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 964
Posted By Mike99
Did your ES20 machines have the interference...

Did your ES20 machines have the interference problem when using as a pass-through device or only when recording?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-13-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Mike99
The latest version is VideoReDo TVSuiteVersion 5....

The latest version is VideoReDo TVSuiteVersion 5.

The VRD website & forum has a lot of guides.
http://www.videoredo.net/msgBoard/forumdisplay.php?36-How-To-Guides

VRD won't do any RAM disc...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-10-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 964
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the information. I used to use...

Thanks for the information.

I used to use the ES20 to copy from my Dish DVR or VHS machine. However at some point in time I started to get a small amount of interference similar to a herringbone...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-10-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Mike99
I almost always have used DVD-RAM in my Panasonic...

I almost always have used DVD-RAM in my Panasonic recorders, either for OTA recordings or copying from VHS or DVR.

DVD-RAM records in a VRO file format which is mpg. I copy this to my PC and it...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-10-2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 964
Posted By Mike99
I'm trying to remember this stuff because it's...

I'm trying to remember this stuff because it's been a long time since I copied from VHS to DVD & probably should copy some of the more important ones. I have an ES20 and an EZ17 & have used these to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-21-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Mike99
Any recommendations on a fanless HD6450? I...

Any recommendations on a fanless HD6450?

I have a G620 dual core Pentium & had the 29/59 fps bug with some content. I installed an inexpensive HD6450 which solved the problem. However the HTPC is...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-21-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,855
Posted By Mike99
The Doctor Who Christmas Special is on Friday,...

The Doctor Who Christmas Special is on Friday, Christmas evening. But for some reason my Dish DVR is not going to record it as part of the series even though it says New. I had to set it as a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-19-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 19,489
Posted By Mike99
I wondered about that too & am trying to piece...

I wondered about that too & am trying to piece things together.

Audrey (or was it Sarah or Lucy?) did have a son & IIRC his name was James. But he died or was killed in the barn - or something...
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