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Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-15-2014, 04:37 PM
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Views: 8,546
Posted By dervari
Bummer...wish I had seen this. I could have used...

Bummer...wish I had seen this. I could have used the free J Mount for my GF's antenna.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-15-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By dervari
If it's running a flavor of Linux, I'm guessing...

If it's running a flavor of Linux, I'm guessing just powering it off can cause filesystem or database (MySQL?) corruption in certain instances.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-15-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,477
Posted By dervari
I'm so glad Pau Pau got the boot. Hearing her...

I'm so glad Pau Pau got the boot. Hearing her talk was like fingernails on a chalkboard to me.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-15-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 24,916
Posted By dervari
Well, it's a moot point now. Bought the GF a...

Well, it's a moot point now. Bought the GF a lifetime Tivo off eBay and put up an old Eagle Aspen dual bay bowtie I had sitting int he garage. She's happy as can be. More channels than Aereo and a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By dervari
Thanks. I didn't know if there was some...

Thanks. I didn't know if there was some technical reason to put the grounding block near the MPOE. Think I'll go the easy route and put everything below the antenna.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-14-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By dervari
Coax entry point is about 100' from house ground - Options?

My gf's Coax entry point (leftover from CATV days) is about 100' from her electrical meter and grounding point. The OTA Antenna feed runs from the gable at the corner down to just before the siding,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-13-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 407,293
Posted By dervari
I am using a dual bay bowtie and getting a 68 for...

I am using a dual bay bowtie and getting a 68 for signal strengthstrength on RF10 . Getting an 89 on RF 8. Antenna is pointed direct at the main Atlanta antenna farms from Duluth and getting 96-100...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-07-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 407,293
Posted By dervari
I wish Nimble had Discovery channel. My GF's...

I wish Nimble had Discovery channel. My GF's dad is paying around $75/mo just so he can get Discovery and TLC. That would be a perfect setup for him along with an OTA for locals.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 24,916
Posted By dervari
And they know this how? Did they go in and...

And they know this how? Did they go in and reverse engineer the backend code?

Their FAQ stated each user had their own storage partition. This is very technologically feasible and my guess is...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 24,916
Posted By dervari
Their FAQ answered this. They stated each...

Their FAQ answered this. They stated each subscriber has their own disk partition.
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 24,916
Posted By dervari
Since when has anything in recent history been...

Since when has anything in recent history been based on NEED vs WANT? EBT users NEED basic food but some WANT filet mignon. Guess what? They can get what they want. If I WANT something and have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-04-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By dervari
Was planning on the top screw's in the rake board...

Was planning on the top screw's in the rake board and the bottom two in the triangular piece...or three in the rake board if it will fit.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By dervari
Question J Mount Location question

I'm wanting to mount a J Mount for an Eagle Aspen 2-bay on the corner of my girlfriend's house. Planning on using some wood screws/washers and want to get some opinions on whether or not this would...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-04-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 407,293
Posted By dervari
Got the gf set up with a TiVo HD off eBay and an...

Got the gf set up with a TiVo HD off eBay and an Eagle Aspen 2 bay that I had lying around at the house. Getting 95-100 on all the major networks. Just have the antenna sitting in a chair right now...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 407,293
Posted By dervari
My GF was horrified. She is a cord cutter and...

My GF was horrified. She is a cord cutter and had been using a VCR with rabbit ears when we started dating. Picked her up a Roku and Aero subscription and she was hooked. Now I'm in fire fighting...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 407,293
Posted By dervari
Does anyone know where I can get a J Mount...

Does anyone know where I can get a J Mount locally? Need a quick and dirty setup at my GF's house to replace her Aereo. Everywhere says "Ships to store in 5-7 days" but I need one sooner! :)

NE...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-27-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,546
Posted By dervari
Does this require a smartphone to control it? ...

Does this require a smartphone to control it? She only has a semi smart phone and has no desire to upgrade. A hard remote is a must.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,546
Posted By dervari
Unfortunately the gf would not go for a pc in the...

Unfortunately the gf would not go for a pc in the living room or behind her tv.

Also, a hard remote is a necessity for her.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-27-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,546
Posted By dervari
They have stated they have no intention of doing...

They have stated they have no intention of doing so. Even if they did it would most likely price them above the subscription fee of a commercial dvr.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-27-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,546
Posted By dervari
Being in IT, I have access to all sort of...

Being in IT, I have access to all sort of miscellaneous crap. I have an Ethernet to wireless bridge that will work on anything that has hard wired Ethernet.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-27-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,546
Posted By dervari
I wonder if they have a deal on the DVR+ alone. ...

I wonder if they have a deal on the DVR+ alone. I have an WiFi adapter in my desk drawer, and she really need a unidirectional antenna since all of the broadcasts she is interested in are in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-27-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,546
Posted By dervari
Aereo replacement - inexpensive OTA DVR

With the pending demise of Aereo after the SCOTUS decision, I'm looking for an inexpensive way to get my GF set up for DVRing. She had still been on a VCR with rabbit ears and an OTA box when we...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-01-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By dervari
You don't want to LLF the ReplayTV drive or it...

You don't want to LLF the ReplayTV drive or it will become unusable in the Replay unless you re-image the drive with the ReplayTV software.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 407,293
Posted By dervari
Quote:Originally Posted by ChrisC47...

Quote:Originally Posted by ChrisC47 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15316618)

In other news, WXIA 11.2's NBC Weather Plus "effectively shut down...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-16-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3,274
Views: 407,293
Posted By dervari
2ch is fine. Being in IT, P/C was the first...

2ch is fine. Being in IT, P/C was the first thing I did. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif

Stange, because saw the same problem during Jeopardy on ch 36 last night. Same...
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