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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-03-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,793
Views: 429,369
Posted By kgforce
I just got an HD TV with a QAM tuner. Here is...

I just got an HD TV with a QAM tuner. Here is the HD list I have on Comcast Standard Cable Lineup (in Marana 85653 ZIP). It seems to be a little different than some others.

4-1 KVOA (NBC) 1080i...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   12-06-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,069
Posted By kgforce
Quote: Originally Posted by 3Series - I'm...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3Series
- I'm unable to find a 30 sec skip capability (biggest pet peeve and may force me to return the box, this is my main reason for a DVR. It saves a ton of time)
...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   12-06-2005, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,069
Posted By kgforce
I would suggest trying the Comcast DVR first. It...

I would suggest trying the Comcast DVR first. It won't cost you anything but another $10 (or whatever) per month to try it out. If you like it (I do) then you don't need to spend any money buying a...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   12-06-2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By kgforce
I've had a ReplayTV and it was very easy to...

I've had a ReplayTV and it was very easy to upgrade the HD as well as download video to one's computer.
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-25-2005, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By kgforce
I recently traded out a malfunctioning 6412 for...

I recently traded out a malfunctioning 6412 for a new Phase III from Comcast in Tucson. I read this post and realized I hadn't connected the Phase III to my Mac, yet (did it a lot with the previous...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-17-2005, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,578
Posted By kgforce
Well, I can't tell you how to work it with a...

Well, I can't tell you how to work it with a PC... but if you have a Mac with Firewire, it's pretty easy. You have to download a free Firewire SDK from Apple, connect the DCT6412 to the Mac with a...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-13-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,222
Posted By kgforce
I had to return a DCT 6412 to Comcast last week...

I had to return a DCT 6412 to Comcast last week because it was acting up -- couldn't get On Demand, HD channels didn't work properly, and several other issues. The person at the Comcast office said...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   07-06-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By kgforce
I've noticed the same thing with our Comcast...

I've noticed the same thing with our Comcast DVR. It was a similar (though worse) situation when we had a ReplayTV. There was no such delay with an SA8000 through Time Warner.
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-19-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By kgforce
Thanks. Well, that will be something new. I used...

Thanks. Well, that will be something new. I used to have a Replay 45xx. Then switched to the SA8000 offered by Time Warner.

So is this the box that Comcast will be able to upgrade with Tivo...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   03-11-2005, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By kgforce
We will be moving to Tucson, AZ (actually...

We will be moving to Tucson, AZ (actually Marana) in a few months. Our cable service with be through Comcast, and I know they have a DVR, but I don't know which one.

If anyone from the area can...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   03-07-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By kgforce
We'll, if anybody wants one, I'm selling my 4508...

We'll, if anybody wants one, I'm selling my 4508 (we're moving and need all the $$$ we can scrounge up).

$130 plus shipping (UPS, FedEx, or whatever you prefer).

Let me know!

Email Me...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   03-07-2005, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By kgforce
Hey, everyone. I've got a Replay 4508 for sale...

Hey, everyone. I've got a Replay 4508 for sale (activation not included). We are moving and need the money!

Actually, it's a 4504 that I upgraded with an 80GB HD. It's in good working order, with...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-01-2005, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By kgforce
If I were you, I'd get the digital DVR offered...

If I were you, I'd get the digital DVR offered by your cable company. (assuming they offer one).

Otherwise, I have a Replay 4xxx I'm selling! Just let me know if you're interested!:D
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   01-31-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By kgforce
I have an Explorer 8000 (non-HD) from TWC...

I have an Explorer 8000 (non-HD) from TWC Houston. I was over at a friend's house last night and he has an 8300 (non-HD), also from TWC Houston.

Can anyone tell me the difference between the two?...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-09-2004, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By kgforce
Quote: Originally posted by twentw kgforce:...

Quote:
Originally posted by twentw
kgforce: Since you're a TWC - Houston customer: have you had a problem with any scheduled recordings being dropped? For example, I have Stargate SG-1 set to...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-08-2004, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By kgforce
Tell me about it!! Last Wednesday I didn't get...

Tell me about it!! Last Wednesday I didn't get "Lost" or "Smallville" because it was trying to record them at 6:00 pm. It did, however, record "CSI: NY" at 9:00 pm.

That's a really stupid "bug"...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-21-2004, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By kgforce
I noticed last night that there is now an...

I noticed last night that there is now an additional option to record only first-run episodes (no repeats). About time!

I'm still looking for some way to send my complaints and "bug reports" to...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-21-2004, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By kgforce
I haven't noticed that problem, yet. I'll have...

I haven't noticed that problem, yet. I'll have to pay attention and see.

One problem we are having is that if we "pad" a show with a few extra minutes at the end or the beginning (example -- 6:59...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-24-2004, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By kgforce
One other annoying thing about the 8000... when...

One other annoying thing about the 8000... when watching a recorded show, I would expect the "INFO" button to display information about that particular show -- Title, Description, etc. Much like the...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-24-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By kgforce
Quote: Originally posted by twentworth I...

Quote:
Originally posted by twentworth

I have exactly the same problem regarding out-of-sync audio. It usually happens when I'm fast-forwarding through commercials, then hit play to resume....
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-24-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By kgforce
Quote: Originally posted by jbarr Whoa!...

Quote:
Originally posted by jbarr
Whoa! Thank you so much!!!
You're welcome!

Quote:
Everything you described sounds quite good with the possible exception of two things:

1. The inability...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-24-2004, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By kgforce
Quote: Originally posted by jbarr kgforce, ...

Quote:
Originally posted by jbarr
kgforce,

I am anxious to hear your opinions on the Explorer 8000. Our Cable company (Charter) will be rolling it out in our are soon, and I am very interested...
Forum: ReplayTV & Showstopper PVRs   09-21-2004, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By kgforce
It's time to say goodbye to an old friend, our...

It's time to say goodbye to an old friend, our trusty ReplayTV 4508. Last week, my wife and I picked up an Explorer 8000 from Time Warner Houston and after putting it through it's paces, we've...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-20-2004, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By kgforce
Quote: Originally posted by bfdtv kg, ...

Quote:
Originally posted by bfdtv
kg,

You didn't mention what sort of audio setup you had. The digital output on the SA8000HD seems to exhibit a number of compatibility issues with different...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-20-2004, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By kgforce
We just watched a couple of recorded shows and...

We just watched a couple of recorded shows and we are still having the "pops" with the audio. Quite annoying... I'm calling TWC.
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