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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-13-2015, 10:53 AM
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Posted By doswonk1
Absolutely! You've revived one of mine, and if it...

Absolutely! You've revived one of mine, and if it tanks again, I'll probably send it to you again. The irony is that a technology may be "dead" in the mainstream marketplace and the major industry...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-10-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 932
Posted By doswonk1
Ha! That photo looks like my front hall closet –...

Ha! That photo looks like my front hall closet – where I have rather more CECBs stashed than I actually ended up needing.

The last time I dropped by the AVS CECB sub-forum back around Christmas,...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-10-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 932
Posted By doswonk1
Yep. My situation is the same as Church's. I have...

Yep. My situation is the same as Church's. I have a bunch of these machines running, and I use them *every* day. Any problems that I had with them when they were new were solved years ago - mostly...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-22-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26,361
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Posted By doswonk1
The 3575 is/was regarded as kind of tetchy, but...

The 3575 is/was regarded as kind of tetchy, but once you got a handle on its quirks, it was still a reliable platform. It's just that Funai smoothed out the kinks and added some welcome improvements...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-21-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By doswonk1
Yes, you can!

Hi Bruce~ I had to shut off TVGOS on my E85 back in 2009 during the DTV switchover. The manual is a little cryptic, but the key info is at the top of page 43 here:
...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-20-2015, 06:17 PM
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Posted By doswonk1
The Panasonic is a great machine, with great PQ....

The Panasonic is a great machine, with great PQ. If you don't need a tuner, it's a good way to go, especially in view of the recent inflation of the Magnavoxes' prices.

I have an EH59, which I...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-20-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By doswonk1
Yes, the 557 was quite a surprise - kind of like...

Yes, the 557 was quite a surprise - kind of like the "oops" bundle of joy some older couples get *after* they think they've had their last child ;). The dropping of +VR and the loss of...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-19-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By doswonk1
End of the road or brief detour for MDR 557? ...

End of the road or brief detour for MDR 557?

Hi gang! Haven't visited here for a while, but rest assured, I'm still running my multiple Philips/Magnavox/Pioneer/Panasonic, just as always. Last...
Forum: Coupon Eligible Converter Box (CECB)   08-17-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 88,407
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by seatacboy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/986114/magnavox-tb100mw9-initial-impressions/150#post_23635616)

I just acquired one...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-02-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By doswonk1
Only plausible scenario: Somebody bought it new...

Only plausible scenario: Somebody bought it new back in the day, opened the box, pulled the manual to read it, discovered it was dreadfully complicated, put the box on a shelf, lost the manual, and...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-01-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,598
Posted By doswonk1
Yep, I have machines from the Philips/Magnavox...

Yep, I have machines from the Philips/Magnavox line for OTA recording. If you're recording OTA, it's hard to beat them as inexpensive time-shifting and archiving machines. The editing function was a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-01-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,598
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by robboot http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1460655/panasonic-dmr-e85h-please-wait-error-change-disc-loop#post_23019435)

The...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-18-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by plplplpl http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1442612/slim-jewel-cases#post_22963918)

For quickies / giveaways / audio CDs, I often...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-21-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26,361
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Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Westly-C http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-18-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,153
Posted By doswonk1
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/1315521/panasonic-dmr-eh69/60#post_22843531)

The theory that doswonk1 has come...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-18-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-18-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,123
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ragu0012 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1451716/does-recording-quality-vary-much-recorder-to-recorder#post_22844613)

I...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-17-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrHT http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-17-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By doswonk1
I can see a business for transferring home...

I can see a business for transferring home videos and camcorder tapes to DVD, though you'd probably have to have a variety of playback machines. But if one runs this as a business, wouldn't you run...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-17-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,153
Posted By doswonk1
Well, don't forget that the first iteration of...

Well, don't forget that the first iteration of our beloved Magnavox had an 80 gig HDD at a time when 120 and 160 gigs were pretty much the standard. And maybe the EH-49 was some sort of captive...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-16-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CitiBear http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1452351/pioneer-dvr-550-h#post_22838479)

The best Pioneer remote by far came with the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-14-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,291
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by stevebaz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1369230/toshiba-dvr20kb#post_22827644)

How can I get hold of a Funai Owners Manaul...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-12-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 296,277
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chingu808 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/614479/media-deals-this-week/2850#post_22818915)

Sorry this was so long.

Not at...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-11-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,153
Posted By doswonk1
I was kind of figuring on just ignoring the...

I was kind of figuring on just ignoring the SCART connections on my EH59..... Now all this talk has made me curious. Thinking of getting a couple of adapters, just to play with them. Never hurts to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-11-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 296,277
Posted By doswonk1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jjeff http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/614479/media-deals-this-week/2850#post_22816839)

but they were used exclusively for my...
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