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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-27-2007, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
Wow.....not taking pleasure in your loss, but in...

Wow.....not taking pleasure in your loss, but in a way it's a slight relief to know that I'm not the only one this has happened to.

What's up with Toshiba? Losing all of one's recorded programs...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-19-2007, 12:31 AM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
Apologies in advance for the extreme length of...

Apologies in advance for the extreme length of this diatribe! http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif

Over the last few months, I've been having problems with scheduled recordings...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-18-2007, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by rickc5...

Quote:Originally Posted by rickc5 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

"...my XS54 gives the error message on an HDD -> DVD-R hi speed dub of a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-18-2007, 01:56 PM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
I get that "non-standard" error message...

I get that "non-standard" error message sometimes as well, albeit under somewhat different circumstances. Did you record the two titles at different bitrates? If you do that, you can't combine them...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-16-2007, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by RCbridge...

Quote:Originally Posted by RCbridge http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Great summary!!
On point 4 what are some of the other reasons that most...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-16-2007, 07:44 PM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by mattack...

Quote:Originally Posted by mattack http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

What advantage is there to that than here?


My guess is that it's...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-27-2007, 09:37 AM
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Views: 2,250
Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by Sean Nelson...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sean Nelson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

"....This whole DVD reading thing is a lot precise than it would first...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-16-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
I'm sorry to hear of your troubles. I'm...

I'm sorry to hear of your troubles. I'm currently having a "situation" of my own, although it doesn't appear to be Toshiba's fault. A week and a half ago, I suddenly lost almost all of the TVGuide...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-17-2006, 12:34 PM
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Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by inieto...

Quote:Originally Posted by inieto http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Hope I answered your question.


Uh, no, I'm afraid not -- but thanks...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-16-2006, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
'Fraid I can't help you there, but I do have a...

'Fraid I can't help you there, but I do have a quesiton for you.....

Quote:Originally Posted by inieto http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)
...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-08-2006, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
Exactly....

Exactly. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-08-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Well, you might want to delete it so it doesn't...

Well, you might want to delete it so it doesn't clutter up your pallette of menu backgrounds. (Especially since a "custom" background like this would likely only ever be used once.)

I'll look...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-07-2006, 10:00 PM
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Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Yarrrr, glad I could help!...

Yarrrr, glad I could help! http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-07-2006, 03:35 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
If all you want to do is rename a title, simply...

If all you want to do is rename a title, simply select the title in "Content Menu", hit the "Quick Menu" button, and choose "Title Information". Then hit the "Quick Menu" button again and choose...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-05-2006, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Captain Shirk
Not sure which type of "reset" you're talking...

Not sure which type of "reset" you're talking about, but I got mine working again by unplugging it for a little while (in my case, about 45 minutes), then simply plugging it back in and waiting...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-30-2006, 01:36 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by sub0...

Quote:Originally Posted by sub0 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

A quick search of the forums revealed a bunch of Panny E85 owners had TVGOS...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-29-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Yeah, mine seems to be back, too. I unplugged my...

Yeah, mine seems to be back, too. I unplugged my XS34 at about 5:45 a.m. this morning and left it unplugged for about 45 minutes. After plugging it back in, I just left it alone for about 8 hours,...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-27-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Well, guess what, folks..... I have the...

Well, guess what, folks.....

I have the exact same problem. I turned my machine on yesterday afternoon and all my TVGOS listings were gone, with the same "24 hour" message in its place. And like...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-24-2006, 05:33 PM
Replies: 844
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Posted By Captain Shirk
Why do you want to replace it? Is there...

Why do you want to replace it? Is there something wrong with it? Or do you just want a bigger one? (Either way, I wouldn't mess with it.)

As for the TV Guide OnScreen, yeah, it's a bit on the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-12-2006, 11:49 PM
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Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Yeah, the best results I've gotten so far are...

Yeah, the best results I've gotten so far are from 16x media. The same Verbatims that Ashely recommend a long while back. (Thanks, Ashley! http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif)...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-04-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Yeah, the brief freeze-frames are slightly...

Yeah, the brief freeze-frames are slightly annoying, but I've gotten used to it. I try to look at it this way: if I have to "endure" a half-second freeze to eliminate four minutes of commercials,...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-27-2006, 12:11 PM
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Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by Nascar Dog...

Quote:Originally Posted by Nascar Dog http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

It is true [that you can't defrag the Toshiba's hard drive] but not a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-23-2006, 05:41 PM
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Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by inieto...

Quote:Originally Posted by inieto http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I have had very good success with Verbatim 8x and 16x DVD-Rs....The...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-23-2006, 12:06 PM
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Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by shawbros...

Quote:Originally Posted by shawbros http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I've had no problems with SONY 8x media on my XS34. Maybe you had a bad...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-18-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,252
Posted By Captain Shirk
Quote:Originally Posted by rcflyer...

Quote:Originally Posted by rcflyer http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Good choice Joe, I think you will really like the XS-34. I've had really...
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