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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-24-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,089
Posted By wajo
:( Now it's Charter's turn!?...

:(

Now it's Charter's turn!? (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/charters-advisers-contact-time-warner-181041010.html)

:(
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-24-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
For titling recorded shows, there's an option to...

For titling recorded shows, there's an option to PRE-TITLE them via the timer programming menu, as described here...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-24-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By wajo
See this help file...

See this help file (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showpost.php?p=21775101).
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-23-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
I don't think anyone has tried that yet. One user...

I don't think anyone has tried that yet. One user said he thought the 53x series HDDs couldn't be swapped with older units because they (and the follow-on 557?) use a diff. allocation unit (cluster)...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-23-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,089
Posted By wajo
:D The Deal is dead!!!?...

:D

The Deal is dead!!!? (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/23/comcast-time-warner-merger-off_n_7129492.html)

I like this analysis by Craig Moffett...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-21-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
Mar/Apr/May time period has been one of...

Mar/Apr/May time period has been one of FunaiPhilips favorite new-model release times so it is *possible* that something new is coming. The 557 was released in May 2014.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-20-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
I've never seen a "Funai-branded" version of the...

I've never seen a "Funai-branded" version of the MDR557, they're all Magnavox brand.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-14-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
This thread is double-indexed, starting with Page...

This thread is double-indexed, starting with Page 1, so you should be able to find most anything with two clicks.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-13-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
All Mag HDD DVDRs prior to the 557 can Finalize...

All Mag HDD DVDRs prior to the 557 can Finalize each other's DVDs if you turn Recording > Make Recording Compatible ON, as described here...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-12-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
No, they'd be in SD 480i and look "DVD-quality"...

No, they'd be in SD 480i and look "DVD-quality" (i.e., like commercial movies on DVD).

DVD recorders HAVE TO record in 480i since that's the DVD Standard... essentially, if a recorder has a DVD...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-12-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
Mag, and all DVD recorders, record in std def...

Mag, and all DVD recorders, record in std def 480i and produce "DVD quality" pic from digital/HD sources (like antenna or digital cable).

Assuming your "HD to HD" means HDD>HDD, Mag can copy from...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-12-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
Absolutely! Here's the help file...

Absolutely!

Here's the help file (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/106-dvd-recorders-standard-def/940657-magnavox-557-537-535-533-515-513-2160a-2160-2080-philips-3576-3575-a.html#user_RecHDD9) on...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-11-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
If you change the TV Aspect setting from one to...

If you change the TV Aspect setting from one to another, you should normally see a change in the pic aspect immediately (if one is possible based on the source).

Unless someone can think of a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-09-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
Here's the help file...

Here's the help file (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/106-dvd-recorders-standard-def/940657-magnavox-557-537-535-533-515-513-2160a-2160-2080-philips-3576-3575-a-2.html#post12355769) for upgrading your...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-08-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
Already done...

Already done (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/106-dvd-recorders-standard-def/940657-magnavox-557-537-535-533-515-513-2160a-2160-2080-philips-3576-3575-a-38.html#post14138235).
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-01-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 585,847
Posted By wajo
$79.99 here...

$79.99 here (http://www.directron.com/iviewhfr2su3.html)?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-28-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 34,425
Posted By wajo
:D For those who don't know or care, I've...

:D

For those who don't know or care, I've been keeping Post # 1 up to date since day one... last update 3/17/15.

Check it out...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-26-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
E6 is a "nondescript" error, as listed in this...

E6 is a "nondescript" error, as listed in this help file...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-22-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
I'm not sure Funai mfgd the 557, with its radical...

I'm not sure Funai mfgd the 557, with its radical departure from Funai's long-standing +VR recording system and 1,2,2-1/2,3,4,6 rec modes, etc. Funai had a falling-out with Philips a couple of years...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 68,000
Posted By wajo
My three 5710's are as strong or stronger than my...

My three 5710's are as strong or stronger than my HDTVs and my Mag and Philips HDD DVDRs.

You can read about my experience (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showpost.php?p=24366374) with Mohu...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-18-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26,442
Views: 3,052,766
Posted By wajo
To be safe, use DVD-RW and Finalize using the...

To be safe, use DVD-RW and Finalize using the Disc Edit menu.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-17-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 68,000
Posted By wajo
Yea, RS had over 160 of them several times, but...

Yea, RS had over 160 of them several times, but now have been getting units in dribs and dabs. Not sure if anyone will get any more at this point.

Here's a help file section...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-17-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 68,000
Posted By wajo
Well, this is strange. I've got three of these...

Well, this is strange. I've got three of these DVRs. Used to be on cable with analog and digital channels.. no channel problems... now on antenna... no channel problems. I haven't even heard of such...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-16-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 68,000
Posted By wajo
Are the channels you're losing analog or digital,...

Are the channels you're losing analog or digital, or both?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-11-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By wajo
I doubt that removing the other titles will help....

I doubt that removing the other titles will help. I remember these older machines could record a "zero" title that was hard to get rid of... it would usually be the result of stopping a recording...
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