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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-06-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16,154
Views: 2,175,599
Posted By Dartman
That's the channel they are using in Portland and...

That's the channel they are using in Portland and we also got a similar letter as well. It will tell you if your box supports MPEG4 then walk you through getting a new box if needed by several...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-31-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 268
Posted By Dartman
I run a Tronsmart S89h I got last summer and it...

I run a Tronsmart S89h I got last summer and it has 16 gig and Android with a quad core CPU, does everything I need well enough so far. I think I paid about 130 shipped and at the time it was one of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-24-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 39,225
Posted By Dartman
The guide on the one we have in sisters bedroom...

The guide on the one we have in sisters bedroom was down but it was because I had changed the WiFi password, Once I got the right one in it appeared to be working again. Mine died when everyone...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-21-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 193,188
Posted By Dartman
I've thought about a TiVo but I like my HD...

I've thought about a TiVo but I like my HD HomeRun Prime and I can easily add extra drives and edit and move almost anything it captures for me and it costs me nothing extra to continue to use.
The...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-20-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 193,188
Posted By Dartman
I got the X1 non DVR box, a Samsung XG2 or...

I got the X1 non DVR box, a Samsung XG2 or something like that. I like it a lot BUT it wont do native resolution, and most of the old legacy outputs are gone. It also has no front display at all,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 32,061
Posted By Dartman
Well I just got the 10 client up and running and...

Well I just got the 10 client up and running and set this box to record as well as my win7 box and we'll see what happens as both are set to record one PBS show I like but can live without just to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-17-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16,154
Views: 2,175,599
Posted By Dartman
You probably need to check your setup and make...

You probably need to check your setup and make sure all the stuff in media center is good, plus that the card is activated properly. If everything looks good on your end they might have to do a re...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-01-2016, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4,888
Views: 514,993
Posted By Dartman
Finally got a X1 non DVR box

Like title says, I did get a non DVR box finally. The local office refused to allow me to return the other new non X1 box as they said it wouldn't work with a house that also has any cable card based...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-11-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4,888
Views: 514,993
Posted By Dartman
X1 non dvr question

Got a question and this is a huge thread so didn't poke around the whole thing. Does anyone here know what it costs to upgrade to a non DVR X1 box. I finally took my old DCX 3400 back and got a Pace...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-14-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 32,061
Posted By Dartman
I have mine set to record DriveTime or whatever...

I have mine set to record DriveTime or whatever it's called on PBS. So far it seems to mostly only record the original PBS broadcasts and ignore the new ones on velocity, which are the same but new...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-14-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 39,225
Posted By Dartman
My guide is working and I just upgraded my router...

My guide is working and I just upgraded my router to a Dlink 868 ac1750 WiFi unit. The Samsung connects with it fine and I watched a portion of a 1080i video through Amazon prime that played nicely...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 301,416
Posted By Dartman
Got 100 from the last two good deals posted so I...

Got 100 from the last two good deals posted so I think I'm good for a while, haven't opened either cake box yet.
Got prime cheap on a deal posted here so might use Amazon a bit more again. New Egg...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-27-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By Dartman
I was given some early grey red Kimber speaker...

I was given some early grey red Kimber speaker cables that did seem to subtely help the sound in my main speakers so I continue to use them. They are multi conductor and I spent some time trying to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-25-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By Dartman
Might want to reboot just to be sure the change...

Might want to reboot just to be sure the change took and then force it to sleep mode and see how it does. My system for some reason my ancient but still working and very good ATI 4870x2 video card...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-25-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
Posted By Dartman
I had a OLD Radio Shack passive sub for years and...

I had a OLD Radio Shack passive sub for years and it had speaker level inputs that just used the speaker outputs, crossed over what it needed and sent the full range back out to the speakers. It...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-13-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 193,188
Posted By Dartman
Comcast employee showed up at my old rental a few...

Comcast employee showed up at my old rental a few years ago saying they had detected poor signal at my house. I was skeptical about it as I was worried they were going to go nuts about all my video...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-29-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Dartman
the Android and Windows based media boxes are...

the Android and Windows based media boxes are pretty compact and play about anything, plus being able to use all the Android or windows apps is a nice plus. I have a Tronsmart S82H quad core round...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-19-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 18,107
Posted By Dartman
Before I networked everything and added media...

Before I networked everything and added media players when I captured HD videos I would burn the captures to AVCHD DVD disks. The manual claims the recorder can play AVCHD disks so hopefully it also...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-19-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27,139
Views: 3,685,723
Posted By Dartman
Well for me without cable card support its...

Well for me without cable card support its useless. Comcast here encrypted everything even if most of it is copy freely.
For folks using ota or a cable system that still has many clear QAM channels...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-10-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 39,225
Posted By Dartman
If that's the case maybe some smart hacker type...

If that's the case maybe some smart hacker type needs to see what it would take to get it to use a different guide or at least a different way to load the guide it has.
Always ticked me off no new...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-10-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 301,416
Posted By Dartman
I've got so much real verbatim azo media I bought...

I've got so much real verbatim azo media I bought at the office stores just before Verbatim bailed on their quality media, and raised their prices, I'm good for a long time. I was paying 14 bucks a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-06-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 39,225
Posted By Dartman
Well mine is dead too, saw that a few days ago...

Well mine is dead too, saw that a few days ago and today I power cycled it and no info, just the channels. Lucky its not my main one so sister just surfs and watches or keeps watching something we...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   09-01-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 301,416
Posted By Dartman
Well, thanks for that, I still had 25 bucks in...

Well, thanks for that, I still had 25 bucks in PayPal so now I have another 50 coming. Haven't used my BD burner much since I got it years ago and now I can go nuts.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-30-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 938
Views: 32,061
Posted By Dartman
Well my WMC still works with Comcast and a Prime...

Well my WMC still works with Comcast and a Prime here in Portland, and they encrypted all the channels in 2012. The Kodi version has been working with one test show on PBS I setup too but I don't use...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-18-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 301,416
Posted By Dartman
Thanks for that. I didn't want to spend the extra...

Thanks for that. I didn't want to spend the extra shipping or join Prime on the last 6x deal but this time I have some money in Pay Pal and shipping is 99 cents so jumped in.
Of course now New Egg...
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