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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-14-2017, 06:28 PM
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Posted By zooey91
I just cancelled comcast phone and internet, and...

I just cancelled comcast phone and internet, and was told I couldn't get X1 without Comcast internet (by several folks at xfinity). One person said it may be possible in the future, though.

I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-04-2017, 09:35 PM
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Posted By zooey91
I'm getting rid of Comcast for internet and...

I'm getting rid of Comcast for internet and phone, so I am about to try to negotiate a new TV-only package. Is the X1 only available if Comcast is my ISP, or can I connect the X1 to the 'net via...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2017, 08:27 PM
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Posted By zooey91
Thanks. I haven't used the up/down channel...

Thanks. I haven't used the up/down channel changers for over a decade; just use the guide. "Just as buggy as the rest" makes me think I will probably opt for the X1. My mom has the Cox equivalent,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2017, 09:21 AM
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Posted By zooey91
Thanks. I'm going to hold off on Tivo. So any...

Thanks. I'm going to hold off on Tivo. So any advice re: whether I should get a new DCX DVR (and, if so, which one should I look for), or go for the X1?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2017, 09:18 PM
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Posted By zooey91
Does that allow for on demand viewing? ...

Does that allow for on demand viewing? Regardless, I'm hoping to get an answer to my specific question (DCX or X1?).
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-03-2017, 12:00 PM
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Posted By zooey91
It's been a while since I checked the forums and...

It's been a while since I checked the forums and reading through doesn't give me a clear answer to the advice I need.

My DCX3400 has gotten more and more buggy and I need to swap it out. Is my...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-26-2016, 05:42 PM
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Posted By zooey91
Thanks. Good to know, I'll look into it. ...

Thanks. Good to know, I'll look into it. Meanwhile I figured out how to turn the wifi off on the Comcast modem, which boosted the speed of my wifi connection so it's now about 5 times faster. But...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-25-2016, 11:57 AM
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Posted By zooey91
Thanks Denis, I'll look into that. I'm not sure...

Thanks Denis, I'll look into that. I'm not sure if I have the outlets, though (I assume it has to be plugged directly into the wall and not into a power bar/surge protector). I'm also re-thinking...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-25-2016, 10:46 AM
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Posted By zooey91
Believe me, I'd love to have ethernet...

Believe me, I'd love to have ethernet connections, but my office is nowhere near my home theater, and at this point I'm not able to run a cable or pay for a second modem/internet connection. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-24-2016, 07:20 PM
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Posted By zooey91
I just got the S6500 after returning an S3700. ...

I just got the S6500 after returning an S3700. The reason I returned the S3700 is that it wouldn't hold an internet connection (it would connect to my wifi router, but would connect to the 'net and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-24-2016, 07:03 PM
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Posted By zooey91
Well, I returned the unit and got an S6500 in the...

Well, I returned the unit and got an S6500 in the hopes that a higher end unit might be better. Same problems connecting to the internet via Airport (connects to Airport, just not the 'net). I am...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-23-2016, 06:10 PM
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Posted By zooey91
I just got my s3700 and am now returning it. It...

I just got my s3700 and am now returning it. It wouldn't hold an internet connection for more than a minute. It would connect to my router but not to the Internet. I installed a firmware update...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-31-2013, 08:55 AM
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Posted By zooey91
My mother-in-law is a DirecTV subscriber with...

My mother-in-law is a DirecTV subscriber with HBO in her package, and she has successfully authenticated HBO Go on her iPad. When AppleTV finally allowed included DirecTV subscribers in its HBO Go...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-08-2013, 09:36 AM
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Posted By zooey91
Good to know that they may have fixed the black...

Good to know that they may have fixed the black screen issue.

FYI, my 3400m has a 320gb hard drive. Not 500, but I'll take the doubled size.

Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-01-2013, 06:41 PM
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Posted By zooey91
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Barovelli http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14850#post_23480058)

The last DCX3500M that I had...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-29-2013, 10:35 AM
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Posted By zooey91
I'm still running an old and crusty 3416 DVR and...

I'm still running an old and crusty 3416 DVR and want to upgrade. I'm not eager to jump to the X1, so think that now is probably the time. If I head down to a Comcast office (San Francisco), what...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-27-2012, 07:39 PM
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Posted By zooey91
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by snidely http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/793017/san-francisco-ca-comcast/14460#post_22383012)

We are on our 3rd 3400 in a year...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-07-2012, 01:36 PM
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Posted By zooey91
I haven't checked the list for a few years, so...

I haven't checked the list for a few years, so am way out of date. My question is what type of DVR am I likely to get if I go in to swap my rusty/dusty/crusty 3416? I'm getting kind of tired of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-04-2011, 12:53 AM
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Posted By zooey91
Yes. I got the answer from the 3416 forum:...

Yes.

I got the answer from the 3416 forum: "Highlight [the "To Be Announced" recording], press GUIDE to go to its place in the guide, then press RECORD. You'll be presented with the prompts to...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-03-2011, 12:44 PM
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Posted By zooey91
Thanks! Although it only gave me a choice of...

Thanks! Although it only gave me a choice of multiple channel 0 no title recordings, this worked.

Good thing I only had about 5 things set!

Jim

Quote:Originally Posted by dattier...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2011, 09:11 AM
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Posted By zooey91
(I also posted to the 3416 forum, but there...

(I also posted to the 3416 forum, but there isn't much activity there so I'll try here as well; sorry about the double post):

I moved this week and took my cable box with me (supposedly saved...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-03-2011, 09:10 AM
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Posted By zooey91
I moved this week and took my cable box with me...

I moved this week and took my cable box with me (supposedly saved some $$, and keep my stored shows).

The problem is the few things I had set to tape. They show "to be announced," as one would...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2010, 11:41 AM
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Posted By zooey91
Quote:Originally Posted by jwpottberg...

Quote:Originally Posted by jwpottberg http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18160709)

As requested, reporting an "888" reset on my DCX last night...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2010, 12:57 AM
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Posted By zooey91
Thanks, that helps a lot. I'd really like to...

Thanks, that helps a lot. I'd really like to double capacity, and I hook mine direct to tv and not through the receiver, so handshake won't be an issue.

I guess it's just a matter of how much...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2010, 05:29 PM
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Posted By zooey91
Sorry if I'm missing the obvious, but the...

Sorry if I'm missing the obvious, but the searching I did on the forum didn't make it clear whether the City of SF Comcast offices have the DCX3400 yet or not. Any reports?

If so, is it any...
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