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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-26-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,726
Posted By Church AV Guy
I have had this happen when there was a mismatch...

I have had this happen when there was a mismatch between the vcr that made the recording and the one used for playback. The tracking was inconsistent and it kept moving up and down on the picture...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-24-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By Church AV Guy
It's more likely a power supply issue than a...

It's more likely a power supply issue than a motor issue. Have you checked the capacitors in the power supply? That's where I would start if the spindle has been cleaned. MICKINCT should have more...
Forum: HDTV Programming   11-15-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 32,748
Posted By Church AV Guy
think "Men in Black".

think "Men in Black".
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-10-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 305,393
Posted By Church AV Guy
I have had a substantial stockpile of blank media...

I have had a substantial stockpile of blank media for a while. I have been whittling it down a bit and am now to the point of wanting to restock my dwindling supply and what I discovered was...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-31-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,070
Posted By Church AV Guy
In case anyone missed it, in the second episode...

In case anyone missed it, in the second episode Elijah Wood asks if he has ever actually solved a case. He hems and haws and eventually says yes, two. One with a couch, and the one with Thor. ...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-25-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By Church AV Guy
Despite what CitiBear has said, which is correct,...

Despite what CitiBear has said, which is correct, and he has proven to be very reliable for a long time, I have to disagree--a bit. I have made DVDs from my laptop(s) over the years, first using a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-13-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 32,748
Posted By Church AV Guy
It appears to be here: ...

It appears to be here:


http://watch-series.im/tvshow/rubicon-season-1/


Beware of various stuff lurking, but I started to play episode 1 and it worked.
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-10-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,001
Posted By Church AV Guy
Not that I suppose too many people care about...

Not that I suppose too many people care about this, but at least on DirecTV, a search for "The Magicians" shows all thirteen episodes from season one on demand available for downloading, complete and...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-10-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By Church AV Guy
Okay, quite true. I was merely thinking of new. ...

Okay, quite true. I was merely thinking of new. Aside from used and/or refurb, the Magnavox is currently the only option.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-08-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By Church AV Guy
Kelson, exactly how many options are there these...

Kelson, exactly how many options are there these days? I know that there are a few places still listing the Panasonic DMR EH59/69 but do they really have any? It's doubtful. That leaves the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-04-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By Church AV Guy
What jjeff said is correct. First, DVD recorders...

What jjeff said is correct. First, DVD recorders are SD devices: They HAVE to follow the DVD standards, which predate HD by a long time. DVDs are MPEG2, 480 storage medium. There were only two or...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-29-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 110,334
Posted By Church AV Guy
I *AM* surprised! You apparently CAN kill a...

I *AM* surprised! You apparently CAN kill a ghost. :eek: Who knew?
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-11-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3,065
Views: 181,377
Posted By Church AV Guy
In defense of the show, slightly, Samaritan was...

In defense of the show, slightly, Samaritan was only airgapped while it was stand-alone. As soon as Finch plugged his laptop into the hardware running Samaritan, it had a way out through the network...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-07-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Church AV Guy
I don't know anything about Samsung DVD...

I don't know anything about Samsung DVD recorders, but I know about other brands. What is the model number of your Samsung? I can tell you that for most other manufacturers, the data is stored in a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   06-01-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By Church AV Guy
Not to be argumentative, but I purchased a 25...

Not to be argumentative, but I purchased a 25 disc spindle of Ridata DVD-R DL media and within six months every one, 100% of them, were no longer readable! My experience with one spindle of media. ...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   05-29-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By Church AV Guy
I have been unable to find Verbatim DVD-R DL...

I have been unable to find Verbatim DVD-R DL blank media. I have purchased the Taiyo Yuden DVD-R DL blank media from Amazon.com. It is $85 per 50 disk spindle or about $1.70 per disk. These work...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-14-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 113,605
Posted By Church AV Guy
Maybe she'll just wish him into the corn field!

Maybe she'll just wish him into the corn field!
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-14-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 66,479
Posted By Church AV Guy
AND they were in a pharmacy at the time. I...

AND they were in a pharmacy at the time. I imagine there might be something useful there to help.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-19-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 30,582
Posted By Church AV Guy
I have more than one of these and use it/them...

I have more than one of these and use it/them frequently. I like it a lot, and there is a thread on it in the DVD recorders forum.

...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-03-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 84,510
Posted By Church AV Guy
If your machine is making noises like this, then...

If your machine is making noises like this, then the laser has failed and I would suggest you send it to mickinct for repair.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vfs1m2mTKM...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-02-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 159,156
Posted By Church AV Guy
According to Google, a fact about Lauren Cohan......

According to Google, a fact about Lauren Cohan... Education...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-06-2016, 12:55 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 29,081
Posted By Church AV Guy
You know who is really going to miss it? PBS,...

You know who is really going to miss it? PBS, that's' who. They were using it for pledge breaks and fund raising from season two on. I bet they are pressuring Julian to make a follow up series, or...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-05-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 17,695
Posted By Church AV Guy
I missed Lyndsy Fonseca. :(

I missed Lyndsy Fonseca. :(
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-05-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 29,081
Posted By Church AV Guy
I think my wife is going to have a funeral...

I think my wife is going to have a funeral service for the end of this show next week. This was her favorite show EVER!
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-05-2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 66,479
Posted By Church AV Guy
Yup, February sweeps month is over, so we are ...

Yup, February sweeps month is over, so we are now in down time until the nonstop episodes of mad dash to the end of the season, usually with cliff-hanger. That's the way of things. Sweeps are in...
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