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Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2015, 09:15 AM
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Posted By wizwor
It's really just a matter of getting the best...

It's really just a matter of getting the best antenna for a particular situation. Look at TVFool.com, note direction, distance, strength, and frequency. Buy an antenna that matches and point it in...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-25-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
If you look at the FAQ...

If you look at the FAQ (http://www.gomohu.com/faqs/) for the Leaf, you will see that its range is, "60+ miles (UHF) and 45+ miles (VHF) of transmission towers." Under the best of circumstances, you...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-25-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
What model antenna do you have? What is between...

What model antenna do you have? What is between the antenna and 70 degrees? Three of the top five stations are vhf and your indoor antenna may be uhf only. You might simply have too many walls, a...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-25-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
First, the DVR+ is sunk cost (you already spent...

First, the DVR+ is sunk cost (you already spent it), so 'upgrading' will cost you $300 minus whatever you can recover via resale. Second, the cost of the DVR+ with a 1t disk will be the same as the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-23-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
A nice thing about the IR/RF remote is that you...

A nice thing about the IR/RF remote is that you can tuck the machine in a cabinet or behind the television to minimize noise. Also, the Mini is fan-less and totally quiet.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-23-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
PSIP is a requirement...

PSIP is a requirement (http://www.atscforum.org/documents/PSIP_guide.pdf) -- a very specific requirement (https://www.nab.org/documents/resources/PSIPRequirementsChecklist.pdf). Our PBS affiliate...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-23-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
It's the power consumption of the attached...

It's the power consumption of the attached television that I want to throttle. Most modern televisions turn off when they detect no signal. All of my DVRs and BD players do this. The Mini, Roku,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-23-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
One of the things I have not figured out is how...

One of the things I have not figured out is how to get the Mini to shut itself off. With the TiVo Roamio/OTA, DVR+, and DTVPal, there is a Standby or Inactivity timer which shuts off the device --...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-22-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
It's not really like that. TiVo has a unique...

It's not really like that. TiVo has a unique presentation. In fact, a significant chunk of their revenue is from settlements from infringement...



That's the reason why there is a paradigm...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-22-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
The only difference between the Rovi guide and...

The only difference between the Rovi guide and the PSIP guide is the TV Guide in the upper right corner...
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Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-21-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
That is just one thing TiVo could do to improve...

That is just one thing TiVo could do to improve their device.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-20-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
Thank you. I will take you up on that when I get...

Thank you. I will take you up on that when I get a little free time.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-20-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
And what happens when you hit the last channel...

And what happens when you hit the last channel button?
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   08-20-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 166,162
Posted By wizwor
They do.

They do.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-20-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
It is a different paradigm, but I do not think...

It is a different paradigm, but I do not think I'm stuck anywhere. I use both regularly. The TiVi is a more complicated device. A lot of things (direct selecting a channel or recording all...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-20-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
The new model's remote is IR and RF, the old is...

The new model's remote is IR and RF, the old is IR only which means you do not need line of sight to control the mini. The new model's remote layout matches the Roamio and the old matches the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-20-2015, 02:42 AM
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Views: 648,736
Posted By wizwor
It's working this morning. I like Bloomberg,...

It's working this morning.

I like Bloomberg, ABC News, Weather Nation TV, WGN, Biz TV, Pursuit, The Hunt Channel, Foody TV, The Outdoor Cooking Channel, and MHZ.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-20-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
$69.99 TiVo TCDA92000 factory refurbished TiVo...

$69.99 TiVo TCDA92000 factory refurbished TiVo Mini (old IR only model) plus $5 shipping...

http://sellout.woot.com/offers/tivo-mini-7?ref=cnt_wp_0_2
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-20-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
When I press the 5 button on the DVR+ or the...

When I press the 5 button on the DVR+ or the DTVPal, the DVR goes to channel 5.1. When I press the 5 button on the TiVo, it complains that there is no such channel and I have to press channel up to...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-19-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
I've seen the speculation. Could be. I suspect...

I've seen the speculation. Could be. I suspect it is related to the Aereo purchase. Possibly a Sling TV like service. Time will tell. Glad I got the three I did at $300. I have no concerns...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
The TiVo has bugs as well. The crowd on the DVR+...

The TiVo has bugs as well. The crowd on the DVR+ owners thread is a strange one. You have people complaining about problems when they are blocking updates and one guy complaining about the code. ...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   08-16-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 166,162
Posted By wizwor
The DTVPal has not been manufactured for a half...

The DTVPal has not been manufactured for a half dozen years. I happen to own three and love them, but cannot recommend one now due to the age of the hardware.

Right now, I would recommend the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-16-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 11,012
Posted By wizwor
There ought to be a forum for cord cutting. Most...

There ought to be a forum for cord cutting. Most of the forums advocate for one alternative or another. None reasonably explore and support the general cord cutting activity.


It's been six...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-16-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
Maybe, but this is the second time in three...

Maybe, but this is the second time in three months, so I suspect they can make money at this price and have trouble moving the OTA at other price points.

I don't ever see a monthly fee winning...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-16-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 24,535
Posted By wizwor
It isn't. Roku used to do 90 days. They went to...

It isn't. Roku used to do 90 days. They went to a year. The DVR+ is a year, Amazon FTVs are a year, Sony BD players are a year -- most are a year.

I have read that the most common failure is...
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