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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-16-2014, 01:58 PM
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Posted By jjeff
Yes it's a great deal on very good media,...

Yes it's a great deal on very good media, unfortunately I'm busting at the seams for blanks, I just DON'T need anymore :D
BTW they're still $15.99!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-15-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 449,067
Posted By jjeff
Thats how I have my DVR hooked up, I only use the...

Thats how I have my DVR hooked up, I only use the AVR for movies and things that would benefit from surround sound, otherwise the TVs sound is fine for most of my listening.
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 80,660
Posted By jjeff
Totally agree, they really really need to include...

Totally agree, they really really need to include Wu in the "inner circle" of trust. Of course the way the left off in the last episode they were "just about" ready to tell him, I hope they actually...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-15-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 23,628
Posted By jjeff
Nor have I but I'd miss her for sure. Not that I...

Nor have I but I'd miss her for sure. Not that I don't like the new girl but Lucy had a great chemistry with Sherlock.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,294
Posted By jjeff
Do you have a Grex as the title of your thread...

Do you have a Grex as the title of your thread says, or a MCM filter? If the later you might want to change the title of your thread to reflect that.
I'm not sure what kind of DVDR you have but it's...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-15-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 92
Posted By jjeff
Very true but things were even worse in the days...

Very true but things were even worse in the days of tube(CRT) TVs. Back then NO North American TVs would have a chance of displaying 50hz material with the exception of very rare and hard to find...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-14-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 92
Posted By jjeff
If you have a DVD player from Pioneer or Yamaha...

If you have a DVD player from Pioneer or Yamaha and probably other brands they may have a output setting for 576i or 50hz/PAL. If they do you can use this to test your TV for ability to display...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-14-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By jjeff
A friend just purchased a 40" RCA LCD/LED HDTV...

A friend just purchased a 40" RCA LCD/LED HDTV and we were both surprised it had a decent 24hr PSIP guide.
To access the guide push the iGuide button, arrow up or down to get over the program you...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-11-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By jjeff
Citibear will probably be able to tell you more...

Citibear will probably be able to tell you more about the classic JVCs but from what I know of them, they are a service nightmare :eek: Even during their prime they were temperamental, at this stage...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-11-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 294,817
Posted By jjeff
I also get lots of failed burns using cheaper DL...

I also get lots of failed burns using cheaper DL blanks using my laptop and 1 HP desktop and 1 Dell with the stock burners, using a older Compaq desktop or a older LG external burner I get no...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-11-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By jjeff
I have this little tuner/DVR(if you add a USB...

I have this little tuner/DVR(if you add a USB HDD) and it would work for you to bypass the TVs built in tuner. Run it to one of your Sonys HDMI inputs(or component if all HDMIs are taken) and it will...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-09-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 507,927
Posted By jjeff
As much as I liked the show in the past, and...

As much as I liked the show in the past, and still like it now to a lesser degree, I might agree with you.
It seems like something must be going on with the show with the way the producers seem to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-08-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 29,317
Posted By jjeff
:D You linked this thread :p I agree with...

:D You linked this thread :p
I agree with hrbaker though, 720p is noticeably softer on my 1080p TV but I don't expect things to change, probably too much money tied up in 720 technology. 720p does...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 175
Posted By jjeff
Yes like a VCR, start/stop times along with...

Yes like a VCR, start/stop times along with channel, something like a 36 event I believe.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-07-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 175
Posted By jjeff
HD DVR(no dvd burner/player). ...

HD DVR(no dvd burner/player).
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_2_5?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=iview+3500stbii&sprefix=iview%2Caps%2C243

And for DVDRs your best bet would be one...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 278,992
Posted By jjeff
According to Trip's excellent website it's...

According to Trip's excellent website it's 1000kw.
http://www.rabbitears.info/market.php
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-07-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By jjeff
http://www.amazon.com/3500STBII-Multi-Function-Con...

http://www.amazon.com/3500STBII-Multi-Function-Converter-Recording-Playback/dp/B00GOILYB6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1417980292&sr=8-1&keywords=iview+3500stbii
Coax in, HDMI out. Note to watch the iView...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-06-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 449,067
Posted By jjeff
Yes but someone else has taken his place, I've...

Yes but someone else has taken his place, I've had to add another member(not you) to my ignore list :(
hint they insist on multiple posts one after another instead of using the multi-quote button...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-04-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,391
Views: 300,749
Posted By jjeff
I would LOVE to be able to receive a ABC channel...

I would LOVE to be able to receive a ABC channel that wasn't bitstarved to heck, like KSTP is, it's not too bad for general programming but once motion starts it looks like hell :( Unfortunately it...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   12-04-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,899
Views: 283,864
Posted By jjeff
And if your unfortunate enough to have a local...

And if your unfortunate enough to have a local ABC channel like in my market and several others I've read, you can easily fit 1hr of 720p ABC HD on a standard 4.7GB DVD :(
Of course it macroblocks...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By jjeff
Like I think the OP feels, I'll put up with a bit...

Like I think the OP feels, I'll put up with a bit of blockieness if it means a sharper picture, which is a main reason I prefer Panasonic DVD Recorders over other brands. Isn't the softness more to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,069
Posted By jjeff
I've also setup it up to record but I have...

I've also setup it up to record but I have trepidation about anything Peter Pan after (IMO) the awful Once Upon a Time in Neverland where Peter Pan was quite nasty and it kept going on and on and...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-02-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By jjeff
No DVD recorders ignore CP and none have HDMI or...

No DVD recorders ignore CP and none have HDMI or any other HD inputs. To record HD you'd have to involve a PC.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-02-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By jjeff
There aren't any DVDRs that ignore CP, the best...

There aren't any DVDRs that ignore CP, the best you can do is purchase a in-line filter like you did. What didn't you like about the Grex? I have one and it's one of the better filters, it reduces...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-02-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By jjeff
Almost any DVDR will do what you want, problem is...

Almost any DVDR will do what you want, problem is there are very few DVDRs left new :(
All DVDRs will have S-video or at least composite and generally the less material on a DVD the longer it will...
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