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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-11-2013, 04:46 PM
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Posted By madmin
All must be well with Surewest, no recent posts....

All must be well with Surewest, no recent posts. The wife noticed issues with KCRA 3/603 yesterday when watching football and figure skating, namely a jerking/skipping effect. Anyone else seeing...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-18-2013, 07:04 PM
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Posted By madmin
OK - Called in today to see if I could renew my...

OK - Called in today to see if I could renew my discounts, talked to CSR, not much just a couple of bucks for autopay etc.... Asked for the customer retention rep. After a short conversation all is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-07-2012, 01:43 PM
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Posted By madmin
Just got a letter from Surewest saying I have to...

Just got a letter from Surewest saying I have to upgrade to the DVR box by Feb 22. They are phasing out the Amino box apparently.

OK - just got the upgrade yesterday, I noticed last night the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-12-2010, 07:21 AM
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Posted By madmin
I'm not getting any of those new channels even...

I'm not getting any of those new channels even after a reboot. I don't have the DVR or Mediaroom.

Mike
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-07-2009, 09:47 AM
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Posted By madmin
I got the notice yesterday. Don't like it, but...

I got the notice yesterday. Don't like it, but what am I going to do? Everything is going up.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-21-2009, 06:46 PM
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Posted By madmin
Adinn - Thanks for your post on the discounts. I...

Adinn - Thanks for your post on the discounts. I called today to inquire and they gave me the same - $10 off iptv and $10 off internet for 6 months, such a deal! I also signed up for digital phone -...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-17-2009, 07:58 AM
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Posted By madmin
Tubaruba - I hooked up a new A/V receiver...

Tubaruba - I hooked up a new A/V receiver Tuesday and channel 643 (HGTV) seems to have had momentary freezes/pixelation in the early evening. It stopped later on and did not occur yesterday.

Mike
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-14-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,389
Posted By madmin
Wrote a letter to the president of Onkyo - it...

Wrote a letter to the president of Onkyo - it was forwarded to Mr. Cooper who basically told me I was SOL. I've got a Pioneer VSX-519 coming today, my last setup was Pioneer separates from 1975 and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2009, 12:13 PM
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Posted By madmin
Just an update. I took my 803 to a local repair...

Just an update. I took my 803 to a local repair shop and just got the repair estimate - $715! It appears the DSP board is 'a sick puppy'. I'm already $210 into it. Time to look elsewhere. Piece of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-22-2009, 12:39 PM
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Posted By madmin
Dragon_Lee - I sent mine off to So Cal for...

Dragon_Lee - I sent mine off to So Cal for repair and got it back 6 weeks later. Hooked up some speakers and turned it on - no audio! Did a reset, got audio, great. Couple of hours later I turned it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2009, 01:21 PM
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Posted By madmin
Well, I finally contacted Onkyo and the CSR said...

Well, I finally contacted Onkyo and the CSR said send it to USACO for repair, they will cover it under warranty. I get a call from USACO - warranty claim is denied! It's less than 3 years old! The...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-09-2009, 06:31 PM
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Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
Monday, 03-09-2009 - Download speed 62kbps,...

Monday, 03-09-2009 - Download speed 62kbps, Upload speed 67 kbps. Anyone else experience this today? Takes forever to load pages, yesterday was fine???

Mike
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-20-2009, 12:55 PM
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Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
Mine is just over $180 for the triple play - no...

Mine is just over $180 for the triple play - no premium channels, 2 HD/1 SD box, 10mb internet. Seems to have really jumped in the last couple of years. Wouldn't mind so much but I keep having...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2009, 09:31 AM
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Views: 15,389
Posted By madmin
Just thought I would throw this out for...

Just thought I would throw this out for consideration - I have had my SR803 for almost 3 years and have just recently been experiencing what appears to be a switching problem. When I turn the unit...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-10-2009, 07:01 AM
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Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
Adinn - It usually happens when I surf the...

Adinn - It usually happens when I surf the channels, almost like the audio cannot keep up with the video? The only way to fix it is a reboot.

cyberbeing - I usually turn to 603(kcra) before I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-09-2009, 08:42 AM
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Posted By madmin
I had to do another reboot last night - this is...

I had to do another reboot last night - this is the second time since they replaced my 120's with the 130's a month ago. It's always when I channel surf - the 120's used to lose the video, the 130...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-13-2009, 11:17 AM
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Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
bigRoN - I have a DVD/VCR hooked up and couldn't...

bigRoN - I have a DVD/VCR hooked up and couldn't record from the 120 - wanted to try with the 130. The HDMI from the 130 goes to my receiver and then another HDMI to the TV.

Adinn - He didn't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-09-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
Well, the service guy showed up and replaced the...

Well, the service guy showed up and replaced the Amino 120 HD boxes with 130's. He said next week Surewest will be switching to MP4 and the 120 boxes don't support it.
Anyway, everything seems to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
Anyone notice a reboot last night? My HD 16:9...

Anyone notice a reboot last night? My HD 16:9 changed to 4:3 on one box and the other has no picture.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-28-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
Well, it turns out that I lost VOIP, Internet...

Well, it turns out that I lost VOIP, Internet and all TV. I had to reset the gateway on the side of the house via the APC backup power supply in my home office, which is behind a very large desk...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-27-2008, 06:53 AM
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Posted By madmin
Anyone having HD picture and sound problems? I...

Anyone having HD picture and sound problems? I have noticed in the last couple of weeks that 'freeze frame' and loss of sound 'sound freeze'? is becoming more frequent. I was watching channel 603...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2008, 09:57 AM
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Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
cklim55 - That's exactly what happens on mine....

cklim55 - That's exactly what happens on mine. I'm almost afraid to channel surf anymore. 11/20 - must be some serious download going on there!

Thanks
Mike
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2008, 01:59 PM
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Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
I have had to reboot the HD Amino box almost...

I have had to reboot the HD Amino box almost every day lately. I'll be surfing the channels and lose the video and sound. Anyone else experiencing this?

Thanks
Mike
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-30-2008, 11:15 AM
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Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
Just a question regarding the DVR install -...

Just a question regarding the DVR install - Surewest is offering a free month of DVR, so I was considering it. Is this just a straight swap using the same cables? I do not want to have to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-10-2008, 12:43 PM
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Views: 138,653
Posted By madmin
Looks like an update was sent out last night - ...

Looks like an update was sent out last night -

Important Upgrade to Your SureWest DVR!
If you are a SureWest DVR customer, we are excited to let you know that we have a new and significant DVR...
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