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Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-30-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
You might even know this other person, since he...

You might even know this other person, since he also owns a ReplayTV and lives in NYC.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-30-2014, 12:03 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Adapter is USB 2.0, and drives are brand new - I...

Adapter is USB 2.0, and drives are brand new - I used to keep about 20 of the last PATA AV drives manufactured by Seagate and WD on hand to replace failing units in mobile DVRs. Incidentally, as I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-29-2014, 11:56 PM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Methinks thou dost protest too much..... Dude,...

Methinks thou dost protest too much..... Dude, all of us that have been around for awhile know very well your earlier name - your writing style is too distinctive.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-29-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Take a breath - no one on this forum screwed you...

Take a breath - no one on this forum screwed you over, we're just trying to help you figure out why you got overcharged. Am I correct that you tried to do the order a few minutes before cutoff time,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-29-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Too much holiday cheer last night, so I jumped to...

Too much holiday cheer last night, so I jumped to the wrong definition of "cloaking." :rolleyes:

Figure I can give it a shot, since I have all the stuff available for free. I realize PATA is...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-29-2014, 01:00 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Won't be any cloaking with this setup - a Coolmax...

Won't be any cloaking with this setup - a Coolmax adapter and a bare drive. Ghetto-looking, but serviceable. Just have to convince my wife this will be the best thing since sliced bread.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-28-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Pretty sure somebody was using that drive with no...

Pretty sure somebody was using that drive with no problems. Search for "elements" in this thread and you'll find it.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-28-2014, 11:04 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Oh, and in case you are wondering, I don't have a...

Oh, and in case you are wondering, I don't have a DVR+ but am definitely considering the purchase with the $175 sale price today.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-28-2014, 11:03 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
On the hard drive topic - has anyone tried using...

On the hard drive topic - has anyone tried using a universal USB HD adapter with bare drives? I've got one and a bunch of PATA AV drives available that would be much cheaper (and allow archiving)...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-28-2014, 10:57 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Careful there - you don't want to get banned...

Careful there - you don't want to get banned under this name too, do you?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   11-24-2014, 12:19 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Time to get that sticky period key fixed yet?

Time to get that sticky period key fixed yet?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-02-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Try asking in the DVR roundup forum:...

Try asking in the DVR roundup forum: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/42-hdtv-recorders/1460149-2014-list-consumer-available-dvr-s.html
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-02-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By partsman_ba
When these units run into two signals with the...

When these units run into two signals with the same virtual channel (2.1), they throw the second one up to 100.1. I'm guessing you are picking up a WBBM translator (maybe the one at real channel 26?)...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-13-2014, 11:28 AM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Amazing - even when the topic is forum changes,...

Amazing - even when the topic is forum changes, still the discussion gets steered back to TiVo. :D
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-07-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Quote:Originally Posted by Aleron...

Quote:Originally Posted by Aleron Ives http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1481183/channel-master-dvr-owners-thread/3900#post_24801890)

Not really. You can...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-06-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Quote:Originally Posted by Aleron...

Quote:Originally Posted by Aleron Ives http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1481183/channel-master-dvr-owners-thread/3900#post_24798259)

Yes, even a 5400 RPM...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   06-03-2014, 05:51 PM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by slprp1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1481183/channel-master-dvr-owners-thread/3870#post_24789863)

Interesting info. but...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-18-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Maybe you should try posting in the main DVR+...

Maybe you should try posting in the main DVR+ thread - I think many of the people involved there don't necessarily read all the posts in the Recorders section.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-11-2014, 12:51 AM
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Views: 451,978
Posted By partsman_ba
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by slprp1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1481183/channel-master-dvr-owners-thread/3510#post_24706184)

Thanks!......
Perhaps...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-10-2014, 11:20 PM
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Posted By partsman_ba
Google and ye shall find... ...

Google and ye shall find...

http://www.avforums.com/threads/new-echostar-hdt-610r-pvr-slimmest-pvr-in-the-world.1629988/
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-09-2014, 05:22 PM
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Views: 451,978
Posted By partsman_ba
May I make a bold request? How about only...

May I make a bold request?

How about only using the bold feature when you really need to emphasize something, slprp1? Otherwise, it makes posts choppy to read, IMHO...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-20-2014, 09:28 PM
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Views: 451,978
Posted By partsman_ba
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by smfitztx http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1481183/channel-master-dvr-owners-thread/3120#post_24628933)

Does the TIVO Roamio...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-02-2014, 05:27 PM
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Views: 451,978
Posted By partsman_ba
Quote:Originally Posted by P...

Quote:Originally Posted by P Smith http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1481183/channel-master-dvr-owners-thread/2910#post_24557702)

yeah ... he should...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-01-2014, 05:23 PM
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Views: 451,978
Posted By partsman_ba
Hey, my new DVR+ seems to be picking up cable...

Hey, my new DVR+ seems to be picking up cable and satellite TV signals. Anyone else seeing this?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-13-2014, 02:06 PM
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Views: 451,978
Posted By partsman_ba
I don't have any experience with these DVRs, but...

I don't have any experience with these DVRs, but I do have experience with mobile (school bus) systems, and I can tell you that I've had MUCH better life from Seagate drives over WD. However, they...
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