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Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-29-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Kelson
All these indoor antennas are situational --...

All these indoor antennas are situational -- meaning that no matter how good the advertising literature makes it sound or how wonderful another poster says it is in his setup, you have to buy one and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-29-2014, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Kelson
I believe P. Smith established that can't be done...

I believe P. Smith established that can't be done early on in the DVR+ thread.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-29-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 54,910
Posted By Kelson
They raised the price of the lifetime...

They raised the price of the lifetime subscription when they dropped the price of the box.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-29-2014, 06:42 AM
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Posted By Kelson
It can be a little more complicated if you read...

It can be a little more complicated if you read the fine print -- you better check the TOS on the web site. You said that TiVo HD+lifetime was sitting in a box. In order to get the multi-disccount...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-28-2014, 08:52 PM
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Views: 1,126
Posted By Kelson
None of which are HiDef. If you want a HiDef...

None of which are HiDef.

If you want a HiDef DVR then go to the proper forum:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/42-hdtv-recorders/
and see the first sticky thread for an overview of what is...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Kelson
Forgot about that one. Another of my favorites. ...

Forgot about that one. Another of my favorites.


How about they sell it like a car. You can buy it up front for $xx if you can afford it. But if it is too much for you to swing up front, you can...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-28-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6,361
Views: 333,529
Posted By Kelson
At least for the BluRay COPY and DVD COPY modules...

At least for the BluRay COPY and DVD COPY modules there does not appear to be any other differences.

The potential problem with using their WooKao solution is what happens when a new version of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2014, 10:21 AM
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Posted By Kelson
Except for the point I made above: Follow...

Except for the point I made above:


Follow any of the cheap DVR threads here in this forum and you will see what I mean about the cord-cutters. They are rabidly anti-monthly-subscription....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-28-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Kelson
This is covered in a thread on DVD Fab in this...

This is covered in a thread on DVD Fab in this forum, but to save you the trouble of looking:

The US version of DVD Fab does not have the AACS decryption module, however the European version does....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Kelson
^^^ So 2.1 is the FOX HD channel and I would...

^^^ So 2.1 is the FOX HD channel and I would assume 7.2 is ABC's "Live Well" sub channel which they broadcast in HD along with 7.1 -- so these are not minor sub-channels.

Sorry I don't have an...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2014, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Kelson
Everything the TiVo does is a function of the...

Everything the TiVo does is a function of the firmware so lack of cable and mini support and ??? could have been done by simply cutting those parts out of the Roamio Basic firmware -- they still sell...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2014, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Kelson
Excuse me if you have already mentioned this in a...

Excuse me if you have already mentioned this in a previous post, but are you connected to the Internet and downloading the 2 week Rovi guide or are you depending on PSIP information. If Internet, are...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 939
Posted By Kelson
That may seem like a long time to re-coup a...

That may seem like a long time to re-coup a Basic+lifetime but in TiVo years it really isn't. As has been pointed out, a TiVo+lifetime has a high resale value. The reason for this is they seem to...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,606
Views: 331,104
Posted By Kelson
^^^ Updating over wireless has been problematic...

^^^ Updating over wireless has been problematic for many people. Some times it works and other times it doesn't. For a dependable update connection, run a hard patch cord between the DVR+ and the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2014, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Kelson
Don't shoot the messenger.

Don't shoot the messenger.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Kelson
Thanks. Good to get such observations stated...

Thanks. Good to get such observations stated concretely.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,606
Views: 331,104
Posted By Kelson
no to all. Firmware updates have never been...

no to all.

Firmware updates have never been pre-announced, they just appear when released. If you have auto update turned on you will be one of the first to know.

To date all updates have been...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2014, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Kelson
The next firmware release is out to beta testers....

The next firmware release is out to beta testers. It appears focused on fixing outstanding bugs and adding content sources. If the lack of episode filtering is considered a bug, you may have a chance.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2014, 10:40 AM
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Views: 331,104
Posted By Kelson
Are you saying that your experience has been that...

Are you saying that your experience has been that a manual record has never failed to make the recording at he proscribed time and channel?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-27-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 54,910
Posted By Kelson
This fee will not attract newly-minted cord...

This fee will not attract newly-minted cord cutters away from the DVR+. When you read their comments they feel they have liberated themselves from the monthly TV fee and put an absolute premium on a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-26-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By Kelson
I run Mezzmo on an i3 based PC/server with 12GB...

I run Mezzmo on an i3 based PC/server with 12GB RAM and that is plenty of horsepower to handle any Mezzmo transcoding tasks. I don't know how an i3 compares to your AMD processor. If you have the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-26-2014, 08:18 AM
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Views: 54,910
Posted By Kelson
So to summarize, what exactly were you able to do...

So to summarize, what exactly were you able to do with the un-subed Roamio.
Scan and tune the OTA channels with no other features? -- is that pretty much it?


So, as I asked in a previous post,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-26-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 62,813
Posted By Kelson
But you are OK believing an unsubsidized Smart...

But you are OK believing an unsubsidized Smart Phone without a service plan (http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Galaxy-Note-Verizon-Wireless/dp/B00F2SN53Y/ref=sr_ob_14?ie=UTF8&qid=1409065424&sr=8-14)can...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-26-2014, 07:59 AM
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Views: 54,910
Posted By Kelson
At $50 hardware cost, a $450 OTA Roamio (or $350...

At $50 hardware cost, a $450 OTA Roamio (or $350 with MSD) would be a great deal. However, I really don't see their overall costs decreasing because someone is using the service for OTA vs. cable. I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-26-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 939
Posted By Kelson
Possibly use it as an OTA tuner with no other...

Possibly use it as an OTA tuner with no other features.
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