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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-17-2014, 04:39 PM
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Posted By greaser
Titles i might be interested in joining would be...

Titles i might be interested in joining would be of the same resolution but in diff.record modes,e.g.;SP/HQ.
If you meant record mode then you're saying that you think the dub to disc would have to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-17-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By greaser
We need a Mag.557 owner to chime in here.That...

We need a Mag.557 owner to chime in here.That person could definitively answer both mine and gastrof's questions....but where we gonna find one?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-17-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By greaser
Hmmmm....i guess i didn't get the gist of your...

Hmmmm....i guess i didn't get the gist of your second post.In that case,since i don't own a Mag.557 and can't say with any certainty,my guess would be that if you try to dub a video recorded in the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-15-2014, 08:17 PM
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Posted By greaser
The newest model,the Mag.557,doesn't have the...

The newest model,the Mag.557,doesn't have the 2.5/3hr.modes.Only 1-2-4-6,and i think maybe an 8hr.mode too.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-15-2014, 08:12 PM
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Posted By greaser
Huh??...IIRC the new Mag.557 is supposed to have...

Huh??...IIRC the new Mag.557 is supposed to have a title Merge feature,or maybe it goes by another name.:confused:

PS:From Wajo's help file:EDITING MENU:Adds combine titles option for HDD and...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-14-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By greaser
Just wonderin'...does anybody know if 2 titles...

Just wonderin'...does anybody know if 2 titles recorded in diff.modes on the Mag.557, e.g.;HQ/SP or SP/LP can be joined,or do Both titles have to be recorded in the same mode??....and if it can be...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-09-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By greaser
Ahhh,thanks Ken.I started suspecting the remote...

Ahhh,thanks Ken.I started suspecting the remote control might be the culprit.I've been using the Mag.2160A's remote to control all my Maggies for a long time.
Tried using the remote for the 515 and...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-09-2014, 01:50 PM
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Posted By greaser
Why waste $$$$$ on a converter box.He should put...

Why waste $$$$$ on a converter box.He should put the $$$ towards a new tv with a digital tuner.He's gonna have to buy a new one sometime,so why not now??..Oh,If the guy has a Maggy DVDR he can use it...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-09-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By greaser
Loss of REWIND function on Mag.515

I seem to have lost the rewind function on my Mag.515 today.It doesn't work on the HDD or disc.FF works,along with the PREV/NEXT buttons.
Tried a hard reset using the skip 123 code,but w/o luck.Are...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-10-2014, 04:34 PM
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Posted By greaser
Yes of course the Roku down converts HD to SD.But...

Yes of course the Roku down converts HD to SD.But with a higher incoming bitrate and the added video information available with the Roku set to 720p (~3000kbts) vs.the bitrate you'll typically get...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-10-2014, 10:48 AM
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Posted By greaser
Of course it's SD,i never said that it is...

Of course it's SD,i never said that it is anything else.All i'm saying is that NF only detects what resolution the Roku is set for,not any other downstream components like a DVDR,and i'm guessing...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-10-2014, 08:16 AM
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Posted By greaser
Assuming you are buying any model besides the R-3...

Assuming you are buying any model besides the R-3 which has HDMI output only then you should have no problem recording to a Maggy from the composite output.I do it all the time.The PQ can be...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   10-06-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By greaser
The way to change the video settings on your Roku...

The way to change the video settings on your Roku 2 is to go to "SETTINGS">DISPLAY TYPE:
You can then choose from:
1.4:3 standard,which is the setting used for older CRT tv's,with a resolution of...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-27-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By greaser
Go to the title in question on the HDD.Click on...

Go to the title in question on the HDD.Click on it.A menu will appear,choose "Edit" and click on it.You should then see another menu to the right of the pic.Next FF to the 2hr.mark on the recording...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-27-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By greaser
Commercials?? What are they?? I don't have...

Commercials??
What are they??
I don't have cable/sat.,don't watch tv OTA either.
It's been so long since i'v seen a commercial that i don't even think about them anymore!! :grin:
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-27-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By greaser
For3hr.titles recorded in the SP mode you'll have...

For3hr.titles recorded in the SP mode you'll have to divide the title,then HSD each section onto separate discs.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-27-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By greaser
You can fit a video up to 2hrs.10 min.(130...

You can fit a video up to 2hrs.10 min.(130 mins.)on one disc in SP mode using the HSD feature,so your 2:08+(128+min.)recording will fit nicely on one disc w/o problem.No need to divide the title...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By greaser
Check out the port savers on MP's website.A port...

Check out the port savers on MP's website.A port saver can be connected in diff.ways.Either connect it directly to the tv or the Roku,whichever way is comfortable to you,or connect in-line somewhere...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-20-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By greaser
Sounds like you're describing an HDMI port...

Sounds like you're describing an HDMI port saver.A port saver would work well to save any damage from occurring to the tv's HDMI port,and port savers are real inexpensive.I use several of them to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-20-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By greaser
Larry i don't own an HDMI switcher and would...

Larry i don't own an HDMI switcher and would advise you to check out how different makes/models work before buying one.
Please remember that if the port on the switcher that the Roku is connected to...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-19-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By greaser
If Larry does that then he should probably invest...

If Larry does that then he should probably invest in a HDMI port saver.Lotsa potential wear n tear there.Don't need a busted HDMI port.:eek:
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-19-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By greaser
Your Roku doesn't sense anything if the HDMI...

Your Roku doesn't sense anything if the HDMI cable isn't connected to an active input.
If the input is active then the Roku will sense the active input (even if that particular input isn't selected)...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-19-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By greaser
I never did what you're describing,but i do know...

I never did what you're describing,but i do know this about the way my R-2XS works.
I have the HDMI cable connected from my R-2XS to an AVR,when the AVR is Off the Roku will not sense the hookup so...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By greaser
Strange things happen sometimes.I once tried to...

Strange things happen sometimes.I once tried to record a video from NF with my Sima CT-2 filter only to get the dreaded "cannot copy" error message.Don't know why,and it only happened with that...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-09-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By greaser
Holy cow,can hardly believe the LD Video Filter...

Holy cow,can hardly believe the LD Video Filter doesn't solve the issue.Are you sure it's connected properly??

I recently bought a Grex and it does work well.There does seem to be a slight...
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