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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-23-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
I've gotten the hardware part confirmed, I think....

I've gotten the hardware part confirmed, I think. 8" x 8" x 2" thick board, with four 1/2" or 1" wood screws (any brand recommendations).
How does that sound? That should support the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2015, 01:45 PM
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Yes price wise the combo is my best choice. ...

Yes price wise the combo is my best choice. The other MBS 50 is a couple inches smaller according to the AntennasDirect Rep. The stations I want are UHF & VHF so I need that element.
The MBS...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2015, 12:02 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Which would be the best for me to go with? ...

Which would be the best for me to go with?

This antenna:
https://www.antennasdirect.com/store/ClearStream-C2-VHF-Long-Range-Combo-Complete.html?cjid=6155355

or this one:
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Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   02-15-2015, 03:10 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Yes, but the programing I watch 90% of the time...

Yes, but the programing I watch 90% of the time is OTA (CBS, ABC, NBC, PBS, CW, etc) My current antenna works well for about a 30 mile range. I get at least 16 OTA channels now.
The ClearStream™...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   02-15-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
To bring life to this thread I have an update...

To bring life to this thread I have an update from the devil themselves. According to TWC I will need a cablecard for a TiVo with just standard cable. :(

Well it looks like this will be the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-30-2015, 11:07 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Well it looks like I'm going to go with the TiVo...

Well it looks like I'm going to go with the TiVo Premiere, which I already have.

This way I can go with OTA, Cable, or Both.

Once I get my OTA antennas setup in my rooms, I decide if I'll go...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-30-2015, 01:35 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
What are your experiences with these? Which...

What are your experiences with these?
Which is the most reliable OTA DVR?

Of these three which is the most user friendly?

Channel Master DVR+
TiVo Premiere
TiVo Roamio...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-27-2015, 01:00 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
What would you do? I have three possible...

What would you do? I have three possible options to try.

[Option #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ] Channel Master DVR+ $250 | TV Sources: OTA Antenna ...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-26-2015, 02:51 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
I do have Scientific Atlanta 8300 DVR. So...

I do have Scientific Atlanta 8300 DVR. So replacing that with a DVR with a 500GB HDD would work fine for me. :)




I'll check around to see what that problem is.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-25-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
As long as the weekly schedule is updated for...

As long as the weekly schedule is updated for Prime time(8PM) Sun to Prime time (8PM) Sat. That would work great for me. :) Two weeks at a time even better. WiFi connection is not needed, it's...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-24-2015, 11:42 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
How reliable is the channel guide? Does it...

How reliable is the channel guide? Does it offer a weekly or two-week guide? How reliably does it update the guide?

TWC DVR typically is reset by 11AM-12PM Sunday. After which I...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-24-2015, 12:29 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Thx :) Bryan, but I'm leaning towards getting a...

Thx :) Bryan, but I'm leaning towards getting a Channel Master DVR+.
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Would I be better off getting the Channel Master DVR+ (16GB) or Channel Master DVR+ (1TB)?

Could...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-23-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Which DVR is best for an OTA setup?

I'm planning on ditching TWC soon. But I'm going to miss that Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR.

I do have a TiVo Premiere (BNIB), that I purchased last year. But I'm not sure if I want...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-19-2015, 11:03 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
http://www.radioshack.com/rca-ant1650r-flat-panel-...

http://www.radioshack.com/rca-ant1650r-flat-panel-antenna/1500384.html#.VL3t0abW0SU
RCA's ANT1650F Flat-Panel Antenna incorporates a patented design specifically for 360° digital TV...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-19-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Hmm, I'm leaning towards getting a ClearStream™...

Hmm, I'm leaning towards getting a ClearStream™ 2V Long Range UHF/VHF Antenna Complete Combo Pack.

After some price matching, I ran across a few other antennas. Each has a 50+ miles range. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-18-2015, 02:28 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
So the Clearstream UHF/VHF would be better. ...

So the Clearstream UHF/VHF would be better. Should I go with the combos and pay extra to have the cables included?

Can it be placed close to the HDTV, or will that cause interference? Would...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-17-2015, 11:04 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Which one of these antenna should work best for...

Which one of these antenna should work best for me? Is the combo packs worth there costs?

Could any of these be mounted on a plywood base and placed behind a HDTV? Would a wall mount be...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-16-2015, 02:39 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
:confused: Not really, I just want to find...

:confused:

Not really, I just want to find an eye pleasing antenna. The family would prefer not to have a metal monstrosity in the living room.

It has to be an HDTV indoor antenna...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2015, 02:40 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
:o Sorry but spell check doesn't always catch my...

:o Sorry but spell check doesn't always catch my mistakes caused by Dysgraphia.

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I found these antennas....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-13-2015, 12:48 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Not even the Mohu Sky 60 HDTV Attic/Outdoor...

Not even the Mohu Sky 60 HDTV Attic/Outdoor Antenna? I'd have to possibly mount it on my wall.



Would this type of antenna replace my current one, or do I add it to my current setup? Is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2015, 10:14 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
WYPX-DT 50 (55.1) ION - yellow WYBN-LD 14 - red...

WYPX-DT 50 (55.1) ION - yellow
WYBN-LD 14 - red

How would a long range wall mounted antenna fair? Something like the Mohu leaf.
Would that help me bring in those stations? Attic or roof...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2015, 02:31 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
Well my current antenna can grab ION if I get...

Well my current antenna can grab ION if I get positioned just right. But that ends up me losing a few other stations.

Here is the location information I can find.

Troy, NY to Amsterdam, NY...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
That looks like it would be good to have. ...

That looks like it would be good to have. Apparently it's available in the Hudsun Valley on TWC. But one thing I noticed on the GetTV website.

That is one thing I hate. You plan to watch a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-12-2015, 02:40 AM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
What indoor antenna would give a longer reception...

What indoor antenna would give a longer reception range? Something with at least a 60 mile range or better.

There are some stations I could possibly get it from Windham Mountain, Helderbergs,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-10-2015, 10:25 PM
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Posted By IN2tvClassics
When I checked my current antenna lineup (23-2)...

When I checked my current antenna lineup (23-2) has changed from some country music video station to OTB. :(
It seems TWC decided to move OTB to CH 1250.

But on the antenna plus side I do get...
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