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Forum: HDTV Programming   03-12-2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By jcalabria
...especially when the station is preempting the...

...especially when the station is preempting the network programming in order to air their own programming... Raycom Media owns WBTV and produces the ACC tournament coverage.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-09-2017, 03:52 PM
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Views: 356,545
Posted By jcalabria
WBTV in Charlotte is preempting the CBS network...

WBTV in Charlotte is preempting the CBS network lineup tonight for the ACC Tournament... BBT will air at 2:07am Friday morning.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   03-09-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19,361
Views: 2,215,797
Posted By jcalabria
I have seen this repeatedly on my Cisco 8640 ever...

I have seen this repeatedly on my Cisco 8640 ever since the ODN8 upgrade. It appears that the error is in the box being unable to obtain all the additional episodic information that's been added in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-02-2017, 06:12 AM
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Views: 788,666
Posted By jcalabria
This would probably better discussed in the...

This would probably better discussed in the Charlotte, NC - OTA (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/45-local-hdtv-info-reception/486246-charlotte-nc-ota.html) thread. Good luck... I can sympathize... I'm...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-28-2017, 11:24 AM
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Posted By jcalabria
Yeah... I was expecting the conflict to pop up...

Yeah... I was expecting the conflict to pop up and was surprised when it didn't and was even more surprised that it had automatically rescheduled Legions in advance. As I had mentioned, for years...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-28-2017, 07:22 AM
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Posted By jcalabria
Last night I tried to reproduce your Legion issue...

Last night I tried to reproduce your Legion issue but could not. I already had two series scheduled in the Wed 10pm slot. When I added Legion by selecting the 10p showing in the guide and selecting...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-27-2017, 08:54 AM
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Views: 314,931
Posted By jcalabria
If you had not already bent the contacts, my...

If you had not already bent the contacts, my assumption was that pressing that button flexed the board enough to break battery contact. Knowing that you have done that makes me suspect that there...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-27-2017, 05:53 AM
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Posted By jcalabria
Your symptoms are typical for battery issues, but...

Your symptoms are typical for battery issues, but I'm not sure exactly what "tightly packing" means. The real culprit typically is the battery contacts. You need to bend outwards both negative...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-25-2017, 02:32 PM
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Posted By jcalabria
Just make sure the repeated cable series are set...

Just make sure the repeated cable series are set with a lower priority than the non-repeating broadcast series and the DVR should take care of things all on its own. Navigator has always handled...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-31-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12,148
Views: 1,693,179
Posted By jcalabria
When I had the problem, I picked up a relatively...

When I had the problem, I picked up a relatively cheap IR repeater system from Amazon, and used the IR emitters for some other devices that were located in the back of the wall unit, but ended up...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-31-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12,148
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Posted By jcalabria
Besides something blocking the IR as Sgooter...

Besides something blocking the IR as Sgooter noted, it could also be the angle your hitting the components at, which may be more severe with components now placed closer to you. The IR sensor for my...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-27-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24,576
Views: 1,911,245
Posted By jcalabria
As others have already advised, passively summing...

As others have already advised, passively summing two low impedance outputs can be problematic... dangerous to the equipment, even. (On the other hand, passively splitting a single source into two...
Forum: Speakers   01-24-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 443,180
Posted By jcalabria
I honestly didn't have a clue how much...

I honestly didn't have a clue how much attenuation would be required, so I picked up a variable dual-channel attenuator...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-11-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4,719
Views: 63,899
Posted By jcalabria
...as is Sean McDermott to Bills: Sean...

...as is Sean McDermott to Bills:

Sean McDermott gets nod in Buffalo after six years as Panthers D-coordinator...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-08-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 314,931
Posted By jcalabria
Good thing you added the picture! It's true... a...

Good thing you added the picture! It's true... a picture IS worth a thousand words! As I mentioned previously, what you thought you were doing was not what you were actually doing. The "BLUE"...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-08-2017, 11:27 AM
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Views: 314,931
Posted By jcalabria
The startup sequence for an activity executes the...

The startup sequence for an activity executes the Power On commands, waits for the length of the Power On Delay, then sets the input as configured in the basic activity setup. Only AFTER those are...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-08-2017, 10:35 AM
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Posted By jcalabria
I concur with this analysis... it was my very...

I concur with this analysis... it was my very first thought when reading through the OP that stated that the TV just stays on the previous input. That really sounds to me like the remote is just...
Forum: Speakers   01-07-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 443,180
Posted By jcalabria
Thanks. What I was referring to was not...

Thanks.

What I was referring to was not nearly as complex as your Google research indicated. What I was referring to was a very simple passive volume control (aka, attenuator) placed in the...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 443,180
Posted By jcalabria
Yes, if you wish to continue using separate subs,...

Yes, if you wish to continue using separate subs, then connect the VRs like any other speaker to the main amp channels. The VR internal crossover and amp will still power the low frequency driver...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 443,180
Posted By jcalabria
I've run my VR-975s both ways... as full range w/...

I've run my VR-975s both ways... as full range w/ no LFE connection as well as "smalls" with the subwoofer connection. It took a slight bit of extra work to get the subwoofer connections squared...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 120,327
Posted By jcalabria
What DTV receiver model do you have? All of the...

What DTV receiver model do you have? All of the models shown online have analog outputs, although the Genie models do require a breakout adapter that would plug into the multipin "AV" jack.

If...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2016, 12:54 PM
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Posted By jcalabria
Look at the attached PDF diagram... I adapted...

Look at the attached PDF diagram... I adapted this to your 646 from some of my own connection diagrams. You may have more equipment connected, but I showed just the basics with BDP and STB sources...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2016, 05:47 PM
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Posted By jcalabria
As already noted, the headphones are connected...

As already noted, the headphones are connected to the zone 3 preamp outputs.

If you're asking what the INPUTS to the receiver are... any source that has analog outputs available has them...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2016, 11:09 AM
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Posted By jcalabria
Headphones are connected to the Zone 3 preamp...

Headphones are connected to the Zone 3 preamp outputs of my Onkyo TX-NR1010. Zone 2 preamp out would work as well but I'm using Zone 2 as a true powered second zone on my deck/sunroom.

I do not...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-10-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12,148
Views: 1,693,179
Posted By jcalabria
When Harmony issues a replacement remote or a...

When Harmony issues a replacement remote or a credit for a replacement remote, part of the deal is that they lock out the remote being replaced from their update servers. This means that the remote...
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