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Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-12-04, 10:49 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 141,736
Posted By cannon_fodder
It looks like Bell offers unlimited internet...

It looks like Bell offers unlimited internet fibre with 19Mbps download speed and HDTV services (but not 4k) via satellite. The promotion for the internet is about $60/month.

Looks like I won't be...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-12-01, 06:27 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 141,736
Posted By cannon_fodder
Moving to semi rural area just SW of Brantford

So, it looks like after 14 years of great customer service at Cogeco, we will have to say goodbye. We are moving to Mount Pleasant, in Brant County, to a small community that is serviced by Bell...
Forum: Bell Canada Home Phone and Internet   2017-08-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 32,656
Posted By cannon_fodder
^^ That's interesting. We haven't had...

^^ That's interesting. We haven't had conventional home phone service in possibly a decade (we've been VoIP adopters). We still have the twisted pair wiring in the house so I'm guessing that their...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2017-08-04, 04:51 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 199,269
Posted By cannon_fodder
I received a replacement HD and installed it, ran...

I received a replacement HD and installed it, ran it for a few days, and this works as expected.

If anyone wants to know what it was like dealing with HDTVsales feel free to PM me.

Thanks to...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2017-07-13, 01:25 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 199,269
Posted By cannon_fodder
I recently had problems with my Motorola DCT6416...

I recently had problems with my Motorola DCT6416 III from Cogeco (it was supplied directly from Cogeco) and decided to order the HD upgrade kit from HDTVsales. They sent me a Seagate Pipeline 1 TB...
Forum: Cogeco   2017-07-04, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By cannon_fodder
Thank you everyone. I will go with Dr. Dave's...

Thank you everyone. I will go with Dr. Dave's suggestion (I only found one etailer still offering preformatted drives). Fortunately this happened during the summer TV season, but I want to get this...
Forum: Cogeco   2017-07-02, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By cannon_fodder
But it says, repeatedly, that the thread you and...

But it says, repeatedly, that the thread you and 57 pointed to is only for a Shaw PVR with specific firmware. And it was even edited by Admin stating that.
Forum: Cogeco   2017-07-02, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By cannon_fodder
I don't have a windows desktop, only laptops. ...

I don't have a windows desktop, only laptops.

IF I have to replace the HD, is this a suitable option WD 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM SATA Desktop Internal Hard Drive (WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN) : Desktop Internal...
Forum: Cogeco   2017-07-01, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By cannon_fodder
I can get into the diagnostic menu but I can't...

I can get into the diagnostic menu but I can't activate the hidden HDD reformat option even after trying to enable the remote.

When I go to option 13 in the DVR status it shows that DVR is enabled...
Forum: Cogeco   2017-06-29, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By cannon_fodder
I can't say that it gave any indication that this...

I can't say that it gave any indication that this was going to happen. I think the White Walkers may have gotten to it, as I started to tape the last season to refresh my memory before July 16.
...
Forum: Cogeco   2017-06-29, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By cannon_fodder
I don't want to say goodbye to my STB, but do I have a choice?

Two nights ago, my wife and I were watching a recorded show on "The Tank", a Motorola DCT-6416 III. We paused it for a bit to chat with our daughter. Then, it powered off, gave us the "8888"...
Forum: Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming   2011-11-03, 08:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,446
Posted By cannon_fodder
Can the PS3 be connected to a digital cable...

Can the PS3 be connected to a digital cable receiver and act as a PVR? I'm with Costco if that makes a difference. Right now It is a standard resolution box - not hidef.
Forum: Cogeco   2011-05-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 99,503
Posted By cannon_fodder
Will this pave the way for 3d content or am I...

Will this pave the way for 3d content or am I living in a dream world if I think this is coming soon to Cogeco in Oakville?
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2010-12-28, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,970
Posted By cannon_fodder
I ordered one of these during the Boxing Day...

I ordered one of these during the Boxing Day deals. Are there minimum requirements in my router's abilities in order to be able to use the various streaming features? In other words, should I...
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2010-12-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 25,979
Posted By cannon_fodder
So I notice that Best Buy will have the Sony BDP...

So I notice that Best Buy will have the Sony BDP - S570 on sale for $170 and the Samsung BD-C6500 with Lord of the Rings BluRay for $160.

I have never owned a Blu Ray player and already have an...
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2008-12-26, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By cannon_fodder
The Source was one of the first places I checked....

The Source was one of the first places I checked. They didn't have exactly what I was looking for (price was an issue) so instead I ordered from Durham radio.
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2008-12-24, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By cannon_fodder
West GTA stores that sell AM/FM digital pocket radios?

Other than The Source, I'm having great difficulty finding a store that I can go into today, yes Christmas Eve, and purchase a pocket, battery powered, digital tuning AM/FM pocket radio with...
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2008-12-24, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,381
Posted By cannon_fodder
The Source has an MP3 AM/FM/SW radio from Eton...

The Source has an MP3 AM/FM/SW radio from Eton (Grundig) called the NG4B. It is currently on sale for $150 and can be found at:
...
Forum: Cogeco   2008-06-02, 02:52 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 227,547
Posted By cannon_fodder
HDD showing full or innaccurate space taken up

I've tried rebooting the 6412 PVR without success and I didn't see anyone post an answer to a similar question posed in 2006.

My PVR shows 0% space taken up when nothing is recorded - that's good....
Forum: Cogeco   2008-04-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,125
Posted By cannon_fodder
Does this mean that the 3412 will not work on...

Does this mean that the 3412 will not work on Cogeco (in Oakville specifically)? I can get a 3412 for about 1 year rental.

I will say that Cogeco customer service is about the best example of...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2008-01-06, 10:19 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 106,100
Posted By cannon_fodder
Still have both of mine and use them everyday...

Still have both of mine and use them everyday (well, 1 of them anyway).
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2007-09-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 106,100
Posted By cannon_fodder
No audio when using OTA HD connection

I finally received my cheapo Aluretek antenna from Dell deals. I've hooked i up to one of my 3705's and was pleasantly surprised that I received any stations considering it is on the ground floor.
...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2007-05-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,487
Posted By cannon_fodder
HK325 multiroom zone 2 - IR extender

I've finally set up 2 additional speakers outside driven by my Harman Kardon 325 receiver. I'm using the 2 channels that could be used for either surround back or multiroom zone.

However, I'd...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2007-04-23, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,632
Views: 560,852
Posted By cannon_fodder
If this is the wrong thread, then please excuse...

If this is the wrong thread, then please excuse me. A friend at work has Bell service but wants to enter the world of HD. Although he has had an HDTV for quite some time, certain berating (from...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2007-03-29, 04:56 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 106,100
Posted By cannon_fodder
Apparently someone had success (check dead...

Apparently someone had success (check dead threads over at redflagdeals.com) without the UPC on the box. Something to do with the barcode on the TV itself.
Forum: Cogeco   2007-03-27, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,713
Posted By cannon_fodder
Nevermind... I took the unit back to Cogeco and...

Nevermind... I took the unit back to Cogeco and they swapped my 6412 with a 6416.

I think that means I lost two episodes of HBO's Rome. :(
Forum: Cogeco   2007-03-26, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,713
Posted By cannon_fodder
I have tried the cold reboot and, regardless of...

I have tried the cold reboot and, regardless of whether the cable is connected to the 6412 or not, this is what the front display shows:

Cycles through Fr 1, hunt, Fr 2, hunt, Fr 3, hunt, ... ,...
Forum: Cogeco   2007-03-26, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,713
Posted By cannon_fodder
I'm using digital out from my 6412 and having no...

I'm using digital out from my 6412 and having no issue with audio as you have described.

Unfortunately, my PVR and programming guide have gone completely - no functionality. It decodes the signal...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2007-03-11, 10:08 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 106,100
Posted By cannon_fodder
1080i over VGA with XBox 360

I tried last night to hook up my XBox to this set over VGA. I don't see a way to get 1080i. I tried 1920x1080 and got out of range. The next highest setting was 1366x768 or something like that.
...
Forum: Cogeco   2007-01-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,182
Posted By cannon_fodder
I guess that means it is unlikely they will have...

I guess that means it is unlikely they will have the Golf Channel move to a new HD channel or share with an existing HD channel during PGA tournament broadcasting.
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