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Forum: Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless   2012-09-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,479
Posted By cavu
Lightbulb You DO NOT have to get a data plan unless you...

You DO NOT have to get a data plan unless you want one.

As you already own the phone, you do NOT need a contract! You can go month to month.

You can get ANY voice plan they have available and...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2012-07-12, 06:25 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 76,252
Posted By cavu
Question What "secret sale"? :confused:

What "secret sale"? :confused:
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2012-05-15, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,340
Posted By cavu
Thumbs up Yes you can.

Yes you can.
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2012-04-13, 04:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,384
Posted By cavu
I am unaware that Shaw has 1080p ANYWHERE in...

I am unaware that Shaw has 1080p ANYWHERE in their system. 1080i yes. 1080p no. :confused:
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2012-03-11, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 261,413
Posted By cavu
Thumbs up 7-year old Havanna Club is the only thing that...

7-year old Havanna Club is the only thing that works for me!
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2012-03-01, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,435
Posted By cavu
The problem is that extremely few viewers seem to...

The problem is that extremely few viewers seem to much care one way or the other, as evidenced by the low traffic on this thread even from educated consumers. :(
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2012-03-01, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,435
Posted By cavu
I agree. CTV seems to have re-encoded the stream...

I agree. CTV seems to have re-encoded the stream from Fox. They obviously don't care a hoot. It particularly apparent when the program is surrounded by much better sounding commercials. :eek:

I am...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2012-02-29, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,435
Posted By cavu
Cool The geographic center of North America is 6 miles west of Balta, Pierce County,

"The geographic center of North America is 6 miles west of Balta, Pierce County, North Dakota."

So say the American propagandists. ;)
...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2012-02-29, 01:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,435
Posted By cavu
Thumbs down CTV completely screws up American Idol audio

CTV dropped the entire centre channel from their 2012-02-28 broadcast of American Idol.

Y'know ... the channel where the vocals are supposed to be!

It is a singing contest and all you can hear...
Forum: What's On Television?   2012-02-14, 03:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,531
Posted By cavu
3/30 is 10% The same as the Canadian...

3/30 is 10%

The same as the Canadian population/viewing audience and budgets are compared to the USA.

:confused:

IAC, I have to question your numbers ... here are the top 29 programs in...
Forum: EastLink   2012-02-11, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By cavu
No it will not.

No it will not.
Forum: Home Theatre Corner   2012-01-05, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,753
Posted By cavu
You probably mean "sensitivity", not impedance....

You probably mean "sensitivity", not impedance. Impedance is measured in ohms.They can but usually no.Sensitivity (efficiency) is usually limited by one or more components is a box and the other...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-12-28, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 261,413
Posted By cavu
Exclamation Been there. Done that. THREE TIMES!!!! One time I...

Been there. Done that. THREE TIMES!!!! One time I lost 400+ programs.

Disconnect power from everything for a few minutes. Apply power to the gateway. Wait few minutes. Reapply power to your...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2011-12-24, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,069
Posted By cavu
Lightbulb Pick the one you like the best. They are both...

Pick the one you like the best. They are both excellent.
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-12-17, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 261,413
Posted By cavu
Exclamation Well, I really don't know what is going on with...

Well, I really don't know what is going on with this [email protected]#$%^& :mad:

As of now, some twenty-ish hours later, it *appears* that all of the "missing" folders and programs are back....
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-12-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 261,413
Posted By cavu
Exclamation The "Expire" flag is *NOT* the same as the "Keep"...

The "Expire" flag is *NOT* the same as the "Keep" user-set parameter found under Recording Options.

The "Expire" flag is set by Shaw (or someone further up the line) and can be found by looking at...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-12-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 261,413
Posted By cavu
Thumbs down Well, today our available disk space...

Well, today our available disk space spontaneously increased by 12% ... we lost several folders with about 200 programs.

:mad:



OK. I did some analysis. Only folders were affected, not...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-12-13, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 261,413
Posted By cavu
Thumbs down ^^^ Not true. I got the update - never got...

^^^
Not true.

I got the update - never got a reboot request.

The skip back/forward functions are still terrible. :(
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-12-12, 03:57 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 237,086
Posted By cavu
Yes, thanks, we've done that already on one set...

Yes, thanks, we've done that already on one set but we have four portals and I was hoping not to pull additional cable to all the locations.

Perhaps there is a 'diplexer' to carry the analog video...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-12-12, 03:24 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 237,086
Posted By cavu
Question Is there any way to inject a security camera? (Gateway)

I probably know the answer already but I'll ask anyway: is there any way to inject a security camera signal into the gateway system?
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-12-12, 01:10 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 225,872
Posted By cavu
Thumbs up Yes. eSata refers to the "e"xternal cable which...

Yes. eSata refers to the "e"xternal cable which is used, not the drive itself.
Forum: Shaw Cable   2011-12-09, 11:55 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 233,544
Posted By cavu
Newly added channels are automatically unblocked.

Newly added channels are automatically unblocked.
Forum: Shaw Cable   2011-12-03, 06:01 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 233,544
Posted By cavu
I am quite sure that Shaw will set it up so that...

I am quite sure that Shaw will set it up so that if you want all of the new HD channels, you will have to subscribe to, not one, not two, but ALL THREE TIERS!!! :mad:Likewise. I have turned off the...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2011-12-03, 12:39 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 233,544
Posted By cavu
Thumbs down ^^^ +1 !!!

^^^

+1 !!!
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-11-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 261,413
Posted By cavu
Press PAUSE then REPLAY to step back frame by...

Press PAUSE then REPLAY to step back frame by frame. Usually doesn't work !! POS.
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2011-11-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 76,252
Posted By cavu
Lightbulb They will swap your existing PVR for a new portal...

They will swap your existing PVR for a new portal box.
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-11-12, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 261,413
Posted By cavu
Irrelevant. Nothing comes out of cable HDTV at...

Irrelevant. Nothing comes out of cable HDTV at any resolution higher than 1080i.

IAC, on a static image there is NO quality difference between 1080i and 1080p. You would only see a difference when...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2011-11-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 76,252
Posted By cavu
Exclamation Shaw dropped the price $250 and refunded the...

Shaw dropped the price $250 and refunded the early purchasers so this flyer price is no different than from anywhere else.

Shaw offer 0% time payments of $10/mo for 36mo. if that helps you.
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2011-10-29, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By cavu
Lightbulb We've had no problems with this. ...

We've had no problems with this.

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/images/icons/icon3.gif It won't hurt to take it with you and try it.
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2011-10-23, 08:27 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 225,872
Posted By cavu
You hook up your eSata (only!) external drive to...

You hook up your eSata (only!) external drive to the Gateway box.
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