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Forum: Cogeco   2012-07-03, 07:50 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 201,903
Posted By plutoz
Here are the results of a channel scan on my...

Here are the results of a channel scan on my father's new LG TV's tuner on his Cogeco cable feed in his Burlington condo

http://i45.tinypic.com/14163k2.jpg

DTV 0
TV 11
Cable DTV 146
Cable TV...
Forum: Cogeco   2012-03-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 28,262
Posted By plutoz
Well I was really encouraged when I found this...

Well I was really encouraged when I found this thread, but after reading the last few posts not so much. Was really hoping to get CableCard working with a Ceton InfinitV or HDHomeRun Prime but now I...
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2011-03-02, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By plutoz
Am I better to call Sirius US first and cancel my...

Am I better to call Sirius US first and cancel my service with them and then call Sirius Canada to re-activate or should I just call Sirius Canada first?
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2011-02-02, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By plutoz
cool, thanks

cool, thanks
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2011-02-01, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By plutoz
Online listening for additional radios?

I have two radios on the Sirius US service which I topped up two years ago before they got rid of free online listening. I'm coming up for renewal at the beginning of March, at which point I'll have...
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2010-08-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,690
Posted By plutoz
Surely there is some less limited 3rd party app...

Surely there is some less limited 3rd party app for android that let's you listen to Sirius/xm like Wunder Radio on iPhone ?

I just wish the Blackberry version did...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2010-01-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,114
Posted By plutoz
I *believe* it is Sirius only at this time ...

I *believe* it is Sirius only at this time

That's interesting about the Sonos, I would probably try using the same address as my Sirius account is set up under, my uncle's place in Phoenix :)
...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2010-01-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,114
Posted By plutoz
becks, I started playing around with Squeezebox...

becks, I started playing around with Squeezebox on the weekend, which interests me even more now that I know there is a *free* software player and even a version that uses the Media Center interface...
Forum: A/V Receivers and Amplifiers   2010-01-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,296
Posted By plutoz
I'm looking to do something similar... ...

I'm looking to do something similar...

Solutions like Airfoil or iTunes, which are great in a way because they let me use my existing HTPCs as 'speakers', or have the choice of adding hardware...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2010-01-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,114
Posted By plutoz
What doesn't make any sense is Americans...

What doesn't make any sense is Americans travelling around the world who have US Sirius Internet Radio accounts can listen from anywhere using their PC's web browser or mobile device... Something...
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2010-01-06, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,194
Posted By plutoz
Thanks. Just ordered my iPod Touch (3rd gen) 32GB...

Thanks. Just ordered my iPod Touch (3rd gen) 32GB

Perhaps a silly question: do I need a dock to listen to the Touch at home? I presume I can just hook the charger up to it and connect my powered...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2010-01-06, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,114
Posted By plutoz
Argh, this is exactly what I was afraid of. One...

Argh, this is exactly what I was afraid of. One person saying it works (or did work) and another person saying it doesn't. I guess I won't be buying Sonos until I know it works *now*
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2009-12-28, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,267
Posted By plutoz
You would most likely need to disconnect from the...

You would most likely need to disconnect from the VPN in order to use your regular route... OR you could turn off using the VPN gateway as the default GW and add manual routing table entries for the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-12-28, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,114
Posted By plutoz
Sonos online content in Canada

I was looking at getting a Sonos system but I heard some rumours that some of the online content that is available on Sonos in the US is not available in Canada, possibly filtered by IP address.
...
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2009-12-26, 12:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,194
Posted By plutoz
I'm wondering this as well, except I have a...

I'm wondering this as well, except I have a Sirius US sub, but I've heard the Sonos blocks certain content based on your IP address - will it simply prevent access to Sirius based on this alone?
...
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2009-10-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 45,130
Posted By plutoz
OK, will take it to my moms. I got into some...

OK, will take it to my moms. I got into some other menus (boot, cold, etc.) by holding in power and menu as I plugged it in, which looks like a good sign. Thanks.
Forum: Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion   2009-10-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 45,130
Posted By plutoz
I realize this thread is pretty old - but I...

I realize this thread is pretty old - but I finally got around to ordering some new capacitors for my broken 6208 thats been sitting in the closet for a few years. I removed the old popped ones (C42,...
Forum: Cogeco   2009-10-07, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,144
Posted By plutoz
Consider yourself lucky...

Consider yourself lucky...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2009-09-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,507
Posted By plutoz
I didn't have any problems with Win 7 RC that I...

I didn't have any problems with Win 7 RC that I didn't have with Vista....

I reloaded yesterday with RTM and was happy to find that I now get guide data for CityTV and SUN TV (CKXT) which I never...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2009-04-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 51,314
Posted By plutoz
I have a 6000 from when I used to have Exvu, was...

I have a 6000 from when I used to have Exvu, was wondering if I gave it to my friend who currently subscribes and he called up to add it to his account if they would offer him the trade in to the...
Forum: Home Computing   2008-06-30, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,586
Posted By plutoz
The latest Maxtor OneTouch reportedly use Seagate...

The latest Maxtor OneTouch reportedly use Seagate drives inside (Maxtor was bought out by Seagate) and include the OneTouch backup software, whereas the last time I bought one I don't recall the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,556
Posted By plutoz
I figured out this problem, I manually added DTV...

I figured out this problem, I manually added DTV channel 43-1 (and 2, 3) and it worked, the channels added automatically by MCE when I set up the tuner with a Buffalo zip code (17.x) didn't work and...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-06, 02:04 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,560
Posted By plutoz
Doesn't it say right on the Gigabyte site that...

Doesn't it say right on the Gigabyte site that the DVI connector is DVI-D, which makes using a VGA adapter impossible...?

I don't own a BluRay or HDDVD drive yet but I am not sure I understand the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-04, 03:13 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 39,543
Posted By plutoz
(Can't figure out how to edit my last post!) ...

(Can't figure out how to edit my last post!)

jeneral, where did you buy the ATI 650 PCIe? I can't find it anywhere...

There are ATI 650 based cards from VisionTek at CanadaComputers (PCI and...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-04, 09:19 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 39,543
Posted By plutoz
Thanks for the explanation of Hybrid vs. Combo...

Thanks for the explanation of Hybrid vs. Combo card.

I see that the Hauppage site lists the HVR1600 as a Hybrid card as well. I'm a bit confused about the HVR1800 since it also says Hybrid, but...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-03, 06:24 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 39,543
Posted By plutoz
Not sure I quite understand this part - I thought...

Not sure I quite understand this part - I thought the old HDTV Wonder card was a 'combo card' in that it had both NTSC and ATSC tuners? Yet MCE'05 still wouldn't allow you to use it on its own...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-03, 10:05 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 39,543
Posted By plutoz
I'm using an ATI HDTV Wonder card (the original...

I'm using an ATI HDTV Wonder card (the original one) under MCE'05 and have been considering replacing it with something newer that has better reception capabilities (suggestions?), however I used the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-03-02, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,556
Posted By plutoz
Exclamation Problem with WNED-DT Buffalo and Win XP MCE

I'm having a weird problem with WNED and a Win XP MCE based DVR system (ATI HDTV Wonder tuner card)

The same antenna is hooked up (through an amplified 4 way splitter) to the internal tuner of a...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2008-02-07, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,151
Posted By plutoz
the 180BA is discontinued, whaaaa? :( NCIX.com...

the 180BA is discontinued, whaaaa? :( NCIX.com still says they are taking orders.... I was hoping to get a second one for myself....
Forum: Shaw Cable   2007-01-04, 11:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 21,518
Posted By plutoz
You got that right... Don't forget that CableCARD...

You got that right... Don't forget that CableCARD compatible sets don't support Video On Demand technology either, which is a big money maker for them so I doubt they will ever offer any HDTV...
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